ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE ::
This cycling tour set in Thattekad, is located to perfectly blend into the forest, so you can enjoy your own private jungle and the marvelous view of the river Periyar. Along its banks, birds flock in their thousands contributes an ultimate experience for birder. A natural accommodation base designed to enjoy an Eco-friendly stay amidst the picturesque forest of Thattekkad. You will feel yourself a part of nature and can enjoy this unique experience.
Also known as the Birder's Paradise, the camp and the adjoining Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, is home to over 275 species of birds which includes the large falcon, grey jungle fowl, white breasted water hen, hornbill etc. and all the endemics. This globally acclaimed bird sanctuary owes much of its fame to Dr.Salim Ali, the internationally renowned ornithologist. Mottled Wood Owl Spot-bellied Eagle Owl Malayan Night Heron, Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Rusty-tailed Flycatcher, Grey-headed Bulbul, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon are some of the rarer species found here.
In order experience every morsel of this Thattekad trip, below we have segregated the trip:
Our journey starts from Fort Kochi at 7:30 am, get ready for a short transfer away from the busy town. At 9:00 am, the route goes on and on until we notice the green clad hills of the Thattekad Bird Sanctuary. In between this route, we will get chance to view the beautiful stretch of long interspersed canals which is composed of banana, coconut and teak plantations.
At 12:00 pm, stopping by the famed "Bhoothathankettu Dam", we continue our ride to a stunning resort that epitomizes the beauty of Kerala architecture.
During lunch time at 1:00 pm, you will enjoy mouth-watering Kerala cuisine made just right to please your taste buds and from produce sourced from the farms nearby.
Near about 2:45 pm, we head out to a ‘Hanging Bridge’ which is Kerala’s Longest Suspension Bridge. At 5:00 to 6:45 pm, good 40 kms of an enthralling bike ride and we’re back in the cab all set to head back to our rooms in Cochin.
The Thattekad trip is ideal for travelers in search of an adventure, who will relish the opportunity to get close to nature, and delight in the sounds of the forest. This is the ideal place to be one with nature and observe nature in all its pristine glory as well as the birds in their magnificence.
TIMINGS AND CRITERIA ::
Approximately 12 Hours
Group Includes 3 People
From 07:30 To 19:00
THINGS TO KNOW ::
The Camp at Thattekkad is 65 km North-east of Kochi.
The nearest railway station is Aluva at a distance of 45 km.
Kochi International Airport is 45 Kms away.
The staff at the camp are members of the local community and earn an income from the running of the camp. We source all our requirementsfrom the local village.
WHAT'S OFFERED IN THIS & OTHER PERSONALIZED REQUESTS ::
The package covers bikes, guides, transport,food for 1day only.
Other Personalized Requests:
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CHANGE OF PLANS AND CANCELLATION NEEDS ::
There are no charges towards the booking in case of change or cancellation if you are unable to take the tour due to unforeseen circumstances. We only expect you to notify prior in case you wish to change or cancel your booking. As most of activities we listed have flexible policies.
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