GOD’S OWN COUNTRY TREKKING & NATURY STUDY CUM TRAINING PROGRAMME – 2019


After successful completion of Ninth trekking expedition programmes in Munnar & Schenduruni  YHAI Kerala state branch gives another opportunity to explore the “God’s Own Country” (Muzries – Athriappally- Vazhachal – Peringalkuthu Heritage & Jungle Safari).


Program

Duration: 4N/5D(Fees Rs 6500/- +Rs 325)
Reporting Dates: 24/06/2019 , 25/06/2019 and 26/06/2019
Reporting Points: Vikas Centre, Kottappuram on the banks of the River Periyar,Trissur, Kerala
Program Includes: Food, Accommodations, Transportation form Base Camp, Forest Entrance Fee, Insurance Charges and Guide Fee.

Schedule of the Programme

Day 1: Reporting at Base VIKAS Centre, Kottappuram on the banks of the River Periyar is located about 2 km from Kodungallur Town, (Near Kottappuram Boat Jetty) in Trissur District Kerala. 5 PM Orientation and Acclimatization / Training. Camp at Vikas Centre Dormitory. Kottappuram Kodungallur.

Day 2: Experience the secrets of “Muziris” & Heritage Study – Muziris welcomes you to the cape of trade culture, left behind by its ancestors from around the world, to the waves of Azhikode where Christianity first entered India, to the Cheraman mosque, which gave out the first Muslim call for prayers, to the Bharani festival at the Kodungallur Bhagavathy temple, to the original culture of the Jewish synagogue, to the village where handlooms spin thinks of heritage, to the Palium palace and to the old waterways that led one to Muziris The region is dotted with numerous monuments of a bygone era that conjure up a vast and vivid past.

Day 3: Experience the secrets of “Jungle Safari”& Nature Study – Full Jungle Safari (By Bus) covering a total of 80 Kms (Chalakkudy – Thuboormuzhy – Athirappally water falls – Vazhachal water falls – Peringalkuttu Dam) Camp at Viks Dormitory, Kottappuram – The route passes through the semi-evergreen and evergreen forest of the sanctuary and can see the famous “Butterflies and medicinal plants” in a large area in its natural habitat.
Altitudinal variations up to 1000 meters will be covered and travelers may encounter wide variety of wildlife and an enchanting view of the beautiful streams and small waterfalls. Athirappilly Waterfalls – Athirappilly Falls is situated in Athirappilly panchayath in Thrissur district of Kerala, on the southwest coast of India. Located on the west-flowing Chalakudy River near the Vazhachal Forest Division and the Sholayar ranges, this 24-metre (80 ft) waterfall.
Vazhachal Falls – Vazhachal Falls is situated in Athirappilly Panchayath of Thrissur district in Kerala on the southwest coast of India. Located on the west-flowing Chalakudy River near the Vazhachal Forest Division and at the edge of the Sholayar ranges, it is just 5 km from entrance of Athirappilly Falls. Thumboormuzhi Butterfly Park – There is a construction of a weir at Thumboormuzhi across the Chalakudy river and diverting the water for Irrigation purpose.

Day 4: Trasfer to Malippuram (By Bus) Beach Trekking 3 Kms in Malippuram Beach and Aqua Tourisum (Fish jumbing, Boating, fishing etc) – Camp at Vikas Dormitory Kottappuram.

Day 5: Evaluation & Certificate Distribution and Recreation Activity – 11.AM Group disbursed.

Note : Route and Schedule of the programme may change without prior notice based on the local condition.

Itineraries map