South India Optional Excursions

South India Optional Excursions


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Maximise your itinerary in South India by including perhaps a cooking class, visiting the sacred village of Somnathpur or relaxing on a cruise in Cochin Harbour as the sun sets.

Cochin Cooking Class Enjoy authentic South Indian cuisine followed by lunch or dinner at the famous Nimmy Paul's cooking school. Transfer from your hotel to Nimmy Paul's private residence where you will enjoy a one-hour cooking lesson. You will be taught basic techniques and create 1 dish, aided by Nimmy Paul. Enjoy feasting on your creation before your return transfer to your hotel.

Somnathpur Temple Tour Visit the sacred village of Somnathpur; a spiritual town located 35 kms from Mysore city. Somnathpur is famous for the Channakesave Temple, built by Soma and considered one of the finest examples of Hoysala architecture. The temple is designed as a mini cosmos with scenes carved on the walls depicting Gods and Goddesses, dancing girls, musicians and various animals including elephants, lions, cows and monkeys. Walk the temples' ancient paths and appreciate the unique design and perfect symmetry of the temple that are complex yet seemingly ignored amidst the farms and agricultural lands of surrounding villages.

Sunset Harbour Cruise Enjoy a 2-3 hour Cochin Sunset Harbour Cruise. Departing at 4.00 pm, sit back and relax as you cruise through aromatic backwaters, the fishing harbour and coconut fringed islands, enjoying the picturesque sunset views.

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