An educational tour was arranged for 9th standard students for two days. We started at about 8.00 pm. On 27th of September with the blessings of Ekashara Mahaganapathi. We reached Chotanikara temple at early morning 4.00 am. After worshipping the Goddess Devi we started towards Cochin. Reaching Cochin we had our breakfast. Then we traveled to Fort Kochi in boat where we saw a museum of policemen. We had boating for 2 hours admiring the beauty of the spot.
Then we traveled towards Thrissur district to visit Athirapilly waterfalls. On the way we had our lunch. We reached the waterfalls around 3.00 pm. but unfortunately couldn’t enjoy the beauty of the falls due to heavy rain.
From there we moved towards Mettupalayam where we had our stay. On 29th morning around 7.00 am. We started our journey towards the queen of hills-Ooty. Ooty welcomed us with a pleasant climate where we visited tea factory, Botanical gardand Sims Park.
The same day evening at about 5.00 pm. we returned to Mettupalayam, had our dinner and started towards Kanyakumari. We reached Kanyakumari on 30th September morning 6.30 am. Through this tour the students came to know the life style of the people of different areas. This tour was a beneficial one for the students in two aspects, both, education and enjoyment.