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  • 01Tea Plantation Tour in Wayanad

    Tea Plantation Tour in Wayanad
    • h3 Hours
    • lWayanad
    • NNNNN33 ratings
    • Subair
      Supplier
      Subair

    Savour the beauty of Wayanad, a nature lover’s paradise that welcomes with green delights. Enjoy a tea plantation tour in this ambrosial place. 

    You can avail of this tour of three hours anytime between 9am and 5pm. A velvety carpet of fresh green tea leaves stretches out before you as you climb the hilly ranges of Kalpetta. The tea plants are planted at just enough distances to enable the harvesters to pluck the right leaves.

    A guide will take you through, giving you interesting insights on the plantation. If you wish, try your hand in helping the plantation workers in their daily chores. There is also the option of buying freshly dried tea leaves.

    Activity: Tea Plantation tour in wayanad 

  • 02Cycling Through ‘Land of Paddy Fields’, Wayanad

    Cycling Through ‘Land of Paddy Fields’, Wayanad
    • h3 Hours
    • lWayanad
    • NNNNN23 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 9802286

    One of the most pleasant and rustic settlements situated on the north-west of Kerala, Wayanad is also known as the ‘Land of Paddy Fields’. A cycling tour in this place enchants you with scenic views and pleasant trails.

    This guided activity starts with your arrival in Kalpetta. Arrive at the camp at around 10am, get your bikes and start cycling around the town to explore the many different landmarks around it. Within the 3 hours or around 15km of cycling, you will come across ancient temples, coffee plantations and several other important breakthrough points around the vicinity.

    Activity : cycling tour in Wayanad

  • 03Forts and Beaches Cycle Trail, Nileshwaram

    Forts and Beaches Cycle Trail, Nileshwaram
    • h5 Hours
    • lNileshwaram
    • NNNNN27 ratings
    • Kerela bicycle trips
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      Kerela bicycle trips

    Bekal in North Kerala has some of the best long stretches of unexplored beaches in the country. Also known as the land of forts, hills, and temples, Bekal upholds a unique beauty. Explore this land, popular for its imposing fortress right along a compelling beach line on a cycle. Also pedal away through little winding roads to nearby backwaters on this trail.

    You’ll start the guided activity around 8am from Nileshwaram. The trail will cover around 40km over 5 hours with multiple breaks along the way. Ride into Bekal (22km) around noon. Spend time around the fort. Soak in the shallow beach around and head for lunch to a local eatery. Return to Nileshwaram by car.

    Around 4pm, head out again on cycles. This time catch backwaters gliding through the landscape. Reach secluded pristine beaches. Absorb the silence around with only sounds of local fishermen for company. Round off the day by savoring the sunset at one of the beaches. Return around 5pm.

    Duration: Around 5 hours

  • 04Enjoy Kathakali in Munnar

    Enjoy Kathakali in Munnar

    Often known as the king of performing arts, Kathakali is a traditional Indian dance form that originates from the pristine lands of Kerala. Performed by highly skilled artists in a Koothambalam (art performance temple), witnessing the beauty of this art is a truly wonderful experience!

    Join this 1 hour cultural tour from 5pm in the evening and witness the vibrant and stunning performances by the skilled dancers. Attending this auspicious dance event, one can easily get to know more about the indigenous culture and authenticity of Kerala, the ‘God’s Own Country’.

    Be it the amount of skill or the level of perfect, the tales and stories related to the dance or the stunning make-up associated with this dance form, it is one of the must experience event in life. While each of the colours, expressions and the movements used in Kathakali depicts epic Indian tales, attending this delightful event in Munnar becomes an eventful affair of life.

     

  • 05Paragliding Training - Vagamon, Kerala

    Paragliding Training - Vagamon, Kerala
    • d4 Daysn3 Nights
    • lVagamon
    • NNNNN58 ratings
    • Vinil V
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      Vinil V

    Your training ground for a rapid course in paragliding with ASSTA (Adventure Sports and Sustainable Tourism Academy) is Vagamon, a verdant spot in green Kerala. Surrounded by grassy hill lands, crisp clear mountain air, the classroom for this course is situated at the Kolahalamedu Hills (4km). Over 4 days, you’ll be taking off from the second largest peak in South India, Amruthamedu. Your obstacles: a 10km long ridge with 3,000 ft from top to bottom. Under strict supervision of well-experienced instructors, at the end of course you would be able to fly independently.

