Malabar Circuit

Coorg-Kabini-Wayana

7 Nights / 8 Days

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Tour Highlights

  • Omkareshwar Temple
  • Dubare Elephant Camp
  • Enjoy coracle ride
  • Muthanga Wild Life Sanctuary
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Family , Hill Station , Honeymoon , Luxury , Romantic , Wildlife

Departure : AHMEDABAD

Combine nature with culture, peace with passion and tranquility with opulence on a journey that will take you to Coorg – Kabini- Wayanad in Karnataka! Coorg is one of the most popular and pristine hillstations of Karnataka

Tour Highlights

  • Omkareshwar Temple
  • Dubare Elephant Camp
  • Enjoy coracle ride
  • Muthanga Wild Life Sanctuary

Day Wise Itinerary

DAY 1: Bangalore - Coorg - 6hrs 285kms)

Arrive at Banglore Airport/railway station, meet the assistance and proceed to Coorg. 

Coorg: Kodagu is an administrative district in Karnataka, India. Before 1956 it was an administratively separate Coorg State, at which point it was merged into an enlarged Mysore State. Coorg is known for its coffee and its people.On arrival at Coorg check into the hotel. Freshen up, take lunch(only if you reach hotel by 2 pm). Evening free for leisure or to enjoy the resort activities. Dinner &Overnight stay at Coorg. 

(Entry fees & activity cost to be paid directly wherever applicable )

Lunch & Dinner

DAY 2: Coorg

Today Morning After breakfast, free time for leisure activities. Later post Lunch  set out to visit

Omkareshwara Temple -The Omkareshwara Temple is an ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is situated in the town of Madikeri in Coorg, Karnataka. The specialty of the temple is that its construction reflects a mix of Gothic and Islamic styles. It is a popular religious destination of Coorg.

Abbey Falls -The falls was earlier called Jessi falls named after a British officer's wife. However, the place was a thick jungle area back then.Evening visit Raja’s seat, return to the hotel. Dinner &Overnight stay at Coorg. (The itinerary changes as per your time, schedule and the hotel which you stay in)

(Entry fees & activity cost to be paid directly wherever applicable )

Breakfast – Lunch- Dinner

DAY 3: Coorg

Today Morningafter breakfastvisit Dubare Elephant Camp. 

Dubare is known for its elephant camp, a forest camp on the banks of the river Kaveri in the district of Kodagu, Karnataka. It is an important base for the Karnataka Forest Department's elephants.(Activities like Elephant interaction, feeding, Quad biking are at additional cost at Dubare elephant camp) Afternoon return to the hotel, take lunch and later visit 

Golden Temple - One of the largest Tibetan settlements in South India, it is known for its monasteries, handicrafts, carpet factories, and an incense factory.Return to hotel.Dinner & Overnight stay at Coorg. (The itinerary changes as per your time, schedule and the hotel which you stay in)

(Entry fees & activity cost to be paid directly wherever applicable )

Breakfast -Lunch -Dinner 

DAY 4: Coorg - Kabini - (3hrs, 110 Kms)

Today Morningafter breakfast check out and  depart for Kabini. 

Kabini - Nestled in the southern fringes of the Nagarahole National Park, the Kabini is a perfect getaway for nature lovers. The breathtaking locale with the tranquil backwaters of the River Kabini presents an ideal setting for a long-awaited vacation.On arrival at Kabini, check into the hotel. Take lunch. Evening either take canter/jeep safari (at additional cost) or visit Kabini dam or spend evening at the beautiful resort.Dinner & Overnight stay at Kabini. 

(Entry fees &safari cost to be paid directly wherever applicable )

Breakfast – Lunch - Dinner

DAY 5: Kabini

Today morning take canter/jeep safari to Nagarhole National Park or Boat safari (additional cost). The Park has rich forest cover, small streams, hills, valleys and waterfalls and also has a healthy predator-prey ratio, with many tigers, Indian bison and elephants. This park was declared the thirty seventh Project Tiger tiger reserve in 1999. It is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Enjoy a coracle ride in Kabini River. It’s a traditional round shaped boat called a coracle. The design of the boat is unique to the rivers of Southern India (a must do experience)Lunch in the afternoon.Dinner & Overnight stay at Kabini.

Safari Information :

  1. The park is usually open from 6:45 AM - 8:45 AM in the morning and 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM in the evening. The timings for safari are 06:30 AM- 9.15 AM in the morning and 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM in the evening.
  2. There are 2 types of safari. Canter/Jeep safari & Boat Safari.
  3. Kabini safari cannot be booked online. One has to book offline at Dammanakatte Forest Department in Antharsanthe. 
  4. One need to go at 09.30 am to buy tickets for evening 3 pm safari and by 4 pm for next day morning safari. 
  5. Clients staying in any resort other than Kabini River Lodge (tourism resort) and Evolve back can only do canter/boat safari and to be booked by own after reaching Kabini. No jeep safaris are permitted to other resorts except the above two.
  6. cost for canter safari INR 1500* per person for Indian Nationals, INR 2000* per person for boat safari.(Safari rates are subject to change)

Breakfast -Lunch – Dinner

DAY 6: Kabini - Wayanad - (3hrs, 110 Kms)

TodayMorning after breakfast check out and depart for Wayanand.

Wayanad is an Indian district in the north-east of Kerala state with administrative headquarters at the municipality of Kalpetta and bordered by Karnataka to north and north-east, Tamil Nadu to south-east, Malappuram to south, Kozhikode to south-west and Kannur to north-west. Quite a large area is covered by forest and blessed with rich water resources. It’s a beautiful scenic and lush green place. 

