Chalakudy - Valparai- Malakkappara- Athirapally falls- 3 Days 2 Nights
Destination covered :- Chalakudy - Valparai- 40 Kms Jungle safari- Athirapally falls- Cochin airport
( The cost includes 3 Days AC transportation, fuel, Drivers batha + All accommodations with Bf + all food in House Boat + sightseeing prescribed in the itinerary )
Day 01 :- Chalakudy Valparai Hill station
Reception at Chalakudy Railway station / bus stand, (transfer to Ecogreen Cocoa county for Fresh up - optional), Move to Valparai Hill station
Valparai is one of the most beautiful Hill station of Tamil Nadu,bordering with Kerala. It is located 3,500 feet above sea level on the Anaimalai Hills range of the Western Ghats The livelihood of Valparai depends on plantation crops. Valparai has a number of tea and coffee estates. Most of the people living here work in these estates,Check in at Hotel/ Resort/ Homestay
Explore valparai town & Local visit
:- Valparai sightseeing- Green medows ( 80 Kms)
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing. Visit Talanaru view point, Valparai is a mid-elevation hill station with tea plantations are surrounded by evergreen forest. Green grass meadows are one of the best attractions in Valparai,
3 pm :- Move to Athirapally - en route 40 Kms Jungle safari & Wild life watch in rain forests of Sholayar ranges., Check in Hotel/ Resort
Valparai Sightseeing - Takanaru view point
It is a beautiful viewpoint with clouds etc,The region is also a rich elephant tract and is known to have many leopards.Wildlife watch & beautiful tourist spots are there .
Valparai Sightseeing - Balaji Temple
The Balaji is a Pancha Mukha Vinayakar Temple. Very clean Temple. Darshan time 6.30am to 12noon and 3pm to 7pm . In this climate we visit temple its give a good feel . t is in a scenic location. That is because Indian tourists in general, must also visit places of worship wherever they go. The temple was constructed by the estate owners [Birla group] and it is a typical "Birla" temple - spic and span, with the usual marble floors, walls and just about everything else that can be "marbled". The character that exudes from the ancient stone temples of Tamil Nadu is completely missing. Of course this Balaji temple never claimed to be ancient
Sholayar dam located enroute valparai to Athirapally falls is one of the longest dam in Valparai It is beautifully landscaped between the dam backwaters and the tea garden .. You have to see it and experience it.. cant write much
Malakkappara Tea & coffee estate
We are going to the forest area under Malakkappara is maintained by the Kerala Forest Department.it is TATA tea estate mainly, this area hosts some rare and endangered species of flora and fauna.. Malakkappara lies on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu states.this 40 Kms jungle safari is thrilling and amazing. There are several small waterfalls and natural spots where one would want to make a stoppage. This area is scenic and photographic and the virginity of the hill station, beckons the traveler into its fold. An encounter with the wildlife such as monkeys, wild elephants and leopards are a a natural phenomenon in the area., Back to Hotel
Elephants comes in group to drink and bath, it is an eye catching sight. So there are chance to see wilsd animals here., not guaranteed. it is scenic place too .The jungle safari is through the rainforests of Sholayar ranges of western ghats.
Poringalkuthu Hydel Tourism ( if get permission)
Dams or hydel reservoirs of Kerala proving to be a big draw for tourists, Poringalkuthu was opened for tourists. Boating facility was also provided. Now a days, it is has stopped for some official reasons. We hope it is going to be opened for the tourists soon. There were pedal boats as well as speed boats available. It offers an eye catching scenic area of the hydel reservoirs with rare varieties of birds- flora and fauna
Day 03 - Vazhachal water falls
Visit Vazhachal water falls, it is famous for its landscape . The distance between 2 falls are only 5 kms. Vazhachal is one of the main eco tourism areas of western ghats.
Tourists can walk around 1 kms through the bunks of the River, Lifegurds are there to take care of the tourists and they are mainly from forest protection force of tribal people Shops of many tribal products and Honey etc are available there.
Visit to Athirapally water falls, visit the top and bottom of the water falls.
Explore water fall at your leisure. falls in Rain forest of Western ghats (Kerala's highest falls in rain forest)
Thumboormuzhy Dam & River view garden with Children's park, View point,Natural bath, butterfly garden
The most beautiful garden with a Children's park, Riverside garden with facility of natural river bath. It is an eco fragile area with a lot of activities. It has basically a check dam,> This part of the river is most suitable for bath . It has a beautiful mountain view of eye catching.
Kerala's no-1 Butterfly garden is in Thumboormuzhy, it is a photo point for honeymooners, serials etc - Rest of the day is free
Butterfly park in Thumboormuzhy
Thumboormuzhy Butterfly Park is one of the important eco-tourism attractions in Athirapally Ecotourism. Thumboormuzhy Is getting more and more tourist attraction than Athirapally now a days. Tourists across the globe are visiting thumboormuzhy. it is natural habitat of various species of butterfly’s No matter, butterfly sighting is seasonal. The lifespan of some varieties of butterfly is only four days and in some other case it is up to 40 days More.
Hanging Bridge in Thumboormuzhy
No doubt, Hanging bridge is one of the main attraction of Thumboormuzhy destination. it is Built across Chalakudy river which hosts Athirapally and Vazhachal falls. if helps to get a panoramic view of eco fragile thumboormuzhy ecotourism spot.
A park with difference created by Mr Varkey veliyath. It a unique one in its kind. It is a must see destination , in ones life. How far a man can go with nature , flora and fauna.
Here we study the peaceful co existence of humans with the nature in its true ambiguity. It is wonderful place to visit . Drop @ Cochin airport/ Chalakudy Railway station
Transportation by Ac Indica ( Can be upgraded to higher category sedan with extra payments)