Farm Visit with Lunch

This will prove to be a very memorable experience of authentic Syrian Christian Culinary Experience, a farm visit and interaction with a local family. You will also have a wonderful introduction to the marvels of an island on Vembanad Lake, a critical feature of Kerala’s famous backwaters. A farm that fosters a better tomorrow, Philipkutty is nestled in the backwaters by Vembanad Lakein the legendary Kumarakon region. An azure sky with velvety paired with rich verdant surroundings and the glass-lie stillness of the lake create the perfect backdrop for conversations with your hosts. The walk along the ridges by the canals will lead you on to farms that grow several crops. A sit down scrumptious lunch made with organically grown spices and vegetables will be another highlight of this delightful tour.

  • A small canoe ride through the narrow, winding canals.
  • Bird Watching.
  • A personal cooking class.
  • A walk through the lovely farm.
  • Sari and Dhoti demonstration.
  • This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy the real Keralan experience in a fascinating location at Kumarakom. The farm is located on a small island (approximately 750 acres) in the backwaters by Vembanad Lake near Kumarakom within the Vechoor village limits. The farm spread over 35 acres and is the largest one on the island.

    Philipkutty’s Farm offers a beautiful opportunity to experience real Kerala in a captivating location, with a caring family to look after you. A canoe ride down the backwater offers delightful vignettes of life on the embankments of these legendary canals of Kerala. The waters here are a huge draw for avifauna and birding enthusiasts can have a field day enjoying unique sightings. Back on the island farm, your hostess will offer you a lesson in wearing traditional Kerala attire and then take you through a personal cooking class of local delights. The walk around the farm can be a huge fun and learning experience of life on the backwaters.

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