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May 25, 2018
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May 28, 2018


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**One night at Nelliyampathy**: Highlights of this trip are Off-road jeep drive, Jungle stay in a coffee estate, Night safari, Fireflies show, Orange Farm & Coffee Estate walk, Varatta hill climbing and few other mesmerizing sight seeing such as Pothundi Dam, you can see below. Ramassery Idli is complimentary.
Complete plan with photos are available in link below.
Earlier trip photos:
Itinerary is given below.
Duration: Friday 21:00 AM to Monday 06:00 AM (1 Night Stay, 2 Days, 2 Overnight journey)
Category & suitable for : Offbeat, Anyone
Tour Start Location: Chennai / Bangalore
Destinations covered: Nelliyampathy
Price: Rs.8300 from Chennai / Bangalore
- Chennai - Nelliyampathy - Chennai AC Transport - Universal Travels Scania AC Multi Axle Semi Sleeper(2+2) and Orange Tours & Travels Scania AC Multi Axle Semi Sleeper(2+2) are considered which are subject to availability and cost change.
- Bangalore - Nelliyampathy - Bangalore Travel is through KSRTC Airavat Club Class AC (subject to availability & cost change)
- Local transport is in a Tempo Traveller or Mini bus.
- Freshen up at Palakkad
- Breakfast, lunches, dinner with coffee & tea, plus complimentary special Ramassery Idli (subject to availability)
- Entrance Fees in Pothundi Dam near Nelliyampathy:
- 34 KM jeep safari inside forest up & down
- Climbing Varatta mala peak
- 2 persons sharing jungle lodge stay
- Anything not in Inclusion
- Additional Cost In Pothundi Dam (Down Valley of Nelliyampathy), Around Rs. 50/- Per Camera
- Additional Cost In Nelliyampathy: Orange Farm: Around Rs. 20/- Per Person
- Varatta Mala drop in a jeep (If it is sharing basis, it may cost around Rs.200 to Rs.300 Per Person depending on the size of group.
- Camp fire, barbecue available at extra cost.
Note: Our tours are Women friendly. Itinerary is subject to change. Comfort & Safety will be our focus.
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Friday night: Travel overnight by train or private AC Bus to Coimbatore or Palakkad.
Saturday morning:
- On arrival at Coimbatore / Palakkad, you will be given a hotel to freshen up and to have a nice breakfast. Post that we will travel to Nelliyampathy hills. Enroute we will visit the beautiful Pothundi Dam.
- On the Nelliyampathy hills, we will visit the popular Seethargundu Viewpoint, POABS Estate shopping,
- After lunch, you will take refreshing off-road jeep drive to the jungle lodge inside the large privately owned coffee plantation estate and the orange farm.
- After relaxing with a nice coffee / tea and snacks, you will do walk around Coffee Plantation walk and orange farm walk.
- After 8 PM, you can see millions of fireflies all around (if you are lucky) as season is mid april to mid may. This could be a lifetime experience.
- Post dinner, you will be given the night jungle safari. It is a safe and a different kind of experience.
- Overnight sleep at the lodge inside coffee estate.
Sunday Morning
- After a coffee, you will visit Varatta mala bottom of the hill in a jeep drive and climb up the hill. This is a refreshing climb and everyone enjoys.
- After Break-fast & checkout, another nice drive back to Nelliyampathy town.
- After lunch, we can visit Kesavan Para, another view point from where, Pothundi Dam can be seen.
- Drive down to Palakkad / Coimbatore, buy the tasty Nendhiram Chips & Halwa from Palakkad shop to board the Bus to reach destination with file memories
About us: KeyTerns is a thematic travel designer and an organizer in Offbeat, Heritage, Cultural and Spiritual segments. We do Scheduled Travel for mixed groups and Customised Packages for ‘Near & Dear’ (friends & families) and Corporates.
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