Agumbe, the Cheerapunji of South India !!
"The capital of King Cobra"
Agumbe is one of the most scenic places on the Western Ghats of the Southern India. Added to the lush green view all around, the attractions for the visitors is the spectacular sunset and vast opportunities it offers to the trekkers.
If you are looking for a peaceful break for a few days from the hectic city life, away from the crowded and commercialized attractions, then this is the place for you.
Agumbe is among the places that receive high rainfall and is rightly called the Cherrapunji of South India. Agumbe also served the screening of most of the episodes of one of the most popular television serial Malgudi Days based on R.K Narayan's novel.
Departure: 27th February 2009, Friday @ 9:30 PM
DAY 1: 28th Feb 2009 ,Saturday
Reach Agumbe at ~ 7:00 AM --> Check in :MALLYA RESIDENCY --> Breakfast --> Trekking: ONAKE ABBE FALLS(3 Km)-->Lunch at trek site --> Reach JOGI GUNDI Water body & cave(2.5 km) --> SUNSET VIEW POINT(2 km) --> Back to LODGE. CAMP FIRE starts at 7:00 PM --> Dinner at the site of Camp fire --> Retire for the day by 10:00 PM
DAY 2: 1st Mar 2009 ,Sunday
Start to SUNRISE POINT at 5:00 AM (18 km; 15 km by Bus) --> Back to LODGE & refresh --> Visit to HERITAGE HOUSE(1 km) and Breakfast there --> Reach Agumbe Rainforest Research Station (1.5 km) by 10:00 AM [Presentation by The Forest officer] --> Check Out from LODGE by 11:30 AM --> Reach SRINGERI --> lunch --> Start to Bangalore(Dinner on the way).