The Department of Psychology, St. Teresa’s College (Autonomous), Ernakulam, hosted a 3-day Mysore-Wayanad Tour to offer students an enriching and educational experience. Thirty-eight students from UG SEM VI (Batch 2021-24) participated in the tour, accompanied by two faculty members. The tour took place from January 3rd to January 7th, 2024, providing students with a rejuvenating, enlightening, adventurous, nostalgic, and profoundly educational experience through visits to key locations in Mysore and Wayanad.

The group explored various attractions during their visit, including Mysore Zoo, St. Philomena’s Church – a magnificent example of Gothic architecture and one of India’s largest cathedrals. They continued their tour with visits to the historic Mysore Palace and Chamundeswari Temple, situated atop Chamundi Hills at an elevation of 3,489 ft., approximately 13 km from Mysore.

Upon reaching Wayanad, the team explored the scenic mountain ranges surrounding Banasura Dam, India’s largest earthen dam, known for its impressive construction using massive rocks and stones. Additionally, they visited the serene Meenmutty Waterfalls, nestled amid forests. The team engaged in a 1.5 km trek along the hillside next to the falls, involving trekking, rope climbing, and other adventurous activities.

Continuing their exploration, the team embarked on a 900 Kandi off-road jeep trek, experiencing an adventure zone with captivating forest trails and scenic viewpoints. The 900 Kandi Glass Bridge, Kerala’s longest hanging glass bridge at 100 feet, offered an attractive spectacle. The area also featured various activities like a giant swing, Skywalk, cave trekking, and more. The combination of breathtaking landscapes, lush greenery, cascading waterfalls, and the backdrop of coffee and cardamom plantations, along with adventurous pursuits, made this destination a truly memorable experience.



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Published On: January 10th, 2024Categories: Psychology, Psychology Activities