Thekkady in the Western Ghats of Kerala is one of the most gifted places in the country when it comes to Nature and Wildlife. This camping experience in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady brings you the best of the highlights of the Trails that the tigers of the area walk on.Factual Information:
Situated in the Cardamom Hills and Pandalam Hills, the camp inside the forest makes for a smooth viewing during the day. The experience is unique in a way that it is maintained by a team of rehabilitated poachers and tree cutters of the park, hardy and dependable individuals with an intimate knowledge of the forest terrain. You will chance to encounter much indigenous wildlife like Nilgiri langur, giant squirrel, elephant and who knows, even the tiger! Normally, 20 to 35 km of trekking distance will be covered, depending on the route chosen. Throughout the way, get to listen to unusual and strange adventure stories of the former poachers, now your guides and protectors of the forests.Stay:
Stay in comfortable tents in the middle of the forest on a double or triple sharing basisActivity:
The major activity of this experience is the 25 to 30 km long jungle trek that will open you up to views of the wildlife that prevails in this area.How To Reach:
Thekkady is about 4 km from Kumili in Idukki district, central Kerala and is well connected by road from all the major towns of Kerala.
By Air :
Cochin International Airport : 190 Kms. Thiruvananthapuram International Airport : 267 Kms. Madurai: 140 Kms.
By Train :
Kottayam : 114 Kms. Changanassery: 120 Kms. Ernakulam : 190 Kms.Madurai : 135 Kms.
By Road :
Direct bus links to / from Thiruvananthapuram, Cochin, Kottayam, Munnar and Madurai.
Capacity: Min 2 | Max 6