27 Best Trekking Tours in Cochin - 2020 (with 842 Reviews)

Popular Cochin Trekking Tour Packages

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Trekking and Forest Camping in Munnar 1D/1N ₹ 3299 3.0 star View Details
Border Hiking in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary 9H ₹ 1980 3.0 star View Details
Mountain Trekking And Tea Garden Visit In Munnar 4H ₹ 1000 4.0 star View Details
Weekend Getaway with Bamboo Craft Workshop in Wayanad 3D/2N ₹ 9500 4.0 star View Details
Guided Trip to the Pakshipatahalam Caves in Wayanad 8H ₹ 1500 4.0 star View Details

Kerala in India is regarded as ‘Gods Own Country” and by all means the name suits it perfectly as Kerala is a treasure trove of natural paradise. The port city of Kerala, Kochi is immensely beautiful and its natural beauty is not only restricted to its ports, being at the foothill of the UNESCO declared world heritage site, Kochi boasts of lush hills, undulating terrains, cascading waterfalls, spice and coffee gardens and rolls of greenery. The most popular trekking tours in Cochin are Munnar and Vagamon, some also venture out to Thattekad Bird Sanctuary to hike short trails usually leading to beautiful waterfalls. Every year, Kochi sees a lot of tourists visiting the city and indulges in typical sightseeing. In the recent years adventure lovers have treaded into the city who like exploring quite off the beaten path routes away from the urban crowd of the big city. Kochi is filled with scenic nature trails and hidden, unexplored pathways which has been unexplored and untouched for years and that is the reason why trekking in Kochi gives one absolute pleasure.

 

Munnar is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams namely, Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, the whole region is characterised by its lush acres of tea plantations, streams, rivers, hillocks and dense forests. Enjoy half day or full day treks and camping trips across various regions like Wayanad, Chinnar wildlife sanctuary, Marayoor valley and many more scenic areas, tourists can also avail packages from the numerous offbeat activities that is offered in Kochi. While serious trekkers would undertake only treks, there are options for people who like combining the joy of trekking in Cochin with camp stays and many more interesting activities.

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Trekking and Forest Camping in Munnar Featured
Trekking and Forest Camping in Munnar

1D/1N

Munnar

About the activity : Munnar never fails to impress you! The beauty of this lovely place is unparalleled and leaves you in awe at all times! Head for an exciting half day trek and forest camping experience in Munnar with your loved ones and revel in the beauty and tranquility of the place while enjoying the adventure as well! Guests will go for trekking after lunch (lunch not included).  Once the guests reach the top of the mountain and spend up to an hour on top of the mountain. From the top of the mountain, guests can see the whole Idukki district and all the sightseeing points in Munnar that are sure to take your breath away.  Guests need not go to sightseeing from this point as they can see everything from the top.  In the evening, guests will trek down to the camp site and will enjoy the night stay in the forest with usual camping activities of campfire, music and more! Meal Types: Dinner and next morning Tea only Accommodation Types: Tent standard type on double/triple sharing Activities: Trekking, Camping, campfire with music and nature stay Difficulty Level: moderate 
Very Good

41 Ratings

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41 Ratings

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INR 3,500

INR 3,299

Border Hiking in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary Best Seller
Border Hiking in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

9H

Periyar

About the Activity: Border hiking in Periyar takes you through undulating terrains of this beautiful region. Get ready to witness the grand beauty of majestic mountains surrounding this beautiful place from all sides. Trek through narrow pathways that provide you with best views of the lofty mountains, green pastures and stunning valleys that will further make you trip worth remembering! This trekking program takes you on a trekking spree through well-acclaimed Periyar tiger reserve – get ready to witness exotic wild animals roaming freely in the jungles. For a nature lover, this place is certainly a true paradise – apart from the diversified animal kingdom, you can also get the best views of beautiful birds and butterflies adorning this region. Border hiking in Periyar takes you through lush-green thickets crowned at a height of around 900-1200m. Hike through winding trials, listen to chirpings of the birds on distant mountain ranges and explore the treasure of silence while trekking here with friends and family. A perfect getaway destination, away from the humdrum of city life prepare yourself to get dazzled in the lap of Mother Nature like never before with an enthralling Border hiking in Periyar.Starting Point: Entrance Gate/ Bamboo Grove CottageEnding Point: Entrance Gate/ Bamboo Grove CottageTimings: 8 AM to 5 PMCapacity: Min 2 | Max 10
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37 Ratings

