Just 23 kilometers from Thekkady lays a beautiful cottage, 'Granby Gold' is an exquisite eco- friendly jungle getaway in the heart of Idukki. Wrapped in the lush embrace of a tropical rainforest, you will dwell in perfect harmony with nature, pristine and waiting to be explored. Allow yourself to be seduced by the orchestration of delicate, subtle sounds accompanying nature's theatre. Quietly elegant and exclusive,we are a state of mind with breathtaking vistas.
The Granby offer a unique experience to visit parunthumpara, and nearby places like kuttikanam, granby estate, tea factory visit and natural water falls. All villages in Parunthumpara are worth visiting. Tourists will be accompanied with guide and vehicles will be provided to travel through the villages. Take a tour down the villages in Parunthumpara and have a pleasant holiday with Grandby Gold.
See the huts and shanties of the local people among the terraced tea plantations all around. Feel the cool breeze and the warm welcome of the locals. Hear the melodious tunes of the birds. Relax and be one with nature. Take some snaps with the local people. Go fishing. Just some of the ways to have fun in a village.
Open Jeep safari
The resort provides own vehicle for Jeep safari so that the guests can enjoy the trip safely. A treacherous safari about 40 km in an open jeep will be a wonderful experience. One can feel the fresh air and the beauty of the hill tops during this trip. Jeep safari starts early in the morning and you will be picked up from the hotel. The jeep is specially designed for the purpose of a safari which involves roads that are impossible for normal cars to handle. It can seat 5 people. We can make provisions to remove the hoods at the back of the Jeep; this makes it convenient to take photos at any time. During the safari, the Jeep shall pass through many beautiful places with stunning views. Just imagine a journey through the mystic hills of Parunthumpara; this will refresh your mind, body and soul. At the hill top, you will get a panoramic view of the surrounding villages of Parunthumpara. The cool breeze and the greenary will invigourate you and leave you rejuvenated.Touching the following forest points. Inside this we do cover the following places such as Parunthumpara. Granby Tea Factory , Mount, Sathram , Sabarimala View , Pullumedu view , Vallakadavu (Gateway of Gavi), Periyar Tiger Reserve and Kumali.
Here you can get an experienced yoga & meditation practitioner to introduce you to the basics of yoga and relaxation techniques. Longer, more elaborate yoga classes are possible upon advanced intimation. You can experience spa and yoga & meditation separately. The spa should not be mistaken for an Ayurvedic Panchakarma center. Instead, it provides a complete rejuvenation and relaxation sessions by professionally trained masseurs.
Trekking is a thrilling activity for young people. Kerala has a lot to offer to the trekking enthusiasts. Parunthumpara is one among those places where you can enjoy an adventurous journey. Parunthumpara is a perfect place to unwind, explore the hills and enjoy the real beauty of nature. Tourists will be accompanied by guards and usually trekking starts in the early morning. Normally tourists are taken as groups for trekking; a group will consist of three or four guests. Refreshments will be provided while trekking. Anaerangal is an awesome trekking spot for nature lovers. You get a panoramic view of the Western Ghats. This is the highest possible trek route south of the Himalayas. Enjoy the panoramic views of the world's highest tea estate Kolukkumalai, the magnificent view of the Kodaikanal and the plains of Tamilnadu.
There are only 2 places in the Western Ghats where you can see the remnants of the stoneage period. These Dolmens are believed to be the dwelling places of the inhabitants of this area during the stoneage. Little is known about them through written history; but they were apparently the rulers of this beautiful land. Photography, and viewing the sunrise and sunsets are the highlights of this visit..