KARITHANAM AYUR FARMS is a GREATBACKWATER HOMESTAY at Vaikom - a serene lake
& backwater temple town in Kerala-Gods Own Country, in South India. Our HOMESTAY has
been recognized by Kerala Tourism Development Corporation and has been awarded Diamond
Category Status-the highest class.
KARITHANAM has adopted the concept of FUSION TOURISM and offers you, directly or
through its associates, HOMESTAY, AYURVEDA, REJUVENATION, YOGA, MEDITATION, ORGANIC
FARMING and host of other activities. Canoeing leisurely through THE NARROW VIRGIN
STRETCH OF THE GREATBACKWATERS in a rustic Kerala country boat is just heavenly. We also
arrange motor boat trips through the vast backwater labyrinth and in the serene VAIKOM LAKE.
An overnight stay in a traditional Kerala Houseboat is a unique experience. AUTHENTIC KERALA
HOME-FOOD is our special treat for you.
It is a HOLISTIC RETREAT in the lap of Mother Nature, rejuvenating your body, mind and soul.
KARITHANAM is an ideal GET-AWAY for all â€“ single & couples; youth & senior citizens and
families with children. We have something for everyone. NATURE PHOTOGRAPHERS, ARTISTS,
WRITERS and THINKERS would fall in love with KARITHANAM and its surroundings.
This is that SACRED PLACE YOU were searching TO REDISCOVER YOURSELF.
• The above rates are for one night accommodation
• Two children below 6 years can stay free with parents and child of 6 years and above will be treated as adult member of the guest family
• Extra adult will be charged Euro-15/INR-1000 for each night.
• Tariff may change without prior notice
• Rights of admission reserved
Above Tariff includes:
• All rates are inclusive of present applicable taxes.
• Breakfast, standard Dinner, morning tea/coffee with cookies, a refreshing welcome drink, one bottle of mineral water for a guest for each day of stay and one for the road on the day of check-out.( MAP )
• Linen and basic toiletries
**Other Food and beverages will be charged extra.
A TEMPLE LAKE TOWN IN THE GREATBACKWATERS OF KERALA
A quiet and clean nature blessed municipal town on the banks of the huge Vembanad
Lake, with branches of several backwater streams and rivers flowing into the same
The population of around hundred thousand mainly consists of devout Hindus, followed
by sizeable Syrian Christians and a few Muslims. The local people are literate, peace
loving, religious and friendly. This small town has produced many literary figures, artists,
political & religious leaders.
Although there are many ancient temples and churches in the locality, the prominent
landmark of Vaikom is the ancient & majestic Shiva temple, a marvel of traditional Kerala
temple architecture. Mahatma Gandhi, Father of Indian Nation began his historic temple
entry Satyagraha by entering this temple along with his followers. This movement was
to confer the right of entry to each and every Hindu brethren in all the Hindu worship
Vaikom is a self-sufficient town which can cater to most of the demands of the locals
and the basic needs of the discerning visitors. In and around the town, there are many
good hospitals. You can easily find several Banks, ATMs and foreign exchange centers
in the town.
Garden fresh vegetables, varieties of banana, coconuts and paddy are in plenty. The
unpolluted lake & backwaters of Vaikom is a rich source of tasty and good quality
fishes. This water body is a main source of KARIMEEN (PEARL FISH) which has the
unique 'State Fish' status. Vaikom's coconut toddy, a mildly intoxicating local brew, is
a leisure drink popular with the native public, but the visitors are advised to experiment
the same only under the guidance of your lodging hosts.
- Welcome Drink
- Real Wooden bed with 8 inches spring mattress
- Quality & Clean bed linen
- Bathroom has separate Dry & Wet Area
Includes Bath Towels, Hand Towels, Bath Mat, Bathing Soap,
Hand Soap, Tooth Paste, Shampoo, Toilet Roll, Running Hot & Cold Try our Karithanam Ayurveda to rejuvenate yourself!