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Trip to Kochi and Munnar (Neelakurinji Blooms)
How about watching a unique feature which takes place in Nature once in 12 years – Yes Neelakurinji blooms once in 12 years in the hill ranges of Munnar. The endless stretches of the rolling hills get covered by the blue flowers which come in around 40 odd varieties. The botanical name of Neelakurinji is 'Strobilanthes kunthianus' and in local language Neela means blue and Kurinji is the local name for the flower. The Nilgiri Tahr, the endangered mountain goat is a native of this national park. How about a visit to Munnar to witness this unique feature….. We would be visiting Kochi and munnar. Tentative Itinerary: Day 1: (Friday 28th Sept). Fly to Kochi and check into the hotel for a good night’s rest. Day 2: (Saturday 29th Sept). Local site seeing in Kochi. Start the day with sunrise at Fort Kochi beach. Then explore Fort Kochi which has many historical monuments dating back to the colonial times. Then move to Santa Cruz Basilica to see the European Church built by the Portugese. Then move to St. Francis Church and then the Dutch Cemetry. Post lunch visit the famous Kochi fort and the Southern Naval headquarters. Take a trip to the Cochin Shipyard which is one of the biggest ship repair and maintenance facility in India. Go to the Cherai Beach. Evening shopping and then return back to the hotel in kochi. and stay in Kochi. Day 3: (Sunday 30th Sept.) Post breakfast start for Munnar which is around 4 hours drive from Kochi. On the way visit the birth place of Sree Shankaracharya at kaladi. Drive through the Thattekkad bird Sanctuary and the Bhoothathankettu Dam. Witness the magical Cheeyappara Waterfalls. Post lunch visit the Spice Plantation and Tea Museum Evening you have the opportunity to shop in Munnar town. Day 4: (Monday 1st Oct.) Early morning visit the Ervikulam National park to see the Neelakurinji flowers and then continue with Local site seeing in Munnar like Photo point, Honey tree, Mattupetty Dam (Boating is available here), and Kundala lake. Stay back in Munnar. Day 5: (Tuesday 2nd Oct) Post breakfast start for Kochi. On the way visit the Blossom park and Pothenmedu View Point. Visit Spice Plantation. Continue with local site seeing in Kochi like Jewish Synagogue and Mattancherry Palace. Then move to Marine drive and go for a boat cruise to have a view of the Marine Drive, Goshree Bridge, Bolgatty Palace, Chinese Fishing nets and some anchored ships. (also cover any place left out from the day 2 local trip). Have dinner and take the return flight to Hyderabad. Costing: Rs. 24000/- (includes hyd-kochi-hyd flight tickets, Stay 2 nights in Kochi and 2 nights in Munnar, private vehicle from day 2 - day 5, All meals, site seeing and entry tickets and GST). However, it excludes personal expenditure, camera charges and other incidental charges not in the inclusions Payment : Account Holder Name: GHAC Travel and Leisure Account No:[masked] Account Type: Savings Bank: Axis Bank Limited Branch: Road No 2, Banjara Hills. IFSC Code: UTIB[masked] Payment Remark- Please mention[masked]_yourname in your payment transaction Advance payment of Rs. 14000 to be paid immediately to book your slot. Balance to be paid by 15th September. On RSPV your name will be waitlist. Further to confirmation of your payment, your name will be moved to going list. Event Host - Rajani P. [masked]/[masked])

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The aim of GHAC Travel and Leisure is to encourage Budget Travel among individuals, families and kids among the Hyderabad community and get them close to Places they will remember for a lifetime.

GHAC Travel and Leisure will include a mix of off-beat Travel, Rural Travel, Eco Tourism and visits to places of historical importance.

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Great Hyderabad Adventure club or GHAC is the Premier Adventure Club of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh and caters to Outdoor Adventure Activities like Mountaineering, trekking, hiking, camping, outdoors, Bird Watching and adventure sports like bouldering, rock climbing, rappelling, paragliding, white water rafting.

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