Manakkodam Village Tour with Lunch (Kerala Cuisine)

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: India, Kerala, Kochi
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  • 3 hours
  • Kochi
  • E-Voucher
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  • Cancellable

Overview

Manakkodam is a village situated exactly in the middle of Cochin and Alleppey. It shares 23kms (North) towards Cochin and 35kms (South) towards Alleppey. So, it is best suggested to the guests who are coming to Cochin after checkout from the houseboat. A day excursion can be suggested to the guests staying at Cochin, Kumarakom and Mararikkulam. Manakkodam village is 2kms interior from the national highway (NH47) and many village people still follow the tradition and ethics set by their ancestors in following sense: food habits, clothing, work style, houses and many more. Anyone who ever visit this village can have a clear picture about an old Kerala and its’ lifestyle.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Manakkodam Village Tour, Alappuzha 688532 India

Manakkodam is a village situated exactly in the middle of Cochin and Alleppey. It shares 23kms (North) towards Cochin and 35kms (South) towards Alleppey. So, it is best suggested to the guests who are coming to Cochin after checkout from the houseboat. A day excursion can be suggested to the guests staying at Cochin, Kumarakom and Mararikkulam. Manakkodam village is 2kms interior from the national highway (NH47) and many village people still follow the tradition and ethics set by their ancestors in following sense: food habits, clothing, work style, houses and many more. Anyone who ever visit this village can have a clear picture about an old Kerala and its’ lifestyle.

Your host: Your host Mrs. Sonu Victoria Gomez, is an experienced tourism professional and conducting this activity from 2014 onwards. She owned a house in this village and always happy to welcome her guests with a due respect and compassion. She is your host as well as your guide too. Mrs. Margaret Ayona Durom is another delight who is passionate about cooking and well experienced in making various kinds of traditional dishes. Her cuisine will surely be a feast to your eyes and will stimulate your taste buds to have some out of it. This village activity is well managed and carried forward by Mrs. Sonu and her team (who are mostly women ‘women power’).

In this village one can experience:

1. Warm welcome at Gomez Residence with garland.

2. Refreshing welcome drink on arrival.

3. A short description about the village.

4. Local people house visit (2 to 3)

5. A process of coir yarn making with coconut husk.

6. Cottage industry of coir mat making.

7. Match stick making unit with a live procedure.

8. Church visit.

9. Local market visit, which reflects the olden time shops’ style.

10. Brief introduction to some important herbs and plants.

11. Opportunity to interact with local people.

12. An overview of their daily life routine, dressings and cuisine.

13. Then a delicious traditional lunch at Gomez Residence.

All you have to do is walk through the narrow pathway, somewhere shady and sometimes sunny routes. It takes maximum 2 to3 hours to cover the above mentioned activities. In the last you will be having unforgettable memories of this unique activity with the taste of a delicious lunch, cooked and served with love and care.


Duration: 3 hours

Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Manakkodam Village Tour

Exclusions
  • Other than Inclusions
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Manakkodam Chapel, Kerala, Manakodam, Bharanimukku, Chendamangalam, Kerala 683512, India


Departure Time

10:30 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

3 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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