Travel Story Contest #3. Family summer trip in Wayanad!.September 28, 2017
Author: Dimpesh Jain | Bangalore.
It was summer holidays and my sisters, brother in laws, kids, cousins (a group of 24 ppl including kids) came to bangalore to my house. We all wanted to go for a 3 days trip and after a lot of pondering sessions, we settled down for waynad. Then started the planning part and we chose le villegio as they were among the top rated place to stay. We booked three 2bhk n two 1 bhk villas for 2 days.
We chose road trip from Bangalore to wayanad and booked a mini bus. Started at 7 in the morning, Roads were awesome and surrounded by trees n forest. We were lucky to spot elephants and deers, which got the kids excited.
We reached le villagio by 3.30 pm and were awed by the elegance of the villa and the beauty of the surroundings. The staff helped us with the luggage and accommodation. The Rooms were tastefully furnished and looked cozy. We chose to stay in the villa for the day and played lots of games (badminton, hopping, seven stones, lock n key etc etc). Mr. Biju guided us with the tour plan for the next 2 days. We ended the day with lavish dinner cooked by mom, sisters and other ladies.
Day 2: After having yum breakfast from le villegio, we headed for Banasura dam which was scenic and beautiful. The dam provides speed boating which was totally worth the money. We left Banasura dam n reached muddy boots, where we did zip-lining (kerelas longest – 300mtrs). Nothing can describe the fun we had there. It was just wowwww…
After this we headed for lakkidi view point alongside western ghats. It was scenic n awesome!!!. We had dinner outside n ended our day with games.
Day 3: we got up early in the morning @ 7.30 and reached sochipura water falls. We had to walk around a kilometre, which was like a trek. After reaching the falls, we were awed by its beauty. We enjoyed like hell for 3 hours and had to leave due to time constraint. There was no crowd, so it was more enjoyable. Then we went back to our villa and they were very courteous in providing us with unlimited breakfast at 2 pm and accommodated us for 4 more hours after checkout time.
On the way we stopped to eat organic bananas, coconut waters and melons. Had our dinner in srirangapatnam and reached bangalore by 11.30 pm. We enjoyed more in each tourist point instead of visiting more tourist points 🙂
We will cherish the journey life long and will come often to Waynand and stay at le villegio… a big kudos to ur hospitality.. way to go..