After breakfast, drive to Periyar/ Thekkady, known for its Tiger Reserve, an example of nature’s bounty, with great scenic charm, rich bio diversity and providing veritable visitor satisfaction. Sprawled over an area of 925 Sq .km., Periyar is one of the 27 tiger reserves in India.
Then visit the Spice Plantation with a naturalist- where you can see how spices like pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, vanilla, and nutmeg are grown.
Afterwards, stroll through the city’s colourful flower markets before heading through the Cardamom Mountains to Thekkady in the Periyar Game Reserve, where tropical birds, bison, sambar deer and elephants live. In the evening, we would like to invite you to a Kalaripayattu Martial Arts Show, where you will get to know a traditional Indian martial art that impresses with its elegance and physical dexterity and is almost reminiscent of a dance.
Evening visit Thekkady town for Tribal Art Performance “kalarippayattu” (in the auditorium at 1800-1900hrs) – a community based eco-tourism programs. Overnight at hotel.