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During this monsoon season, If your only thought is about seeking comfort under a cosy blanket, it's time to reconsider. The Budget Tourism Cell of KSRTC has an exciting monsoon surprise for all travel lovers. The KSRTC Kannur District Tourism cell is coming up with monsoon packages to attract the youth as well as the adults to their excursion programs.
Within just one year, The Budget Tourism initiative of KSRTC has already conducted around 300 trips and earned an income of Rs 2 crore. Kannur is the highest revenue-generating depot in the state through the budget tourism scheme.
Kannur district transport officer V Manoj Kumar, tourism district coordinator KJ Roy, and Depot Coordinator KR Tanseer are the ones leading this project in the district.
The services of trained tour guides are available for KSRTC excursions. For more details, contact: 9496131288, 8089463675.
1. Wayanad (Package One)
The package includes Thusharagiri Waterfalls, Lakkidi View Point, Honey Museum, Pookode Lake, and ‘En Ooru’ Tribal Heritage Village. The bus will leave from Kannur at 6:00 am. The journey is via Koothuparamba, Pannur, Kuttiady, and Thamarassery Churam. The charge for the trip is Rs 1,180 per person inclusive of food and entry fees. There will be a trip every Wednesday.
2. Wayanad (Package Two)
The package includes Soochipara Waterfalls, 900 Kandi Eco Park, and Jungle Safari. The cost per person is Rs 2,350. A Semi Sleeper Super Express bus is used for the journey. The bus starts at 5.45 am from Kannur. It will return to Kannur at 3 am, the next morning.
The package includes Ranipuram Hill Station, Bekal Fort, and Bekal Beach. The journey starts at 5.45 am from Kannur and comes to an end by around 8.30 pm. The cost is Rs 920 per person inclusive of food and entry fees.
The package includes Paithalmala, Palakkayam Thattu, and Ezharakund Waterfalls. The charge is Rs 830 per person including food and entry fees. The bus will leave at 6:00 am and return to Kannur at 8.30 pm.
The package includes Chathurangapara Viewpoint, Ponmudi Dam, Anayirangal Dam, and Eravikulam National Park. The journey is scheduled to start at 4 pm on June 9th and return to Kannur on June 12. The charge is Rs 2,960 per person without food.
The package includes Vagamon Pine Valley Forest, Adventure Park, and Campfire. The charge is Rs. 4,100 per person inclusive of food and accommodation. The trip is scheduled to start on June 16 at 7 pm and return to Kannur on 19 morning.