AYURVEDA

Ayurveda is the ancient Indian system of natural and holistic medicine that has been in existence for over 6,000 years. Made up of two separate words in Sanskrit: Ayur, meaning longevity or life and Veda, meaning ‘science or knowledge”, together translates to “the science of life” or “life knowledge”.

As a branch of medical learning, Ayurveda provides techniques to help cure various ailments by using herbal medicines, controlled eating regime, massage etc. – in essence, the very epitome of the holistic philosophy of living.

Ayurveda works on the principle that every human being is composed of five basic elements of the cosmic system – earth, water, air, fire and space, though individually, these may be present in different proportions. The purpose of Ayurveda is to help maintain the balance between these elements by diagnosing the three different ‘dosha’:

  • Vata dosha, in which the air and space elements dominate
  • Pitta dosha, in which the fire element dominates
  • Kapha dosha, in which the earth and water elements dominate

When these dosha are balanced, good health prevails, but when they are out of balance, the body’s toxicity can result in disease. Hence the importance of keeping these elements balanced for a healthy and happy life. Ayurveda prescribes a cleansing process to remove harmful toxins, as well as using massage, an appropriate diet and the use of various herbs as a way of purifying the body.

In recent years, Kerala, a state in southern India, has become the centre of Ayurveda treatments. As a result of the growing interest in Ayurveda medicine, there are now many excellent resorts that have accredited Ayurveda centers on their property and employ fulltime Ayurveda doctors. Guests are able to have their dosha assessed by these professional experts, and then take part in the suggested purification courses. Courses of treatment range from 3-7 days, though if dealing with chronic doshas, a longer duration of treatment may be recommended.

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KERALA KALEIDOSCOPE

On the south-western coast of India lies the state of Kerala; a land of spices, tea and teak plantations, and coconut groves. Immerse yourself in Cochin's fascinating history that saw the likes of Vasco da Gama and other early explorers plant a foothold in

Duration:
7 nights/8 days
Destinations:
Cochin (2) / Munnar (1 )/Periyar (1)/Kumarakom (2)/Houseboat (1)

INCREDIBLE WILDLIFE OF SOUTH INDIA

Southern India has a special ambience that is reflected in its culture, its people and especially its scenery.  This exhilarating itinerary with its emphasis on exploring the diverse and scenic game parks of the region gives you the opportunity to not only

Duration:
16 nights / 17 days
Destinations:
Bangalore (1) / Mysore (1) / Nagarhole (3)/Bandipur (3)/Wayanad (1)/Kochi (2)/Periyar (2)/Kumarakom (2)/Houseboat (1)

SOUTH INDIA PANORAMA

South India is full of history, rich cultural experiences and exotic wildlife, all set in areas of scenic natural beauty; from the lush Western Ghats Mountains to idyllic beaches, and this 2-week adventure will give you a wonderful opportunity to experience

Duration:
14 nights/15 days
Destinations:
Bangalore (1) / Mysore (2)/Nagarhole (2) / Bandipur (2) / Wayanad (2) /Kozhikode (1)/Neeleshwar or Bekal (3) / Mumbai (1)

THE SOUTHERN SPLENDORS OF KERALA & TAMILNADU

Southern India is blessed with two wonderful states; Kerala and Tamilnadu, and on this journey you will experience the best each has to offer.  After a brief stay in exciting Mumbai, India's economic powerhouse and home to Bollywood, arrive in what is know

Duration:
17 nights/18 days
Destinations:
Mumbai (2)/Cochin (2)/Mararikulam (2) / Houseboat (1)/Periyar (2)/Madurai (1)/Trichy (1)/Kumbakonam (2)/Pondicherry (1)/Mahabalipuram (2)/Chennai (1)

THE WONDERS OF KARNATAKA, NORTH KERALA & MUMBAI

Combining both modern and medieval India, this 2-week trip showcases our country's rich cultural heritage and glorious past, its diverse natural wilderness surrounded by fertile countryside and stunning, uncrowded beaches. You will be awestruck by some magn

Duration:
13 nights/14 days
Destinations:
Bangalore (1) / Mysore (2)/Nagarhole (3) / Coorg (2) / Neeleshwaram or Bekal (3) / Mumbai (2)

BEST OF SOUTH INDIA

This extraordinary itinerary is your opportunity to explore the best of the South India. After starting in Bangalore, India's IT hub; where culture and ancient traditions live side by side with a fast-paced modern life, we move on to marvel at the skilled

Duration:
14 nights/15 days
Destinations:
Bangalore (2) / Hassan (1) /Mysore (2)/Nagarhole (2) / Bandipur 2) / Ooty (2) / Kochi (2) / Houseboat (1)

A WEEK IN MALDIVES

The Maldives lies in two rows of atolls in the Indian Ocean, just across the equator. The country is made up of 1,190 coral islands formed around 26 natural ring-like atolls, spread over 298 square kilometers.  All the islands are encircled by a lagoon bl

Duration:
7 nights/8 days
Destinations:
Male or your selected island resort

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