Posted 11 Aug 2012 04:11
Kerala is one of the best places for adventure lovers. Besides scenic beauty, it also offers places which are yet unexplored. Many Kerala tourist destinations
offer biking, trekking, hiking and many other activities.
Hiking involves walking in natural environments generally in mountainous or similar scenic terrain. Hiking is generally done on hiking trails. There are many people who love hiking and hence a number of hiking organizations have come up worldwide. Biking or cycling is another interesting activity for many people.
The hill stations in Kerala like Munnar, Palakkad, Wagamon and Idukki offer great prospects for hiking and biking. There are ideal wooded trails for hiking tours in Kerala hill stations which are fragrant with scents of cardamom and cloves and are lush green. The winding trails through the cardamom plantations, rubber and coffee farms along with the misty mountain forests provide great delight while biking or hiking.
One gets a blissful experience in the green forests of Kerala hill stations which are the natural habitats of exotic orchids, colorful flowering shrubs, dense greens, tropical trees, rare animals like tiger, monkeys, leopards, elephants, wild dogs and numerous birds. Walking through the hilly trails brings one very close to nature. There are many tourists who hike or mountain bike through the jungles of Periyar sanctuary where one can see a number of wildlife and also beautiful deep mountains overcast by mist and the vast blue sky. There are tourists who take on the mountain trails from Periyar to Munnar on bicycles which is a journey of atleast two days.