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Overview

About the Activity:

  • Get a chance to explore the beauty of nature with this exciting trekking trip from Kodaikanal to Kumbalkarai.
  • Start your journey after getting picked up from Chennai at about 5 PM on Friday and head out for your trip.
  • Feel the thrill as you take this exciting overnight bus ride and reach your destination the next day.
  • Start your trek after enjoying a delicious breakfast and freshening up.
  • Marvel at the sight of the amazing beauty of the region with the hills and valleys. 
  • Visit some of the famous sights like Dolphin's Nose, Cardamom farms, Coffee plantations and Lemon farms.
  • Trek through the scenic views of the tall eucalyptus trees throughout your way.
  • Witness the surrounding with the distant hills as you trek through the zigzag path of the jungle.
  • Reach the waterfall where you will e camping for the night.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Drive to Kodaikanal

    You would be starting the trip by getting picked up from Chennai on Friday.

    Because this would be an overnight journey to reach Kodaikanal and then onto Vattkanal, it is advised that you take some light dinner beforehand.

  • Day 2 - Kumbakarai Trek

    After arriving in Kodaikanal, you will be going for a short sightseeing tour here,

    Visit the Kodaikanal Lake, Kurinji Andavar Temple, Coaker’s walk and some other beautiful places of the hill station, before taking a bus transfer to Vattakanal post having your breakfast.

    The place is mostly famous for the viewpoint called the Dolphin Nose, which is also the starting point of the trek.

    You will be passing through aromatic forests of the Eucalyptus trees on a zig-zag trail until you finally arrive at the village of Vellagavi.

    A right from the temple here will take you on a stretch of farms of Cardamom, coffee and lemons.

    Following a stream here and through the lemon farms will bring you to the Waterfall, which will also be the camping destination for the night.

    Overnight at camps with Campfire and light music.

  • Day 3 - Trek Back | Departure

    After the trek, you will be trekking through the forest to reach the check-post. From here you will board the bus and bring the experience to an end.

Stay

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  • Accommodation in tents on double or triple sharing basis.

Meal

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  • 2 Breakfast
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  • 1 Lunch
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  • 1 Dinner

Activity

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  • Trekking
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  • Camping

Other Inclusions

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  • Forest permit
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  • Snack
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  • Bonfire

Transport

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  • Transportation to and from Chennai in a shared vehicle

Things To Carry

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  • Sturdy and waterproof backpack (It will be advised that you pack light)
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  • Water bottles (at least 2 liters of water)
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  • Fresh clothes for 3 days
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  • Extra set of clothes
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  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
  • 7
  • Cap/hat
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  • Toiletries (Shampoo, towel, toothpaste, tissue paper, etc.)
  • 7
  • Juice packs, Glucon-D etc.
  • 7
  • Raincoat or a Poncho
  • 7
  • Personal medication (if any)
  • 7
  • Allergy medication (if any)
  • 7
  • Mosquito repellent cream
  • 7
  • A torch with new batteries (in case of emergency)
  • 7
  • You can carry energy food (Chocolate bars, flavored milk, Electrolyte drinks etc.)
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  • Camera (Optional)

Advisory

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  • Avoid uncomfortable clothing during the activities (like sarees, etc.)
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  • Carrying jewelry or other valuables is not advisable
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  • No smoking or consumption of alcohol before or during the activity
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  • Kindly dispose of plastics in an appropriate manner
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  • Avoid littering in the area as you will be trekking through an ecozone of pristine nature.
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  • Campfire is strictly subject to the weather conditions.
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  • Any personal expenses or items of personal nature, and anything not specifically mentioned in the inclusions will not be a part of the package cost.

Tour Type

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  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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