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Kerala – Hills, Plantations and Wilderness

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Destination(s): India  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing   National Parks  
Season: October - March
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 551 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 690 US Dollar (USD)

Highlights:
- Places: Coimbatore, Chinnar WLS, Marayoor, Anamudicola NP, Thoovanam, Munnar, Chokkanmudy Rhododendron hill, Alleppy, Cochin.
- Activities: sightseeing, trekking, waterfall visit, cycling, rock climbing, valley crossing, canoe.

This trip will give you a space to explore various Valleys and wildlife sanctuaries like Munnar and Chinnar. Your trip will start from Cochin. Traveling through straggling tea plants, picture book towns, rolling lanes form Munnar an un-comparable experience. The whole region is surrounded by tea plants. The mountain forests are rich in its flora and fauna. Birds like Nigiri flycatcher, Nilgiri pipit, and these birds are sighted clearly in surrounding areas too.

The trip of Chinnar wildlife sanctuary will take you to the lofty Ghats with Palani hills. The woodlands have dry deciduous to arid flora and fauna. Chinnar, which is canopied with blended vegetation. Dry and dense forests shoals and wet grasslands increases charm of the entire sanctuary. Monsoons are cool. Rich flora and fauna contain semi evergreen woods, which add charm to the whole region of this sanctuary.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival at Coimbatore. Pick up and transfer to Chinnar wildlife sanctuary. After freshen up and rest we will proceed to overnight camps. Afternoon trek through wildlife zone to spot wildlife. Return to campsite. Dinner at the campsite followed by campfire.

Day 2: After morning trek proceed to Marayoor and Anamudicola national park and trek to Thoovanam Waterfalls – the biggest waterfall in the area inside wildlife zone. Break for Lunch. After Lunch. Check in at a farm stay. Campfire will be arranged followed by dinner.

Day 3: After breakfast proceed to visit Anamudichola national park trekking through the rainforest. Come back for lunch. After lunch, we will go for a village visit and to waterfalls. Campfire will be arranged followed by dinner.

Day 4: After breakfast Proceed to Munnar for cycling through tea plantation. Break for Lunch. After Lunch, we will go for trekking through grass lands, plantations etc and overnight tent camp atop a hill surrounded by cardamom plantations. Campfire will be arranged followed by dinner.

Day 5: This day is reserved for trekking to Chokkanmudy Rhododendron hill. A day for grassland hiking, rock climbing/tree climbing/valley crossing etc. Return to base camp. Campfire will be arranged followed by dinner.

Day 6: After breakfast Proceed to Alleppy backwater village home stay. The activities for the day will include Canoe ride and backwater village visit.

Day 7: After breakfast, proceed to Cochin to visit Cochin heritage zone. Departure transfer to railway station/airport.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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