Thattekad is a sacred abode for exotic birds in Kerala. The rare emulsion of flora and fauna, painted perfectly, on the breathtaking landscape of the woody valleys and serpentine Periyar River all culminates into one masterpiece and an ideal romance heaven is also a preferred choice for honeymooners.
A painting truly created by the ‘Creator’ himself, a visual appeal one would cherish and keep in heart till eternity. The cool weather and seclusion from the buzzing city life gives a lot of privacy to couples. If you want to wake up to a beautiful sunrise on lush greens with your lover, this is the place to be. One can find plenty of untouched scenic splendors at Thattekad!
This magnificent piece of Kerala is just an hour away from Cochin and the magical drive to Thattekad will make you fall in love with the Mother Nature. These days, honeymooners prefer a detailed activity chart that helps the couple to know each other’s holidaying interests.
It has interesting activities like camping in Hornbill Tower that offers its own private jungle and spectacular view of the river Periyar, tribal village visits , butterfly park - conservation habitat etc. The quiet and beautiful countryside is ideal for explorers to discover Kerala through it's off-the-beaten- track trails and the interior villages.
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is one of the biggest bird sanctuary in India. It has rare birds like 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 couples / travellers who enjoy nature wake up early next day and set off on an exciting guided bird watching adventure through the sanctuary.
Cruising in a House Boat through the back waters is a fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty. Couples can sit back and relax while the boat cruises through the narrow serene backwaters, rivers and canals. Overnight stay at House Boat will be a unique experience. The visit to Thattekad surely ensures an everlasting memory of Gods own Country that will continue to linger in your mind!