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Silent Valley National Park

Silent Valley National Park and Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary are the most famous wildlife sanctuaries in Kerala. It is the most beautiful and interesting place for wildlife lover. The wildlife sanctuaries are always the attraction point to travel. Situated in the Kundali Hills, 40 Km from Mannarkkad, in the Western Ghats in Kerala, Silent Valley National Park is one of the few remaining pristine forest areas in the Western Ghats. It was declared a National Park in 1980 and is the core area of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Called Silent Valley because the loud calls of Cicadas heard elsewhere in this region are not heard here, Silent Valley has an amazing range of wildlife.

Tigers, deer, and mammals native to the South Indian Peninsula, such as the Nilgiri Langur, Malabar Giant Squirrel, Lion-Tailed Macaque, Flying squirrel and Civet Cat are found in Silent Valley National Park. You can enjoy observing these rare animals and many more in Silent Valley National Park on a tour with Kerala backwater.

More than 100 butterflies' species and 400 moth species have also been observed in Silent Valley National Park. Birds such as the Malabar Hornbill, Great Indian Hornbill, hoopoes, tree pie, barbets, crow pheasant, woodpeckers, rollers, drongoes, kingfishers and parakeets can be seen in abundance in Silent Valley National park. Many varieties of snakes, amphibians and lizards can also be seen in Silent Valley. There are more than 110 species of plants in Silent Valley National Park, including many plants that are known for their medicinal properties. The best time to visit Silent Valley is from September to March, during the pleasant winter.

How to reach:

Air : Coimbatore railway station / Palakkad railway station

Rail : Coimbatore International Airport at a distance of 68 kms

Road : Mukkali at a distance of 23 kms

Kerala Wildlife and Backwater Tour

Duration: 05 Nights/ 06 Days
Destination: 2Nts.Munnar - 2Nts. Thekkady - 1Nts.Houseboat

DAY 01 : Kochi - Munnar (158 kms. - 04 hrs.)

Day 01 - On arrival our representative will greet you at Kochi Airport/ Railway Station. Later proceed to Munnar the place where the unfolded green carpet is waiting for you. Munnar is breathtakingly beautiful a haven of peace and tranquility - the idyllic tourist destination in God's own country. On the way you can also watch the lovely waterfall in Cheeyappara and colourful flowers in Blossom Garden. Reach & check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Explore the rest of the day at your own leisure with the nature. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.

DAY 02 : Munnar

Day 02 - After having the breakfast proceed for a morning sightseeing trip of Munnar; visiting the Eravikulam National Park. The Shola forests around Mattupetty are ideal for trekking and bird watching, with the variety of birds found there. Enroute visit Echo Point, Kundala Lake, View Point & green carpet of Munnar Tea Gardens. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.

DAY 03 : Munnar - Thekkady (110 kms. - 03 hrs.)

Day 03 - After enjoying the breakfast proceed to Thekkady which offers diverse attractions like Wildlife Sanctuary, Hill Station and Spice Plantation. Thekkady is natures own little hideout nestled in the hills of Thekkady. Reach & check-in at the hotel and relax for a while amidst the comforts of your room. Visit the local spice market for some garden fresh spices and handicrafts. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort

DAY 04 : Thekkady

Day 04 - After the breakfast proceed to the most attractive feature of Thekkady the famous Periyar Wild life Sanctuary. Thekkady is the place where one can go for a Wildlife cruise to view a large variety of wildlife like Wild Elephants, Nilgiri Langur, Sambar Deer, Wild Bison, Wild Boar etc, and quite a lot of unique birds can also be spotted. You can recreate yourself by having Optional activities like spice plantation Tour, Bamboo Rafting, Trekking and Elephant ride. Overnight stay at the Hotel/Resort.

DAY 05 : Thekkady - Houseboat (130 kms. - 03 hrs.)

Day 05 - After enjoying the breakfast proceed to the boat Jetty, board the traditionally decorated houseboat and begin the enchanting backwater cruise. The backwaters of Kerala is a unique product of Kerala and is found nowhere else in the world. Sparkling greens, emerald backwaters, coir-laden houseboats and magical beauty heals your mind and body as you travel to surreal Kerala. Overnight stay in the Houseboat.

DAY 06 : Houseboat - Kochi (100 kms. - 02 hrs.)

Day 06 - After enjoying the breakfast pack your baggages with a promise to return once again to this part of the world.... Proceed on time to board your flight/train with sweet memories of your holidays. We await for your next visit ... Service ends.

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