Kerala Forest Tour
Duration:07 Nights/ 08 Days
Destinations: Silent Valley > Idukki > Periyar > Thattekkad > Neyyar > Peppara
Day-01:Cochin - Silent Valley
You will be warmly welcomed on your arrival at Cochin airport or Railway station. 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 02:Silent Valley –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 03: Idukki- Periyar
Check out from Hotel after morning breakfast and we will drive you to Thekkady. During en- route journey, enjoy 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 04: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 05 :Periyar- 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 06:Thattekkad- Neyyar
Check out from Hotel after morning breakfast and you will be drive to Neyyar to explore Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary. 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 07:Neyyar- Peppara
After the morning breakfast 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 08:Peppara- Trivandrum
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 Trivandrum Airport/ Railway station to board your return flight/train back to your own destination. Enjoy an exciting memory of your warm Kerala wildlife tour.