TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Himarani Thekkady
Travel Blogs from Thekkady
... huts which are beautifully themed for a 'jungle' atmosphere. After finding our hut we set out to visit a local spice garden where we shown a vast range of spices and fruits grown in the lush hills surrounding Thekkady. Back to the resort in pouring rain but managed to find the bar for our evening beer. Dinner followed in the the resort's restaurant. A long day but most ...
... martial arts show. One of the coolest things we saw in Cochin was the laundry. Our driver was getting some laundry done and we went with him to pick it up. Dhoti Wallahs rent a space in a large shed with wash basins and counters for ironing and they either pick up their clients' laundry or people drop it off. Everything is hand washed, line dried and ironed. There aren't any claim checks, just people with very good memories. We stayed at a small hotel called ...
... countless monkeys, a flying squirrel and an assortment of tropical birds and crazy creepy-crawlies, including one of the biggest spiders we’ve seen - in our room! We were lucky to catch a local festival on our first night, and Mr Rama the homestay owner took us down to the little temple where it was being celebrated, which was actually in Tamil Nadu. Afterwards, we had some very delicious and reasonably priced food (and a couple of beers!) at the Kumily ...
... I am going on a boat ride to hopefully see some wild animals.
We arrive a little early and have a snack. There are monkeys are all over the place. On the way to the boat I watch one monkey cleaning another monkey. Using his sharp nails, he appears to be picking things off of the other monkey’s skin. Precious. And so human like. I say goodbye to Biju and make my way down to the boats. I am on one of the bigger boats, which has ...
... elephant. We could hear
ripping of branches and the occasional snap of them. Matt wasn't so
sure at one point he thought it was a twig that had snapped under his
foot at the same time. Our guide told us to stay put whilst he went
to check it out. Elephants are very dangerous and especially so if
they are on their own. After about 5 minutes he came back and waved
us forward. Then we walked forward another 20-30 metres and we waited
again whilst he scouted ...
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