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37 Ratings

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INR 2,500

INR 1,980

Mountain Trekking And Tea Garden Visit In Munnar
Mountain Trekking And Tea Garden Visit In Munnar

4H

Munnar

About the activity : The mountains of Munnar call you to explore them on your next holiday away from the humdrum of city life! Situated at the confluence of three mountain streams namely, the Mudrapuzha, the Nallathanni and the Kundala at about 1600m above sea level, Munnar has proved to be a haven of sorts for all those who wish to run away from the blistering heat of the city! The sprawling acres of tea plantations and the misty clouds in the place have attracted many visitors from all over the country and abroad! The different mountains and peaks such as the Anamudi and other sites such as Top station and Chinnakanal have proven to be a treat for the travellers eyes!  Engage in an exciting mountain trekking and tea garden visit in Munnar on your next trip here and revel in the amazing tranquillity of nature! Activities: Trekking and Tea Plantation Visit Difficulty Level: Easy
Superb

36 Ratings

4.0

36 Ratings

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INR 1,200

INR 1,000

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Weekend Getaway with Bamboo Craft Workshop in Wayanad
Weekend Getaway with Bamboo Craft Workshop in Wayanad

3D/2N

Wayanad

About the Activity:Wayanad steals every traveller's heart with its purest form of nature that includes mountains, tea and coffee plantations, dense forest ranges, waterfalls, rugged pathways, and chilled climate.Plan a weekend getaway to this precious land in Kerala along with a chance to take part in Bamboo Crafting workshop. This three day trip from Bangalore will give you the priceless holidays.The main feature is that you can plan how to spend the days as you wish to by including sightseeing, adventure activities and much more.If you are an adventure minded fellow, then Chembra Peak and Meenmutty Waterfalls should be in your list since these are two major locations to do trekking and walking.The package includes food, accommodation and transportation from Bangalore to Wayanad and return.
Superb

35 Ratings

4.0

35 Ratings

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INR 9,500

Guided Trip to the Pakshipatahalam Caves in Wayanad
Guided Trip to the Pakshipatahalam Caves in Wayanad

8H

Wayanad

About the activity: Unravel the hidden treasures of Wayanad, a land steeped in undaunted beauty with this challenging and equally trek to the enigmatic caves of Pakshipatahalam and witness the ancient Vishnu temple.The guided trip of around 8 exciting hours starts as early as 07:00 AM when you reach Thirunelly Temple, the beginning of the exciting trail.These deep rock cave systems are a habitat for a variety of birds. It is believed that even the ancient spirits have a refuge here.Your trek to the caves will expose you to the raw wilderness of Wayanad and you will get to explore the beautiful Tirunelly temple on your way back from this challenging and adventure-fueled trek. This ancient Vishnu temple is a great attraction because of its unique location in the centre of a dense forest and is surrounded by mountains on all four sides for you to explore.
Superb

41 Ratings

4.0

41 Ratings

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INR 2,750

INR 1,500

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Trekking in Ramakkalmedu, Idukki
Trekking in Ramakkalmedu, Idukki

