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WESTERN GHATS EXPLORER- ITINERARY CAN BE CUSTOMIZED FROM 3 DAYS TO 21 DAYS DEPENDS ON NUMBER OF DAYS IN HAND

Join for an exiting journey to the tropical forests of Western Ghats of India to discover an intoxicating mix of wildlife, culture, tribal life and astounding beach in its foothills, involves Jeep Safaris, Boat Safaris, Jungle Resort Accommodation, nature walks, bird watching, bonfire, listening to the wild etc.Expert designed South India tailor make trips to the wildlife reserves of Western Ghats, visiting Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, High altitude rainforest parks, Muthumalai Tiger Reserve, Bandipur National Park, Nagarhole National Park and Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary. Premium and budget packages are available.The itinerary can be customized on your port of arrival and departure. The tour starts from Cochin and ends in Cochin as per usual tour plan. It can be from Bangalore to Cochin or any other city preferred.

HIGHLIGHTS - WILDLIFE, VILLAGE LIFE , BACKWATER, BEACH , MOUNTAINS, RITUALS AND FESTIVALS, ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES, SPICE & TEA PLANTATION

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ACTIVITIES

It is an intoxicating mix of wildlife, nature, culture and people. One can choose programme on their interest or go for a mixture of all. The Activities consists of Trekking ,Wildlife watch. Bird watching House boat cruise Jeep Safai Boat Safari Bamboo rafting Jungle camp Village visit Archeological site visit Festivals and rituals Train journey Local cuisine. The tour is designed to get an insight into the Man and Environment relationship of the region. It is an amid mixture of wildlife and culture successfully experiencing from time immemorial

ACCOMMODATIONS DURING THE TRIP

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Plantation Bungalows and House Boat (BUDEGT /ECONOMY/PACKAGE AVAILABLE)

Houseboat with A/C room , Comfortable Jungle camps, Luxurious Jungle resorts, Farm stays, Plantation bungalows , Home stays, Beach resorts, Heritage resorts etc depending on number of days.The private bungalows of colonial period are maintained and running very well by many tea and spice planters. Likewise traditional houses, mudhouse, tree house etc are also available. The jungle camps located inside wildlife zone give excellent opportunity to experience tropical forests and its wildlife.

TOUR PLAN IN GENERAL

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Arrival at Cochin:

Cochin- known as Queen of Arabian sea is a port city well connected by international flights. A natural harbour in the west coast , harboring different cultures throuh ages , holding many colonial monuments. A day to relax and explore this mideval city.

House boat voyage across vembanad lake

Vembanad lake, separated from Arabian sea by Alleppy land barrier is the biggest lake in Kerala and an integral part of our cultural and biological diversity. Explore and enjoy these backwaters in a private house boat with a/c bed room, kitchen, and expert crew.

ANAMALAI BIOSPHERE

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Munnar is the highest town in Kerala perched on the roof of Western ghats. vast expanse of tea garden, ridges of high mountains (Anamudi- highest peak in South India), rare and biologically rich high altitude rain forest and cool climate offers a day to explore and enjoy Anamalais of Western Ghats. Savannah type forest and Mesolithic sites : From Munnar the traverse takes a north turn to climb up and down to reach the eastern plains in Palakkad Gap. Chinnar wildlife sanctuary enroute ,offers excellent dry forest experience with wildlife, sandalwood forest and prehistoric monuments.

NILGIRI BIOSPHERE

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Nilgiri is a biosphere with largest stretch of forest in Western Ghats. Ootty is the headquarters of Nilgiri , but extended to Kerala and Karnataka states. Ooty was the summer capital of Madrass residency during Britsh rule. Most of the biodiversity study in India took place in this region. The Nilgiri biosphere constitute the largest abode of Asiatic elephants in the world and harbours 200 Tigers.

MYSORE PLATEAU- PALACES AND BIRDS LAGOONS

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Mysore - city of palace , temples, birds lagoons and historical monuments. Mysore and its adjourned areas around kaveri River basin is the biggest Pelicanery in the world. The Ranganathittu Birds Sanctuary, Kokkerebellur Pelicanary, etc harbours more than 260 species of birds including painted storks, raptors, land birds etc. The plateau is an ideal spot in south India to spot vultures.

MALABAR COAST- BEACH, RITUAL DANCES AND FASTIVALS

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Malabar coast, where the Ghats meet Arabian sea: The traverse turn to the west towards Arabian sea coast descending through the rainforests of Wayanad Ghats. Thalassery is the land of beach, Theyyam ritual dance, martial arts and colonial monuments. The trip ends up in Cochin after a journey through the west coast visiting historical French city of Mahe, Calicut etc. Those who wants more to explore the Ghats can go for 5 more days trip through Bhadra, Agumbe, Jog falls and Sirsi forest to Gokarna coast.

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