    Similar to any skill-based training program, you’ll be attending theory and practical sessions on all days from 9am – 1pm and 2pm – 5:30pm, with regular breaks. This course features, active ground training including site assessment, introduction to equipment, and safety measures. Another module on ground handling will expose learners on understanding wind direction, paragliding prep checks, takeoff and landing sequence and techniques, maneuvering, and direction control.

    Also learn getting airborne, flight lessons, and theory classes on Meteorology, Principles of Flight, and Rules of Air.

    THE TRAINING

    Basic course structure:

        Ground Training
        1 Introductory talk - School instructor - risk warning health/medical conditions clothing/footwear.
        2 Site assessment
        3 Introduction to equipment
        4 Avoiding/minimizing injury

        Ground Handling
        5 Briefing - Checks - wind direction flare/stall
        6 Preparation - Checks - paragliding canopy harness helmet
        7 Inflation - Take-off - landing sequence practiced
        8 Directional control - initiating turns

        First Hops
        9 Getting airborne - take-off with good control of airspeed, canopy and landing

        Flight exercises
        10 Eventualities briefing - to deal with the unexpected
        11 Commands and communications briefing
        12 Responsibilities briefing - student becomes the pilot-in-command
        13 Flights (3) straight flights maintaining course and airspeed
        14 Flights (2) introducing turns

        Theory lessons
        15 Meteorology
        16 Principles of flight
        17 Rules of the air

    Duration: 4 days 

  • 06Banana Ride, Kochi

    Banana Ride, Kochi
    • h2 Hours
    • lKochi
    • NNNNN35 ratings
    • Deleesh
      Supplier
      Deleesh
    • 1,000

    Enjoy a merry banana boat ride at Kothad, an island surrounded by the river Periyar, which is the longest river of Kerala, and is 10 kms away from Kochi. The backwaters where the activity is conducted is composed of a meandering network of interconnected channels, lagoons and lakes.

    The boat ride would begin at 3:30 pm, with a brief introduction on safety aspects to be followed while you are in the water. You would be kitted out in buoyancy vests before proceeding for the joyride in the winding backwaters with tall coconut trees standing on both shores.

    Sit on inflatable boat similar to the shape of a banana. This boat will be connected to a speed boat which drives it through the waters and during the ride, the driver of the powered boat will attempt to toss the banana boat upside-down by making sharp turns. Photographs and videos of you riding the boat and then splashing in the water will be taken by staff supporting you on the trip.

     

  • 07Snorkeling Trip, Kochi

    Snorkeling Trip, Kochi
    • h2 Hours
    • lKochi
    • NNNNN36 ratings
    • Deleesh
      Supplier
      Deleesh
    • 1,350

    Abut the Activity:

    Unravel the hidden water kingdom with snorkeling at Thiruvankulam. A suburb of the port city Kochi, it has several lagoons and canals in its proximity as well as an abandoned quarry,which is filled with accumulated water, at Mamala nearby. This 8 acres wide and 120 feet quarry is where you will experience snorkeling for two hours. You can choose to go for this recreational activity any time between 10 am and 4:30 pm.

    Begin with an introduction to safety tips, after which you are trained in snorkeling. Once geared up, enjoy 20 minutes of snorkeling. With wide-ranging underwater visibility, you would be able to see plenty of colourful marine life like fish, sea urchins and corals. Photographs and videos of your underwater experience will be taken by staff supporting you on the trip.

  • 08Guided Pro Cycling Tour in Munnar

    Guided Pro Cycling Tour in Munnar

    About the Activity:

    Explore the hidden treasures of salubrious Munnar on this professional cycling trip of 7 hours and 10km. Your experience will be custom made according to the season and permission.

