Tour Date: December 14th (Thrusday) – 17th (Sunday), 2017
Day 1: Pick-up at Ernakulam Station / Kochi Airport by 12:30 hrs. Departure in jeep for Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary with lunch en-route followed by check-in at Jungle Bird Homestay. Bird-watching in & around the resort with some light snacks followed by evening bird trails for nightjars & owls. Back to resort at around 8:30 PM, have dinner and go early to bed.
Day 2: Full day bird-watching in Thattekkad Sanctuary & surrounding areas for the Western Ghat endemics species on foot. Night stay at Jungle Bird Homestay.
Day 3: Start early morning (by 05:00 hrs) for Munnar & Eravikulam National Park. Have lunch at Munnar & continue bird-watching till evening. Night stay at Jungle Bird Homestay.
Day 4: Early morning bird-watching in Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary. Break for lunch followed by another bird-watching session in & around Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary till 15:00 hrs. Drop to Kochi Airport / Ernakulam Station by 17:00 hrs.
Some of the key species we could sight include Black Baza, Black Eagle, Great-eared Nightjar, Dollar Bird, Red Spurfowl, Lesser Yellow-nape Woodpecker, Speckled Piculet, Mottled Wood Owl, Green Imperial Pigeon, Crested Goshawk, Malabar grey & Pied Hornbill, Malabar parakeet, Flame-throated Bulbul, Dark-fronted & Rufous Babbler, Asian fairy-bluebird, Malabar Trogon, White-bellied Blue Flycatcher, White-bellied Treepie, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, Nilgiri Pipit, Grey-headed Bulbul, Black & Orange Flycatcher, Broadtailed Grassbird, Nilgiri Flycatcher, White-bellied Shortwing, Whitebellied Treepie & the Wyanad Laughing Thrush.
Tour Cost: 15,400/- ** Per Person.
Tour cost includes
- Transportation from Ernakulam Station / Kochi Airport – Jungle Bird Homestay – Ernakulam Station / Kochi Airport
- Accommodation at Jungle Bird Homestay
- All Veg meals during the stay
- Park entry fee, Safari & Guide Charges, Govt. Service Taxes and fee
- Mineral water during journey or at the campsite.
Cost do not include
- Camera charges
- Any kind of personal expenditure and medical expenses
- Any charges not mentioned in “the charges include.
** – INR prices are applicable to resident Indians only. Non Resident Indians (NRI) and Foreign Nationals please email us for tour cost at firstname.lastname@example.org