South zone Southern Western Ghats Birding tour

QUICK INFO

Starting Point
Trivandrum
Duration
6 Days and 5 Nights
Type
Responsible Travel
WildlifeTours
Ideal Season
Jan, Feb, Mar, Oct, Nov, Dec
19,530
Starts From
18,600
Per Adult
Overview

South Zone or South Western Ghats offers unusual rambling plants and lush green lands on hills. These are the most enzootic regions of birds on earth. The paradise of wildlife lovers and nature gazers Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary is bounded by the Western Ghats.

Pass through the brilliant and colorful landscapes, sheer pleasing birding tour is unforgettable. Do not forget to explore Peppara wildlife sanctuary where you can find versatile birds including ling Kobra and python.

The deciduous forests are reached after crossing hilly and low slopes. Verdant in its flora and fauna, Mundanthurai is another sanctuary which rages from dry forests to evergreen woods. Move towards an outstanding sanctuary, Koonthankulam is maintained by the villagers. It is the hugest breeding water bird reserve which has attracted lakhs of birds every year.

 

 
Short Itinerary

Day1: Arriving to Trivandrum  
Day 2: Neyyar visit  
Day 3: Start for Peppara wildlife sanctuary  
Day 4: Visit to Mumdanthurai sanctuary
Day 5: Visit to Koonthankulam  
Day 6:  Back to Trivandrum

Highlights

Unusual rambling plants
Llush green lands

Variety of birds

Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Peppara wildlife sanctuary

Mundanthurai sanctuary

 

Some Facts:

Best time to visit: October to March

 

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LONG ITINERARY

Day 01:

You will be received at an International Airport or Railway station. You are free to explore Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala.

Day 02: Neyyar

Neyyar national park is home to various birds like King Fishers, Water hen, Woodpeckers, Indian Cuckoos, Hill Mynas, Little Egrets, Darters, white breasted water hen, Brahminy Kites. Deer farm, Crocodile Rearing Centre and Lion Safari are the main attractions which set near the dam site.

Day 03: Peppara

Start for Peppara wildlife sanctuary, where you may click some birds such as, Nilgiri langur and Malabar squirrel. If you are lucky, you may also find some water birds like darter, little cormorant, pied king fisher and egrets.

Day 04: Mundanthurai

The pristine atmosphere of Mumdanthurai sanctuary offers you to view different birds like pied hornbill, Indian hornbill, grey headed bulbul, tailed grass warbler, and oriental bay owl. Mumdanthurai sanctuary provides you an opportunity to view the lofty peaks such as the Anaimudi (Anaimalai Hills) and Doddabetta (Nilgiri Hills).
 
Day 05: Koonthakulam

The most visited sanctuary is maintained by the local villagers. Generally, birds come to their backyards for protection. The people of village have keen interest in protecting this sanctuary and its birds as well.

Day 06: Trivandrum

On the last day of your trip, you need to go back to Trivendrum.

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