    You will be picked up from Munnar Town at around 9am, and be provided with the cycle. In the company of the guide, pedal your way through Seven Springs that lolls on cardamom plantation and deep woods. Embrace the sea of greenery and take in fresh aroma and sights. Get further invigorated with the cool mountain air of Devikulam Hills and if you wish, you can stop by Sita Devi Lake here that abounds in mineral water and picturesque settings.

    Also included in this activity is a cycle trip to Pothamedu, noted as a plantation hub in Munnar. Tea gardens, coffee plantations and endless expanses of ‘potha grass’ makes up for the charm of this place. Another fascinating place on the list is Pallivasal, the first Hydro-Electric Project in Kerala that is immersed in beauty.After your fill of scenic places, you will be dropped back to Munnar Town.

  • 09Rafting in Kannur, Kerala

    Rafting in Kannur, Kerala
    • h2 Hours
    • lKannur
    • NNNNN24 ratings
    • Shyju Sebastian
      Supplier
      Shyju Sebastian
    • 1,100

    Embark upon a daring adventure on Tejaswini River, full of rapids gushing through the thickets of the Western Ghats in Kannur. Riding in the rapids here is unique because of its breath-taking scenery and Kerala monsoons. On this two hour excursion, you’ll be rafting on the rapids of Upper Tejaswini and Lower Tejaswini. The former is a narrow river flowing between Kannur district and forests of Coorg with rapids ranging up to class – 2 and the latter one is wider with 3 major rapids ranging up to class-3.

    You can opt for this guided experience anytime between 8am and 4pm. Get picked up from Pulingome and set off on a 4km jeep drive. Choose from two rafting stretches. Get a thorough briefing on the route and necessary skills. Belt yourself to the boat. Equip yourself with the oars and start your battle against the natural opponent. Raft along the river to arrive at the bank. Relax. Have lunch in the wild and head back to your destination.

    Duration: 3 hours 

  • 10Chembra Trek and Soochipara Falls visit, Wayanad

    Chembra Trek and Soochipara Falls visit, Wayanad
    • d2 Daysn1 Night
    • lWayanad
    • NNNNN24 ratings
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 9802286

    About the destination: 

    Wayanad, a captivating slice of heaven nuzzled amidst the Western Ghats Mountain, is replete with forest trails, exotic wildlife and interesting legends. The best way to experience this is to go through its diverse terrain on a bike.

    Chembra Peak, Widely acclaimed as the highest peak in Wayanad is a popular trekking spot not only among the regular trekkers but also normal tourists. The peak lies amidst lush green hills and is often covered by mist. We offer trekking only till the Chembra lake as it is prohibited to trek to the peak by the Forest office because of the presence of wild animals in the area.

    The Soochipara Falls is situated in the Vellarimala region of Wayanad, Kerala. Cosseted by scenic and lush forests, its location at the centre point of a picturesque mountain makes it a paradise for the visitors. This 8 hours tour takes you to the base of this 300 feet cascade, where its misty outlook beholds all your senses!

    Meal types: 2 breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner. Breakfast and Lunch is veg. Non-veg is arranged only  for Dinner.

     

  • 11

    Crowned as 'God's Own Country' Kerala is just that. This is a land where you can bask in the delight of world famous emerald green backwaters, beckoning beaches, woody hills, rich wildlife, vibrant culture distinctive of the state, ayurvedic treatments, tea plantations and more.

    Get a true feel of the rich destination with an experience of any of the many backwaters. This includes Kollam, Alappuzha, Kuttanad and Kottayam-Kuttanad, Munroe Island, Kasargod, Thiruvallam, and Kozhikode. Be seated in the traditional water and surround yourself with beauty as you drift away.

    Get a whiff of the first European township in India at distinct Fort Kochi and feel the bliss of beaches at Varkala in Thiruvananthapuram. Other notable places include Bekal Fort at Kasargod, Marine Drive and Mattancherry Palace at Kochi, Athirappilly Waterfalls (known as The Niagara of India) in Thrissur and Edakkal Caves, Wayanad.


