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  • 01Kerala Wilderness Jungle Retreat

    Kerala Wilderness Jungle Retreat
    • d7 Daysn6 Nights
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    • ATHITHI INDIA TOURS
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      ATHITHI INDIA TOURS

    If you are a person who is not so fond of watching wild animal but very of nature then this is the best trip for you. This trip is all about admiring and exploring mesmerizing valleys like Munnar and Chinnar. The trip initiates from Cochin. This trip will be memorable as you will be travelling through most green tea plantations, towns as you have just seen in books, and rolling lanes. You can never compare this experience with any other expedition.

    Munnar is a region that is completely surrounded with very green tea plantations and you may not be able to witness such flora and fauna in any other part of the country. Not only the greenery these places have many rare species of the birds that you can spot quite easily like Nilgiri flycatcher, Nilgiri pipit.

    Now it is the time for you tighten your boots as you will be going to trekking in Chinnar wildlife sanctuary, where you can see lofty ghats and Palani hills.

    Chinnar is also known as Indian rain forest and during rain it will be very cool here. You can witness the richest flora and fauna here with evergreen woods. The forest is quite dense.

  • 02Wild Kerala Adventure

    Wild Kerala Adventure
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    • Rover Holidays Pvt. Ltd
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      Rover Holidays Pvt. Ltd

    This trip will give you a space to explore various national parks and wildlife of kerala like Eravikulam and Chinnar. Your trip will start from Munnar, a tea town. Traveling through straggling tea plants, picture book towns, rolling lanes form Munnar an un-comparable experience.

    Eravikulam National Park is set along the summit of the Western Ghats. The Park defies the largest viable population of the vulnerable Nilgiri Tahr. The Park is the abode of Nilgiri marten, small clawed otter, ruddy mongoose, dusky striped squirrel etc.

    Another sanctuary called Chinnar, which is canopied with blended vegetation. Dry and dense forests shoals and wet grasslands increases charm of the entire sanctuary.

     

     
  • 03Thattekad Bird Sanctuary Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

    Thattekad Bird Sanctuary Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
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    • Sopanam Holidays
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      Sopanam Holidays

    70 km from Cochin, The Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary otherwise known as Thattekad Sanctuary is in Kothamangalam district, Ernakulam district. It lies on the northern bank of the Periyar River. The century was declared as a sanctuary in 1983 on behalf of the suggestions of Dr. Salim Ali.

    Due to the richness in the variety of bird species here, and to get more glimpses of the phenomenal varieties, a large quantity of teak and mahogany is cultivated in the lowland areas of these regions.

    The forest is spread in an area of 25.16 sq km and has tropical semi green deciduous forests. You will find Sloth bears, Porcupines, leopards, elephants and many such mammals in the forests here.

  • 04Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary Trekking

    Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary Trekking
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    • Mallika
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      Mallika

    Founded in 1984, Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary lies in the Mukundapuram district of Thrissur district. The head office of this sanctuary is at Echippara.

    Partially Chimmony sanctuary lies in conjugation with Peechi-Vazhani wildlife of kerala and Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary. This park has a good variety of Flora and fauna. The dam inside the forest is a beautiful place. It is between 40-110 m high. You also get to see Punda peak which is towards the east of the sanctuary. The park is rich in bird and animal species.

  • 05An Eco travel across Kerala

    An Eco travel across Kerala
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    • Aajali Travels & Tours Operators
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      Aajali Travels & Tours Operators
  • 06Kerala Backwaters Tour

    Kerala Backwaters Tour
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    • Guiders Mission Tours & Travels
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      Guiders Mission Tours & Travels

    About the Activity:

    If you are some who loves to travel and check out diverse cultures and places, this tour is the right one to pick. The trip is planned in a way that will bring to you, the true blend of Kerala’s unique beauty and rustic charm. Starting from the enchanting landscapes of Munnar to the beauty of Periyar and Kumarakom, these is a lot to see, enjoy and explore in this tour. There is also the rare experience of houseboat cruising along the backwaters that Kerala is so famous for. One also has the golden opportunity to spend some quality time at the pristine beaches of the state before departing back to their home with lifetime memories to cherish.


    What will you see : Waterfalls, Lakes, Backwater, Wildlife Sanctuary, Echo Point, Tea Plantation, Tiger Reserve, Beach, Museum, Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple

  • 07Birding Kerala Package

    Birding Kerala Package
    • d11 Daysn10 Nights
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    • Kamal Der
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      Kamal Der

    For bird lovers, this is the perfect Kerala tour. It takes you on an extensive bird watching tour through the destination. The lush surroundings of Kerala make it ideal as breeding grounds for different species of birds. Travel through the picturesque hill station of Munnar several bird sanctuaries for exploring exotic varieties. Keep your camera always on the ready for that exclusive shot in Birding Kerala Package.

