Best Nature and Wildlife Tours in Cochin
7N/8D : Cochin-Munnar-Periyar-Kumarakom-Alleppey-Kovalam-Trivandrum
What will you do : Walking Tours, Sightseeing, Backwater Cruises, Boat Rides
What will you see : Lakes, Dam, Echo Point, Blossom Garden, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Bird Sanctuary, Kovalam Beach, Museums, Temples
The Enchanting Tour of Kerala, a holiday that will pleasantly surprise you with the inner beauty and blissful essence of the state. The place has so much to offer to its guests that you will have innumerable memories to take home with you. The diversity of the place comes with a unique balance of hill stations, beaches and backwaters. This enchanting tour covers everything for the tourists in just one visit. The lush greenery and the peaceful environment is the ideal way to let yourself loose and de-stress from the pressures of everyday life.
4N/5D : Cochin - Kumarakom - Periyar - Alleppey - Cochin
What will you do : Wildlife Safari, Elephant Spotting, Bird Watching, Nature Tour, Houseboat Cruise
What will you see : Animals, Birds, Backwaters, Artefacts, Spice Plantations
Kerala is home to a diverse environment which lets the traveler experience a wildlife encounter and a pleasant backwater cruise in the same tour. On an engaging tea gardens and backwaters tour, experience the bliss of being cradled by nature. Visit the abounding jungles of Periyar and discover the enthrallment of Kerala’s wildlife. Go boating in a lake nestled amidst rich biodiversity to feel the grandeur of the backwaters. Explore the natural habitats of rare birds with a joyous excursion in a houseboat.
Thattekkad, the pristine ambience of this sanctuary is unlike. Set at the lowest altitude, the evergreen woods comprise of 280 different species. The avian world includes grey hornbill, white bellied tree pie and some water birds. Munnar is a famous hill station, set at the elevation 1500 m. The whole region is surrounded by tea plants.
The mountain forests are rich in its flora and fauna. Birds like Nigiri flycatcher, Nikgiri pipit, and these birds are sighted clearly in surrounding areas too. The trip of Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary will take you to the lofty Ghats with Palani hills.
The woodlands have dry deciduous to arid flora and fauna. There are n numbers of rare species. Migrant birds are the main attractions here. 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 in India is once known as Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary.
About the activity :
Have you ever
wondered what the true beauty of Wayanad looks like, at any time of the day? On
your next weekend, experience an exciting night camping experience in Wayanad
with camping at Bansurian in this hilly forested paradise! Arrive at the meeting point near Chundale in Wayanad by 05:00 PM and you will be taken to the campsite later.Gaze at the
beautiful stars as you lounge in the tranquillity and serenity of the hills and
forests of Wayanad! Enjoy with your close friends and family as you relax in
the peaceful ambience of the thick and lush forests in Banasura. Dine on a
delicious BBQ dinner as the wonders of nature envelop you into a peaceful
stupor and lull you into a happy trance like state! Experience adventure and
thrill in Wayanad on your next holiday and revel in pure, unadulterated
excitement! The next morning, wake up to the gentle tweets of birds and experience the fresh air around and have breakfast at 09:00 before you wind up the camping expedition.
Located in the district of Thrissur, Chimmony wildlife sanctuary has the watershed areas of two rivers. Kunumali and Mupliyam rivers are bounded by hills. It comprises of several kinds of flora and fauna. Chimmony Wildlife in India is set near the Peechi Vazhani wildlife in kerala.
There are around 110 different kinds of birds including 22 kinds of migratory birds. The water body of this sanctuary is the abode of 31 various species of local fish. Apart from this many a rare species of endangered orchids and herbs like Mara Manjal (tree turmeric) and analivegam adds to the biodiversity of this sanctuary.
Start from Kochi either from hotel or airport. Move towards bird sanctuary of Thattekkad. Located at the lowest altitude, this evergreen forest of Thattakkad sanctuary houses 280 species of colorful birds. It is one of the low altitude evergreen forests. Birdlife includes various birds such as white bellied tree pie, grey hornbill, rufous babbler and several water birds.
Apart from this, the wood of this sanctuary is now the agricultural and plantation regions. The areas give some sights of various avian. Thattekad is the most abundant bird habitat of India.
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 wild life 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.
A seven day long tour will give you an opportunity to traverse through well known Kerala Wildlife Sanctuaries and national parks. Explore the diverseness of centre Western Ghats. Set in Munnar district, Periyar Tiger Reserve is essential to go for Jungle Track. Various options are available to trail in this sanctuary.
Built in 1984, Chinnar Wildlife is canopied with blended vegetation. Dry and dense forests shoals and wet grasslands increases charm to the entire sanctuary.
The Silent Valley National Park is regarded as the last pristine area of tropical coniferous woodland in India. It is popular because of its rich flora and fauna. Gorgeous Rivers, lush green pastures, hills and rolling slopes form this sanctuary exquisite. This park is also famous for unique herbs and plants.