Attractions

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Chembra Peak

A trekking paradise, Chembra is the highest peak in the Wayanad Hill Range that will take your breath away. Encompassed by verdant greenery of the Western Ghats, Chembra Peak is one of those attractions in Wayanad that one just cannot ignore for its mesmerising views. 

It is where the clouds brush your cheeks and your eyes are greeted with solace of calm and quietness in the midst of nature.

It is known for offering an enchanting vista of the heart-shaped lake also known as the Cupid Lake. It also offers an unparalleled view of Banasura Sagar Dam surrounded by the majestic tea plantations located along the foothills of Chembra Peak.

Height: It is 2,100 metres (6,890 ft) above sea level

Location: Kalpetta, Wayanad

Best Time to visit: The best time to visit is between the months of September and March.

Entry fee: The entry charge for the peak is INR 50/USD 0.77

Timings: Chembra Peak is open to tourists during the day time.

Distance from Bus Station, Dam Road, Padinjarathara, Wayanad: It is about 40 kilometres away from the bus station in Wayanad.

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The Bamboo Factory

If you wish to know how bamboo constitutes an important factor in both the lifestyle and livelihood for the people in Wayanad, then a visit to The Bamboo Factory comes highly recommended. 

This educating and inspiring experience gives a sneak peek into the lives of the locals in Uravu. This place is a great stop to witness the wonder of sustainable tourism and explore the ancient traditions that are still preserved in Wayanad.

The Bamboo Factory stands for uplifting the lives of many rural craftsmen along with offering tourists a unique experience by getting to know how bamboo is converted into your favourite items. Tourists at Bamboo Factory also get a chance to talk to these talented craftsmen and know more from their experiences.

Location: 100 Acres Road Thrikkaipatta, Kerala

Best Time to visit: October to February is the best time to visit here.

Entry fee: The cost to visit here is approximately INR 500/ USD 7.7 per person

Timings: One can visit here between 10 am and 4 pm.

Distance from Bus Station, Dam Road, Padinjarathara, Wayanad: The distance between the two places is around kilometres.

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Pookode Lake

If you’re browsing for the most serene Wayanad tourist places, Pookode Lake should incite your curiosity. Surrounded by the evergreen beauty of Western Ghats and verdant forests, Pookode Lake is a gorgeous freshwater lake. 

One of the most interesting features of this lake is that it virtually appears to be in the shape of India’s physical map. Boasting of picturesque excellence and a mesmerising ambience, this freshwater lake is the initiating point of Panamaram stream in Kerala.

Pookode Lake offers many activities like boating and boasts of a freshwater aquarium, a children’s park and a shopping centre where tourists can empty their pockets on excellent spices and handicrafts. 

Another big attraction of Pookode Lake is the widespread presence of wild animals and birds who can be spotted around the lake.

Location: Pookode Lake, Kunnathidavaka, Kerala

Best Time to visit: August to May are the best months to visit here

Entry fee: INR 10/ USD 0.15 for one person

Timings: The opening hours are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Distance from Bus Station, Dam Road, Padinjarathara, Wayanad: Pookode Lake is located 27.3 kilometres from the Bus station in Wayanad

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Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is an esteemed natural habitat of many rare and endangered flora and fauna and a wonderful getaway for wildlife lovers. 

It is one of those rejuvenating retreats where people can appreciate sustainable tourism with a bit of adventure and recreation. The two most important areas in Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is Muthanga and Tholpetty.

Offering an excellent opportunity to see the elephant herds, deer, langurs and tigers roam freely in Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is an absolute delight. 

Tourists here can also indulge in bird watching or undertake trekking in the forest with advance booking. Being a vital part of Nilgiri Biosphere reserve, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is a biodiversity hotspot that one must add to their places to see in Wayanad.

Location: Bathery- Puthupally Road, Wayanad District, Sultan Bathery, Kerala 

Best Time to visit: The months from October to February are considered to be the best time to visit here.

Entry fee: INR 10/ USD 0.15 for Indians and INR 100/ USD 1.54 for foreigners

Timings: It is open from 7:00 am to 10:00 am and then from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Distance from Bus Station, Dam Road, Padinjarathara, Wayanad: It is approximately 60 kilometres away from the bus station in Wayanad.

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