INDIAN RECIPES UNREVEALED
Day 01 - Chennai
Arrive Chennai, meet and transfer to your hotel MARRIOT COURTYARD.
The rest of the day is then at leisure to relax after your flight.
Day 02 - Chennai
Breakfast is at the hotel. After breakfast you will take a private guided tour of Chennai. Visit the Museum to see the bronze gallery with its superb collection of Chola art. Drive past the flower and fruit market, High Court building, Marina Beach. Visit the Saint Thomas Cathedral, Kapeeleshwar Temple and Snake Park.
In the evening experience dinner on ‘Dakshin Restaurant’ in Park Sheraton famous for Indian Cuisine where you can enjoy the local recipes and experience the live kitchen and interact with local cooks.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 - Karaikudi
After breakfast at an appropriate time, you will be met and transferred to Chennai airport to board your flight for Tiruchirapalli (Trichy).
Arrive Trichy, then taken on a guided tour. Visit the famous Rock Fort perched on an 84 meter high rock. Also see the Temple complex of Srirangam, dedicated to Vishnu. It is surrounded by 7 concentric walled courtyards with 21 magnificent gateways.
Later you will drive to Karaikudi (2.5 hrs). Arrive Karaikudi and rest of the day will at leisure at HOTEL BANGALA.
A Visit to Chettinad is not complete without relishing the warm, spicy Chettinad cuisine. Dine on a banana leaf, the traditional Indian way! You can also see there Chefs rustle up your favourites at the Live Kitchen.
Day 04 - Karaikudi
After breakfast you will take a private guided tour of Village Chettinad to see the village life and markets.
You can also enjoy more of Chettinad Cuisine in the local markets. Rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 05 - Madurai
After breakfast you will drive to Madurai (1.5 hrs).
Checkin at hotel Heritage.
Arrive Madurai and rest of the day will at leisure. Later in the evening visit the Meenakshi Temple for the evening prayers.
After Evening visit to the Temple return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 06 - Madurai
After breakfast you will take a private guided tour of Madurai, visiting the great Meenakshi Temple dedicated to the consort of Lord Shiva. Also visit the Tirumala Nayak
Palace, a gracious 17th century building in the Indo-Saracenic style famous for stuccowork on its domes and arches.
Later in the evening you will witness cooking demonstration by the hotel chef and learn the local cuisine – Chettinad Cuisine followed by dinner in the hotel.
Overnight at hotel
Day 07 - Thekkady
After breakfast you will drive to Thekkady (04 hrs). Arrive Thekkady and checkin at hotel Cardamom County.
Afternoon you will enjoy boat ride on Lake Periyar.
Post boat trip you will enjoy Kerala Cuisine for Dinner at Spice Village, with an emphasis on the flavours created by fresh spices and also interact with the Chefs at the hotels.
After breakfast, you will have half day tour of Spice Plantation. Later in the evening you will witness cooking demonstration in the hotel by the Chef. He will share his experience while cooking and also unveil a few of his secrets.
Day 08 – Kumarakom
After breakfast, you will drive to Kumarakom (03 hrs) Arrive Kumarakom and from the
jetty point board overnight houseboat. Check in at the Houseboat. Kettuvallam (Houseboat) is an ideal mode to experience life of local village life through backwaters. FULL BOARD.
Day 09 - Cochin
After breakfast, disembark the houseboat and you will drive to Cochin (1.5 hrs) Arrive Cochin and check in at the hotel MALABAR HOUSE.Later proceed for guided tour of Cochin. Visiting the Dutch Palace, which has some of India’s most beautiful murals, the Jewish Synagogue in the heart of Jew Town and the cantilevered Chinese fishing nets; See St. Francis Church where Vasco da Gama was
originally buried and the Santa Cruz Church with its pastel coloured interior and carved wooden panels.
Later in the evening proceed for Kathakali dance show.
Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 10 - Cochin
After breakfast relax in the morning and later In the evening, you will witness cooking demonstration of Kerala Cuisine’s in the hotel.
After the interaction with local chef enjoy the local delicacy and overnight at hotel
Day 11 – Depart Cochin
After Breakfast at the Hotel. Today at an appropriate time, you will be met and transferred to International airport to connect with your homebound or onwards flight...