Witness artisans weaving a sari on a traditional wooden hand weaving loom ; the local potter in his workshop. Find out what happens inside the coir factory nearby.Visit the village school and temple. The market is also an enticing prospect. Agriculture is mostly traditionally done and a drive in the countryside to watch farms being worked is interesting.
Behold the ancient Meenakshi Amman Temple and the Thirumalanaiyak Palace.The Jain Caves from 3 B.C and 2 C.E are a feast to the eyes. Stop at the informative Gandhi Museum and shop for souveniers at the bustling markets surrounding the temple or the government shops that support the local craftsmen.
The stunning architecture is unique to the region along with Athangudi tiles that are individually handmade on glass. Crafts of traditional hand-woven saris and colourful innovative basket designs are renown.
Lush mountains with a lake in the center that makes for a beautiful walk/bicycle ride. The sunday market with hundreds of stalls spanning an entire street where you can walk around to explore or sip a drink and observe from a cafe above. Play a round of golf or hire some horses to ride.
Walk through lovely estates and spice gardens surrounded by reserve forests with a variety of wild life. Visit the elephant camp and take a ride on one. The Periyar River with submerged trees in one part of it and bamboo rafting in another are a must see. Traditional dance performance of Katha Kali might be enjoyed here.
Beautiful clean beaches and stunning backwaters bring a vivid image of Kerala to mind. Spend the day travelling by canoes/boats which are an essential to many river-folk in the region. Relax with a night in a luxourious houseboat.
Cochin [Kerala] (250 kms) :
Visit Jew Town and Fort Cochin. There are Chinese fishing nets along the port and little ferry’s to islands nearby. Kerala is known for fresh sea food and many coconut based delicacies. Theatre and dance is a big part of society here so enjoy a night of Katha Kali (dance) performance
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