Nature Trail in the South
- 7 days
- 1 person
The landscapes of Southern India have plentiful to offer in terms of their natural delights and historical marvels. This nature trail follows the best of South India, namely Bekal, Wayanad, and Coorg. The first region, Bekal, delights visitors with the architectural wonder of the Bekal Fort. Also, the mountains, backwaters, and beaches enlighten the awe of nature lovers. Heading to the next region, Wayanad, one can enjoy the view inside the caves and relax at the lakeside. Finally, one can visit Coorg and explore the heritage sites and temples in the region.
tour plans 7 days
Arrival: Mangaluru International Airport. Drive to Bekal (65 km / approx. 2 hours) Our representative will meet you at the airport -transfer to Bekal. Bekal is a small town on the western shore of Kerala. It is famous for its magnificent fort surrounded by a beach. Bekal has backwaters, hills, and water sports facilities. Check-in at Hotel Bekal Palace, Bekal. The rest of the day can be spent in leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Sightseeing in Bekal: Have breakfast at the hotel. Visit the Bekal Fort, a must-visit destination place for all travelers. Spend leisure time at the beach and enjoy the view of the Arabian sea. The fort also has an observatory tower, well-preserved tunnels, moats, a well, a temple, and a bastion. Relish the magnificent view of the Chandragiri River as it merges with the Sea. Later, visit Kappil Beach & Hosdurg Fort. The evening is free for leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Drive from Bekal – Wayanad (195 km / approx. 6 hours): Have breakfast, check out from the hotel, and proceed to Wayanad. One of the prettiest hill stations in Kerala –with a part of it situated on the Kerala and Tamil Nadu border. Go for a walk through the spice plantations, and also visit the pre-historic caves. Upon arrival, check in to the Petals Resort, Wayanad, and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at the resort.
Sightseeing in Wayanad: Have breakfast, and visit Lakkidi View Point. The gushing stream, the astounding peaks, and the greenery of the forest enchant travelers who go uphill. Also, visit Pookat lake –a source of freshwater that is surrounded by trees. Other activities for leisure include handicrafts, a children’s play area, an aquarium, and a spices emporium. Overnight stay at the resort.
Drive from Wayanad – Coorg (130 km / approx. 3.5 hours): Have breakfast, check out of the resort, and proceed towards Coorg -popular for its mesmerizing landscapes, adventure, and warmth of the locals. Upon arrival, check-in at the Porcupine Castle Resort, Coorg and spend the evening at leisure. Overnight stay at the resort.
Sightseeing in Coorg: Spend half the day touring Coorg. Visit Abbey Falls, Raja’s Seat, and Omkareshwara Temple –designed with a blend of Gothic and Islamic styles. Overnight stay at the resort.
Drive from Coorg – Mangalore (150 km / approx. 3.5 hours): Have breakfast, and check out of the resort. Proceed to Mangalore airport to board your flight back home.
Drivers allowances, toll taxes, and Govt. Service TaxMeal plan as mentionedSightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicle6-night accommodation in well-appointed rooms in the mentioned hotels or equivalent
Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides/drivers, and othersGuide service as per the itineraryCamera/video camera fees applicable at monumentsSpecial activities as per the itineraryEntrance fee at monuments as per the itineraryAir tickets and airport taxes