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Accommodation – Spice Village
The timeless wilderness of Periyar awaits you .A boat ride safari n the serene river calms you and if you are lucky you could encounter some elephants lazing too.After a date with serendipity ,put up your hiking shoes because you will hike through the dense park, undulatingterrains and can also sight Gaurs, sloth bears, elephants.
And if you are up for some more thrills then go for the Bamboo rafting. An exciting ride on a bamboo raft through some of the dense forests of Periyar Tiger Reserve. While rafting, keep your eyes and ears open to take in some of the beautiful visuals and captivating sounds. End your day with the captivating Kalaripayattu martial art show
Stay at Kumarakom Lake Resort, the most picturesque luxurious resort on the serene banks of Lake Vembenad.The pristine backwaters are the right canvas for a tranquil experience. A boat cruise to witness a mesmerizing sunset on the emerald waters or to have fun on the bouncing banana boat rides. Get seeped in the essence of “ Gods Own Country” and learn pottery or weaving by the locals.
A dinner at The Ettukettu is a luxury which shouldn’t be missed. A princely eight-sided mansion,the Ettukettu bespeaks of the grandeur of yesteryear Kerala’s regal architecture and of course the authentic Kerala cuisine with fragrant spices are a foodie’s delight .
Nature walking and leisure strolls along the lakeside while enjoying the mesmerizing backwater landscape or bicycling through the quaint ethnic villages is a perfect treat for all. The lush green plantations. the emerald waters can best be enjoyed in a houseboat day cruise and a fresh sea food sumptuous lunch.
The multi-faceted Sri Lanka has a charm that suits everyone and if you are one of those who go gaga about the beaches, here’s the time you make the run on the sand and make a splash in the foamy water. And for that matter, you will be driven to Bentota, a premier resort town just 2 hours from Colombo offering unlimited fun surfing the waves. Windsurfing, Mono Skiing, Wake Boarding, Diving, Whale Watching! Choose your pick.
Later, move to the historic city of Galle, the one that resonates its heritage through striking colonial buildings of the bygone Dutch, ancient mosques, grand hotels and boutique cafes. Adding a bit of purpose for the beach lover here also is Hikkaduwa, a beach town slightly adjacent to Galle, offering endless beach fun and excursions in the country side exploring local turtle hatcheries to sprawling Handunugoda tea estates in Ahangama.
At dusk, unwind back again at the beach of Galle and savor the breathtaking sunset while you stroll on the wet brown sand.
And that’s all from the wonderful culture and beach tour of India and Sri Lanka. You will be transferred to the Colombo airport for your peaceful journey back home.