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Kerala Wildlife tour with scenic backwater tour

If you are a wildlife enthusiast you can come down to Kerala located on the Western Ghats of Indian Peninsula. This Kerala Wildlife Tour with scenic backwaters covers the wildlife destinations like Eravikulam, Periyar and Kumarakom. This tour also covers Alleppey, Kovalam beach and Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala.

Duration : 05 Nights / 06 Days

Destinations  : Kochi » Eravikulam » Periyar » Kumarakom » Alleppey » Kovalam » Trivandrum » Departure

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Day 01 : Arrival in Kochi
Arrive at Kochi International Airport. Our tour representative will welcome you and escort you to the hotel in Kochi where you will spend the first day of your Kerala wildlife tour.

Kochi is the commercial city of Kerala. Once it was a fishing village and has been transformed into a busy trade city during the British rule. This city is cosmopolitan in nature. There are some colonial monuments located in Fort Kochi.  The Marine Drive promenade is a romantic place.

Kochi is also a cultural centre of Kerala. It houses art and cultural centers as well temples. It is also a cuisine hub. One can savor some of the best dishes of Kerala at the restaurants of Kochi.

Day 02 : Kochi - Eravikulam (143 kms-3 hours drive)
Have breakfast at the hotel. Then go on a sightseeing tour in Kochi. The Dutch palace of Kochi houses some of the classic Kerala murals. Jewish Synagogue is a worth visiting one. Other main attractions in Kochi are St. Francis Church and Chinese Fishing Nets, a cultural icon of the city. The cultural freaks also can tour the Chavara Cultural centre, one of the premier institutes of art and culture.

Afternoon, drive to Eravikulam which houses the Eravikulam National Park located along the western Ghats in Idukki district of Kerala.  The Rajamalai region is the natural habitat of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr. On arrival take the hotel.

Day 03 : Eravikulam - Periyar
Have breakfast at the hotel. Then a jungle safari will be arranged for you. Explore the rolling hills and grasslands of the park. You might be lucky to have a view of the Nilgiri Tahr. The mystical Neelkurunji flower blooms on the grasslands of Eravikulam once in 12 years.

In the afternoon, drive to Periyar, a wildlife destination in Kerala. On arrival check in at a jungle resort.

Day 04 : Periyar - Kumarakom
In the early morning get ready for a jungle safari in the Periyar National Park. The main faunas found in the park are elephants, deer, bison, sambars, gaurs, lion-tailed macaques, and Nilgiri langurs. Periyar Park is also home to a wide variety of species. A boat ride is recommended for wildlife viewing on the bank of the Periyar Lake and River.

You can also explore the spice plantations of Kumily village. Then continue ride to Kumarakom, the most favored backwater destination of Kerala.

Day 05 : Kumarakom - Alleppey
In the early morning go on a bird viewing in the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, one of the bird sanctuaries in India rich in bird life. Spot the birds on the marshy water lands. The peace and tranquil environ will mesmerize you.

In the afternoon, embark on a houseboat which will sail you down to Alleppey. Explore the scenic vistas of Kerala backwaters and the greeneries of nature. Dinner onboard.

Day 06 : Alleppey - Kovalam
On the 6th day of Kerala wildlife tour, you will reach Alleppey. Disembark from the houseboat. Our representative receives you and drives you to Kovalam beach located along the shore of Arabian Sea. It is a crescent shaped beach sought after by a large number of beach buffs. It is always lively with tourists. An ideal destination for water sports and sun-bathing, Kovalam is a worth visiting beach.

Day 07 : Kovalam -Trivandrum - Departure
On the last day of your Kerala tour, drive to Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala which has some travel attractions. You can explore the temples and gallery at Trivandrum. At the scheduled time you will be transferred to the airport.