Exploring Western Ghats : Part 7 : Munnar

Munnar / May 9 – May 13 May 9, 2016 My wife had never been to Munnar before, so it was obvious choice. We drove to Munnar from Vagamon via Idukki Dam route. Beautiful scenery all along the way. We tried really hard to locate the point from where you can get to the Dam but all in vain. Google […]

Exploring Western Ghats : Part 6 : Munnar- Kochi- Vagamon

Munnar / May 2 – May 6 On Monday morning, I started for Munnar. It’s 40 KMs drive from Marayoor. I was already getting hungry for the overdose of the famous tea gardens. I did get a glimpse of them yesterday while on my way to KDHP factory for a tour but that wasn’t enough. Stopped at the Lakkam Waterfall […]

Exploring Western Ghats : Part 10 : Masinagudi

Masinagudi / May 21 – May 22 Another weekend and we are off to the wild side. We decided to stay at Masinagudi. It was highly recommended by a friend. Route Recap Hyderabad – Chennai – Kodaikanal – Marayoor – Munnar – Kochi – Vagamon – Thekkady – Munnar – Palakkad – Kalpetta (Wayanad) – Masinagudi – Ooty – Ananthpur […]

Exploring Western Ghats : Part 5 : Marayoor

Ancient burial site

  Kodaikanal – Amaravathi – Marayoor / Apr 30 – May 1 May 1, 2016 Marayoor is ~40 kms away from Munnar, one of the most popular tourist place in Kerala. This place is not as famous as Munnar, nevertheless has beautiful destinations to be explored  having national parks, waterfalls, forests & villages. Route Recap Hyderabad – Chennai – Kodaikanal […]

Yana Caves : The Small Wonder of Western Ghats

Yana  is a village located in forests of Northern Karnataka, India which is known for the unusual Karst (Asteroid) rock formations. Proximity : 175 km from Goa & 53 km from Gokarna. If you ever happen to visit any of these famous tourist places, Yana Caves is perfect for a day trip with your family. How to reach there : If you are […]