Walking & wildlife holiday in Kerala
13 Nights / 14 Days
Calicut - Wayanad - Silent Valley - Chimmony - Thattekkad - Munnar - Chinnar - Periyar - Vallakkadavu - Cochin Aiport
Kerala has been blessed with scenic beauty due to Western Ghats towering in the east and the wild Arabian Sea lying in its west. Kerala enjoys a wide variety of flora and fauna, tropical evergreen forests, beautiful beaches and sprawling waterfalls. Ayurvedic health resorts, magical festivals, historic and cultural monuments, and exotic cuisine make the trip to Kerala , God’s own country,enjoyable.
We offer a range of activities like rainforest trekking, waterfall trails, bamboo rafting, wilderness camping, bird watching, wildlife spotting and safari for making your trip adventurous.
You’ll meet the driver at the airport. He will take you to the hotel at Wayanad by road (3 hours). and will make you get settled in your room. In the afternoon we’ll visit Edakkal caves and see the pre historic sites. We’ll be bBack to the hotel in the evening and overnight stay in Wayanad.
Wildlife trekking and safari through Muthanga Wildlife sanctuary. Accommodation in a plantation hideout.
Day 3: Wayanad and River Nila:
Early morning we’ll trek to Chembra Peak through shola grass lands to see the beautiful sunrise. Moderate trekking for a total of four hours at an average pace. We’ll go back to the resort for lunch. After noon drive down to Nila (4 hours). Relax .Overnight in a riverside hotel / Farm house.
After breakfast we’ll go for excursion to Silent Valley Jungle camp (3 hrs). Overnight in the Jungle lodge.
Day 5: Silent Valley:
Jeep Safari to Sairandri Forest Camp, it has one of the largest viable breeding populations of Lion Tailed Macaques; a true arboreal monkey which is highly endangered and birds, butterflies and orchids. Then, we’ll do Rain forest trek to Kunti puzha. Overnight in jungle lodge.
we’ll Drive to Chimmony 3.5hrs drive. Trekking through the Chimmony to the campsite. Light trekking with our naturalist to explore the forest area. Rainforest Camping at night.
we’ll drive 2 hrs to Thattekkad, known for 253 species of birds in Thattekkad sanctuary area, that spread over an extend of 25.16 sq km. Overnight stay at the forest Camp
3 hrsDrive to Munnar , hill stations lie, known for vast acres of tea plantations and misty cool climate. Overnight in a Farm house/ Resort.
Rest and relaxation. 2 hrs Drive to Chinnar and Trek to Vysapara Hills. Excellent site for spotting wildlife. Overnight stay in a Jungle hut.
Trekking and River trail. Overnight in tree house, it is easier to view the wildlife.
5.5 hrs drive to Periyar. Evening: Night Patrol: 3hrs trek into Jungle with naturalist and torches. We’ll return to Hotel by 10pm. Overnight stay in Periyar.
Nature trek and bamboo Rafting. Sixty three species of mammals have been recorded from this biggest protected sanctuary area of Kerala. The checklist of birds has 323 species. Out of the 119 species of butterflies recorded, 20 are Western ghat. Overnight stay in Periyar.
After breakfast we’ll drive down to Vallakkadavu camp site (2 hours). Short trek around the camp and overnight tented camping.
we’ll drive down for 4 hrs. To reach the airport