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India Immersion

Journey to the Heart of Ayurveda

Visit the birthplace of Ayurveda

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This program is currently full. Contact admissions@keralaayurveda.us to join the waitlist.

Herbal Garden Tours
Tour Kerala Ayurveda’s herbal garden in Cochin, home to over 1,000 species of plants, some rare and endangered
Volunteer Consultation Camps
Join our community service program and interact with the Ayurvedic Doctors and patients.
Special Therapies Demos
Learn unique Ayurvedic healing techniques that are available only in India
Elephant Encounter
Meet the gentle giants of Kerala's jungles
Kerala Backwaters
Soak in the enchanting Kerala Backwaters where the jungle meets the sea in a traditional houseboat
Sun Salutation Outdoor Yoga
Meet in the gardens to attend an all levels yoga flow of energizing postures to greet Surya, the sun
5 Day Healing Retreat
Rejuvenate with a personalized wellness program including a consultation, Ayurvedic therapies, daily Yoga and healing meals

Student stories

All levels are welcome

Who should join this trip?

  • All are welcome! No prior knowledge of Ayurveda is required
  • Perfect for Ayurvedic enthusiasts, students and professionals
  • Ayurvedic students and professionals may earn NAMA PACE credit


Your program begins on July 22 and concludes on August 4. We recommend a July 21st arrival and departure on August 4 or 5. Please consult our trip brochure for more details.


Sunday July 21

Arrival in Cochin (Kochi) Airport (COK)
Check into The Health Village

Monday July 22 - Thursday July 25

The Health Village | Cochin, Kerala

​ Ayurvedic Consultations and Treatments Available
Kerala Culture & History
Ayurveda in India
Health Consultation Camps
Local Formulation Making
Special Therapies Demo
KAL Herbal Garden and Manufacturing Factory Tours
Local Walks & Shopping available upon request

Friday July 25 - Saturday July 27

Periyar National Park | Thekkady, Kerala

​ Travel to Thekkady
Check into Spice Village*
Wild Herb Tour
Wilderness Hike
Elephant Visit
Local & Cultural Activities offered by hotel

Sunday July 28 - Monday July 29

Kumarakom, Kerala

​ Travel to Kumarakom
Check into Coconut Lagoon*
Rest & Relaxation
Traditional Kerala Houseboat Ride
Birds & Butterflies Walks
Cultural Activities offered by hotel

Tuesday July 30

Cochin > Bangalore

​ Travel day - airfare included

Tuesday July 30 - Sunday Aug 4

Ayurvedagram | Bangalore

Orientation & Ayurvedagram Tour
Personalized Rejuvenation Program
Sun Salutation Outdoor Yoga
Local Shopping
Temple Visit
Sericulture Tour
Medicinal Herb Garden Tour
India Cultural Night

*Please note all programs and activities are subject to change. Due to group size and unforeseen circumstances, some activities and accommodations may be unavailable. If you are looking forward to something in particular, please let us know so we can advise you on its likely availability.


The Health Village

Your journey begins at the Kerala Ayurveda Health Village in Cochin (Kochi) on the banks of the Periyar River, host to leading Ayurvedic health programs.

Here you will spend five nights under the care of the warm Health Village staff. We welcome you home to your optimal wellness with daily yoga, meditation and traditional Ayurvedic vegetarian meals. Our experienced Ayurvedic medical team is also available to assist your acclamation process, help you destress from the travel with Ayurvedic treatments, and recommend any needed Ayurvedic herbs to ease your mind and body.

Monastery Lane, Karimattathu, Aluva Munnar Road, Aluva, Kerala, India-683101


*Additional stay prior to or after the trip (before July 21 or after Aug 4) may be arranged at The Health Village or AyurvedaGram at an additional cost. Please consult our trip brochure for more information.


Ayurvedagram is among the Top Five Ayurvedic Health Resorts in India, internationally reputed for authentic Ayurveda treatments and rejuvenation programs.

Located near Bangalore for accessibility, the soul of Kerala is channeled with lush medicinal gardens throughout the healing complex. The cool breeze, sounds of birds and the aroma of herbs comprise a serene ambiance to elevate the spirit.

You’ll stay in traditional-style Kerala homes and dine in a vegetarian restaurant famous for its Kerala-style preparations and other South Indian delicacies.

Hemandanahalli, Samethanahalli Post, Whitefield, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560067


*Additional stay prior to or after the trip (before July 21 or after Aug 4) may be arranged at The Health Village or AyurvedaGram at an additional cost. Please consult our trip brochure for more information.


Ayurvedagram's guest rooms are all unique expressions of traditional Kerala architecture and South Indian style.


Meals are included throughout your journey. Enjoy healing Ayurvedic buffets at Kerala Ayurveda's The Health Village and Ayurvedagram. Outside hotels will offer both vegetarian and non-vegetarian buffet options.

Outside Hotels

Accommodations at additional hotels will be confirmed closer to the date and include 4 and 5 star establishments.

Download our trip brochure for detailed information

This program is currently full

This program is currently full. Contact admissions@keralaayurveda.us to join the waitlist.

Trip Investment


Schedule of Fees

Deposit due upon registration
$500 (non-refundable)

Payment plans can be arranged.
All fees must be paid by April 15, 2024.

Registration closes on April 1, 2024.

If you have questions or need support

Check out our FAQs below or contact our Admissions team.

Frequently Asked Questions

No. You are not required to have former knowledge of Ayurveda prior to this trip. If you would like to study Ayurvedic principles prior to traveling, please contact Admissions and we can assist you: admissions@keralaayurveda.us | +1 (888) 275-9103 x10.
Online registration closes on April 1, 2024. After April 1, registrants are accepted on a case-by-case basis. There is a group size limit for this trip, so we encourage joining as soon as possible to secure your spot.
Refunds are available for the full amount of fees through April 15, 2024. Beginning April 16, 2024, full refunds are not available.
Airfare to and from India is not included in the program fee. (Transport to and from Indian airports and between cities is included.) Attendees are required to book their own airfare. Please refrain from booking flights until our program minimum is met.
The trip fee is based on double occupancy, though limited single occupancy is available for an additional $980 on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Your departure flight should be booked at the latest on July 20th for you to arrive in Cochin (Kochi) - COK, India by July 21st. Please refrain from booking flights until our program minimum is met.
Yes. We suggest you arrive by the evening of July 21st. You are welcome to arrive by 6am on the 21st at The Health Village, or arrive earlier at an additional cost. You may also stay after August 4th at Ayurvedagram for an additional cost.  For more information, please consult our trip brochure.
Yes. We recommend you secure a Tourist Visa as early as possible, which can be arranged for validity of up to 10 years. You can apply online.
The weather in Cochin and Bangalore will be warm and humid the majority of time, with the average recorded temperature of 78 degrees and occasional showers. In the mountains of Periyar National Park, temperatures will be slightly cooler.
You’ll experience the tastes of Southern India during your trip with local foods included in your program fee. Meals will be provided by the onsite restaurants of all your accommodations. At the Health Village and Ayurvedagram, meals will be Ayurvedic and vegetarian. At the outside hotels and during the lunch service on the houseboat ride, vegetarian and non-vegetarian options will be available.
Kerala Ayurveda acknowledges that vaccinations are a personal choice. We recommend speaking to your primary care physician and consulting with a travel clinic before deciding upon vaccines.