Birding in KumarakomBird Watching, Kerala / 3 hours / View on map
This birding tour is a brilliant opportunity to learn and observe the birds in Kumarakom with a knowledgeable local guide. Kumarakom, situated 13 Kms away from Kottayam is a sleepy little village on Vembanad Lake in Kerala. It offers wide variety of flora, sightseeing of exotic birds, boating and fishing experience.
₹ 1,350onwards / person
Activity Level : Easy Language : -
Starting Point : Kavanattingara Bird sanctuary Ending Point : Kavanattingara Bird sanctuary
Backwaters village scenery
Introduction to Bird Species in the area
Local bird life encounter
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The unique geographical location of Kumarakom combined with favourable natural features, makes this place an ideal location to watch migratory birds. The Vembanad lake body seasonaly attracts waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron and the water duck, as well as the migratory Siberian cranes. Our knowledgeble guides will give you an introduction not just about bird but also about the Backwater villages. Learn from your guide how to recognize sounds of many bird species. Do note that birds are seen here during their respective migratory seasons from November to February and sighting will be subject to weather conditions. Itinerary • Report at the Kavanattigara Bird Sanctuary at morning 6:00 am or early evening at 3:00 pm. • Start the tour after the briefing session. • During the tour, your expert naturalist will help you spot a variety of migratory birds in their habitat. • Understand the behaviour of the migratory birds and good to know facts about birds from your guide. • We will end the tour at the entry gate of the sanctuary after approximately 3 hours. Reporting Point: Meet & Greet your friendly guide at Kavanattigara Bird Sanctuary, Kumarakom.
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Transportation supplement for travelling to Location from Cochin and back: INR 1500 per person
Excellent tour. Pradeep is a very knowledgeable bird guide and of course knows the local area. We saw 40 species in the space of 2 hours. Interestingly we did not go to the Bird Sanctuary which is where we would have gone if we had been on our own.Ken Pomfret (UK)