“Birding” @ Tharavad

If you are happy for what you are, and grateful for what you have; and your thanksgiving is perpetual; and if you have a passionate appetite for the wild, then Palghat is the place for you to be. And what better place to stay than at home! Mr. Bhagwaldas runs a home-stay in Thenkurussi village.


Three Day Program

Day One: Arrival for Lunch. Evening Birding around the house.

Day Two: Depart at 04:00 AM for Neliyampathy Hills. Arrival at 0615 AM Birding around the Forest Department Guest House area. Breakfast at the Guest House. A trek down the guest Road (5 km). Back to the Guest house for lunch. Late afternoon more birding in the area. Return to Tharavad for dinner.

Day Three: Depart at 0530 AM for the Parambikulam National Park. Breakfast at the park. A Birding trek through the park. Lunch at the park canteen. Proceed to Top Slip for more Birding. Evening return to Tharavad for dinner.

Day Four: Depart after Breakfast.


Four Day Program:

First three days same as above.

Day Four: Depart at 0400 AM to Siruvani Lake area. Arrival at 0600 AM. Birding around the Forest Bungalow area. Breakfast at the bungalow. Trek through the forest with Tribal Guide. Return for lunch. After rest more birding in the evening before returning to Tharavad.

Five Day Program:

First four days same as above.

Day Five: At 0615 set out to Walayar Dam area to bird the marsh areas. Return to Tharavad for lunch. Afternoon at leisure. Evening birding in ponds of the paddies.