Route : Cochin – Palghat – Coimbathore – Mettupalayam – Kothagiri – Ooty
Car : Scross
Total kilometers : 745
Diesel : 44 litres
Mileage : 17/l
Road condition : Cochin to Coimbathore roads are average. From Coimbathore good road
Pass required : E pass required for Tamilnadu. Was checked while entering ooty.
Climate : Warm during daytime and very cold during night. It even rained heavily one day.
Things we did : Scenic drive across ooty , Kotagiri . Exotic vegetable garden at Kotagiri. visit to tribal hamlets of todas and irulas.
( among tourist attractions only botanical garden is open)
Contact of Viju who helped me visit tribals : 9843275591
Preventive medicines : Took ayurveda preventive medicine during travel and quarantine.
Stay : Kluney manor ( 1500 rs per night booked via make my trip)
Quarantine : 7 days quarantine with antigen test on 7th day after entering Kerala ( Tested twice .. once when i entered back kerala and second after one week of quarantine )
Diesel : 3300 rs
Stay : 4500 rs
Food : 2800 rs
Jeep to visit tribal hamlet : 1500 rs
Total cost ( 4day, 3night , 2 person ) – 12,100 rs
date of travel : 11/11/20-14/11/20