2D/1N

Idukki

About the Destination: Kerala, popularly called as the 'God's Own Country' is the abode of many natural wonders. Amongst all these wonders, Ramakkalmedu is one of the most scenic hill stations. Located in the Idukki district in Kerala, this pictorial hill station is only 15km away from Nendumkandom and can be easily reached following the Munnar-Thekkady route. Reaching an astounding height of 3,500ft above the sea level, the Ramakkalmedu trek offers panoramic views of several hamlets of Tamil Nadu. Acclaimed as one of the most exciting trekking destinations in Kerala, the hill is also perched with historical statues of Kuravar and Kurathi. According to the legends, when Lord Rama was searching for Ravana, he stepped onto the Ramakkalmedu peak and thus it got its name! About the Activity with Details: Indulge into the Ramakkalmedu trek and retrace history along with the glorious tales of Ramayana. Originating from the base of this enthralling hill, the trek will take you to its peak from where you can enjoy fascinating views of the valleys and meadows underneath. Though the trek is comparatively a shorter one, it is an amazing way to get introduced with the immaculate beauty of Ramakkalmedu and the untouched natural beauty around it!
Excellent

32 Ratings

5.0

32 Ratings

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INR 1,999

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Once in a Decade Tour Experience of Kerala
Once in a Decade Tour Experience of Kerala

6D/5N

Cochin

Kerala, “God’s Own Country” is the best place to explore the splendid beauty of nature. Lying on the Malabar Coast, Kerala boasts of its rich greenery and the tranquil backwaters. Due to this unending adventure of the beauty of nature, Kerala is also referred to as one of the must-see destinations for a lifetime and paradise on earth. 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. And if you add to that the serene and colorful landscapes that only come to be once in every 10 years, the fun and adventure get multiplied by tenfolds.The beauty of the flowers of Neel Kurunji that grow on the hills of Munnar in the Eravikulam National Park add a surreal beauty to the land in two ways; the distinct blue color that make the hills look they are actually blue, and the fact that they are a phenomenon that occurs only once in a decade. The event of blossoming of these flowers happening right now makes this once in a decade chance to visit Kerala and see the place at its colorful best. Also famous are the indigenous species of Ibex, popularly known as the Nilgiri Tahr which are a rare sighting just adds to the charm of the entire set of this tour. The experience of rolling hills covered in Blue and spotting a rare species of Ibex in Munnar will become the highlight of your trip. And that is a lot to say given that there is a lot more in store that this package has.This 6 day 5 nights tour of Kerala starts from Cochin, takes you to Munnar to see the various attractions that make this place famous. After spending a wonderful day here looking at the beauty of nature, you would then leave for the natural destination of Thekkady which is famous for being the home to Periyar Lake and the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Spend some time exploring the spice plantations. From here, you would be going to see the backwaters of Alleppey where, after a long day of sightseeing, will check-in to the classic houseboats and enjoy the adventure of sailing and exploring the far reaches of Kerala. To give it all the perfect ending, you will also get to witness the most perfect sunset on the backwaters. You will then be transferred back to Kochin to bring the experience to an end.
Superb

32 Ratings

4.0

32 Ratings

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INR 15,000

Marayoor Valley Trekking with Farm stay
Marayoor Valley Trekking with Farm stay

4D/3N

Cochin

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.
Superb

34 Ratings

4.0

34 Ratings

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Camping with Jungle Jeep Safari in Periyar
Camping with Jungle Jeep Safari in Periyar

2D/1N

Periyar

About the Activity: Get ready to free yourself from all the cobwebs of the city and digital life while camping with jungle jeep safari in Periyar. Delight in the stunning beauty of Mother Nature that provides you with a best escapade experience away from the routine life – enjoy the beautiful greenery enveloping this entire region and clear blue sky. Delight in the stunning natural beauty of tea estate staple to this region. Witness the relishing aroma of various spice fields sprawling this slice of paradise on earth. While camping with jungle jeep safari in Periyar – brace yourself to view stunning evergreen forests that is a happy home to various exotic wildlife species sprawling in the region. The idyllic weather conditions and the luxuriant greenery is a happy home to various beautiful animal species – get ready to have close encounters with tiger, elephants, leopards, bears, Indian gaur, sambar, mouse deer and lion tailed macaque, Nilgiri Marten and lot more. Explore the wide diversity of flora and fauna available on the beautiful land of Gavi – enthrall in this amazing camping with jungle jeep safari in Periyar along with friends and family for a completely adventurous and blissful experience. Meal Types: Breakfast (1), Lunch (1), Dinner (1) Accommodation Types: Tented Accommodation Activities: Trekking, Camping, Peddle Boating, Jeep Safari Difficulty Level: Easy
Very Good

