Black Baza Birding Trail Trekking Thattekad

Description

Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is one of the fine spots for bird watchers and is located on the banks of the Periyar River at Kothamangalam, Kerala. It has rich and varied birdlife which includes both forest birds as well as the wetland birds.

Facts about Thattekad BS

Name: Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary
Name in Malayalam:  സലിം അലി പക്ഷിസങ്കേതം
Other Names: Thattekad Sanctuary /Thattekad Bird Sanctuary
Famous for: Birding, Trekking
Forest type: Tropical semi-evergreen and tropical deciduous
Area: 25.16 sq. Km
Rainfall: 2500 mm annually
Bird species: greater than 250
Entry Fees:  Adult: Rs.40/-, Children: Rs.35/-, Foreigner: Rs.180/-
Vehicle Parking Fees Two Wheeler: Rs.10/- , Three Wheeler: Rs. 15/-, Jeep/Car: 25/-, HMV: Rs. 50/-
Camera Entry Fees:  Still: Rs. 38/-
Video: Rs.225/-
Best Season to Visit: October to February

NB: More information about Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, its attractions & how to reach Thattekad Bird Sanctuary can be found at Attractions of Thattekad Bird Sanctuary.

Thattekad Bird Sanctuary Trekking / Thattekad Trekking Packages:

There are few trekking options in Thattekad bird sanctuary, which include:

  • Black Baza Birding Trail
  • Togon Bird Trail - Kallipara
  • Border Hiking - Urulanthanny - Bharanikuzhy - Sahyadri Waterfalls, Pullassery Waterfalls.

More details of the trekking packages are as below:

Package Name Package Details Cost Package includes:
Black Baza Birding Trail Bird Watching with a guide. Rs.500/- person. Minimum Rs.2000 to operate. 1 Bottle mineral water for each person will be supplied.
Slot 1: 6.00 am - 10.00am
Slot 2: 3.00 pm - 6.00 pm
Max no. of participants: 15 Nos.
Minimum 4 persons required.
Trogon Birding Trail - kallipara Bird Watching with a guide. Rs.500/- person. Minimum Rs.2000 to operate. 1 Bottle mineral water for each person will be supplied.
Slot 2: 6.00 am - 10.00 am
Slot 2: 3.00 pm - 6.00 pm
Max no. of participants: 15 Nos.
Minimum 4 persons required.
Border Hiking - Urulanthanny - Bharanikuzhy - Sahyadri Waterfalls, Pullassery Waterfalls Slot 1: 7.00 am - 12.00 am Rs. 1500/-person. Trekking starts from Urulanthanny Section Office. At Bharanikuzhi, light food will be supplied.
Slot 2: 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

How to book Thattekad Trekking Packages:

You can dial on: +91 85476 03195 (Official Thattekad Bird Sanctuary Contact Number for booking trekking packages) or you can dial on the below address:

The Asst Wildlife Warden
Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary
Njayappilli P.O, Kothamangalam
Phone: +91 485 2588302
Email: [email protected]

 

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