God's Own Country

Journey to Kerala | Experience Ayurveda at its Source: October 10-24, 2022

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Trip Itinerary

October 9: Arrive: Pick up and transport from Trivandrum International Airport

October 10-16: 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 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 17-22: Spice Village, Periyar Highlands: Morning Yoga, Daily Ayurveda Classes, Ayurveda Cooking Classes with Spice Village Chefs, Spice Plantation Tour, Excursions offered by our Ecolodge

October 22-23: Malabar House, Fort Cochin: Visit Historic Fort Cochin, Shopping, Kerala Celebration Dinner

October 24: Depart Cochin International Airport or Extend Your Trip



Come Home to Source

All accommodations are comfortable, spacious, clean, elegant and shared, 2 to a room | 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: $3900
{AIN Student Discount: $200}

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
Small, intimate, lovely group of soon to be forever friends

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

Payment in full by June 30, 2022

A $600 non-refundable deposit holds your place.

Trip Guide

Laura Plumb

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 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, host of the 53-part show CleanseVeda, and a 12-part series Divine Yoga, and faculty at Pacific College of Health Sciences. 


Shannon Keating

Shannon Keating is an Empowerment Coach for Women & Teens, guiding women around the world into deep self love, unwavering self trust, and awakened personal power. Through one-to-one mentorship, global coaching programs, live workshops, and her podcast: Unmasked & Open Hearted she supports women through the mental and emotional barriers blocking them from connecting with their bodies, hearing the whispers of their souls, believing in themselves, and expressing their truest selves out into our world.

Shannon is multifaceted in her approach and uses her intuitive gifts and wisdom around the value of each woman as a unique, divine individual to create intentional & customized experiences for all women who take part in her work. Some tools she uses include: Human Design, Guided Meditation & Visualization, Hypnotherapy, Nutritional Therapy & Ayurveda, and Energetic & Emotional Healing Practices.




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