Travel the path less taken in your Off the Beaten Track tour of Kerala. Stay in the comfort of resort set in the Sholayar forest and marvel the view at majestic Athirapally falls, explore the thrill and excitement of short treks through the windy cliffs and grasslands at Vagamon, witness the pure and simple life on backwaters unfold in front of you during your stay at Kumarakom. Enjoy a lazy cruise at Kochi harbor as you witness the modern blend in to the history of Kochi.
Arrive at Cochin airport for a warm welcome by our representative
After check in have a visit to Athirampilly falls
Overnight stay at Hotel
Day is free at leisure
Guided trek through the Sholayar Wildlife sanctuary is a good opportunity to witness nature at her best. The experienced native guides share their knowledge of the rainforest with you, helping you understand the world around you better. One may even find a rich diversity of animal life including mammals, amphibians, birds, reptiles, butterflies etc. The guides are experts at picking up the trails of these animals so that you get an up-and –close experience.
Overnight stay at Athirampilly
After breakfast at your resort, check out and proceed to Vagamon. The drive to the hill town is scenic with winding roads, fresh mountain air, the sound of gurgling streams and chirping birds.
On the way visit the famous natural scenic place of Elaveezha Poonchira, nestling in the lap of three hillocks - Mankunnu, Kudayathoormala and Thonipara. Elaveezha Poonchira means valley where leaves don’t fall and is named so because the place has no trees. This is also one of the best places in Kerala to witness both the sunrise and sunset. It is ideal place for trekking. Elaveezha Poonchira is one of the highlight of your Vagamon trip.
After that proceed to Vagamon and check-in to our private resort, which is fully surrounded by tea gardens.
Enjoy the night stay at Vagamon.
Morning after breakfast from the resort, we embark on sightseeing in Vagamon. Visit to Kurisumala Hill, also known as the ‘Mountain of the Holy Cross’,Vagamon Falls, Suicide Point, Meadows and Pine Forest
Come back to the resort and enjoy the evening leisure
Overnight stay at Vagamon
Check-out from the hotel after Breakfast
Drive to fishing village of Kumarakom on the banks for Vembanad Lake. Check in to your home stay and enjoy the sights of village life while enjoying a bicycle ride through the village. Interact with the host family and try your hands at cooking the Christian delicacies of Central Kerala.
Dinner and overnight stay at Kumarakom.
After breakfast with the host family, proceed towards Cochin over the Thannermukkam bund.
Arrive at Cochin, check in your hotel.
Afternoon, we take a stroll through the busy markets at MG Road selling spices, condiments and fresh vegetables proceeding to the Marine drive area to board your exclusive motor boat cruise through the Cochin harbor area. Enjoy the sight of sunset on the Arabian Sea. Disembark from the boat at Fort Cochin Jetty for a stroll through the Princess street followed by dinner at a local restaurant.
Transfer back to hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast at your hotel, our representative will escort you to Cochin airport to board your onward flight.