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  • Trip introduction

    Travel into the tropical wild forests of Kerala and participate in adventures that'll take you kayaking over the Periyar River, cycling through small villages and trekking across plantations of rubber and spice. After thrilling adventures in the outdoors, you'll return to a campsite, located in the midst of sprawling forests. With an abundance of tall trees and river streams, the campsite is a birder's paradise as it attracts a range of exotic birds like the Spot-bellied Eagle Owl, Malayan Night Heron, Sri Lankan Frogmouth and many more. At the campsite, you can also engage in a host of outdoor activities like archery, tug of war or frisbee and more. At night, you'll drift into sleep in tents pitched just a short distance away from the Periyar River.

    Destination

    Located just a short distance from the Periyar River, your campsite is surrounded by acres of spice and rubber plantations, making for an ideal location for kayaking, cycling and trekking. The campsite is also located near the Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary in Thattekad that attracts hundreds of species of exotic birds.

    You’ll be stay in luxury tents with attached washroom and private sit-out area. The tents are equipped with comfortable beds, blankets and chairs. You'll be served meals with traditional Keralan cuisine, prepared from local ingredients, at the common gazebo dining area.

    Destination highlights

    Go camping near Kochi and stay in tents. | Go kayaking on the Periyar River. | Go on a cycling tour of villages and visit plantations. | Spot rare and exotic birds around the campsite.| Explore the unique ecosystem of Kerala's forests. |

    Activity Details

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    Kayaking, Cycling

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Kochi camping trip: Check-in and enjoy!

    Arrive at the campsite by 12:00 hrs and check-in to your luxury tents. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure. Participate in a host of exciting adventure activities and go on a guided kayaking session on the Periyar River. You can also go on a cycling tour of the surrounded villages and visit the hanging bridge, or simply embark on a guided tour of the plantations surrounding the campsite.

    Alternatively, you can also participate in outdoor games such as archery, tug of war, volleyball, cricket, badminton or frisbee at the campsite. At an additional cost, you can also go on a guided visit to the bird sanctuary, trek to the Bat's Cave, visit to a nearby tribal village or a guided birding session. At night, return to the campsite. Overnight at Kochi campsite in tents.

    Overnight at Kochi campsite in tents.

    Check-in time at the campsite is 12:00 hrs. You'll be accommodated in luxury tents with attached washroom and running, hot water. The tent will include comfortable beds, blankets, pillows and charis. Today's meal package includes veg/non-veg meals of lunch and dinner. All meals are served in the common gazebo area.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Kochi campsite

    Kochi campsite

    12:00 PM

    Food

    Lunch | Dinner

    Veg | Non-veg
    Day 2 of the Kochi camping trip: Check-out
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 60 days or more before check-in date of the Kochi camping trip: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 59-30 days before check-in date of the Kochi camping trip: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 30 days before check-in date of the Kochi camping trip: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to instructions of the tour guide while undertaking any adventure activity during the camping trip near Kochi.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of drugs is strictly prohibited during the camping trip near Kochi.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The check-in time at the campsite is 12:00 hrs, while check-out time at the campsite is 10:00 hrs.

    Accommodation for children younger than 7 years old is not charged. Accommodation for children aged 7 years or older is charged at full price.

    An air-conditioner can be arranged for an additional cost of INR 850 per tent. However, due to limited supply, use of the air-conditioner is available only from 12:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs and from 19:00 hrs to 06:00 hrs.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident while camping near Kochi.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in luxury tents for 1 night on a twin-sharing basis

    • Attached washroom with shower and running, hot water
    • In-tent ameneties: beds, blankets, pillows, chairs
    • Veg/non-veg meals from lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 2
    • Adventure activities: 45-min guided kayaking session, village cycling tour, guided plantation tour
    • All equipment required for adventure activities
    • Outdoor games - archery, tug of war, volleyball, badminton, cricket, frisbee
    • Indoor games - carrom, chess, darts
    • All equipment required for outdoor/indoor games
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements from base city to campsite

    • Change accommodation to triple-sharing (pay an additional cost of INR 2,000 for the third traveller)
    • Air-conditioning in tent (can be arranged at an extra cost of INR 850 per tent, made available during limited hours)
    • Kayaking trips: 1-hr, guided kayaking session (INR 300 per person), half-day, guided kayaking session (INR 2,500 per person)
    • Bird watching trips: half-day, guided birding tour (INR 1,030 per person), full-day, guided birding tour (INR 1,300 per person), guided visit to bird sanctuary (INR 1,000 per person)
    • Adventure activities: trek to Bats Cave (INR 2,000 per person), visit to tribal village (INR 3,000 per person)
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, add`itional meals or beverages etc.
    • Adventure travel or medical insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable, quick dry apparel
    • Jeans/track pants
    • T-shirts/shirts
    • Sweater and jacket
    • Trekking/sports shoes
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewelry or watches

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Luxury tents with attached washrooms for accommodation
    • All equipment required for adventure activities
    • All equipment required for outdoor/indoor games

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • Photo ID
    • Water bottle
    • Sunglasses
    • Insect repellent
    • Napkins
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, cookies etc.)
    • Torch (with extra batteries)
    • Personal toiletries
    • Sun screen and lip balm

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
    • Personal first-aid kit