  • 08Birding Kerala Tour

    Birding Kerala Tour
    • d9 Daysn8 Nights
    • lCochin
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    • K.D. Prajith
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      K.D. Prajith

    Kerala is not just about the backwaters and the beaches. It is a destination to be enjoyed by bird watching enthusiasts as well. The diversity in flora of the destination attracts a lot of species of birds around the year. This Birding Kerala tour brings you the best of bird watching in Kerala.

  • 09Wildlife Tour in Kerala for 3 Days

    Wildlife Tour in Kerala for 3 Days
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    • India Tour operators
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      India Tour operators

    Neighboring to Anamalai Sanctuary, Parambikulam Sanctuary is set between two ranges of Karimalagopuram (1,440m) and Sholayar. If you pass through the vales, then vales are affected by the south-west monsoon. Better if you traverse during the monsoons. Monsoons are cool.

    Rich flora and fauna contain semi evergreen woods, which add charm to the whole region of this sanctuary. Trailing through wet forests is an unlike experience. There are plants of teak. The lush green lands and marshes are seen in south zone.

    IGWLS means Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary is named after Indira Gandhi. The avian life such as great pied hornbill and Malabar grey hornbill. This sanctuary covers an area around 958 km sq. Indira Gandhi Wildlife India is once known as Anamalai Wildlife in kerala.

  • 10South Zone Birding Tour 14 Days

    South Zone Birding Tour 14 Days
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    • Birding in South India & Andamans
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      Birding in South India & Andamans

    The land of fascinating farms, charming celebrations, historic and conventional monuments with elegant cuisine form Kerala an ideal and memorable destination of South India. Kerala comprises of huge shoreline, cool and calm beaches with picturesque stretches of emerald backwaters. A composed weather of Kerala is truly tempting. The Kerala Wildlife is full of unusual rambling plants and lush green lands on hills. South Zone Birding Tour and the Western Ghats are the most enzootic regions of birds on earth.

    The most visited place and a hotspot of various birds, a tour starts from Kochi and Trivendrum. The prominent destination, Anamalai is located on hill. This place is bounded by dense woods and verdant terrains. 800 species are found in the National Park of Anamalai. You will pass through Blue mountain train which let you experience sheer beauty of Blue Mounatins.

    Thattekkad bird sanctuaries, Muthimalai, Bandipur, kabani, Wayanad resort outings are the main attractions of South India. Apart from these reverses there are other wild life sanctuaries like, Chinnar, Parambikulam, Eravikulam and Peechi Vazhani. High inveighing forests and high elevation shoals can be explored. You can go for evening nature walks and safari through rich vegetation of South zone.

    Coniferous forests increase the beauty of national parks. These national parks constitute Anamalai bio-diverse. Explore Mysore, city of palaces. The city is adorned with thick forests and colorful landscapes. Birds like Oriental White-backed Vulture, Loten's Sunbird and Malabar Grey Hornbill are found in surrounding areas.

    You will be stopped by the exciting backdrop of Bandipur wildlife adventure, Trekking in Bandipur and Bandipur resorts outing. Here you can visit the reverse of Nilgiri. Stop over at Rangannathittu, a breeding ground of birds on the banks of the Cauvery River.

  • 11Silent Valley National Park

    Silent Valley National Park
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    • Sathya Travels
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      Sathya Travels

    Founded in 1984, this park is situated in Palghat district. It occupies an area of 89.2 sq km. The Kunthi river valley is close by. It is approximately 180 km from Cochin and 40 km from Mannarkkad. The park is made up of evergreen rain forest. The greenery along the jungles deepest cores is breath taking and a sight to remember for the visitors.

    This park is also known locally as Sairandhrivanam. The remoteness of the park has resulted in very little human intervention in this park. It is surrounded by Attappadi Reserve Forests in the east, and dense jungles of Palghat and Nilambur in the west and south respectively.

    The Wildlife here has 100 species of butterfly, Ceylon frogmouth, 400 species of moths, the nilgiri laughin thrush, nilgiri langur, Great Indian Hornbill, the lion-tailed Macaque, the giant Malabar squirrel, Nilgiri langur, tiger, leopard, elephant, sambar, pit viper, wild bear, nilgai, etc.

