Vagamon Hill ranges are the western most hills of Elamalai of Western Ghats facing the midland and backwaters of Kerala. Vast expanse of heather land with high grasses, Malabar dates and shrubs along the abrupt end of the mountains overlooking midland is an ideal destination for hikers. Nurtured by monsoon winds and never ending breeze these hills offers an enchanting hiking experience. It is an ideal day hiking area for those who are staying in Kumarakom and Cochin .
Multiple days walking safaris
Designed for those who want to see wildlife and forest by foot, this value trip combines the highlights of both jungle hike and camping.
Starting from base camp by walk you will be taken through the riparian forests and undulated slopes to watch wildlife, and overnight in a riverside camp.
Hilltop camp gives unique jungle experience of wildlife viewing, amazingly beautiful open forests of Manjapatty valley, experience of the sound of silence.
Chinnar is an amazingly diverse wildlife sanctuary with unique flora and fauna, geography and history. Located in undulated eastern slope of Anamalais, Chinnar is surrounded by high mountains peaks of 2000 plus meters, and lay under the rain-shadow of those mighty mountains. The open dry forests of its plateau, lush riparian forests of riverbeds, deciduous forests of slopes and high grassland and sholas of upland create a mega biodiversity within a short span of space. The plateau was home for ancient people from Mesolithic to historic period, which left archaeological monuments like cave arts and megaliths. Wildlife tourism in Chinnar offers the following activies
Chinnar shares its flora and fauna with Anamalaia Tiger Reserve. It is an elephant country harbours 28 species of mammals, 225 species of birds , 52 species of reptiles, 156 species of butterflies etc. Best time to visit Chinnar for wildlife viewing is between November and March.
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