Cullinary Holiday

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Cullinary Holiday at the Kandath Tharavad 4 days Kerala Cooking Holidays  Features



• Cooking classes • Cycling nearby • Massage nearby • Shopping nearby • Basket Weaving nearby • Terracotta Jewelry making General • Air-conditioned rooms • Dining area • Environmentally friendly • Garden • Kitchen Services • Bicycle rental • Car rental nearby • Free toiletries • Laundry • Local market • Wedding


During this holiday, you will have the opportunity to taste daily traditional Kerala meals and learn how to prepare the delicious dishes as well. Also, you will taste the special iddlies in a local tea shop and stop at a traditional roadside café for traditional village café snacks.

Things to do (optional) • Additional cooking classes – 750 INR per person • Bird watching at Parambikkulam – 1000 INR plus entry fee for two persons • Book a session with the family astrologer – 750 INR per person • Enjoy a private performance of Indian classical music – 5000 INR • Visit the Prambikkulam Wildlife Sanctuary for a trek – 1000 INR plus entry fee • for two persons • Visit to Kerala Kalamandalam (the school of dance and music) and to the • Guruvayoor elephant stables – 1000 INR per person • Yoga and meditation sessions at Tharavad – 700 INR per person

Spa treatments You can book a rejuvenation Ayurveda massage at an additional cost of 1400 INR per person.

Responsible tourism

Tharavad’s responsible tourism initiative encompasses all forms of tourism and seeks to minimize negative economic, environment, and social impacts. They are trying to generate greater economic benefits to local people and enhance the well-being of local communities. Tharavad also makes positive contributions to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage and maintenance of the world’s diversity.

Important information All activities will be done in your vehicle or, if you do not have one, transfers can be made in Tharavad’s vehicle at an additional cost of 2000 INR per day for local trips and 3000 INR per day for day trips.

How to get there

Arrival by airplane Please book your flight to arrive at Cochin International Airport (COK), Coimbatore International Airport (CJB), and Calicut International Airport (CCJ). Transfers from and to these airports are available upon request.

Arrival by train The closest train station is Palakkad Junction railway station. Transfers from and to this railway station are available upon request.

Booking conditions For information about the booking conditions, please send Tharavad an inquiry. Email

Highlights • Traditional Kerala cooking classes • Visits to local markets to buy ingredients • Visit the Brahmin village and taste traditional snacks • Terracotta jewelry making classes • Visit the basket weavers’ colony to watch them at their craft • Taste special iddlies in the local tea shop • Daily traditional Kerala meals • 3 nights accommodation

Day 1 Arrival • Enjoy lunch at 13:00 • Introduction given by your host and a chance to get to know each other and the story • of this historic tharavad • Evening visit to the basket weavers’ colony to watch them at their craft • Return to the tharavad to enjoy the surroundings • Dinner

Day 2 – Market visit and cooking session • Breakfast at Ramaserry, a village outside Palakkad, to taste the special iddlies • (steamed rice cakes) in the local tea shop • Excursion with your host, who will guide you to the local market and source the • ingredients for your cooking lesson • Join a cooking class at 11:00 • Lunch • Evening excursion to the Brahmin village • Visit a 400-year-old Brahmin settlement from Tamilnadu • Stop at a traditional Roadside café for village café snacks. • Dinner at Tharavad

Day 3 – Market visit and cooking session • Visit to the fish market • Breakfast • Join a cooking class at 11:00 • Lunch • Terracotta Jewelry making classes

Day 4 – Departure • Breakfast • Departure


What’s included • 1 evening visit to a basket weavers’ colony • 1 guided excursion to the Brahmin village • 1 Terracotta Jewelry making classes • 1 visit to a fish market • 1 visit to a local market • 2 cooking lessons • 3 nights accommodation • 3 dinners • 3 lunches • Daily breakfast

What’s not included • Additional activities • Airfare • Massages • Transfers from and to the airport and railway station • Vehicles for local and day trips