    You will also find 966 varieties of flowers and 100 orchids plants. This is apart from the large variety of animals and birds found here. The USP of this place are large hollow trees where in people can easily sit and enjoy themselves.

  • 12Parambikulam Tiger Reserve Trekking

    Parambikulam Tiger Reserve Trekking
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    • KK tours and Travels
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      KK tours and Travels

    The Parambikulum Tiger Reserve is located close to the Annamalai Wildlife Sanctuary at the southern most end of the Western Ghats in the state of Kerala. This park covers more than 280 sq.km. of the area and also covers Thekkedy and Sholayar along with many other rivers.

    This reserve is popular for its unique teak plantations. Then, there is the abundance of rosewood, sandalwood and bamboo all across the sanctuary.Prior to teak becoming a plantation crop, it grew extensively in the wild. Here, you can witness the largest teak tree, the Kannimari tree. This tree is located around 5 km off Thunakadavu and it is something that you cannot afford to miss. There are over 140 species of fowl, along with elephants, tigers and sloth bears.
     

  • 13Mattupetty Hills Tour

    Mattupetty Hills Tour
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    • DRAVIDIAN TRAILS HOLIDAYS PVT. LTD.
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      DRAVIDIAN TRAILS HOLIDAYS PVT. LTD.

    Munnar lies in Idukki district, at the union of three mountain rivers. It is pronounced Moon-aar, which means three rivers in Malayalam. The three rivers; Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala assemble in the center of the town. The place is enclosed by woody hills of the Anamalai Ranges, with the towering volume of Anamudi. Munnar is the most popular spot in Kerala.

    The holiday facilities, peaceful environment and the tranquility that it provides make it the perfect serene spot to rejuvenate and revitalize the most jaded of the travelers. It is an excellent base for trekking through the surrounding hills, which are wrapped by lush green rainforests; for going picnicking beside a translucent mountain stream; for Wildlife watching; or for simply getting the kinks out of a tired system.

    Among the exotic flora found in the forests and grasslands in Munar is the Neelakurinji. The main cultivation crops in Munnar are Tea and Coffee. The people of Munnar reveal the culture and traditions of both Kerala and their Tamil neighbours from across the border.

    Munnar is Kerala's top hill station. The hill station transcends excellence. Munnar is bounded by gently undulating hills swathed in the soothing green of vast tea estates which makes it a perfect tourist destination in south India. Situated at an altitude of 1600 m above sea level, its bracing clim.

    Mattupetty is famous for its highly specialized dairy farm, the Indo-Swiss live stock project. Over 100 varieties of high yielding cattle are reared here. Visitors are allowed into three of the eleven cattle sheds at the farm.

    The Mattupetty lake and dam, just a short distance from the farm, is a very beautiful picnic spot. The sprawling Kundala tea plantations and the Kundala lake are other attractions in the vicinity. DTPC Idukki provides boating facilities on the Mattupetty Dam. Speed launch and slow speed motorboats are available on hire. Covered with motley of thickets, luscious tea plantations and dotted with cascading waterfalls, Mattupetty commands a spectacular view of Munnar.

     
  • 14Marayoor Valley Trekking with Farm stay

    Marayoor Valley Trekking with Farm stay
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    • Thrill-On
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      Thrill-On

    Marayoor can boast of being the only natural sandalwood forests in Kerala. Bordered by Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary and Anamudi Chola National Park, there are bright opportunities for you to spot leopards, deer, elephants and other Indian Wildlife Species.

    Marayoor is pretty famous for primitive cave drawings and pre-historic burials. Even in the surrounding valleys and hills there are several burial gravestones. The girdle traces till Palani hills. The primeval rock refuge work of art originates in Marayoor and other forests are as old as 9000 BC.

  • 15Chinnar Trek

    Chinnar Trek
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    • JAYASREE TRAVELS AND TOURS COMPANY
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      JAYASREE TRAVELS AND TOURS COMPANY

    Situated 45 km from Munnar, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Gods own country. It is situated 17 km north of Marayoor in Idukki district. The place has some beautiful trails where you get a chance to savor the exotic landscapes and hear the sounds of birds and animals resonating in the woods.

    As you move into the jungles you get to see the various flora and fauna. Be prepared to spot the Indian Wildlife species like tigers, elephants, barking deer, chital, wild boar, nilgiri tahr, jungle cat. You also spot several bird varieties such as Egrets, Drongoes, Pitpits, Bulbuls, Orioles, Herons and Parakeets. You spend great time moving around the wildlife. Enjoy the pleasant weather there and the pollution free surroundings.

