1) Leave Bangalore at 8.00 a.m .
2) Take Heavy Brunch or lunch in between (prefer in Mysore) and Reach Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary at 2:30 or 3:00 p.m .Take Open Jeep safari , which STARTS ONLY at 3:00 p.m .
3) You will be free by 5:00 p.m
4) Prefer your 1st Day stay in kalepetta.If you are too tired after the Jungle Safari - Stay at Sultan Bathery .
5) Next day checkout early at around 7:30 a.m
6) Start for the Soochipara Falls and Edakkal caves.
7) Start for Vythiri Resort at around 11.00 am .
8) Check out from Vythiri Resort at 11.00 am.
9) Reach Pookat Lake which is just 3.5 km from Vythiri Resort .
10) Start back to Bangalore at 1.30 p.m
11) Reach Bangalore at 9.00 p.m
HOW TO REACH SULTAN BATHERY : Bangalore -> Mysore -> Gundelpet -> Cross Muthanga Wildlife Sanctaury ->Drive another 17 km -> you will reach Sultan Bathery -> Search for Mintflower Hotel on the Right hand side on the same highway -> After that crossing mintflower ask for Aishwarya Theatre which is about 1.2 km down . Isaac Regency is just in front of Aishwarya Theatre .
HO TO REACH VYTHIRI RESORT : Bangalore - Mysore - Gundelpet - Sultan Bathery - Kalepetta - Vythiri . While coming from Kalepetta to pookat lake , there is a left turn , which is 1.5 km before pookot lake on the Left Hand Side . After turning you have to then travel 3.5 km inside , on a Stony road to reach vythiri resort .
HOW MUCH WOULD THE TRIP COST : The trip cost us around Rs. 30,000 for 5 members .I went by my own car .
How Much Would It Cost In Hotel ISSAC REGENCY : Rooms for a couple ranges from Rs.1200 - Rs.2500 We were family of 5 , and were ready to stay together . Hence we took 1 Regency Suite Room A/C - which cost 2500+300 .This included breakfast for all 5 people .
Refer : www.issacsregency.com/
How Much Would It Cost In VYTHIRI Resort :
The Rates Mentioned Below are for 1 day 1 night for a Couple .The Includes :-
1) Lunch , Dinner , Breakfast . 2) Yoga Session in the Morning . 3) All Facilities offered by the Resort .
1) Paddi Rooms - Rs. 6,500
2) Tree House - Rs. 12,000
3) Extra Member - Rs. 2500
Refer : www.vythiriresort.com/
HOW WAS THE OVERALL EXPERIENCE :-
Day 1 : -
While passing the through the Reserve Forests , we were lucky to see 3 elephants on the way to Muthanga Wildlife sanctuary .We reached Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary at 1:00 p.m . Since it was not open at that time ,we started further looking for some resort . We travelled another 15 km , to the City "Sultan Bathery" .
DAY 2 :-
We started for Pookot Lake in the morning . Lake is very beautiful . we spent around 30 min at the lake and then started looking for Vythiri Resort .We checked in at 12:15 p.m . The boys showed us the whole resort and its facilities . Its the best nature resort , i have ever seen in my life up till now
I took up 1 tree house and 1 paddi room with a private pool .
# Majour Attractions which makes it is different from any Resort :-
# Natural Pool is the best part of the Resort . I have Chilled my beer in its cold water and then had it sitting inside the water . It was just Amazing .
# Wooden Bridge in between Rooms and Restaurant which is Unique of its kind .
# Its Tree House which is at 65fts high operated by a Manual Lift - the scenery is just Amazing .You will feel as if you are on a tree top in the middle of the Jungle .Just You ....
# 2 Natural Waterfalls running from withing the Resort .
It has a very cooperative Staff .
AMBIENCE : The place is fragnated by a Natural Essense of Kerala Herbs .
FOOD : Food is very good especially the Fried Fish in Lunch . A lot of Variety to choose
Great Destination ..................
Great Food ...................................
And Truly Something Different ................
It's here that you forget rest of the World
DAY 3 : We started back to Bangalore at around 12:00 , though we still had to to lot of things in the Resort.
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