Prince Charles visits Athirapally waterfalls & Vazhachal Ecotourism
9 th Nov 2013
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are on a nine-day official visit to India and afterwards visiting Sri Lanka in order to attend the 2013 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
An official statement released by the Clarence House press office says, this most extensive visit to India till date, will have a wide range of engagements to entice the strong UK-India partnership in key areas such as conservation, education, growing business links, women empowerment and training. They will use this as a golden opportunity to celebrate religious diversity, creativity and the vibrant individual family ties between the two countries, the release said.
According to the release, the major Locations of the Tour are New Delhi, Dehradun,Mumbai, Pune and Kochi. The nine day ,royal tour itinerary includes official calls on the President and Vice-President of India, meeting with top business leaders of India In Bombay and receptions for civic, business and cultural leaders in respective locations.
Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla visits Kochi- Kerala
The royal couple will be on an official tour of Kerala from November 11 to 14 as part of the Cochin (Kochi) leg of their visit to India. Visit includes Kerala Folklore Museum and Theatre, the Athirappilly-Vazhachal waterfalls and attend a ceremony to sign a memorandum of understanding marking participation of Cochin in the Future cities project.
On behalf of Govt of Kerala, Kerala Governor will host an official reception for the royal prince. The administrative and security arrangements are progressing for the royal visit
Royal couple’s visits to Athirapally & Vachachal falls
The royal couple, Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles, will spend four days in Cochin (Kochi) from November 11 to 14th . On 12 th ,the couple will visit the majestic Athirapally waterfalls , Vazhachal falls and spend two-and-a-half hours there.
Their visit will mainly concentrate, the elephant area of Athirappilly & Vazhachal area. The security measurements are on progress now. In locations such as Karadippara, Idinjapalam, Lakshikkulam of Karamthode region, elephants can be seen throughout the day and nights too. These places are in the Karamthode region. Earlier the British High Commissioner and team had visited and traveled through this spots up to 40 kilometers. Royal couple have reserved around 45 minutes to spend for their Ecotourism journey.