Butterfly Week Tour of Kerala
Destinations Covered: Cochin-Thattekkad-Munnar-Chinnar-Periyar
Duration: 7 days and 6 nights
Day 1: Kochi Sightseeing Tour
On the beginning of your butterfly week tour you will land at the Kochi International Airport from where you will be received by our representative. You will be escorted to the hotel for check in. Remaining day is free at your leisure, if desired, you will be taken for the sightseeing tour of Cochin with major tourism attractions in the city of Kochi or Cochin that include Cheeyappara Waterfalls, Chinese Fishing Nets, Chottanikkara Temple, Jewish Synagogue, Cochin Carnival, Santa Cruz Basilica and others. Return to the hotel as an expert ornithologist or lepidopterist is waiting for you to brief about the butterflies and their habits. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 : Thattekkad Butterfly Region Tour of Kerala
Have your breakfast in the morning at the hotel in Cochin and drive to reach Thattekkad region. The region is well known for its abundance of butterfly species. This place is a butterfly lovers delight as one can spot various butterfly species like Malabar Rose, Paris Peacock, Gladeye Bushbrown, Blue Mormon, the Red Pierrot, the Clipper and other rare butterfly species. To explore the regions more comprehensively, you can stay here in a camp or Estate Bungalow. Dinner and overnight will be at the camp in Thattekkad.
Day 3: Munnar Tour
Leave the butterfly hub of Thattekkad to reach another gem from Kerala
tourism, Munnar. On arrival check in at a hotel in Munnar. After wash, lunch and
relax, you will be taken to Rajamalai hils where the rare Nilgiri Tahr species
of animal is waiting for your arrival. Apart from this, there are species of
butterfly that you can spot during your tour to Kerala. After full day visit of
these butterfly hub, return to your hotel in Munnar for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Munnar to Chinnar & Munnar Tour
During your Butterfly Week Tour, you will be taken to a trip to Chinnar
Kerala, so have your breakfast in Munnar and set out for a travel trip to
Chinnar. Situated in the rain-drenched region of Western Ghats this region is
thickly blanketed with dry deciduous forests that make it a haven for the
numerous butterfly species. Once you are through with the seeing of various
butterfly species return to Munnar for dinner and kipping down.
Day 5: Periyar Tour
After having breakfast at the hotel in Munnar unwind in the cozy confines of the rooms of the hotel. Later embark out on a tour to the renowned Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary famous for a number of animal species. On reaching Periyar our representative will transfer you to the hotel or a forest lodge. Just sit leisurely in the lawns of the forest lodge and you will spot various butterfly species in the vicinity. This wildlife park makes a natural habitat for the butterflies. In the evening embark on a nature walk to see more species of butterflies. Return to the forest lodge in Periyar for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Periyar Tour
On the penultimate day of Butterfly Week Tour of Kerala wake up in the morning and walk along the banks of the Periyar Lake to myriads of butterfly species found in the vicinity. Return to the forest lodge for lunch and relax. Remaining day is free at your discretion. Dinner and overnight at the forest lodge in Periyar.
Day 7 : Departure
As Butterfly Week Tour in Karala is going to be concluded, you will be transferred to the nearest airport or railway stations to board the flight or train for your onward journey.
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