Walking and easy hiking with options for more extensive hikes and activities. Comfortable accommodations in hotel, lodge or yacht.
Journey from east to west across three states of Southern India, from the beaches on the Bay of Bengal to the Malabar backwaters of Cochin. Visit temples, forts, and palaces spanning more than 2000 years of Indian history. Connect with local people along the way in rural villages of Tamil Nadu. Explore bazaars, spiritual centers, tea and spice plantations of the Western Ghats, and kitchens throughout the. Venture by jeep and boat safaris through Periyar National Park where herds of wild elephant are protected and you can spot abundant bird species and other animals of the jungle. Stay in waterfront accommodations on the coasts, at a restored mansion of a bygone era and a working tea/spice plantation. Kick back in a private houseboat in the Keralan backwaters where you can enjoy some of the most sumptuous selections of coastal cuisine in the world.