Idukki village is unique in the sense that it has two of the three dams that
form the water reservoir of Idukki Hydro-electrical project. One of them, the
Idukki Arch Dam, is the biggest Arch Dam on the Asian Continent. Another
is Cheruthoni dam. This agricultural village is famous for its landscapes and
a paradise for photography lovers. The history of this place starts with the
tribal people residing here. Mannan tribe is the first settlers in this land and
believed that they moved here from Madurai. Migration of people to the
present area started around 1946-47, as a result of the great famines after
World War II, the government allowed willing farmers to clear forest lands
for agriculture. Since the Idukki dam project start, the development in this
area was fast. Roads and cities developed. The idea of constructing a dam
for power generation was first conceived in 1919. As per history, Shri
Kolumban, the head of race during 1922, showed the way to the
Malankara Estate Superintendent and his friend Thomas, who were on a
hunting spree in the forest, the spot of present Arch Dam. He told them of
the legend of Kuravan and Kurathi Hills. Mr. Thomas was impressed by the
sight of water flow between the mountains and it had been his concept has
materialized with in the form of Idukki Arch Dam.
- Duration: 04 Days / 03 Nights
- Price: INR 15500 per adult (Minimum 2 adults required)
Day 01: Arrival in Cochin; Drive to Idukki (115 km / 04:30 Hours)
Day 02: Idukki Village Experience
Day 03: Idukki Village Experience
Day 04: Check out after breakfast and drop to Cochin; End of Tour
Pick up from Cochin Airport/Alwaye Railway Station
Check in into a hotel and the rest of the day in the hotel.
Breakfast at hotel by 08:30. After breakfast you will be
guided to the Cheruthoni Dam from there you can go to Idukki
arch dam and see the reservoir from there. After that will go to Hill view park from where you can see the beauty of Idukki and
Cheruthoni and nearby villages. Also, this place is offering a
variety of adventure activities. After that will go to columban
samadhi just to know the history of the place. After lunch will go
botting on Idukki reservoiur.
Breakfast at hotel by 08:30. And sight-seeing will be starting from
09:00 Am. The guide will come to hotel lobby and take you to
second day activities.
Morning we will drive to Ramakkalmedu to see the beauty of
western ghats from the view point. After lunch will visit Tea
estates and Tea Factory in Idukki which is owned by villagers.
There you can see the various steps of tea processing also you
can buy fresh tea powders are made very naturally.
Breakfast at hotel 08;30 and leisure time until checkout. Airport drop by 12 PM
Inclusive In Packages
Airport pickup & drop
Accommodation 3 nights
Breakfast 3 days
Sight-seeing 2 days
Transportation: Taxi cab
Any entry tickets
Lunch, Tea, Dinner
Personal Transportation service after package timing.
Any others not in inclusive