Life Around The Temple - Day Excursion

Day Excursion Duration - 5.5 Hours  |   Location - Vaikom 20km from Kumarakom / 40 km from Cochin   |   Timing - 08.00 AM to 01.30 PM / 12.00 AM to 05.30 PM

Experience the daily life of a Kuttanad village…

Visit the Vaikom Shiva Temple, typical example of the Kerala style of temple architecture. More popular as the ‘Kasi of the South’ (refering to the Kasiviswanathar temple), this temple is famous for its elephant pageants and traditional art performances.

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A Village Tour - At this quaint village you will see how the local people earn their livelihoods. Observe their daily activities: Ladies weave coir ropes from dried coconut husks, and see straw mats being woven out of wild pineapple leaves. Watch the local potter create a range of pots and vases, depicting ethnic designs in clay. During this walk you will stop briefly at the Khadi Weaving Centre to see villagers producing hand-spun and hand-woven cloth out of cotton.

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A canoe ride in the narrow canals; there is no better way to see the life and activities on backwater at close quarters. Typical Kerala family homemade lunch with delicious blend of curries vegetable, fish or meat and rice.

  • English speaking guide for the whole tour
  • Typical lunch in a Family
  • Activity as per description
  • Transportation by car