Kodaikanal 'in Tamil literally translates as' the gift of the forest.' This place is indeed a gift of nature, true to its name, nestled in the hills of the district of Dindigul in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Nestled between the Parappar and Gundar Valleys, Kodaikanal's beautiful hill station is situated at an approximate height of 6,998 feet on the plateau of the upper Palani hills. Do not have second thoughts when you are planning to visit Kodaikanal with your family; go ahead and book your tickets immediately. This is surely a holiday for a lifetime that you will cherish. This is a very popular holiday destination, and not just for families, but also for couples. Get together and calm your mind and senses with nature. You're going to feel the stress leaving your body! Kodaikanal is known for its numerous waterfalls, lakes, and gardens, with diverse terrain and rich fauna and flora. The Kurunji flowers are definitely worth mentioning because Kodaikanal is famous. Tourists find it very difficult to witness the flowering of these flowers since they only bloom once every 12 years. Kodaikanal, however, more than compensates for being unable to show you the beautiful flowers; it offers visitors plenty of other activities and a plethora of places in which they can create memories for a lifetime.
Thekkady is a true wildlife and nature lover's paradise and is one of the best tourist attractions to visit in Kerala,' God's Own Country.' This heavenly tourist destination attracts numerous tourists from all over the world with its cool climate, panoramic views, and undulated forests covered in lush greenery, serene atmosphere, and exotic wildlife sanctuary, making it one of the most popular holiday destinations in the southern state of Kerala. Thekkady's bounty has much more to offer visitors, from the scenic setting of swaying palm trees, vibrant culture, and sunset viewing to picturesque hill stations, tea gardens, and rich biodiversity. Add a dash of luxury to this by staying in one of the several luxuries and affordable resorts and hotels here that guarantee its guests who come from far away to enjoy a memorable holiday in the laps of nature the best of hospitality.
In the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, bamboo rafting and boating in the Periyar Lake, aromatic spice plantations along with scented tea, coffee and cardamom gardens, chains of lush green hills, tranquil waterfalls, quaint little hamlets, and soft contoured hill slopes, Thekkady immediately brings to mind a pack of majestic elephants and fearful tigers walking along the pristine rivers. In a short span of time, make sure you explore these spectacular places to relax and rejuvenate. So, get ready to discover the great places to visit in Thekkady.
The highlight of this beautiful place is Periyar National park. While boating on Periyar Lake, you can witness a herd of elephants and other big mammals like bison and deer in their natural habitat. Murikaddy has located 5 km from Thekaddy and is famous for its coffee and spice plantations. With its spectacular waterfalls and cascades, you can also visit Cellar Kovil. Thekkady is well connected by road to the neighboring cities of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Thekkady was unhappy. In the Periyar forests, tribal communities such as 'mannans', 'Aurealis', and many others live. Many of them are trained guides and wildlife sanctuary guards because they know that the forests are alert to every movement within the forest. Also known for its spices is Thekkady. The spice plantations in Thekkady are worth a visit, as you are seduced by the aroma of famous Indian spices distributed in and around the plantation, touching your highest senses.
Boating at Periyar Lake A brilliant example of an engineering masterpiece is the artificial Periyar Lake. It is the only means of transport within the sanctuary, making it the easiest and most economical way to get an overall feeling of the sanctuary. During this 2-hour boat ride around the lake, you can spot elephants, deer, bison, and many other animals as it is the major water source for those living in the Periyar wilderness.
Gavi Jungle Jeep Safari A Jeep Safari is a thrilling and exciting experience in the wild lands of Gavi. It is 36 km from Periyar and is one of India's leading centers of eco-tourism. Gavi is so popular with lovers of wildlife and lovers of adventure. This program includes a Jeep safari to Gavi, trekking, and pedal boating to the nearby Gavi waterfalls through the jungle.
Alleppey Sightseeing Places
Just a few of the places belonging to this beautiful state are Cochin, Munnar, Wayanad, Vagamon, Palakkad. But none other than the places to visit in Alleppey will be the name that is highly recognized and likely the most beautiful. Alleppey Tourism,' Venice of the East,' offers sights of lush green villages, calm backwaters, and cinematic beauty.