  • 16Offbeat Kerala

    Offbeat Kerala
    • d10 Daysn9 Nights
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    • LOTUS DESTINATIONS PVT LTD
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      LOTUS DESTINATIONS PVT LTD

    9N/10D: Cochin - Kothamangalam - Munnar - Thekkady - Kumarakom - Cochin

    What will you see: Historical Monuments, Crop Plantations, Wildlife sanctuary, Elephant Orphanage, Tea Estates, Hills, Lakes, Kathakali, Kalaripayattu.

    What will you do: Learn cooking, Elephant Safari, Pluck tea leaves, Trekking, Bamboo boat rafting, Canal cruising, House boat stay

    Kerala, popularly called as “God’s Own Country”, has all its reasons to be called as such. Located on the south-west region of India, Kerala has also been referred to as one of the ‘50 Must See Destinations of a Lifetime’ and ‘10 Paradises on the World’. Well, the reason why Kerala is bestowed with all these titles can be understood only after someone lands up in Kerala.

    While the backwaters of Kerala can relax your mind with an ease, the spice plantations can enrich your appetite in just a blink of an eye. The evergreen river islands, luxuriant coconut plantations and the stately houseboats dwelling on the backwaters clutch the divine capability to make your tour, one of the memorable tours of your life.

    This tour package has been designed in a way, which is perfect for all age groups and covers up all the above-mentioned aspects of Kerala. In addition, this tour package will ensure you the maximum opportunity to experience Kerala’s pristine outlook. 

  • 17Enchanting Kerala

    Enchanting Kerala
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    • COSIMA TRAVEL & TRADE LINKS PVT LTD
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      COSIMA TRAVEL & TRADE LINKS PVT LTD

    Kerala, “God’s Own Country” is the best place to explore the splendid beauty of the nature. Lying on the Malabar Coast, Kerala boast of its rich greenery and the tranquil backwaters. Due to unending beauty of the nature, Kerala is also referred as one of the “50 Must See Destinations of a Lifetime” and “10 Paradises on the World”. Starting from the endless tea gardens to the spice plantations, the chains of tranquil river islands to elegant houseboats, Kerala is the perfect blend of beauty within folds of nature.

    This tour package starts from Cochin and heads towards Munnar. After exploring the beauty of Munnar, Periyar National Park and other significant locations, this tour gradually ends in Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala. This package has been designed in a way, so that almost all the corners of Kerala can be explored. 

  • 18Kerala Tailormade Tour

    Kerala Tailormade Tour
    • d14 Daysn13 Nights
    • lCochin
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    • Kerala Destinations Pvt Limited
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      Kerala Destinations Pvt Limited

    14D/13N: Cochin – Munnar – Thekkady – Alleppey – Varkala - Kovalam

    What will you see: Mattanchery Synagogue, Spice Market, Classical Art performance, Tea Museum, Hills, Nilgiri Tahrs, Villages, Farms, Wildlife Sanctuary, Beaches, Temples, Kuthiramalika Palace

    What will you do: Farm visit, Tea garden tour, Bamboo rafting, Adventure trail through Tiger Reserve, Camping, House boating

    A traveller’s paradise, Kerala offers a myriad of fascinating experiences in one trip. From experiencing the luxurious houseboats that tours on the emerald backwaters of Kumarakom to answering the call of the wild at the famous Periyar tiger reserve, and exploring thick forests on bamboo rafts, this is God’s Own Country indeed.

    While on this tour, you also get to experience the rich culture of the state with classical art performances, interact with village people and get an insight into their life, visit one of the wealthiest temples in the country, pay homage at ancient shrines and sink in the rustic sights of nature. 

  • 19Unforgettable Kerala Tour

    Unforgettable Kerala Tour
    • d8 Daysn7 Nights
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    • unker
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      unker

    7N/8D : Cochin – Munnar – Periyar – Kumarakom – Cochin

    What will you do : Sightseeing, Jeep Safari, Trekking, Boating, Plantation Visit, Houseboat Tour

    What will you see : Scenic Landscapes, Picturesque Hilltops, Birdlife, Wildlife, Plantations, Backwaters

    On an unforgettable Kerala tour, you will step into the some of the most pristine regions of Kerala, the God’s Own Country. Be the privileged one to get pampered by nature on these sojourns. In addition to witness the natural as well as man-made marvels, the warmth of the destinations will offer you a homely ambience all through the tour. Go on boating trips in richly bestowed ecosystems of the tranquil backwaters, also enjoy the spirit of fine living on houseboat tours on the Vembanad Lake.