Cochin Day Tours – Best Place to Visit “Paradise for Bird Watching”
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is the first bird sanctuary in Kerala. Salim Ali, One of the best known ornithologist described this sanctuary as the richest bird habitat on peninsular India. A perfect place near Kochi for the people those who love nature, birds, butterflies, flowers, etc. One could see many varieties of birds including migrating birds here. There are many types of fishes in tanks and some snakes too in cages including king cobra and python. We could see many verity of butterflies in the butterfly park whole the year. The museum is very helpful to know about many birds in detail. One could go for a sightseeing tour by boating up to the “Inchathotty” Hanging Bridge. This is the longest hanging bridge in Kerala. Boating is a very enjoyable as one could see the both sides and its an unforgettable nature experience to cherish.
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary Visiting Time – 7 AM to 5 PM
The Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is the very first one in Kerala located by the side of river Periyar. Its a nice places to visit near Cochin. Best time to visit this Paradise for bird-watching is just before or after the monsoon season.
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary Entry fees
- Adults (Indian) – ₹10/-
- Foreign Nationals – ₹100/-
- Still Camera – ₹25/-
- Camcorder – ₹150/-
Things to Know Before You Go
- The bird songs are truly incredible.
- Will enjoy this tourist place if you are an environmentalist.
- More than 20 different species varying from tiny woodpeckers to the Ceylon Frog mouth.
- Have a big King cobra and python in the cages.
- Worth visiting the place near Kochi. Even if you have to spare as a day tour.
- Well worth visiting if you like bird watching and boating.
- It’s preferable to take a guide with you since venturing into the forest without a guide and got lost will be a scary experience.
Do’s and Dont’s
- Carrying of food and beverage items into the Park is prohibited.
- Do not litter the park; leave only your foot prints.
- Smoking, consumption of alcohol and other contraband inside the Park is prohibited.
- Feeding, teasing, disturbing wild animals is strictly prohibited.
- While inside the Park, do not keep pet animals, firearms, traps, poisonous or any other substance which is injurious to the wildlife.
- Please take care to limit your presence in the designated areas only while inside the Park.
- Illegal entry, use of unauthorized space, unauthorized trekking and picnicking is punishable.
- Do not play music, honk or speak loudly. Silence can help you hear wildlife.
- Do not carry plastic materials inside the park as the Park is a Plastic free zone.
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