Address: Valathoor,Rippon, Kalpetta, Kerala, 673577, India | Hotel
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAranyakam Kalpetta

    Reviewed by elainehayes

    Relaxing overnight stop

    Reviewed Jan 27, 2013
    by (62 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    We had a large room on the first floor of the Keralan bungalow, with a lovely sitting out area on the verandah, overlooking the garden and coffee bushes. Our hosts were friendly and happy to chat. Meals were home cooked and fresh, and introduced us to several local delicacies, served in an attractive eating area. We visited Kanthampara waterfalls (Meenmuthy Falls has been closed.)

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Aranyakam Kalpetta

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Kalpetta

    Wayanard: elephants, walks, islands and art

    A travel blog entry by hayclarketravel on Jan 15, 2015

    ... they are all crooks around here and I don't speak Hindi
    well enough to get a local price. In the end the restaurant owner
    said he knew someone who took us there for 25 which was good. The
    drive to Wayanard was lovely. We went through elephant reserves and
    up the mountain through the forest. We had to stop and register as we
    went across a boarder which took forever but overall it went well. We
    had asked to be dropped at the tourist office which it ...

    T - 17 days: No bike, no plan and a concerned clan

    A travel blog entry by surajsudhakar on Jul 27, 2014

    5 photos

    ... took joy in pointing out that we did not have a detailed plan, something which signaled a failed trip even before we had started. Our response that not having a fixed plan was actually our plan so that we could change our routes, fell on deaf ears. Pradeep uncle had driven to Leh before and his words did have an effect on Dad and Tharun's parents, Leela aunty and Anto Uncle. Both Tharun and I hoped that Pradeep uncle's comments don't make our parents ...

    Wilds at Northern hays

    A travel blog entry by philippastevens on Feb 20, 2014

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... along the road with our eyes peeled for wildlife. We saw more birds (including peacocks nesting in trees), wild boar, bison, mongoose - alas no elephants or tigers. I didn't take many photos as I wanted to spend the time looking at the animals, rather then my camera. We were the only guests in the lodge overnight and we were served a massive spread of Indian vegetarian food. I'm staring down the barrel of a stringent diet when I return to New Zealand after all the eating I've been ...

    I Feel Like Family

    A travel blog entry by adventurlandia on Feb 11, 2014

    1 comment, 64 photos

    ... that we have trash facilitators coming around to pick up our garbage. We have garbage bins. We have huge business garbage dumps. We have landfills. Where are you India government!!!!? I don't see you!!!!! The people want to do good and want to have an infrastructure that supports them. WHERE ARE YOU??? Ok. End of gripe for the moment.

    The beauty of the hills is amazing to behold. No trash. No honking (except on hairpin turns where it's acceptable.), and as we float down ...

    Now wheres that Tiger?

    A travel blog entry by thehog on Mar 04, 2011

    1 comment, 19 photos

    ... western Karnataka, completely the wrong way from Tiger territory.

    Hopping off the bus we sat down and we're informed the Mudumalai bus would be here in 30 mins. Right on cue a spacious AC bus arrived and Eggman decided to enamour himnself to the conductor and eat his messy veg pastry, scattering crumbs all over the floor of the previously immaculately clean bus; the conductor was less than happy, remonstrating ...