elephants to squirrels, from colourful butterflies to soaring eagles, Kerala is
overflowing with the wonders of nature. Our Nature of kerala programmes only features
secluded nature resorts, all set in acres of forested gardens with trekking readily
available within the grounds or very close by.
1 / Arrival Cochin
Arrive Cochin , meet assist at the airport
& transfer to cool Munnar. Breathtakingly beautiful - a haven of peace and
tranquility - the idyllic tourist destination in God's own country. Set at an
altitude of 6000 ft in Idukki district, Munnar was the favoured summer resort
of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days. Unending expanse of tea
plantations - pristine valleys and mountains- exotic species of flora and fauna
in its wild sanctuaries and forests - aroma of spice scented cool air and the
Tall Trees Resort (3 ½ hrs.), located high in the mountains and covered
all around by thick forest. Spend the afternoon exploring the nature of the Tall
Trees. Night stay in Cochin.
2 / Sightseeing in Munnar
After breakfast proceed for the full
day sightseeing in Munnar visiting the natural beauty that surrounds with many
rivers, lakes and wildlife sanctuaries. Pothamedu offers an excellent view of
the tea, coffee and cardamom plantations in Munnar. The rolling hills, the lush
mountain and the breathtaking scenery here is ideal for trekking and long mountain
walks. Late afternoon transfer to Birds Lagoon Resort, 2 hrs. down in the foothills.
Night stay in Munnar.
3 / Bird sanctuaries
This morning visit the beautiful bird sanctuary at nearby Thattekked, home to
over 200 varieties of birds. This bird sanctuary is 25 sq. km. and formed between
the branches of the river Periyar. The vegetation here consists of tropical evergreen,
semi-evergreen moist deciduous forests and plantations of teak, rosewood, mahagony
etc. The sanctuary is home to the Malabar grey hornbills, woodpeckers, parakeets,
falcons and rare species such as Sri Lankan frogmouth and rose-billed roller.
There are boat cruises available from Bhoothathankettu to Thattekkad. Night stay
Day 4 / Departure
Relax at the resort
until time to transfer to Cochin airport, 1 ½ hrs. for onward journey.