Destinations Covered :
Cochin and Periyar
Ayurveda, the 3000 years old Indian System of medicine has global acceptance today. Ayurveda is the world's most eco-friendly system of medicine.
The use of Ayurveda for healing is an age-old phenomenon of not just healing the illness but an individual as a whole. Ayurveda has now become an indispensable branch of modern medicine. Fascinating Kerala Ayurveda is being used for centuries now for treating all kinds of pains and injuries, and effectively too. A complete naturalistic, Ayurveda's effectiveness depends on a person's body composition. This is the only system of medicine in the world, which has methods for the total rejuvenation of the body & mind.
Massage with essential oils and extracts of healing herbs of Fascinating Kerala is the most common form of Ayurvedic therapy. The application of these oils to the body by the trained hands of a Kerala Ayurveda masseur can provide relief to the patient from stress and various physical ailments such as sprains, spondylitis, back injuries and joint and muscle injuries.
There are many Ayurveda centers in Kerala like the famous Kottakal Kerala Arya Vaidya Shala and the Somateertham Ayurvedic Resort. Kovalam, Kumarakom, Pallakad and Thiruvananthapuram are the ideal places for the Fascinating Ayurvedic treatment in Kerala, South India.
Periyar: One of the well known wildlife sanctuaries in the south, Periyar sanctuary, also called the Thekkady Wildlife Sanctuary. The forest here slopes into the manmade lake at the bottom of the hill. This lake serves as the waterhole for the animals and they come here to drink or take a dip. Elephants, Gaur, Sambhar and even tigers can be spotted here.
There are boat services which takes the visitor around the lake. The best season to visit the park is between October and June. Spread over 777 sq.km of the Cardamom Hills of Western Ghats. The attractions of the sanctuary are the Wild Elephant, Sambhar, Bison, Spotted Deer, Tigers, Leopards, Malabar Flying Squirrels, Stripe necked Mongooses, etc. There are over 260 species of birds here, including Nilgiri Wood Pigeons, blue-winged Parakeets, White bellied Tree Pies, laughing Thrushes and Fly Catchers.