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Endemic birding tour & Camping

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Places Covered
Thattekad
Days
1N/2D
Adult Rate
On request
Child Rate
on request
Next Package Dates
As per the requirement

Bird watching Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary, also known as the Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is one of the richest bird habitats in peninsular India, comparable only with the Eastern Himalayas. A trip through this sanctuary would certainly be a bonanza for any birder, with over 300 species found in a relatively small area of 25 sq kms. Some of the rarely seen species at Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary are Mottled Wood Owl, Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Rusty-tailed Flycatcher, Indian Pitta, Sri Lanka bay Owl, White - bellied woodpecker, Malabar Trogon, Black Baza . One can find a larger number of Endemic species seen in Western Ghats here. Malabar Grey Hornbill, White- bellied Blue Flycatcher, Malabar Barbet, Malabar Parakeet, Flame Throated Bulbul, Malabar Woodshrike, Crimson backed Sunbird, Nilgiri Flower pecker, White-bellied Treepie, Rufous Babbler, Grey-fronted Green Pigeon, Grey-headed Bulbul are some of them.

 

Day 1 : Thattekad

Meet and get greeted by your driver cum guide at Cochin International airport and get transferred to Thattekad , an evergreen low land forest known for kerala’s first bird sanctuary . Your accommodation for today will be in cottage tented camp situated in the bank for river periyar. Have lunch and relax for some time before you leave for the birding tour. Also, you can go for 45 min kayaking (depends on water level, 1 hr cycling & plantation walk.

 

Day 2: Thattekad- Cochin

Start the day with an early morning birding tour. You can find a larger number of Endemic species seen in Western Ghats here such as  Malabar Grey Hornbill, White- bellied Blue Flycatcher, Malabar Barbet, Malabar Parakeet, Flame Throated Bulbul, Malabar Woodshrike, Crimson backed Sunbird, Nilgiri Flower pecker etc. Reach back to the camp . After breakfast, get transferred to Cochin with fond memories

  • Accommodation in river view cottage tent on double share basis for 1 night
  • Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast
  • Birding with an accompanying guide
  • 45 Min kayaking,1 hr cycling & Plantation walk
  • Pick up and drop at Cochin International Airport
  • 1ltr mineral water per person/day
  • Tax inclusive

 

  • Travel insurance
  • Tips if Any
  • Flights
  • Liquors, beers and beverages
  • Any shopping/ Laundry

Mode of Payment

50% of total tour cost on booking, balance amount before 7 days of commencement of the journey.