Bamboo Groves – Eco Lodge Thekkady
Wondering how to spend your day in Periyar tiger reserve, Thekkady or what are the things to do in Thekkady. Here's the list of things to do in Thekkady. The Ecotourism center in Thekkady conducts Periyar tiger reserve ecotourism programmes. Ecotourism center provides 7 community-based Eco tourism programmes in Periyar tiger reserve. Enjoy!
People-oriented community-based and park centered ecotourism is the hallmark of Periyar Tiger Reserve. These programmes are conducted by locals who are responsible for the surveillance. By taking tourists along they not only interpret the values of Periyar and enhance the visitor experience but also add to the protection of the park and earn a livelihood out of it. Hence, when a visitor joins in all these programmes, he/she is directly contributing to the cause of conservation and community welfare.
Things to do in Thekkady - Periyar Tiger Reserve Eco Tourism Programmes
Periyar tiger reserve ecotourism programmes include:
- Nature Walk,
- Green Walk
- Jungle Scout
- Border Hiking
- Bamboo Rafting
- Bamboo Groves
- Jungle Camp
More details about the above programmes are as below:
*Before proceeding, please note that you may see some differences in the itinerary written in the images from the itinerary written after the images. This is as because the images provided here are outdated and the itinerary written after the images are the latest updated ones(last updated: Nov 5th, 2017).
6. Bamboo Groves - Eco-Lodge & Centre for Experimental Learning
The two islets of elevated ground studded with bamboo thickets in Thekkady is the eco-lodge for experiential learning. This is a must things to do in Thekkady. Here a miniature habitat is being recreated for man and nature to co-exist in the already available milieu of grassy downs, sedges and bamboos and stream fringed with screw pine. Dwelling units made exclusively of natural materials like bamboo and grass and tents are slotted in the available space together with treetop huts to give the place an eco-friendly ambiance. Experiential learning and nature sensitization camps are conducted for discerning aspirants and the programme addresses different target groups, Lectures, discussions, audiovisual presentations, field visits etc. go with the programme.
Bamboo Grooves is an Eco-friendly cottage in which two people can stay in one hut and they are not providing any extra bed.
|Programme Name:||Bamboo Groves|
|Check in Time:||12.30 pm|
|Check out Time:||11.00 pm|
|No of Huts Available:||15 nos. (of double occupancy)|
|Reporting Venue:||Infomation Center|
|Cost:||Rs.4000/- per day per hut|
|Package Includes||Food, trekking, Boating, Wild Life Movie Watching|
|Additional Package:||Cost Effective package, just for staying without any of the above activities: Rs 1500/- per day per hut|