Alleppey Backwater: The backwaters are the most beautiful among all the locations to visit in Alleppey. It seems the setting came straight out of a fairy tale. Alleppey backwaters come with a similar charm, like the chapters talking about babbling brooks and the paradise-like beauty surrounding them. Most travelers prefer to stay and wake up to the golden sunrise over the river around the backwaters.
Lake Vembanad : For tourists coming to Alleppey or exploring Kerala in general, Vembanad Lake offers luxury cruises. This lake is the station where there are a number of luxury Alleppey houseboats and is one of Alleppey's best places to visit. By getting Alleppey houseboat packages for a night or two, a charming way to experience the beauty of this lake is.
Beach Alleppey: One of the city's most scenic and tranquil destinations is Alleppey Beach. It is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Alleppey, despite being a commercial beach. All the time, the beach is buzzing with tourists. A number of adventure sports are offered by Kerala Tourism, such as paragliding and jet skiing. At the Indian Coffee House, you can also spend your time and indulge in some excellent non-veg and South Indian food.
Lake Kayamkulam: Kayamkulam Lake, popular among tourists, offers a number of adventure sports activities. The lake is well kept and a portion of it is turned into a lagoon. Kayaking, Yachting, and Broadwalk are offered by the tourism administration of Alleppey. This lake is also where Kerala Tourism organizes the annual Nehru Trophy Boat Race. A number of tourists are drawn to this festival on an annual basis.
Temple of Sree Nagaraja: Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple is one of South India's most popular temples. This temple is devoted to the gods of the revered serpents. A prime example of art and craftsmanship is this temple. 30,000 images of snakes adorn the complex. In Alleppey, this temple is counted among the holiest places to visit. Mannarasala Temple attracts a number of fertility-seeking women. The turmeric paste that claims to be numb is one of the most unique aspects of this temple.
Kumarakom is a paradise for visitors who want to enjoy the spectacular greenery and the region's sublime scenic sights. This trip is not part of the current prices for the Alleppey Houseboat. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is popular every year for the spectacular sights of the migratory birds that come here. The mangrove forests offer awe-inspiring views of the region's natural beauty.
Morning pickup from Kodai Road Railway Junction.
Then proceed towards Thekkady.
On the way to visit Penniquick Memorial Hall.
After fresh up and experiencing an excellent boating in Thekkady Lake.
Then Proceed to visit Thekkady sightseeing such as Elephant Ride, Spice Garden , etc..,
At evening, we can see Kerala cultural art forms such as kathakali and Kalari.
Overnight stay @ Hotel – Thekkady.
After Breakfast and then check out from the Hotel.
Proceeding towards Alleppey.
Then check in to Day cruise house boat around 12.00 o’ clock.
It is 6 hours group tours in country boat. Welcome drink on Arrival. We can see the flourishing paddy fields, coconut lagoons & isolated islands, village schools, hospitals & different type’s birds, cultivation.
Lunch with 2 Non veg. (kerala Special Fish fry) We can also enjoy the lifestyles of the villagers while walking through the paddy fields & visit Riverside temples, Toddy shop, chavara church.
Evening around 4.00 o’clock you take small Tea or Coffee & snacks items for Day cruise House Boat.
Overnight stay @ Alleppey Boat House.
After fresh up & Breakfast.
Check out Alleppey Boat House.
Then proceed to visit Alleppey sightseeing such as Alleppey beach, Alleppey Lighthouse, Lighthouse Museum and Revi Karunakaran Memorial Museum.
Then starting our Journey towards Kodai Road with sweet Memories of Kerala.
Finally drop at Kodai Road Railway Junction.
What 's Included
We can provide stay for ( 2*, 3* )
2.Double sharing Rooms
5.Royal Suite Rooms
( as per requirement )
From Trip start to till end the Tour Guide will be take care
Local Speaking Guide - ( English,Tamil,Hindi,Telugu & Malayalam ) *