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Best Wildlife Tours in Cochin

Some forests promise to give you a pulse-quickening experience in the rawness of nature. The rustic landscapes of sanctuaries and reserves of Kerala need the best camera lenses to freeze the moments. There is assortment of places to visit in Cochin and myriads of things to do on a wildlife tour. Take a peek into the pristine ambiance of Thattekkad which has a total of 280 different species that includes grey hornbill, white-bellied tree pie, and some water birds. Wildlife Safari and Elephant Spotting in Periyar wildlife reserve, bird watching and nature tour in Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary and houseboat cruise on the backwaters of Alleppey that is also known as the Venice of the East. The Kathakali dance, the snake-boat race, the temple celebrations and the churches are few things which you cannot afford to miss while you are in Kerala but the wildlife is what you should seek to.


Perched atop the elephant, if you happen to come face to face with a tiger or a leopard, then do not forget to get an eye-grabbing shot in your camera. Peppara wildlife sanctuary is a bird watcher’s paradise where you can find versatile birds including King Kobra and python to gaze and freeze in your lenses. Mundanthurai is another sanctuary which has a unique ascend from dry forests to evergreen woods and it nurtures a diverse array of flora and fauna. Set out on a trip to the outstanding sanctuary the Koonthankulam which is maintained by the villagers and is fun to visit with friends. Spending a night in the Jungle is an adventure in itself which is best lived with a group friend or in a company of a partner. Kerala much more than what you expect and Cochin is the getaway to God’s own country.

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    Kerala Wildlife with Houseboats
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    Cochin

    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. 

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    Wildlife Tour in Kerala for 6 days
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    Cochin

    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.

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    Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary
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    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.

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    Wildlife Tour in Kerala for 2 Days
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    Cochin

    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.

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    South Zone Birding Tour
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    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 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.

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    Wildlife Kerala Tour
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    Cochin

    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.  

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    Kerala, Wildlife & Beach Tour
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    Cochin

    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. 

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  • 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.

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    Periyar

    About the Activity: Delight in a tiger trail in Periyar along with friends and family for a truly blissful experience. Trek through narrow pathways winding through hills and forests while you mesmerize in the abundance of beauty accompanying you throughout your trek. Enthrall in the natural beauty– indulge in this exciting trekking and camping program that provides you with the best views of the Periyar tiger reserve. Trek through the luxuriant forests, no matter which trail you chose, get ready for some mind-blowing sceneries, witness exotic wildlife roaming in the jungles carefree. Camp under the clear blue sky and sip in the morning and evening glory of this quaint land. Trek in this slice of paradise that will help you in shedding off all your worries and ruggedness of the city life. Relax with friends and family while indulging in this exciting tiger trail in Periyar. Return with a bag full of refreshing and sweet memories. Meal Types: Breakfast (2), Lunch (2), Dinner (2) Accommodation Types: Tented Accommodation Activities: Trekking, Camping Difficulty Level: Easy

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    Cochin

    5D/4N : Cochin – Munnar – Cochin What will you see : Hill Stations, Waterfalls, Tea Estates, Dams, Wildlife Sanctuary What will you do : Tea Museum Visit, Boat Rides, Wildlife Sanctuary Exploration A journey like never before! Embark on a trip that takes you into the heartland of an amazing hill station and unveils the mesmerising wonders of nature to you. This five day trip to Munnar gives you ample time to explore the wonders of nature and revel in the luxuriant beauty of the surroundings. Visit awe inspiring waterfalls, enchanting hill stations, exciting wildlife sanctuaries and lush green tea estates in the picturesque surroundings of Munnar within this trip.

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    Periyar

    About the Activity: Border hiking in Periyar take 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’s lover this place is certainly a true paradise – apart from diversified animal kingdom, you can also get best views of beautiful birds and butterflies adorning this region. Border hiking in Periayar 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 humdrums of city life prepare yourself to get dazzled in the lap of Mother Nature like never before with an enthralling Border hiking in Periyar. Meal Types: Packed Breakfast (1), Lunch (1) Activities: Trekking Difficulty Level: Easy

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    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.

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    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

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    Cochin

    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 with its flora and fauna. Birds like Nigiri flycatcher, Nikgiri pipit. These birds are sighted clearly in surrounding areas too. Popularly known as a Wildlife Sanctuary, Chinnar covers an area of 90,422 sq km. You will pass through arid forests, moist grasslands and high shoals. On the way you may find deer, monkeys, Sambhar, and peacocks. An entire route is passes through undulated terrain and hilly patches which add charm to the splendid surroundings. The world of avian is the main attraction here. 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 of kerala is once known as Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary.  

    d3 Days n2 Nights
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Traveller Tales from Cochin

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Bheeshma Guha

25 May 2015

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.

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Chakor Mukhopadhyay

11 April 2014

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!!!

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Baladitya Varman

12 July 2014

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.

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Mayoor Pothuvaal

11 November 2015

This trip was my anniversary gift, and last month i went there with my wife, it was such an awesome experience to spend some quality time in kerala area. Everything was just perfect from management to entertainment and all thanks to our organizers.

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Vaijayanti Sethi

29 September 2014

i think the money spent on this trip was totally worth it because we got the best holiday moment ever. It was a great visit to the oldest wildlife Sanctuary that lies in the Mukundapuram district of Thrissur. Overall it was a very nice trip...

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Shresthi Iyengar

17 January 2015

My money spent on this trip was totally worth it . I stayed there for 2 days stay, and discovered beautiful specis of birds including Indian Pitta, Malabar Trogon, Malabar Barbet, Srilankan Frogmouth ,Indian Robin, Blue throated Blue flycatcher , Asian Paradise flycatcher ,Black Baza, Crested Goshawk,Dollor Bird, Asian fairy blue, White bellied woodpecker, flame throated bulbul, Grey headed bulbul ,Brown breasted flycatcher . Wao it was a great feeling.

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Dhanu Patil

09 June 2014

we were a group of seven people went to discover this beautiful place. I totally loved it guys and i think you will loved it too. The dense forest adventure including the edamalayar forest, periyar river and edamalayar river ,and the beautiful birds. I saw many birds or the first time including dark-fronted babbler, brown-cheeked fulvetta, brown-backed and white-rumped needle tails, and elegant emerald green pigeons.

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Nanda Mehra

13 September 2014

The sanctuary is quite easily accessible from the Kochi International Airport so we had no problem. Thanks to the instructor who led us through the the mysterious jungle and explored the beautiful Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary. I stayed at the Jungle Homestay and really liked their service. You will love to see those beautiful birds but don't expect any large animals.

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Chetan Dwivedi

16 August 2013

We had enough time so we explored all beautiful places and remote villages of chinnar, for us the wildlife sanctuary was the major attraction. Our jungle expedition was also nice, got to see rich flora and fauna, like tigers, elephants, barking deer, chital, wild boar, nilgiri tahr, jungle cat. I saw these animals for the first time in my life.

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