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Welcome to India! Upon your arrival in Bangalore, we will be there to meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. The rest of the evening is free and at your leisure.
Bangalore with its salubrious climate, tree-lined avenues, trendy downtown, and the software flood, Bangalore truly offers one a picture of striking contrasts. There are old beautiful bungalows, parks, hallowed places of worship and traditional market-places on the one hand, balancing with fashionable shopping malls, pubs, new architectural wonders and modern looking religious centres on the other. Enjoy a day of sightseeing. Highlights include Vidhana Souda and Cubon Park.
After check out this morning the next 14 days are your own arrangements.
This morning we pick you up from your hotel and drive to a Plantation at Vithura village (35 Kms). On arrival, you can enjoy an Elephant ride; take him to the nearby river, and even bathe and feed him! Then experience a bullock cart ride through the country roads. Later, proceed to a tribal Evening Market, and view the unique wares made from the most authentic of hands! Later, a special dinner accompanied by tribal instrumental music.
After breakfast, enjoy a full day of trekking in the forest. You can see a variety of butterflies, bird life and a variety of medicinal plants. Around 2,000 medical plants used in Ayurvedic treatments are found in this region. This afternoon visit a tribal village and see local life progressing by visiting the tribal chieftain and visit a tribal home, where you can see at close quarters their simple lifestyle.
After breakfast, proceed by Jeep for a full day Wildlife Safari. You are likely to see wild Elephants, Boar, Bison, Deer, different types of monkeys and flying squirrels. After a picnic lunch, visit a tea plantation and see the processing of tea. This evening we drive you back to your lodge.
This morning we take an early drive to Alleppey to embark your houseboat for the night. Alleppey has often been referred to as the Venice of the East by travelers from around the world. Ambalappuzha temple located 15 km south of Alleppey is one of the top attractions. Built in typical Kerala architecture, this temple has the paintings of the 10 incarnations of Lord Vishnu engraved on its inner walls.
This morning you will diembark from the houseboat and we will transfer you to the airport in Kochi for your onward flight.
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