Kerala Exciting Wildlife Tour
Duration:08 Nights/ 09 Days
Destinations:Peppara > Neyyar > Thattekkad > Periyar (Thekkady)> Kumarakom > Idukki > Silent Valley
On your arrival at Trivandrum Airport/ Railway Station you will be greeted by our Kerala Wildlife Tour representative. Later you will be drive to Peppara to explore Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary. Check in to the hotel/ wildlife resort and after some rest, you will visit various flora and fauna of the sanctuary. You can enjoy seeing verities of wildlife species like- Tiger, Panther, Wild Dog, Lion Tailed Macaque, Elephant, Gaur, Deer, Mouse Deer, Wild Boar, Nilgiri Langur, Malabar Squirrel etc. The bird species especially the water birds like Darter, little Cormorant, Pied King Fisher and Egrets. Later you can also visit Peppara dam built on the Karamana River. Stay overnight in the resort/hotel at Peppara.
Day 02:Peppara- Neyyar
Check out from Hotel after morning breakfast and you will be drive to Neyyar to explore Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary on second day of your Kerala wildlife tour. Check in to the hotel/ wildlife resort and after some rest, you will visit various flora and fauna of the sanctuary. You will enjoy seeing Elephants, gaur, sloth bear, Nilgiri tahr, jungle cat, wild boar, Nilgiri langur etc. You can spend you time in leisure and can also visit crocodile rearing centre, deer farm and lion safari park of this sanctuary. Stay overnight in the resort/hotel at Neyyar.
Day 03:Neyyar- Thattekkad
Check out from Hotel after morning breakfast and we will drive you to Thattekkad. Check in to the hotel/ wildlife resort in lush greenery environment of rain forest at Thattekkad. After some rest, you will visit Dr. Salim Ali (famed ornithologist) bird sanctuary. You will enjoy seeing the rare species of birds from various parts of the world including Asia and Europe. Your entire day is for local sightseeing Birds lagoon Activities (optional) Bird Watching, Thattekkad Bird sanctuary. Visit Elephant Training Centre and other wildlife or participate in activities such as Boating, Trekking, Mountain Biking, and Jeep Safari. Stay overnight in the resort at Thattekkad.
Day 04:Thattekkad- Periyar (Thekkady)
Check out from Hotel after morning breakfast and we will drive you to Thekkady on fourth day of your Kerala wildlife tour. During en- route journey, enjoy seeing beautiful streams, small water falls, Rubber, Pepper cardamom and Tea plantations and thick forests. Evening enjoy as your free time in leisure. Stay overnight stay in the resort at Thekkady.
Day 05 :Periyar (Periyar wild Life sanctuary)
You are at Periyar for one day to explore Periyar wildlife sanctuary. Enjoy whole day visit of wildlife and expedience the mind bowing view of calm crystal clear Periyar Lake. You will also enjoy the melodious whistles of birds and murmurings of wild animals. Later, on free time, go for a spice plantation tour (optional) or experience the Ayurvedic massage (optional). Stay overnight in hotel at Periyar.
Day 06:Periyar- Kumarakom
On sixth day of your Kerala wildlife tour, you will be drive to Kumarakom to explore wildlife activities at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary (Vembanad Bird Sanctuary). This place is equally popular for backwater fun. Check in to the hotel/ wildlife resort. After some rest, visit the various kinds of flora and fauna at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. At evening, go for Sunset cruise (optional) or enjoy the beauty of backwater by just relaxing near Vembanadu Lake or enjoy your free time. Overnight stay arrangement will be at the hotel in Kumarakom.
Day 07:Kumarakom- Idukki
Check out from Hotel after morning breakfast and we will drive you to Idukki where you will see Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary. Check in to the hotel, on arrival at Idukki. Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary owns a picturesque lake encircling the sanctuary roofed by a captivating awning of tropical ever-green forests. You will enjoy seeing deciduous trees. Elephants, bisons, bear, wild boars, wild dogs, jungle cats, tiger, wild boar, different species of snakes including cobra, viper, kraits etc. You will also see Idukki Arch Dam. Enjoy evening as your free time. Stay overnight in hotel/ wildlife resort at Idukki.
Day 08:Idukki- Silent Valley
Check out from hotel after morning breakfast and later you will be transferred to Silent Valley National Park Situated in the Kundali Hills. Check in to the hotel and after some rest, enjoy the wildlife tour. You will see verities of wild life such as tigers, deer, and mammals peculiar to the South Indian Peninsula, such as the Nilgiri langur, Malabar giant squirrel, lion-tailed macaque, flying squirrel and civet cat. You will also see enviable variety of birds such as the Malabar Hornbill, Great Indian Hornbill, hoopoes, tree pie, barbets, crow pheasant, woodpeckers, rollers, kingfishers and parakeets. Enjoy watching India's last tract of tropical evergreen rain forests. Stay overnight in hotel/ wildlife resort at Silent Valley.
Day 09:Silent Valley- Cochin (Departure)
On the last day of your Kerala wildlife tour, your initial few hours at leisure, later our representative will pick up you from Hotel and transfer you to Cochin Airport/ Railway station to board your return flight/train back to your own destination. Enjoy an exhilarating memory of your adventurous Kerala wildlife tour.