God's own country

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gulshankumar gulshank…
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tips for travellors to gods own country Jul 06, 2011
Hi today i am writing about south indian state of kerala

You cn enter the state from the north if u are going from mumbai or any other city if India go to mangalore by air or by train from mumbai by train it is verry nice because u travel by konkan express and the bridges tunnels and the construction is a woner by itself any way catch a train from mangalore and go to cannanore which is about three hours journey u cn stay at chois sea side hotel as the name suggess they hv private beach spend some time at the beach sun tanning at this hotel u cn get continental food next day proceed to calicu and go to Arya Vaidya sala which is famous for Ayurvedic oil message and body rejunivating u cn stay here for at least one week also be prepared for veg south indian food from here u proceed to cochin by train Ernakulam is the main place and it is the biggest city of kerala here u cn go to for cochin again take train and proceed to Trivandrum u must stay at least for two days at KOVALAM beach resort here u cn stay at governament run tourist hotel where the cost of staying is moderate then if u want to learn yoga then u hv to stay at least for three months at Kerala yoga institute run by tourist dept and the diet isstrictly veg and u r allowed to go out of the institute on sunday for few hours at Trivandrumu must visit the richest hindu temple of god Vishnu in the world fromTrivandrum u may proceed by air to Sri Lanka if u like or Maldive islands or any other city ofIndia
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saroma saroma
5 reviews
Wayanad Mar 16, 2008
living in a place called God's Own Country refer to another piece of land as 'Green Paradise', you know there's something extraordinary about it. And Wayanad, on the southern tip of the Western Ghats, is proof.

Bordering Karnataka on the north and Tamil Nadu towards the south and east, even the drive to Wayanad from the closest airport Calicut (Kozhikode), is an experience that stays with you long after your trip is over and your travel bags packed away. The drive is radically different from those offered by Tekkady or Munnar. It has long winding roads, monkeys lumbering down trees for crumbs and astonishing valley views that jump up every few minutes to surprise you. It's best to drive on a light stomach though, as moving around the Ghats can make a person feel sick.

Kalpetta, the district headquarters of Wayanad, on the Calicut-Bangalore Highway (NH-212). The resort we chose to stay at was comfortable, with efficient staff, and a beautiful view of the Ghats.

What a trip to Wayanad demands is a laidback itinerary. Recommendation number one: The Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary and Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (also known as Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary). It's a smooth drive that yields glimpses of elephants, bison, deer and peacocks. We didn't spot any tigers, sadly, but you could always get lucky.

Another must-see is Kuruwa Island, around 40 kilometres from Kalpetta. These 950 acres of uninhabited land on the tributaries of the river Kabani are home to exotic species of birds and orchids. For city dwellers, wading through knee-deep water and climbing trees will be an unnerving but fabulous experience. Most hotels and resorts offer packages that include guided tours to the isle. Don't turn this one down!Other places to visit in and around Kalpetta include the Edakkal Caves, Pookote Lake, Varambetta Mosque, Kanthanpara waterfalls, Sentinal Rock Waterfalls, Meenmutty Falls, Chembra Peak and the Neelimala View Point.
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