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Feel the nature’s beauty in one day

The Eco tourism project of the western ghats in Kerala is getting a big leap with a brand new program headed by the Forest department of Kerala. A one day tour covering the best and indigenous part of forests of Western ghats in kerala has been made a reality recently. The one day starts and ends in Konni, situated in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala. From Konni, famous for its elephant museum, the trip will cover the places like Adavi, Thannithodu, Aangamuzhi, Muzhiyar, Kochu Pamba and reaches Gavi. From Gavi, trip takes a new route through Vallakkadavu, Vandiperiyar, Kuttikkanam, Erumeli, Ranni and Kumbazha to reach back to Konni. The entire trip costs around INR 1600 per person which includes breakfast and lunch that can be carried alongside. The Forest department has procured specially designed air conditioned vehicles with a capacity of 16 people for this nature kissing venture. In addition to this, there is a coracle ride in Adavi and Boat ride in Gavi planned as part of this program. This is going to be one of …

Kochi KMRL water bus

In Kochi, its not just rails for KMRL

Wanna try going to office in a water bus. No, this is not about the Chennai Floods. The Kochi Metro Rail Corporation (KMRL) has come up with a small surprise to the people in Kochi in the form of water bus service from Vytilla to Kakkanad. Although, the metro rail work is in progress and is testing the patience of the people of Kochi, this new move is quite the opposite.  At a ticket cost of just Rs 8, you can enjoy the 30 minutes of ride with no traffic problems and less pollution. More over it gives you free WiFi service as well. As the service is becoming popular among youth and the IT employees around Kakkanad, a feeder bus service has also been started from Kakkanad to Infopark which definitely adds to the convenience.

Reptile Park and Golf Course in Sikkim

New Reptile Park and Golf Course in Sikkim

Sikkim, an Indian state is the planning to develop a new tourist attractions including a Reptile park in Sikkim and a new golf course. The Reptile Park will be showcasing some of the verity reptiles that are native to Himalayan State. This will be a new place of interest for the travelers and backpackers heading to Sikkim. In addition to the Reptile Park, Sikkim’s minister also proposed a new golf course to be developed near the Nathula Pass. The name to the golf course in under discussion but likely to go ahead with the name “Yak Golf Course” and which will be the highest in the world. This place is about 4,300 meters above the sea-level. To make this new projects more accessible for the travelers, the government showing good interest in completing the Sikkim’s first airport in another one year. As of now the places like Sikkim are not easily accessible because of the transportation constraints. This will be an appreciable effort from the Indian government to promote the tourism in the northeast of …