Tour Duration – 14 days
13 nights and 14 days
TREKKING CAMP INFORMATION
Please DO NOT Litter, Smoke, wear bright clothes, use strong perfumes
Two days trekking is challenging. Need physical fitness. Easy walk through vegetable farms.
75F day and 55F night
|Days||Destination||Stay||No. of Nights|
|10-12||Kumarakom||Backwater Ripples – Executive||2|
Arrival at Cochin. Transfer Directly to Munnar, after half the distance the roads get windy and nature green. On arrival check in at Tea County. Rest of the day free to get familiarised with the surroundings and weather. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive by jeep for an hour and a half to the trek point at “Silent Valley”. The Walking Trail is around 4 hours through Tea Plantations and Eucalyptus. Picnic lunch served enroute. Reach Base Camp at an altitude of 2000 meters. Dinner and Overnight in Tents.
Breakfast. Trek to the second highest mountain peak of South India, Meesapulimala – at an altitude of 2635 meters. The Trek today will take about 6 to 7 hours. Passing through the valley of Rhododendrons, grasslands and shola forests, the trail is genuinely refreshing. Delicious Picnic lunch served enroute. Back to the tent by evening. Dinner and Overnight in Tents.
After breakfast, embark on a 5 to 6 hour trek down to Ellapatty Village. Trek passes through small streams and pine plantations.Descending trek will take you to the spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and Dams. Picnic lunch served enroute. Reach Ellapatty village and transfer by jeep (30 minutes) to the camp. Dinner and Overnight in Tents at Top Station Oorkadu (1800 meters)
Breakfast. Trek for 4 to 5 hours to reach the Valley of Vegetables. Carrot,Beatroot,Potato,Cabbage and Beans are in common. Interact with the farmers.You will pass through an old tribal village “Vattavada”. Picnic lunch served enroute. Trek ends at Koviloor village. This village has the major produce of vegetables in the state. Dinner and Overnight in tent.(1900mtrs)
Breakfast. Proceed on a tour of Madurai, enjoy the unique opportunity to make a Stop at the Madurai’s flower market, which is one of the Biggest in the southern region, and transacts as much as 10 tonnes of flowers in a day, mainly the renowned Madurai malli and other flowers like marigolds, tuberoses and roses. Later join on a walking tour through the ancient city of Madurai with our Story Teller and chance upon her stories; of fickle kings and towering monuments;of whimsical Gods and Eatra ordinary mortals. Some set millennia ago and some of
a more recent village. Then stop at the nearby Tirumalai Nayak Palace , built in 1636 by king Thirumalai Nayak, in Indo-Sarcenic style with the input of an Italian architect. Back to the hotel. Rest of the Day Free. Overnight at the hotel.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and take a beautiful drive from the plains to the green mountains of the Nilgiris. Rubber, Coffee and Cardamom plantations and tea gardens will follow. On Arrival proceed directly to a Spice Plantation. Experience a typical plantation lunch followed by a walking visit where you can touch, smell and taste almost all the spices seen worldwide. Due to its location in the lower mountains around 1000 meters above sea level, Periyar is blessed with numerous types of spices. Evening: Visit to a local theatre to see “ Kalaripayattu” – a ferocious martial art form of Kerala. Free for a stroll through the spice Markets of Kumily.overnight stay.