Summary of Trip to Western Ghats

  • Duration: 14 Nights/ 15 Days
  • Major Attractions: Coorg, Nagarhole, Sultan's Battery, Vythiri, Tellicherry, Guruvayur, Cochin, Marari Beach
  • Destination Covered: Bangalore, Coorg, Nagarhole national park, Tellicherry, Marai Beach, Sultan

Highlights of Trip to Western Ghats

Trip to Western Ghats is a combination of many activities all together and a traveler can see them in a relaxed way. Western Ghats is a mountain range starting from Western Side of India from Gujarat till Southern Tip passing through Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamilnadu.

It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of 08 “hottest hotspots” of biological diversity. Western Ghats has more than 5000 flower plants, about 139 mammals, over 158 bird species and approximately amphibian species. This trip shows the Spice & coffee plantation of Western Ghats located in Karnataka and Kerala, a tiger reserve like Nagarhole National Park, beaches at Marai and Tellicherry and cultural destination like Cochin and Guruwayur. So in nutshell, it is an Indian Wildlife Travel as well as a Tiger Safari in India, a birding tour in India, a nature tour of India, culture tour and beach holida y.

Itinerary Details

  1. Day 01

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    Bangalore-Arrival

    Arrive at Bangalore international airport, you will be assisted by our representative and transferred to the hotel.

  2. Day 02

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    Bangalore-Coorg (Medikeri)

    Post breakfast, leave Bangalore to Coorg. Arrive in Coorg and check in to the resort. Coorg is situated between spice & coffee plantations. It is a perfect destination for adventurous activities like hiking etc. In the afternoon, visit Omkareshwara temple, the tomb of Raja and Abbey Falls in Medikeri town.

  3. Day 03

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    Coorg

    Today visit the tea & coffee plantations. Later, enjoy the boat ride over picturesque lake.

  4. Day 03

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    Coorg-Nagarhole national park

    After having breakfast, transfer to Nagarhole National Park or Rajiv Gandhi National Park. Arrive at Nagarhole, check in to the hotel. After lunch, take the wildlife safari in the Nagarhole National Park with our expert naturalist.

  5. Day 05

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    Nagarhole National Park

    After sipping a cup of tea or coffee, start a boat ride in the backwater of Kabini River to view the crocodiles, various birds and major animals like elephants etc. In the day you may take one elephant ride. In the late afternoon, take one more jeep safari.

  6. Day 06

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    Nagarhole-Sultan’s Battery

    In the morning, enjoy once again the coracle ride or jeep safari through the Nagarhole National Park. In time, drive to Sultan’s Battery. On arrival, check in to the Coffee Estate. In the afternoon walk in the hills and coffee estates. You will today stay at a tea bungalow.

  7. Day 07

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    Sultan’s Battery

    After having leisurely breakfast, trek towards famous Edekal Caves to experience the very old Rock Carving which was made before 2500 BC. Edekal caves are situated very close to Muthanga National park.

  8. Day 08

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    Sultan’s battery-Wayanad

    After breakfast, transfer to Vythiri. Arrive at Vythiri and check in to the nature resort. You also have option to stay in a tree house. The remaining day is free to experience the surrounding beautiful areas.

  9. Day 09

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    Wayanad

    The entire day will be utilized to explore the jungles near Wayanad/ Vythiri. Take the walks through the forests observing the rich wildlife and various birds.

  10. Day 10

    Tellicherry
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    Wayand–Tellicherry

    Today, transfer to Tellicherry sometime called as Thalassery. Arrive and check in. Post lunch, Thalassery Fort, the ancient Kerala martial art center (Kalaripayattu) and the scheduled beaches. You have option to take the Ayurvedic massages in the resort.

  11. Day 11

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    Today, drive to Thrissur en-route stop to visit the elephant yard camp in Guruvayur – an ideal place to observe the natural behavior of hundreds of elephants. Experience the spiritual atmosphere near Guruvayur temple. Finally arrive in Thrissur and check in to your hotel.

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    Trissur–Cochin

    Today, transfer to Kochi. Post lunch visit Fort Kochi which will include Dutch Palace. Visit St. Francis Cathedral. Take a tour of Chinese fishing Net. Visit the Jewish Synagogue. Enjoy the walking tour through the spice markets. Later, go to a theatre to witness the live performance of Kerala’s traditional Kathakali Dance.

  13. Day 13

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    Cochin–Marari

    In the morning, drive to Marari Beach. Arrive at Marai and check in to the beach resort. The remaining day is to enjoy the exotic Marai beaches. Enjoy the Ayurvedic treatments in the resort.

  14. Day 14

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    Marari

    The whole day is free for leisure. Stay in the beach resort.

  15. Day 15

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    Marari–Cochin-Departure

    Today, transfer to Cochin international airport to embark the flight back to the home country. The tour ends.

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