|Best Time||Oct - April|
|Routing||Arrival Cochi - Alleppey (House Boat) Munnar - Silent Valley - Rhodovalley - Space Station - Mundhan - Madurai - Tiruchirapalli - Thanjavur - Kumbakonam - Pondicherry - Mahabalipuram - Chennai Dep|
In almost every part of India, there are great trekking and walking opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. Be it the rugged beauty of the Himalayas, the beautiful grasslands at Munnar or the rain forests at Periyar in Kerala - India has much to offer. During these treks you will come face to face with the spectacular beauty of the wilderness here, the far flung villages with their own peculiar traditions and the magnificent wildlife that inhabit the forests of India. Our camps are set amidst spectacular sceneries and locations in the mountains. The trekking tour of South India gives you an unforgettable experience.
DAY 01 :
Upon arrival at Kochin airport meet to our representative, transfer to hotel.
DAY 02 :
Breakfast at hotel, later proceed for a full day local sightseeing
Rest of the time visit the Fort Kochi and local market.
DAY 03 :
After an early breakfast leave from Cochin to Alleppey,
Overnight stay at the House Boat.
DAY 04 :
After breakfast leave the house boat and drive to Munnar, through the Neelgiri mountain, and on arrival check in to the hotel. Rest of the time leisure for individual activities or visit the local market & temples. Once done, have an overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 05 :
After breakfast commence full day local sightseeing.
Later drive back to hotel, rest of the time visit local market etc.
DAY 06 :
After breakfast drive to Silent Valley (18 kms / 1 hrs drive),
DAY 07 :
After breakfast commence for a local excursion to witness the wildlife as you will start climbing the second summit of the Western Ghats. Once done, take an overnight stay at the camp.
DAY 08 :
Those who want a long and tough walk, will start the trek towards Nagamalai coffee plantation with a very steep descent through the lemon grass with great views across the valley to Kolukumalai tea plantation (known as the world's highest tea region).
DAY 09 :
The harmonious sound of birds will awaken you in the early morning to visit the happening places.
DAY 10 :
After breakfast drive to Madurai, on arrival check in to the hotel and for rest of the time visit places like:
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 11 :
After breakfast drive to Thanjavur en route visit Trichi (Tiruchirapalli)
On arrival at Thanjavur, check in to the hotel, and for rest of the day have some recreational time and an overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 12 :
Early in the morning proceed for a sightseeing of Thanjavur, which was the royal city of the Cholas, Nayaks and the Mahrattas. Visit the below sightseeing points as well:
En route visit Kumbakonam, on arrival at Pondicherry check in to the hotel and rest of the time have some leisure activity in beach side. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 13 :
Morning visit Pondicherry,
And later drive to Mahabalipuram, on arrival check in to the hotel, rest of the time free to explore the beach side. Once done, have an overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 14 :
Breakfast at hotel, later full day sightseeing of
Rest of the time visit local market. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 15 :
Full day leisure time for relaxation, later in time departure and transfer to Chennai International Airport to take the flight back home. End the services.
|Cochin||Gokulam Park Inn||Taj Malabar|
|Alleppey||Ac House Boat||Deluxe House Boat|
|Trekking||Mountain Tent||Mountain Tent|
|Madurai||Hotel Germanus||Taj Garden Retreat|
|Thanjavur||Oriental Tower||Hotel Sangam|
|Pondicherry||Annamalai International||Le Duplex|
|Mahabalipuram||Ideal Beach Resort||Taj Fisherman's Cove|
Small supplements apply for travel between 15th December'2010 and 15th January'2011.