Kerala Wildlife Tour
Apart from scenic beauty, Kerala is world renowned for various wildlife sanctuaries and national parks. The fascinating green forest with rich flora and fauna makes this state a much sought-after wildlife destination of India. Large list of wildlife sanctuaries and national parks of Kerala add worth to this mesmerising state of the country.
Some of the popular wildlife destinations of Kerala that you can visit during Kerala Wildlife Tour include Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary, Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary and so forth.
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
It is the second largest wildlife sanctuary of Kerala that is also known as Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary. It is located on the Kerala hills. This is a popular wildlife sanctuary offering natural habitat to a myriad of wild animals e.g. Indian Bison, elephant, deer, tiger, etc. Adding to this, it is also bestowed with various unusual birds, lush green forests and rich wildlife.
Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary
Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is popular for elephant reserve and tiger reserve. It is often called Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary or Thekkady. It provides a comfortable way to observe animals via boat rides on the man-made lake that the wildlife areas encircle. Apart from wildlife, water and land birds are other attractions of this sanctuary. Innumerable dedicated bird watchers visit and stay here for one or two weeks for serious observation.
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary
It is the first bird sanctuary in Kerala that is world renowned for rich and varied bird life. In this sanctuary, you can observe several species of forest birds as well as the water birds. More specifically, it is a habitat for various different varieties of cuckoos that is why it is also famous as “Cuckoo Paradise”.
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is also known as Vembanad Bird Sanctuary. It is located at Kumarakom in the Kottayam district of Kerala on the bank of Vembanad Lake and on the southern bank of the Kavanar River. This destination is home of large numbers of migratory birds. Apart from observing birds, you can also enjoy boat ride during your Kerala Wildlife Tour in Vembanad Lake or along the Kavanar River.