We will start at Munnar, the tea town situated at over 15oom. We will take the winding estate roads through the tea gardens Forest patches and through the Lockhart gap overlooking the spectacular Bison Valley deep down below. We will have a picnic lunch en-route and reach our destination at Suryanelli by dusk. We will spend the night in very comfortably furnished cottage tents at Surynelli after a sumptuous barbeque dinner by the camp fire.
At dawn we will continue our biking around the beautiful Anaerangal lake through the tea estates to Nedungadom. We will pass through thick forests, cardamom estates and spice gardens that has made these cardamom Hills world famous. In the evening Check into the magnificent Carmelia resort at Vandanmedu, set amidst a cardamom & tea estate.
Our destination today is the short morning ride to Periyar passing through forests, tea gardens and spice plantations. We will reach the forest eco lodge Bamboo Grove just lunchtime where we can either relax our legs or take off into the jungle. Periyar is one of the best wildlife reserves in India and has large herds of Asiatic elephants, Indian Bison as well as tigers. For the ornithologists it has over 330 species of birds including the majestic Great Hornbill. Tonight we see a little of the life of the tribal population and their lifestyles & have a celebratory dinner before we eat and collapse for a fine nights sleep