36 Ratings

3.0

36 Ratings

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INR 6,500

INR 6,000

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Thattekad Bird Sanctuary Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

2D/1N

Cochin

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.
Superb

31 Ratings

4.0

31 Ratings

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Kerala Backwaters Tour
Kerala Backwaters Tour

9D/8N

Cochin

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
Excellent

221 Ratings

5.0

221 Ratings

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Wildlife Tour in Kerala for 3 Days
Wildlife Tour in Kerala for 3 Days

3D/2N

Cochin

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.
Very Good

39 Ratings

3.0

39 Ratings

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Kerala Tailormade Tour
Kerala Tailormade Tour

14D/13N

Cochin

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. 
Very Good

37 Ratings

3.0

37 Ratings

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Kerala Wilderness Jungle Retreat
Kerala Wilderness Jungle Retreat

7D/6N

Cochin

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.
Superb

23 Ratings

4.0

23 Ratings

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South Zone Birding Tour 14 Days
South Zone Birding Tour 14 Days

14D/13N

Cochin

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.
Very Good

23 Ratings

3.0

23 Ratings

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Silent Valley National Park
Silent Valley National Park

2D/1N

Cochin

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.
Superb

25 Ratings

4.0

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Birding Kerala Package
Birding Kerala Package

11D/10N

Cochin

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.
Superb

23 Ratings

4.0

23 Ratings

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Unforgettable Kerala Tour
Unforgettable Kerala Tour

8D/7N

Cochin

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. 
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39 Ratings

4.0

39 Ratings

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An Eco travel across Kerala
Very Good

33 Ratings

3.0

33 Ratings

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South Zone Southern Western Ghats Birding Tour
South Zone Southern Western Ghats Birding Tour

6D/5N

Trivandrum

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.    
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24 Ratings

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24 Ratings

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25 May 2015
Bheeshma Guha Kerala Backwaters Tour
Excellent
My money spent on this trip was totally worth it and i strongly recommend this as a holiday point for you.Especially i liked that ride on the houseboat, which is a typical and very famous tourist attraction in Kerala and you gonna love that too.
11 April 2014
Excellent
It feels special to go for such an adventurous trip with your friends and family. This sanctuary lies in conjugation with Peechi-Vazhani wildlife of kerala and Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary. Very nice stay!!!
12 July 2014
Excellent
We were surprised to see such an awesome views from the same point, those wild animals and the magnificent mountains will definitely steal your heart.....this place has a great variety of Flora and fauna.
12 May 2015
Excellent
The enchanting of birds kept our trekking adventure fresh. Our trek started from the silent valley in Munnar which is a fabulous place.
15 August 2013
Rati Gill Trekking Munnar
Excellent
There is some magic in the hills of Munnar, that caught our attention, trull the place is the best holiday destination for all. When we were entering Munnar we saw endless gardens of coffee and it was so nice to stare at those feilds.... Wao Munnar hills has very rich vegetation area as well. We were trekking on the moderate trails and camping on flat grounds.. everything just commendable.
16 March 2015
Mahesh Arora Trekking Munnar
Excellent
My three days trip to munnar hills is unforgettable....It was my first trekking expedition ever and i completed it with so ease and comfort ... And all thanks goes to our tour guide who were very experienced trainers... Apart from that camping moments were also very sweet for me.

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