Its mainly divided into five different areas with the sightseeing and hotels in each area. Kalpetta (main area), Sultan Bathery(big and famous area, where good shops, market, malls, super and hyper markets, daily necessity shops are located - lots of restaurants and cafes and good bakeries  in this area )Mananthavady, Lakkidi – where famous Vythri resorts are located and a gateway to Wayanand from Calicut. On arrival in Wayanand  visit

Banasura Sagar Dam :This is the largest earth dam in India and the second largest in Asia. The topography here is such that many islands will be formed in the upstream of the dam when the dam is full. These islands with the background of the Banasura hill will provide a hypnotizing sight to tourists.

Very beautiful surroundings and view points and Adventure activities like zip lining, zorbing, speed boat, coracle ride(at additional cost) can be done at Banasurasagar dam. (9 am to 5 pm) Later check into the hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay at Wayanand.

(The itinerary changes as per your time, schedule and the hotel which you stay in)

Breakfast – Lunch -Dinner

DAY 7: Wayanad

Today Morning afterbreakfast proceed for full day sightseeing covering either Meenmutty waterfalls andBanasurasagar dam (if not visited on earlier day) or Edakkal caves and Soochipara waterfalls. (any 2 set of sightseeings can be done because of distant locations)

Meenmuttywaterfalls :this waterfall is one of the topmost attractions in Wayanad. The three tired waterfall, at a height of 300m is the biggest waterfalls in Wayanad and the second largest in Kerala. The name ‘Meenmutty’ derived from the concept that the fishes are blocked here. ‘Meen’ means ‘fish’ and ‘Mutty’ means ‘blocked’ and thus ‘Meenmutty’.To reach this waterfall, you will have to go for a two kilometer trek through the moist deciduous forest. Though it seems to be difficult, you will forget all the tiresome of the journey, once you reach the waterfalls.Meenmutty waterfall is considered to be a dangerous spot. So, you should be more careful while playing with the water. The best time to visit Meenmutty is from October to May. Visiting during monsoon season is not recommended.

Edakkalcaves : Edakkal caves are famous for its pictorial paintings (cave paintings), which are considered to be of 6000 B C. To reach the caves, one has to trek through the Ambukutty Mala. It will take around 45 minutes to climb the hill and you will never get disappointed in your trip to these historic caves.Edakkal is the only known place in India with Stone Age carvings. You can see here carvings belonging to Neolithic and Mesolithic age. The human figures of these caves have raised hair and some have masks. They all have archeological significance and are interesting too. Along with these pictorial carvings, you can also watch Tamil and Brahmi Script in Edakkal caves.Edakkal is said to have some links with Indus Valley Civilization too. Around 400 signs were discovered recently, which had shown its relationship with the ancient civilization.

Soochiparawaterfalls :Soochipara waterfall is a three tiered waterfall at Vellarimala in Wayanad. This waterfall, surrounded by dense green forest, is also known as Sentinel Rock Waterfall. A 20 minute drive from Meppadi in Wayanad will take you to this splendid waterfall. The name Soochipara derived from the words ‘soochi’ and ‘para’ means ‘rock’ and ‘needle’. The name given is apt as you can see needle shaped rock here.

You have to walk around 2 km to reach the waterfall, where vehicles can’t move further. You have to pay a nominal fee for entrance and camera. From the entrance you need to descend down to reach the falls. The water here cascades down from a height of 100 to 200 ft and this waterfall is an ideal place for trekking and rock climbing. You can sight a pool beneath this falls and here you can go for swimming and bathing.Best time to visit Soochipara waterfall is during monsoon season as you can see the waterfall at its fullest. Evening at leisure to enjoy the resort and its activities. Dinner & Overnight stay at hotel. 

Breakfast -Lunch -Dinner

DAY 8: Wayanad - Calicut - (90 Kms, 3 Hrs)

Today Morning afterbreakfastcheck out and transfer to Calicut Airport. Enroutephotostop at Lakkidi view point.

Lakkidi View Point :Famous for its mesmerising scenery, Lakkidi View Point is known for its nine hairpin curves and offers a splendid view of the mountains in Wayanad. The whole trip of Lakkidi View Point promises an unforgettable charm of natural beauty that should add to their bucket list of attractions in Wayanad. 

Offering a bird’s eye view of the magnificent surroundings, this place leaves you in search of words to describe the panoramic vista that your eyes behold. It is also a famous picnic spot and often known as the ‘Gateway of Wayanad’. Lakkidi is also known for receiving the second highest rainfall in the world and its misty environment makes it an unforgettable tourist place in Wayanad.It is located at an elevation of 700 metres above sea level.One should visit Lakkidi View Point at the time of early morning or early evening to get the best views. It's the time to bid farewell. Transfer to Calicut Airport/Railway station for your return flight/Train with the wonderful memories of Coorg, Kabini. Wayanad.

Breakfast

Tour Inclusions

  • All Transfers & Sightseeing by Private Vehicle
  • Coorg Wilderness Resort Is Only Breakfast And Dinner Basis

Tour Exclusions

  • 5% GST Extra
  • Air / Train fare
  • Cost of lunch
  • Tips and Portages
  • Entry charges at the sightseeing places
  • Jeep Safari
  • Usage of Mini bar
  • Cost of any Personal Expenses.

Hotel

  • 3 Night(s) in Coorg at Coorg Cliffs Resort or similar
  • 2 Night(s) in Kabini at Waterwoods Lodge Kabini or similar
  • 2 Night(s) in Wayanad at Wayanad Coffee Trail Resort or similar

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Sightseeing

Coorg, India

  • Omkareshwar Temple
  • Abbey Falls
  • Cauvery Nisargdhama
  • Adventure Park Coorg
  • Madikeri Fort
  • Dubare Elephant Camp

Kabini, India

  • Nagarhole National Park
  • River Kabini
  • Kabini Dam

Wayanad, India

  • Lakkidi
  • Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Pookat Lake

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