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Theyyam: The Divine Dance - Tyndis Theyyam Tour in North Kerala provided by Tyndis Heritage Travel

Theyyam: The Divine Dance - Tyndis Theyyam Tour in North Kerala

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 10/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 10/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Theyyam is the dance of gods, a ritual art that is performed in the sacred temples of in the Northern Malabar regions. It bears roots mainly in the Kolathunadu region in the Kannur- Kasaragod area. The Tyndis Theyyam Tour takes the guests along with the annual performance of Theyyam in the Sacred Groves of North Kerala, showcasing the enchanting dancing of the gods with enigmatic rituals! Local Storytellers passionate and having deep knowledge about the folklores and Theyyam stories will accompany the guests to the Theyyam Performances. Storytellers will make the tour informative with stories regarding the divine dance and the divinization of local legends in the past. The storytelling will take the guests along the bygone era of Kolathunadu and the Chirakkal Kingdoms that flourished in North Malabar. Note - Theyyam is a seasonal ritual and the availability depends on the Schedule of Theyyam Calendar. The location of the Theyyam changes every time.
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    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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Departure Point
Payyanur, Kerala, India Nileshwar, Kerala, India Thalassery, Kerala, India Kannur, Kerala, India
Duration
2–3 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Storyteller Service
  • Entry/Admission - Theyyam
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Any additional expenses
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jennifer Williams wrote a review Mar 2020
Berlin, Germany9 contributions6 helpful votes
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We had a great experience of Theyyam and especially of the night fire Theyyam.The experience was really fascinating. Big thanks to Naveen and Tyndis Tours who organised our wonderful Theyyam Tour in Kannur! Tyndis arranged for Midhun, who was a specialist theyyam storyteller.He
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from tyndisheritage, Manager at Theyyam: The Divine Dance - Tyndis Theyyam Tour in North Kerala
Responded 3 Jan 2021
Dear William, Greetings from Tyndis Tours and Travel! Thank you for reviewing us on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear from you about your Theyyam experience and have conveyed your appreciation to our community members and glad that we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to hosting you again. Assuring you the best experience at all times. Warm Regards, Team Tyndis
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Samuel wrote a review Mar 2020
Los Angeles, California5 contributions1 helpful vote
I experienced the Theyyam tour arranged by Tyndis and it was overwhelming for me! This is going to be a long one…yes, I have a lot to tell about Theyyam!!! I heard this word for the first time when I was travelling in South India from Hampi to Mangalore last year. Mr Akhil, one
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from tyndisheritage, Manager at Theyyam: The Divine Dance - Tyndis Theyyam Tour in North Kerala
Responded 3 Jan 2021
Dear Sam, Greetings from Tyndis Tours and Travel! Thank you for reviewing us on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear from you about your Theyyam experience and have conveyed your appreciation to our community members and glad that we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to hosting you again. Assuring you the best experience at all times. Warm Regards, Team Tyndis
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Rajiv244 wrote a review Mar 2020
Bengaluru, India50 contributions5 helpful votes
Our group had a fantastic time experiencing various Theyyams and the Arrangements made my Naveen and his team were fantastic. Excellent accommodation, lovely food and all our travel and transport, were organised flawlessly. Will definitely go back to cover other parts of Kerala
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ayushdinker wrote a review Mar 2020
New Delhi, India4 contributions5 helpful votes
Ever since I saw the Theyyam visuals somewhere on the internet, I made up my mind that one day I shall go and make a video on this. Luckily, I got in touch with the right people at Tyndis Heritage. They understood my requirements well and went out of their way to make sure I get
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Nikkil wrote a review Mar 2020
13 contributions4 helpful votes
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This was my first visit to Kannur to experience theyyam, we had a completely curated story telling experience by tyndis storyteller, never knew each theyyam had it's own significance and a whole story behind it. Thank you Tyndis theyyam tour for the best theyyam tour experience.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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  • Duration: 2–3 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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