God's Own Country

Journey to Kerala | Experience Ayurveda at its Source: October 3-18, 2021  

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Trip Itinerary

Come Home to Love

October 3: Pick you up and transport from Trivandrum International Airport

October 3-10: Ayurvedic Retreat and Therapy Center in south Kerala: Ayurvedic Treatments, Clinic Activities, Ayurveda Classes, Quiet Time for Nature, Temple Visits, Daily Yoga, Daily Meals together overlooking the Arabian Sea.

October 10-11: Lake Vembanad: Overnight in an elegant family hotel with serene views, Lake Tour by Traditional Fishing Boat, Morning Yoga, Afternoon Rest/Ayurveda Treatments/Meditation.

October 11-15: Spice Village, Periyar Highlands: Morning Yoga, Daily Ayurveda Classes, Ayurveda Cooking Classes with Spice Village Chefs, Spice Plantation Tour, Excursions Offered by Ecolodge.

October 15-16: Kerala Houseboats with sumptuous meal, tours of the backwaters, rowing down the canals, sunset over the lagoon and sleep in a traditional rice boat.

October 16-18: Malabar House, Fort Cochin: Visit Historic Fort Cochin, Shopping, Kerala Celebration Dinner.

October 18: Depart Cochin International Airport or Extend Your Tour  



Come Home to Source

All accommodations are comfortable, spacious, clean, elegant and shared | Single rooms are available at an additional fee, on a first come first serve basis. Please email me for details.

First Week includes: Daily Ayurveda Treatments, Doctor Visits, Three Meals a Day, Daily Yoga, Daily Ayurveda Classes, Swimming, Time for Shopping, Resting, Meditating.

Second Week includes: Excursions, Transport, Visit to spice plantation, Tour Guides, Entrance to Periyar, Lunch with Local Family, Cultural program, Ayurveda Clases, Evening Cooking Classes, Yoga, Swimming, Resting, Shopping, 2 meals a day – Breakfast and lunch always included. Excluded: Ayurveda treatments (available at your own expense) and 2-3 lunch meals, as you will have options to explore and lunch at your own expense. 


Come Home to Yourself

Trip Price: $3800 | Early Bird: $3500* | AIN Students: $3400

Price includes:
Pick up from the airport
All transport and excursions during the trip
Daily classes in Ayurveda, Yoga, cooking, history and culture of Kerala
7 days of Ayurvedic treatments including daily doctor visits
Friendly, knowledgable guides to engage you in the living wisdom of Kerala
Beautiful, comfortable, safe accommodations
Bountiful, delicious, world-class meals

Airfare is not included. Departure taxi is also not included.

*Early Bird:
Deposit by March 1, 2021. Payment in full by June 1, 2021

A $600 non-refundable deposit holds your place.

Trip Guide

Laura Plumb

Founder and Director of VedaWise, Laura Plumb leads workshops, trainings and teaches worldwide. She is widely recognized for understanding and sharing the deeper principles of Ayurveda while making them accessible and relevant to modern life.

Laura is lead faculty for the Ayurvedic Integrated Nutrition 200 hour Professional Training, author of the best-selling book Ayurveda Cooking For Beginners, creator/presenter of the online video course The Medicine In Your Kitchen: Introduction to Ayurvedic Cooking hosted by Spirituality & Health, host of the 53-part television show CleanseVeda available through Gaia TV, and a 12-part series Divine Yoga available at Amazon.

As a graduate of the Kerala Ayurveda Academy, American Institute of Vedic Studies, and with decades of study into Yoga, Meditation, Vedanta, Jyotish, herbal medicine, nutrition, health and healing, Laura Plumb is an international educator on the power of the Vedic sciences to promote vibrant health and sacred living.

Laura’s blog food-alovestory.com is an inspirational free resource for Ayurvedic recipes and wise living. Her popular whole food, plant-based seasonal cleanses are powerful, effective and deliciously nourishing. Her articles on health and wellness have been published in Huffington Post, Ayurveda Next Door, Spirituality & Health, Well + Good, Yoga Digest and the Times of India, among other national and international media.


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