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NATURAL BOUNTY -
Cochin – Perunnad – Munnar – Chinnar – Parambikkulam – Pollachi - Cochin
 
DAY 1
  • Pickup from Cochin and proceed to Perunaad (Ranni) Me & Nature plantation bungalow
  • Walk through the plantation after lunch and spot birds and butterflies
  • After Tea leave for sightseeing on the Sabarimala Route
  • Dinner and Overnight stay
DAY 2
  • After breakfast leave for 2hr bird watching session within the plantation
  • Relax at the property – after lunch optional 2.5 hrs jeep ride into the forest area (charged extra)
  • Return for tea and Relax at the property – cooking session for the guests/nearby stream visit
  • Dinner and over night stay
DAY 3
  • Checkout after breakfast and proceed to Munnar stop en route for local restaurant for lunch
  • Reach Munnar homestay for Tea
  • Relax at the property
  • Dinner and Overnight stay
DAY 4
  • Checkout from Munnar Homestay and proceed to Pollachi via Chinnar wildlife sanctuary
  • Enroute, visit to Eravikulam National park home to highly endangered and endemic species Nilgiri Thar
  • Have lunch from local restaurant on the way
  • Reach the Parambikulam Tiger Reserve in the evening before the park closes
  • Dinner at 7.30pm and for overnight stay in tented accommodation
DAY 5
  • Leave for bird watching at 5.30am
  • Return for breakfast at the camp at 7.30
  • After breakfast visit the “Kannimara Teak” The largest teak in Asia and the Parambikulam Dam
  • Break for local lunch in side the reserve
  • Relax till tea time and then leave for bamboo rafting which would provide the opportunities for spotting wildlife and landscape photography
  • Return to the camp for dinner and proceed for a night safari
  • Return to the camp for overnight stay
DAY 6
  • After breakfast leave for Shenbaga Villasam Heritage Homestay
  • Arrive at the homestay for Welcome drink and check in
  • Relax until lunch
  • After lunch take a bullock cart ride into the local surroundings. This ride would take you through the local landscape providing the opportunity to visit a pottery unit, saree weaving facility and cultivated fields
  • Return to the home stay in time for tea
  • After the tea take a short relaxing walk through the property
  • Return to the property in the evening for the dinner and overnight stay
DAY 7
  • Wake up early for wetland bird watching and photography
  • Return for breakfast
  • Leave for Pollachi market one of the biggest in South India – this will provide ample opportunities for photography and witnessing local life
  • Return in time for lunch
  • Spent the rest of the day at leisure
  • Optional cookery sessions can be organized in the evening after tea
  • Dinner and overnight stay
DAY 8
  • Checkout after breakfast and drive back to Cochin (via Pollachi – Palghat)

Activities at the properties: Wildlife, Fishing, photography, trekking, birding and plantation visit, waterfalls and streams, butterflies, Country canoe, Stain glass painting, cooking sessions, beach visit