Wildlife includes animals like elephants, tigers and lion tailed macaques. Paradise for nature lovers, another tiger reverse, Anamalai covers an area of 108 sq km. Anamalai tiger trail is set on hill which comprises of dense forests and lush green terrains. There are 800 species to speckle in this National Park.
A unique habitat for vulnerable huge whined squirrel of India, Chinnar is thorny scrub forest with xerophytes species. It is set in the rain shadow realm of the Western Ghats of Kerala. Abundant in its wildlife in kerala, Chinnar sanctuary is blended with deciduous woods. You can do hiking in the forests of Chinnar.
Famous for its herds of Bisons, this sanctuary has wet grass lands. You can find the diversity in the forests. Several animals like elephants, hanuman monkey, sambar, and spotted deer can be encountered easily when you travel from Karimuthi to Chinnar.
5N/6D : Cochin - Periyar - Kumarakom - Marari - Cochin
What will you do : Visit Jungles, See Birdlife, Jeep Safari, Visit Beach, Tour Spice Plantations, Boating.
What will you see : Elephants, Tigers, Birds, Beach, Spice Plantation, Lake.
Experience the engaging beauty of nature at its best on a wildlife and beach tour in Kerala. See the exotic flora and fauna of this region and witness the impressive birdlife surrounding a lake. Go Jeep Safaris deep into the jungle to visit the habitants of the enchanting wildlife. Smell the fresh fragrance of homemade spices and play on the shores of a picturesque beach. Your tour lasts six days and takes will give you all the reason to hold back the memories of the tour forever in your minds.
About the Experience:Kumarakom in Kerala is a famous houseboat tourism centre,
the villages on the lakeside are brimming with the traditional lifestyle and
lip-smacking cuisines of Kerala in its purity.Head to stay at Coconut Lagoon for three days which the
package is offering you, where you would be reaching only through water.Cross the majestic Vembanad Lake via a clunky wooden boat
and while you arrive at the resort, the lobby will welcome you with the
reconstructed 19th century architectural style with a stone jetty
attached to the mansion.Check in to your room at Coconut Lagoon which acts as the savior
of harmony with the nature around.Enjoy walking through the butterfly garden, a little
experiment, it is a space with natural moisture, sunlight and a profusion of wild
flowers. In Coconut Lagoon, the heritage spirit reflects in every
nook and corner from the carved woods of the ceilings to the brass work on the
doors.Board a boat to relish the sunset views on the lake as well
as indulge in a birding session to take a look at the multi colours of
migratory birds arrive in Kumarakom every year.Make your steps according to the Kalarippayattu artists show
their forte before your eyes and enjoy the soothing music of Tabla and other
Indian musical instruments.Check-in by 02:00 pm and check-out by 11:00 am on the third
day of your stay.
Embark on this enthralling elephant ride in Munnar with friends and
family. A perfect wildlife interactive program that allows you to witness the
best views of this region- delight in this thrilling elephant ride through
plantation in Thekaddy. Watch these innocent beats relaxing in nature’s abode –
a golden opportunity for wildlife enthusiasts, this is one innovative approach
to let people know more about the wild world of these beautiful creatures.
Ride through beautiful fields of Thekaddy, witness sprawling greenery
enveloping this slice of paradise. Capture the luxuriant tea estates on your
camera – a perfect break from the cobwebs of the routine life. Watch these huge
animals in their natural habitat – delight while watching them relax in this
Know more about the local life here while enjoying your ride! Enroll in
this innovative activity with friends and family while embarking on this
amazing elephant ride through plantation in Thekaddy.
Types: Available at an extra
About the Activity:Add this 6 day sightseeing tour of different magnificent locations in Kerala to your travel diary at the earliest. Choose this Mumbai- Kerala- Mumbai tour package for clubbing with the scenic images of God's Own Country.Start the trip from Kochi, the IT hub of Kerala but it still possesses a plenty of unrivaled historical sights very proudly.Visit Munnar, the coldest region, then Thekkady, an enlarged tiger reserve and Alleppey, the region encircled by backwater; know the beauty of this tiny state is undefinable.The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the whole trip which is inclusive of flight transfers.
About the Activity:Unravel yourself in the lap of Mother Nature in an experience like never before! Prepare to get astonished by the natural beauty while indulging in Top Station camping with campfire in Munnar. Enjoy the scenic landscapes, picturesque environs and the priceless treasure of silence while camping in this nature’s abode.Trek through narrow pathways: witness the lavish greenery accompanying you throughout your stay here. Enthrall in an amazing off –road and tea plantation jeep ride that will provide you with the best views of this stunning place. Witness the beautiful narrow roads winding through sprawling tea estates staple to the region.Once your reach the camping sight, get ready to lose yourself in the picturesque beauty of this place. Admire the luxuriant thickets surrounding your stay here; spend some quality time with friends and family while relaxing in this off-beat stay experience. End this eventful day with a warm campfire session-share the best memories of your trip with each other. Delight in this pleasing Top Station camping with campfire in Munnar.Meal Types: Vegetarian- Dinner and BreakfastTransportation: Available at an extra costActivities: Camping with bonfireDifficulty Level: Easy