Thattekad resort is situated in Kerala and known as a tropical paradise of waving palms and white sandy beaches. Its backwaters, mountains, coconuts and art forms make it perfect for a holiday destination. Thattekad is a beautiful picture destination in Kerala. Therefore you can enjoy in Thattekad bird sanctuary since it is positioned on the Njiyapilli Hill. It has India’s best Bird Sanctuary, ‘Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary’ since it offers an amazing view of birds and their landscapes.
Thattekad aviary is found to the north of the Periyar River but at the foot of the mighty Western Ghats. The simplest time to go to the sanctuary is between October and March. The closest airport is the Cochin International Airport, and therefore the nearest railroad station is at Aluva.
It was Dr. Salim Ali who first recognized the avifaunal richness of Thattekkad Forest during his Travancore Cochin Ornithological survey during 1983. The world may be a part of Western Ghats due to its western slope and almost at the bottom of the very best peak Anamudi 2695 m above MSL. Since 322 species of birds including long-distance migratory ones comprise the avifaunal world of Thattekkad aviary. So visit this place. Because this is a beautiful place for traveling.
Attraction to explore in Thattekad
Religious Places- Siva Temple, St Peter’s & St Paul’s Jacobite Chapel, St. Joseph’s Church
Point of Interest- Hanging bridge in Palamattom, Bhoothathankettu, Wellington Island, Mattancherry, Kaalakadavu Eco Point, Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
The trip from Munnar or Coimbatore to Thattekad
Route from Munnar to Thattekad – Munnar-Kallar Vattiyar-Adimali-Neriamangalam-Thattekad
Distance from Munnar to Thattekad – 70 km
Route from Coimbatore to Thattekad – Coimbatore-Walayar-Kuzhalmannam-Alathur-Chalakudy-Haritha Nagar-Thattekad
Distance from Coimbatore to Thattekad – 190 km
12.00 pm: Check in 01.30 pm: Buffet Lunch 03.30 pm: Cycle through villages and visit Hanging Bridge 04.15 pm: Tea & Snacks 05.00 pm: Kayaking through Periyar River 08.00 pm: Buffet Dinner Over Night stay at Campsite
Day 02: Bird Watching & Trek to Bats Cave
?07.00 am: Bird Watching tour and trek to Bats Cave with our naturalist (carrying packed Breakfast) 08.00 am: Picnic Breakfast at Urulanthani 09.15 am: Proceed to pinavurkudi 09.30 am: Reach Pinavurkudi and trek to bats cave 01.00 pm: Back to Camp 01.30 pm: Buffet Lunch 04.30 pm: Tea & Snacks 08.00 pm: Buffet Dinner Over Night stay at Campsite?
Day 03: Checkout
?09.00 am: Breakfast 10.30 pm: Check out