Gems of Nilgiri Tour

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Gems of Nilgiri Tour

Gems of Nilgiri Tour Package will start when you arrive at Kochi Airport. It covers the Destination: Kochi Palakkad Pollachi Ooty Coorgn Kasargod Valiaparamba Wayanad Calicuta. Gems of Nilgiri Tour takes you through the hidden gems of Northen Kerala and some of the best hill stations of south India.

Day 01 : Arrive Kochi / Palakkad (Approx. 154 Kms / 3 Hrs)

Day 02 : Palakkad

Day 03 : Palakkad / Pollachi (Approx. 55 Kms / 1 Hr)

Day 04 : Pollachi / Coonoor (Approx. 120 Kms / 2 Hrs)/ Ooty by Toy Train: 1630 1745 Hrs

Day 05 : Ooty

Day 06 : Ooty / Coorg (Madikeri) (Approx. 255 Kms / 5 Hrs)

Day 07 : Coorg

Day 08 : Coorg / Kasargod (Approx. 125 Kms / 2 Hrs)

Day 09 : Chitwan

Day 10 : Kasargod / Valiaparamba Backwaters

Day 11 : Backwaters / Sultan Canal / Wayanad (Approx. 140 Kms / 3 Hrs)

Day 12 : Wayanad

Day 13 : Wayanad / Calicut (Approx. 85 Kms / 2 Hrs)

Day 14 : Departure

TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES:
  • Accommodation in a double sharing room basis in the listed hotels (or) equivalent
  • Daily buffet breakfast in the listed hotels
  • Indian Traditional Welcome
  • Entrance ticket at monuments –
  • Transportation/Transfers by air-conditioned vehicle as per itinerary
  • Qualified English speaking guide during sightseeing tour.
  • All presently applicable tax
TOUR PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  • Meals other than those specifies in the itinerary
  • Camera fee & tips
  • Additional expense which may arise due to strikes and natural calamities etc… situation beyond control of Hi Tours
  • All other than those listed in above inclusions
Trip Highlights:
Palakkad(2 night):
Visit to Silent Valley National park& Rubber and cocoa Plantations
Visit to Rubber and cocoa Plantations; you may get a chance to learn and participate in cocoa processing in a nearby factory.
Pollachi(1 night):
Visit Aliyar Kunadlini Ashram the home of the Vethathiri Maharishi Kunadlini Yoga and Kayakalpa Research Foundation, founded by Shri Vethathiri Maharishi in 1985.
Visit Masani Amman Temple the sanctified shrine attracts large number of devotees.
Visit to The Pollachi Market The Jaggery Market in Pollachi is Asia biggest Jaggery Market.
Coonoor(1 night):
The Kallar Bridge over the River Bhawani, the Adderley Viaduct and the Burliar Bridge are examples of such composite bridges.
Ooty(2 night):
visiting; Botanical Gardens, Lambs Rock & Ooty Lake etc are covered in this trip.
Ooty Lake is a popular destination for picnicking, paddle boating and enjoying Ooty leisurely, the scenic beauty of the Nilgiris.
Coorg (Madikeri) (2 night):
The aroma of fresh cardamom, Black pepper and Coorg honey. The holy river Cauvery.
Visit Dubare elephant camp, enjoy in interactive activities like Elephant bathing and training followed by an elephant ride in the Jungle.
Kasargod(2 night): known as the land of Yekshgana and Theyyams.
The combination of two Sanskrit words kaasaara(which means lake or pond) and kroda (which means a place where treasure is kept). Another view is that it is the place where Kaasaraka trees (Strychnos nux vomica or Kaanjiram or Kaaraskara) are in abundance. Valiaparamba Backwaters(1 night): On Houseboat The Lotus, a two bedroom rice barge offering serene comfort and exquisite style and it offers the chance to feast senses on superb views, bird watching and the unhurried rhythms of village life.
Sultan Canal / Wayanad (2 night): Ride to the shrine of Lord Subramanyam, second son of Lord Shiva in Payyannur, a town famed all over India for its expertise in the sacred science of Astrology. Visit Edakkal caves known for its Neolithic caves, the new Stone Age pictorial writings on the walls of these natural caves at Edakkal are the evidence of the civilizations that existed in the regions in the pre-historic times.
Calicut(1 night): Evening witness Kalari Payattu Show at Kalari Centre, Kalaripayyatu is an ancient form of Martial arts and foremore of all martial arts.