The days of visiting zoos to see wild animals are gone and done now. The new age concept of enjoying the best of wildlife is to go trekking in the forest with a guide in tow, who will tell you about every amazing creature living there. This monsoon trek to the Agumbe Rainforest near Shimoga district does exactly that for you.
The main aim of this trek is to impart knowledge on the visitors as to how they can use it all to the effect of living harmoniously with the wilderness. An untouched heaven, this pristine rainforest is home to many amazing flora and fauna species, which are ready to entice your senses and make you stand in awe of evolution. You will get glimpses of Draco Flying Lizards, Flying Squirrels, Slender Loris, and the ruler of these parts of the rainforest, the King Cobra.
Deemed to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this tour that takes you to Agumbe, starting and ending in Bangalore. To make your stay comfortable here, you will be given very comfortable and cozy accommodation in tents, and you will also have hygienic and clean washrooms. Making the entire experience even more complete, the food here will be served in the local Malnad style with options available for both, Veg and Non-Veg.
This experience of rainforest ecology will be one of the best ones you will ever have.
About the Activity:
Fixed departure: 15-06-2016
-Agumbe, one of the most visited tourist places in South India is located in Shimoga district in the Malnad region of Karnataka.
-It is called the Cherrapunji of the South due to the heavy rainfall year around. It is associated with rainforest conservation, documentation of medicinal plants, trekking and photography, and promotion of cottage industry.
-With this 4 day trip to Agumbe from Bangalore, you can experience the wonders hidden inside the salubrious nature possessing lush green forests and picturesque waterfalls.
-You will be accompanied by an expert Naturalist who will explain the biodiversity of this particular rainforest where you might spot a variety of rare species of flora and fauna.
-Have a good time in such a beautiful place by indulging in short trekking, herping, and birding during your tour along with a peaceful stay inside a 300 year old property.
-The package includes food, accommodation, and transportation during the trip.
Age Limit- 12 to 45 years
Group Size- Maximum 30 people