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Paruthunpara | Vagamon
Vagamon Adventure Camp Tour 1N/2D
Vagamon was used by the British for tea plantations and they were followed by Christian missionaries who built their abode of service at Kurisumala in Vagamon. National Geographic Traveler has listed Vagamon on their directory of the "50 most attractive places to visit in India"Still untouched by commercialisation, the sleepy town is surrounded by valleys, green meadows, pine forests, mists, fogs, tea estates, waterfalls and overall greenery. The landscape is mostly hilly bald with green meadows. Vagamon is also home to a variety of flowers and orchids. Three hills - Murugan, Thangal and Kurisumala hills - are the representation of the chief religions in Kerala, i.e. Hindu, Muslim, and Christian which represent the cultural harmony. Vagamon has potential for trekking, paragliding, mountaineering and rock climbing.
TRIP AT A GLANCE
Day 01: COCHIN – PARUNTHUNPARA - VAGAMON
Day 02: VAGAMON SIGHTSEEING
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Day 1 Cochin - Parunthunpara - Vagamon
On your arrival at Cochin airport/railway station our representative will receive you and drive you to Vagamon which is 120 kms from Cochin airport. The drive to the hill town is scenic with winding roads, fresh mountain air, the sound of gurgling streams and chirping birds. On the way, visit the famous natural scenic place of Parunthunpara, which is a small village, located between Peerumade and Thekkady. The word “parunth” in the local language means Eagle and “para” means rock. It is called Parunthumpara or eagle rock because of a large area that looks like an eagle. This hill station stands out for its sprawling grasslands where the families can enjoy a few quiet moments, away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. A perfect choice for those who wish to have a holiday off the beaten track and to explore the unseen and the unexplored beauty of the pristine forests around. Parunthunpara is one of the highlight of your Vagamon trip. After that proceed to Vagamon and check-in to our tent in 250 acres of plantation, which is accessible only by an off road vehicle. After arrival at our base camp, evening tea will be served. Then proceed for a jeep safari to the tent accommodation. Our team will brief you about the facilities and program and assign tents. Do some trekking and enjoy the scenic sunset from view point. Camp fire followed by barbecue & dinner will end your day. Enjoy the night stay in the tent.
Overnight stay at tent
Day 2 Vagamon - Departure
Morning after breakfast, you can do the following activities in the property.
- Free boat ride in the lake (Life jacket is compulsory).
- Adventurous jeep safari, visit to the viewpoints inside the property.
- Fishing in the lake.
- Forest walk
- Outdoor games (Cricket, Badminton, Football)
- Indoor games (Chess, Caroms)
Check-out the tent and have your lunch. Then you will be taken for another jeep safari to the base camp. Then proceed for sightseeing in Vagamon. Visit Kurisumala Hill, also known as the ‘Mountain of the Holy Cross’ which is an important pilgrimage centre for Christians. It is enveloped with verdant green tea gardens and thick forests on each side that make the hill more attractive. After lunch visit Vagamon Falls, Suicide Point, Meadows and Pine Forest which are the famous tourist spots in Vagamon. These all are striking tourist places surrounded by the greenery of tea gardens and beautiful meadows. Then you will be transferred to Cochin airport/railway station for your onward journey. Your Vagamon Trip ends up with beautiful memories.......
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