Go exploring the unseen Kerala, find a culture unique.
This tour takes you deeper in to Kerala. The state is reputed for a martial art 'Kalaripayatu'.
The martial art of Kerala, ' Kalari Payatu', considered as one of the oldest forms of martial art of the world claiming 600 years of existence. The Kalari that is how the 'arena' is known as, is giving trainining to young and old, men and women in Kerala. Giving significance to one's defense in times of emergency and bridling one's emotions in a unique way of training in both spiritual and physical aspects on ones' self is what kalari is. Before independence of India when Kerala was ruled by maharajas, only men and women accomplished in 'Kalari' martial art was recruited to their army.
We invite to you to Kochi for watching 'Kalari' in a traditional setting with lush green courtyard.
We take you to famed 'Kalari' , in Kochi situated about 6 to 7 k. m. from down town.
This is a center for training young aspirants in Kochi. Most enthusiastic young people from India and abroad is taking training here.
Receive at the hotel in Kochi ( Fort Kochi, Willington Island, Ernakulam. )
Board an A/C Toyota Innova,
Go for an orientation drive of heritage areas of jewish Towen and Fortkochi. 2 hours. Stop for photographing the chinese fishing nets and other monuments.
to Kalari ( Martial Art Center. )
Watch demonstration for 1 hour from 19. 00 to 20. 00
Drive back to Hotel or to a place mutually agreed.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Hotel in Kochi, (Fortkochi, Willington Island Ernakulam, )where you stay.
End location: Hotel where you stay or at mutually agreed location.
Duration: 5 hours
A/C Toyota Innova
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1000 Indian Rupee - For personal expences
I have the approval of the Ministry of Tourism Govt.of India to guide tourists in south India. .
A few temples do not allow non Hindus to enter the sanctum. I will not be able to guide the tourists there, as I am not a Hindu.