THEKKADY FOREST TREKKING – kerala tour

THEKKADY FOREST TREKKING – kerala tour

THEKKADY FOREST TREKKING - kerala tour

kerala tour  This programme is part of the regular night patrolling in the fringe eco-development zones of the tiger reserve. By participating in this, one is actually helping in the protection of the forests of Periyar. The trekking could be at any time between 7 p.m and 4 am. and could be taken by persons having proper physical and mental fitness to trek through the wilderness in the night. The maximum duration for a slot is 3 hours and maximum capacity of one slot is limited to 8 visitors (to move in two separate teams). They will accompany two protection watchers and one armed forest guard! Try the limits of your senses-sight, hearing and smell and take in the totally different world of nocturnal jungle life.  - kerala tour

Border Hiking – Protection oriented range hiking  - kerala tour

This is a conservation oriented hard trek taking up a full day. The Trekking starts at 8’o clock in the morning and ends in the evening. The route passes through undulating terrains. Attitudinal ranges of 900 meters to 1300 meters will be covered in the trekkers could glimpse the lofty escarpments bordering the park watershed and the vast plains down below. Gaur, sloth bear, elephant, etc. are often sighted along this route apart from birds and butterflies. Maximum of 10 Tourist can hike the programme in two different groups. The Trekkers will go with two guides and an armed forest guard. Vegetarian refreshments can be had en route. - kerala tour

Bamboo Rafting – Dawn to dusk range hiking - kerala tour

Bamboo rafting in thekkady is a dawn to dusk range hiking and rafting programme through some of the richest forest tracts of Periyar Tiger Reserve is popular among the Things to do in Thekkady. Starting at 8 am from the boat landing, a mosaic of habitats will be traversed before the party gets in to rafts made of bamboos. The forests are rich in bird life and arboreal animals like giant squirrel and Nilgiri langur. The rafting is for about three hours and one gets a panoramic view of forest – clad hills reflected on the lake. Animals like elephant, gaur and sambar are sighted keeping close to the edges of the lake. The team hitchhikes back to the boat landing by about 5 pm. An armed guard and 4 guides will accompany a maximum of 10 tourists. Tea, snacks and packed lunch will be served en route. - kerala tour

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