Packages

Outdoor Yoga Camp

Outdoor Yoga Camps add a different dimension to one's practice and pare yoga down to its original link with nature. "Yoga means 'union,' and when it's practiced outdoors it seems like the union with nature, humanity, and the universe.

Wildlife/Birding Trials.

Great Adventures wildlife tours bring tremendous in naturalistic colors. Our wildlife packages combine magnificent wildlife and picturesque landscape in the famous national parks of south India. Asiatic Elephant,Gaur(Indian Bison),Tiger, Black Panther, SambarDeer, SpottedDeer, BarkingDeer, WildBoar, Sloth Bear, Nilgiri Langur, Bonnet Macaque, Common Langur, Wild Dog, Common Otter, Malabar Giant Squirrel etc. are the major Mammals. Our nature walk,birding trail and Day / Night Wild Life Safaris are always composed and accompanied by an experienced Naturalist.

Theyyam

Theyyam is a folk art but a lively combination of ritual, vocal, instrumental, dance, painting, sculpture and literature.Theyyam means God in Malayalam. The concept of this energetic art form is that men transform into God at certain ritualistic and divine moments. The beating of Chendas[drums], blowing of pipes, rhythmic dance steps, bright coloured costumes, and vivid face paintings are depicted various Hindu Deities.Kavu (sacred grove) is an arena of the Theyyam performers. December to May is the period of harvest and festivals when this ritual is conducted at Northern Kerala.

Kalaripayattu

Kalaripayattu is believed as the most oldest and scientific martial art form in the world. It is regarded as the mother of all martial arts. Kalari means arena and Payattu means combat, therefore it is an art of fighting practiced inside an arena.Kalari massage also becomes famous now. It blends the body mind and soul. Massaging synchronizes the entire biological system of the body. It enhances the circulation of the body fluids and activates the lymphatic system of the body and helps to purify the body. The visitation includes an hour long practice demonstration and massage.

Off road Trial

Explore the adrenaline racing drive with Great Adventures off road jeep trials. During the hour long spellbound drive, you will be steered along with lush greenery of the forest hills and plantations with the professional driver. A drive along the steep plains of the mountains is just what you need for an amazing and quick getaway from the busy city life.

Spices Trial

Malabar (Northern Kerala) also has known for its spices plantations. Traditional plantations of wayanad and coorg are holding the growing tracts of a tea, coffee, cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, cocoa, coconut, beetlenut, turmeric, ginger, vanilla, rubber, cashew and paddy etc. Enough rainfall, high altitude temperature, and fertile soil are the main factors of richness and aroma of the spices. The trial includes visitation and interaction of a local farmer, plantations, processing factories, nurseries and authentic spices shops etc.

Culinary Trial of The Malabar

The cuisines of Malabar (Northern Kerala) are unique because of it's cultural influence of the Muslim and Brahmin dynasty's. The tastes of Malabar include Malabar Mappila Biriyani (mutton, chicken, lamb or prawn). Kallummakkaya,Erachiputtu,malabar parotta and pathiri,. The snacks include unnakkaya,pazhamnirachathu (ripe banana filled with grated coconut and sugar),chattipathiri, Halwa(sweat meat), banana chips and so on. It also includes a wide range of seafood delicacies and the Malabar Biriyani known as the king of Biriyani.

Tribal Culinary Trial

The Kuruma tribe of Wayanad, they consume large varieties of leafy vegetables, the major cooking ingredients and spices they collecting by an organic way from the virgin forest.They use traditional kitchen, fuelled with fire wood and where they use organic utensils such as bamboo tubes, earthenware’s and ceramic pans. The highlights of the cuisines are Wildhoney,Bambooshoot Mushroom curry, ‘muddha Ada(finger millet)’, coconut rice, ‘kalluputtu’, ‘njandu(fresh water crab), gandhakasala (aromatic rice)’ and the Bamboo rice payasam(dessert) .The tribal food of Wayanad is different from the local cuisine but the richness of the ethnic taste is spellbound.

Village Life Experience

Explore the local city life of Calicut and Kannur with tuk-tuk (autorickshaw), an indigenous life of Wayanad or struggling fisher men’s life of Bekal no matter its unique because it provides tourists a chance to experience the life of cities and the villages. 0ur multi lingual guide helps to interact with the locals. The visitations are involved in local farming, ethnic medicinal practices of tribes, spices processing units, clay potteryunit, toddy tapping, cashew processing unit, local handicrafts and souvenir shops, local tea and coffee shops, dairy practice, custom and culture of the different resident communities. This sustainable tourism support economic benefits to the local people and gradually empowers local communities.You can visit the artists’ workshops, where they work on looms, painting or carving, and support them to buy their products. Donate you’re local siblings and ensure the social responsibility for the better world.

Adventure Trial

Great Adventures gives you a different type of adventure activities that requires enough adrenalin, the activities include Cycling, Zip line, Canoeing, Kayaking, Speed Boating and Bamboo Rafting. Also feel the refreshing atmosphere of the nature, it’s playing an important role throughout the activities.Enjoy your weekend with the serenity of the forest and get your friends to head an exciting bamboo rafting at River Kabini or cycling to the off-beaten areas of Wayanad.Also feel the thrill of speed boating at Banasura Sagar Dam, the largest earth dam in India.

House Boat

Northern Kerala houseboats are the authentic way to be in the midst of coastal Nature. Our vacation specialist helps you to get a wonderful house boat with a professionally trained Crew. Over the past years we developed strong preferred relationships with our guest. As a result, we get incredible Support from our Guest who used our service before.

Trekking Trials

Great Adventures offers a set of numerous half day/full day hikes with an exciting and picturesque backdrop of the lush green Mountains of the Nilgiri Biosphere. In our adventurous wildlife trekking brings you to the best and wildest form of the ecosystem. Where you may face to face with an elephant or wild Cat, an unexpected spotting of Malabar grey hornbill an endemic bird of western ghat,observe the calls of cicada or a murmuring virgin streams. An expert Naturalist assists you to identify pugmarks on the ground and a crack marks on the tree. ChembraPeak (2100m), Banasura Hill (2070m), Brahmagiri Hill (1840m), Makkimala (1800m), Thusharagiri (1200m), Thadiyandamol (1748m) and Paithalmala (1372m) are the ideal trekking spots in this region.