Journey along Irrawaddy River is one of the best ways to enjoy the scenic charm of the Eastern Ghats. Irrawaddy is among the best places for observation of the lovely valleys and hill stations, and if you are an active sportsperson, you can make this trip all the more exciting as there are a lot of options for outdoor activities. Amongst the various optional activities that you can indulge in while enjoying the trip are trekking, camping, photography and wildlife watching.
Trekking: If you wish to experience the wonderful scenic beauty and wonderful natural surroundings, then you have to trek on the beautiful rivers Irrawaddy and Vembanad. There are many wonderful trekking tracks that you can go for, starting from the Private Boat Charter service provided by Puri Hermitage & Estate to the South of Kanyakumari. While you trek on the tracks, you will get to observe the cascading waterfalls, lush green trees, wild animals, etc. When you reach theicut town of Mysore, the picturesque town of Bekal Fort will be on your sighting and if you want to further enjoy your adventure, there is the option of visiting the national park headquarters, Udayin Kayo, where you can do more trekking. When you are done with trekking, you can enjoy the delicious coffee and tea served by the guest house in Mysore.
Camping: One of the most exciting things to do while enjoying your Journey along Irrawaddy River is to head for the serene forests of Periyar, a popular camping destination. There are many interesting campsites that you can choose from, such as the End of River resort and the Budhyangri camping site at Nelliyampathy. You can have a memorable camping experience at these campsites, as they are located close to the river banks so that you will be able to see all the activities that are taking place nearby. You will not only be able to see the wild animals and plants living in the forest, but also the birds that visit these forested areas. Periyar also has private boat service from May to October, which makes it very convenient for tourists to hire a boat and enjoy the tranquility of the serene waters of the river.
Pagodas: If you want to spend some quality time with your loved ones or simply want to spend some leisurely time away from the busy city, then you can make your journey comfortable with a stay at Pagodas. The city is home to some of the biggest bookstores, and libraries in Tamil Nadu and is also a popular tourist destination. There are many good hotels at Pagodas, such as the Dinning House and MGR Guest House. The Dinning House has its own boutique and the library has a grand collection of books and antique newspapers. MGR Guest House has a library, restaurant, bar and karaoke machine.
Bein Bridge: It is believed that Lord Karthikeyan gave Bein Bridge as an instruction to the holy men gathered at U Bhavan, in order to guide them to Savi on the banks of the river. There are also many historical buildings at Bein Bridge, which makes it a perfect place to have a halt and get yourself absorbed in the rich culture of Tamil Nadu. Some of the famous places to visit here are: Anjeneyar Kovil, Shankaracharya Temple, Savi Thanga and U Bidhanayaka Bridge, Nelvanachari Gramadeto, Velliengiri Hills and many more.
Thus, from the above description, you will clearly understand what makes this beautiful state so special and popular among tourists from all over the world. A short tour to these places and explore the rich culture of Tamil Nadu is the best option to make your trip to India even more memorable and budget-friendly. In fact, it has been advised by travel consultants that for a truly memorable experience of vacations in India, the best way to reach there is by availing the tailor-made tours from tour operators that offer you customized services to suit your requirements.