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Welcome to Western Ghats

Western Ghats also known as Sahyadri (Benevolent Mountains) is a mountain range that runs parallel to the western coast of the Indian peninsula, located entirely in India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the eight “hottest hot-spots” of biological diversity in the world. It is sometimes called the Great Escarpment of India. The range runs north to south along the western edge of the Deccan Plateau, and separates the plateau from a narrow coastal plain, called Konkan, along the Arabian Sea. A total of thirty-nine properties including national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and reserve forests were designated as world heritage sites – twenty in Kerala, ten in Karnataka, five in Tamil Nadu and four in Maharashtra.

Cochin

Cochin, is a major port city on the south-west coast of India bordering the Laccadive Sea. It is part of the district of Ernakulam in the state of Kerala and is often referred to as Ernakulam. The city has a corporation limit population of 612,343, and a metropolitan population of 2.1 million, making it the largest urban agglomeration in Kerala. Kochi city is also part of the Greater Cochin region and is classified as a Tier-II city by the Government of India.

Country India
State Kerala
District Ernakulam
Official Language Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code +91

Munnar

Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. Munnar is situated at around 1,600 metres (5,200 ft) above mean sea level, in the Western Ghats mountain range. Munnar is also called the “Kashmir of South India” and is a favorite destination for honeymoon.

Country India
State Kerala
District Idukki
Official Language Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code +91

Thekkady

Thekkady is located near to Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. The sanctuary is famous for its dense evergreen, semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savanna grass lands. It is home to herds of elephants, sambar, tigers, gaur, lion-tailed macaques and Nilgiri langurs.

Country India
State Kerala
District Idukki
Official Language Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code +91

Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal is a city near to Palani in the hills of the Dindigul district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Its name in the Tamil language means “The Gift of the Forest”. Kodaikanal is referred to as the “Princess of Hill stations” and has a long history as a retreat and popular tourist destination.

Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Dindigul
Zone Madurai
Official Language Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code +91

DAY 1: ARRIVAL AT COCHIN
Arrival at Cochin International Airport / Ernakulam Railway station, you will be transferred to your hotel. Sightseeing – the Chinese fishing nets, the St. Francis Church, Mattanchery palace (closed on Friday ) and the Jewish synagogue (closed on all Saturdays an Jewish holidays and any day if announced), the oldest living synagogue in the world. And a boating in Cochin Lake will give you a panoramic view of Cochin City; the rest of the evening time is fee for leisure.


DAY 2: COCHI TO MUNNAR
Morning proceeds on a drive through the picturesque countryside of Munnar, a popular gateway retreat during the British Raj. Surrounded by lush green tea estates and situated at the confluence of three mountain streams, this picturesque hill station boasts of exotic flora and fauna. On arrival check into your hotel. Evening visit to Munnar town and overnight stay at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast


DAY 3: MUNNAR
Today after breakfast visit Pothamedu which offers you an excellent view of the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations and famous for the breath-taking scenery it is also an ideal place for trekking and long mountain walks. Also visit Devikulam this tranquil hill station offers you a rare experience with its velvet lawns, with the cool mountain air. You can also visit Rajamala where you can spot Nilgiri Thar (mountain goat) then the Echo point where the nature reproduces your sound. Evening back to hotel and overnight stay at Munnar.

Meals: Breakfast


DAY 4: MUNNAR TO THEKKADY 

Morning after breakfast checkout from the hotel and proceed to Thekkady which is 100km from Munnar. After a relaxed morning drive from the land of tea plantations into the heart of the spice hills in Thekkady. The rest of the afternoon is free to enjoy a walk through the bustling spice market of Kumili village in Thekkady.

Meals: Breakfast


DAY 5: THEKKADY TO KODAIKANL
After breakfast from hotel proceed to Kodaikanal. On arrival check in to the hotel, evening at leisure and overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast


DAY 6: KODAIKANAL
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing – Visit Coakers walk, green valley view, visit Kodai Lake, Golf Club, Pillars rock, Upper lake view Mogar Point, Devils Kitchen Evening back to hotel and overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast


DAY 7: KODAIKANAL TO COIMBATORE
After breakfast check out and proceed to Coimbatore Airport / Railway station for onward journey.

Meals: Breakfast

End of tour

Tour Inclusion:

  •  Accommodation on twin sharing basis with Breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Guide service where ever mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel by A/C vehicle as per the tour itinerary
  • Toll and parking charges
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Government service tax calculated at present 5%

Hotels used:

Cochin: Abad plaza

Munnar: Copper Castle

Thekkedy: Green forest

Kodaikanal: Kodai Resort

 

NOTE: The rate of package is valid till 31 September 2018.

 

Tour Exclusions:

  • Flight ticket charges
  • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips, Liquor et
  • All other meals which is not mentioned in the above Itinerary.
  • Additional sightseeing or usages of vehicle not mention in the itinerary.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like. Landslides, road blocks etc (to be borne by the client directly)
  • Travel insurance
  • Any other costs not mentioned under “includes” header.

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