Bird Watching Tours

With the Periyar River Lodge situated in the midst of Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, bird watching is naturally one of the main focus of activities at the lodge. A trip through this sanctuary would certainly be a treat for any bird watcher with its over 270 species in the relatively small area of 25 sq kms.

The sanctuary, home most notably to the Malabar grey hornbill, does have other exotic birds like the Sri Lankan Frogmouth, Malabar trogon, White-bellied treepie and Heart-spotted woodpecker.One should see the rare Mottled Wood Owl, Spot-bellied Eagle Owl, Malayan Night Heron, Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Rusty-tailed Flycatcher, Grey-headed Bulbul and the Nilgiri Wood Pigeon.

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To ensure our guests have a rewarding bird watching experience, we have partnered with the top of the line tour specialists in the bird watching field in the country.

The sanctuary, home most notably to the Malabar gray hornbill, does have other exotic birds like the Ceylon frogmouth, Malabar trogon, White-bellied treepie and Heart-spotted woodpecker.One should see the rare Mottled Wood Owl, Spot-bellied Eagle Owl, Malayan Night Heron, Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Rusty-tailed Flycatcher, Grey-headed Bulbul and the Nilgiri Wood Pigeon.

The bird watching tours are meant for avid bird lovers since it requires a fair degree of involvement and commitment for a rewarding bird-watching experience. Further, depending on the level of involvement and specific interests, these bird-watching tours can be highly customized. So please let us know your interests or write to us at birdwatching@periyarriverlodge.com for us to provide you with your personalized bird-watching itinerary.

 

For those not interested in the birds, the Periyar River Lodge offers a variety of other interests. Our outdoor activities have been designed to cater to the adventure minded as well as those who wish to take it easy on a holiday.

 

 

 

 

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