Ayurveda is an alternative medicine which dates back to 3000 BC is practised in its original form in Kerala. The word Ayurveda comes from two Sanskrit words ayus meaning life and veda meaning knowledge. It is usually translated as the Science of Life.
Ayurveda is well accepted as a natural and effective way of keeping the body healthy. The Health club is an ideal way to recoup energy with traditional massages with specially formulated oils. Special treatments are available to help loose excess weight, arthritis and rheumatism. There are many health …
A classical dance/drama originated in the temples of Kerala over 500 years ago. All characters are performed by men.
A combination of Bharatha Natyam and classical folk dance of Kerala is performed as a solo dance.
This martial art dance evolved from the practise of regular combat exercise designed to strengthen the body.
One of the ancient art form associated with the cult of the Mother Goddess Bhagavati, the wife of Lord Shiva. The dance is performed by men with elaborate costumes, and make-up with painted face.
Taxies with meter are available all over Kerala.
Auto-rickshaw: a converted scooter which can carry two to three people, is a convenient method for travelling a short distance. The driver will take you to your destination for a small fee.
Car Hire: You can hire a car for a whole day for about £25 (including a driver and petrol)
Places to Visit
Kovalam is the main beach resort, which lies 10 kilometres south of Trivandrum. Kovalam has been described as one of India’s finest beaches. Its many miles of golden sandy beaches, flanked …