Thattekad & Munnar Birding & Photography Tour

7th - 10th January 2021
Highlights

Accommodation for 3 Nights 4 Days.

Photographic hide sessions in Thattekad.

Tour Mentor throughout the Tour.

On-field approaching techniques & Post-processing sessions

All internal transfer from Cochin.

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Day 1: 7th January 2021
We will leave from Cochin at around 10:30 a.m. and reach Thattekad after a road journey lasting around two hours. After checking in, we venture out on a birding trail near the camp after having lunch and afterwards enjoy a homely dinner before retiring for the night.
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Day 2: 8th January 2021
We enjoy full-day’s guided birding in the Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary looking for the prime attractions of the Tour. This effort offers a high chance of producing the sight of a frogmouth and Malabar Trogans. We will also spend sizeable time near the lodge and surrounding areas, where birds and opportunities are aplenty. Later in the evening we go in search of owl, nightjars & Loris. All the while, your Wild Steps tour leader will assist you in every way possible to ensure a productive time.
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Day 3: 9th January 2021
Today, we start well before sunrise and drive out towards Munnar. Being at an altitude, Munnar hosts many species of the highlands and shola forests including White-bellied Blue Robin, Black-and-orange Flycatcher, Palani Laughingthrush and Nilgiri Pipit. We’ll spend the day around Munnar, returning to Thattekad late in the evening.
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Day 4: 10th January 2021
After a last morning’s birding in Thattekad, we gather for a conclusive huddle and are transferred back to Cochin from where we depart for our abodes.
Cost Per Person INR 22,999
Inclusions

• Accomodation for 3 Night 4 Days.

• Veg/Non-Veg Food (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) as mentioned in the itinerary.

• All hide Charges.

• Transport from Cochin to Thattekad and Thattekad to Chchin.
Exclusions

• Mineral water or Soft drinks or Hard drinks.

• Expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, telephone, table drinks, portage etc.

• Travelling tickets from hometown to Chchin.

• Any other things not mentioned in the “Cost Includes” list.
Cancellation Policy

50% of the total trip amount to be paid at the time of registration, this amount is non-refundable.

The rest to be paid before 15 days of the trip.

If the participant cancel the trip before 11 to 14 days than refund of 40% can be made to the participant from the balance amount.

No refund can be offered if the trip is cancelled within 10 days of the trip.
Terms & Conditions

• Itinerary is subject to change without prior notice.

• Organizers reserve full right to claim any additional expenses borne due to delay/breakdown of buses/rail/strike/war/riot/natural calamities.

• In case of any damage done by the participant the cost will be solely borne by him/her.

• The organizers will not be responsible for any loss or damage.

• 50% of the total trip amount to be paid at the time of registration and the rest to be paid before 10 days of the trip.

• Sighting of animals in the wild cannot be guaranteed.