Day 1 : On arrival at Railway station/Airport our representative will receive you and proceed to thekkady. Check in Hotel/Resort. Fresh up. Local Sight seeing. Boating at Periyar Tiger Reserve Nestled in the southern Western Ghats mountain ranges of peninsular India, Periyar Tiger Reserveis the oldest and largest Protected Areas of Kerala (777 sq. km.). Predominantly an evergreen biotype with great scenic beauty and rich assemblage of flora and fauna, Periyar epitomizes the opulent ecological and cultural diversity typical of tropical rain forests. Sabarimala the famous forest shrine of Lord Ayyappa, visited by around 5 million people annually, is situated on the western flank of the reserve. People oriented and park centered community based eco-tourism is the hallmark of Periyar Tiger Reserve.
After noon visit Ramakkalmedu. A mountain peak that can give you a bird’s eye view of western ghats and the plains of Tamilnadu below. There is a tale that the lord ‘Sree Rama’ the Hindu mythological God had set his foot on this rock hence the name Ramakkalmedu (Rama-Kal-Medu). Also you can see the Kerala’s biggest statue of ‘Kuravan & Kurathi’ the two historical characters of local community who’s names were given to the rocks between which the Idukki dam was built.
Evening ,time for shopping. Overnight stay at Thekkady.
Day 2 : After fresh up, check out hotel, start to visit Gavi by 5 am. This is one of the most popular programmes in Thekkady. The jeep safari to Gavi, picturesque land, is the major off-the-track destination ideal for a wilderness retreat replete with trekking, birding, canoeing and facilities for boarding. This biological garden, with hills and valleys, tropical forests, sprawling grass lands, sholas, cascading waterfalls and cardamom plantation, is home for many endangered species like lion tailed macaque; nilgiri tahrs etc. and they can be sighted also
8.00-5.00 AM- Registration. Trekking through forest under trained Guide after break fast.Return by 12.30,have south Indian Vegetarian lunch and thereafter boating in Gavi Lake(row boat),visit cardamom plantations and curing house,Sabarimala view point..Return after evening tea by 4.30-5.00 PM
Return to Cochin. End of tour .