Martial Art Kerala Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

119804


Categories

Adventure / Active, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for mature teenagers.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), German (basic), Hindi (conversational)

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.

Itinerary

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

Transportation

A/C Toyota Innova

What’s Included

Other: Car Hire Charges for the use of entire tour.
Guide Fee,
Road tolls and car Park fees.
Camera fees. for taking still or video photographing using your mobile phone.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 Indian Rupee - For personal expences

What’s Extra

Other: Fees / charges for photo/video shoots for commercial purposes.
Liaison fees for obtaining licences required to photo / video shoots for commercial purposes.

Restrictions

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.

Private tour guide Joyce

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