My trip to India: KERALA Pt.3
April 5, 2011
April 5, 2011
2000 meters to 2600 meters above mean sea level a tea heaven lies. Munnar is an astonishing and unspoiled touristic destination in the southern part of India. Tea gardens is what you see everywhere, with its amazing artistic shapes. Spices plants is what you smell. Weather is just amazing in summer and not bad in winter but bad from june to september when it’s monsoon season. 8 °C and 16 °C in summer and 10 °C and 0 °C in winter.
We reached Munnar early morning. Checked in, then we started our day walking around the tea gardens from field to another. We also visited spices gardens where you see most of the spices plantations. Amazing green sceneries, your eyes can’t get enough of watching, your ears can’t get enough of listening to the amazing birds singing, when i woke up the next morning i heard a bird literaly singing not repeating tones, i have never heard such a thing in my whole life (subhan allah).
We missed one thing in Munnur, the sunset. It’s an hour drive to the sunset balcony but we were kinda tired and satisfied with what we got so far although it was one of the must-do things in Munnar. Munnar was one of the top highlights in our India trip.
After Munnar we headed more north. Over night drive to Mysore city in Karnataka and we did a night safari in Waynad wildlife sanctuary. I was really nervous as it was very dark and we were trying to find some animals and TIGERS if we get lucky. At one point, i asked myself why am doing this specially while we were running away from a one trunked elephant.
The Approximate Cost for this 4 day trip, Kerala, was around 180kd, 90kd each. 60kd for the houseboat, 50kd for the car with the driver and 70kd for food and hotels.
End of Kerala. To be Continued with Karnataka.
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