- Take a tour of a spice and tea plantation in Thekkady, and sample home-cooked Southern India cuisine.
- Explore Kerala’s verdant backwaters by boat and look out for rare birds on a cruise of Periyar Lake.
- Learn about the work of the Vembanad Wetlands Conservation Program, whose parent organization has received support from National Geographic.
- Admire the charming colonial architecture of Kochi, and enjoy a fascinating kathakali performance.
Discover the tropical luxuriance and eclectic culture of India’s Kerala province, which lies along the rich Malabar Coast. Stroll along picturesque, golden-sand shores; glide through jungle-lined backwaters on a traditional wooden houseboat; and savour one of the most enticing cuisines the country has to offer. Steer off the beaten path on this refreshing journey, exploring rural villages, spending time with local fishermen and farmers, and experiencing the serene charm of southern India.
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