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Bird Sanctuary Kerala

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Cochin, India

  • Activities

    Bird Watching, Nature

  • Price
    $39 USD per person
  • Duration

    8 hours

  • Avg Distance

    80 km one way

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Everyday, 5:30am , 2;30pm

  • Starting Location

    Cochin

  • Price Includes

    To & fro transfer by Ac car Packaged breakfast and Kerala veg Lunch Entry fee to Bird Sanctuary All applicable taxes

  • Notes

    Cost is based on minimum two paying pax

Highlights

  • Bird Watching
  • Thick Virgin Forest visit & variety of trees
  • Dam, View of misty hills
  • Trekking

Guide

Trip Info

Bhoothathankettu is a dam situated 65 km far from Cochin. It is a tourist point and past generation believes it was made by bhootam (monster) as it;s name describes. Near the Dam you can find boating, horse riding, a children’s park and small restaurant. Later you may proceed to Thattekkad bird Sanctuary. The main activity is bird watching. Thattekkad bird sanctuary receives excellent climate round the year ranging between 10 to 25 °C and do not receive much rains. This sanctuary is thickly covered by forest and a wide variety of trees can be find here. The sanctuary is a home to more than 500 species of exotic birds. It is a safe heaven for feathered creatures due to moderate climate and thickly woody. It is a paradise for a bird watcher, morning or evening time is perfect to visit the sanctuary.

Program: Transfer by surface to Thattekad Bird Sanctuary at 5:30 am, enjoy a packaged breakfast and upon arrival enter to the Sanctuary (it is advised to enter by 7 or latest by 7:30 am) to watch around 100 species of birds. Enjoy the trek and watching birds varieties which include: Paris Peacock, Red Helen, Blue Mormon, Several other common species along with other moths, insects and birds like Giant Malabar Hornbill , Racket Tailed Drongoes, Tree pies etc. for aprox 3 to 4 hours, Later spend some time at Bhoothathankettu Dam area which offer a picturesque & relaxing place in a vast virgin forest. Later Drive back to Kochi, Trip concludes.

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