Trekking for eco-tourists

Trekking Packages at Shendurney

Shendurney Ecotourism offers an opportunity to the eco-tourists to explore the unique beauty of wilderness of Shendurney Forests by enjoying a trekking programme. Mainly two types of trekking programmes are available – Soft trekking and Hard trekking.

Soft Trekking

In soft trekking, tourists are allowed to trek for 3-4 hours and offered with light refreshments. One guide and other protection mazdoors will be accompanied the tourists for making this a wonderful experience.

Hard Trekking

In hard trekking, the tourists can enjoy a day long trekking experience including the food and the service of guides, protection staff etc.

Programme description in brief

  • Guided, full day hiking programme.
  • Time slots: Full day programme, from 8am to 4pm.
  • Group size: Each having  five people
  • Only children of 12 years and above are allowed to participate in the above programme.
  • Bookings are confirmed against 100% payment.
  • Ticket rates do not include Entrance fees.
  • Transportation charge to the starting point will be extra.
  • Vegetarian refreshments will be provided during the trek.

 

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For booking, contact in the following numbers

1.  Assistant Wildlife Warden Shendurney: 8547602930

2.  Eco-tourism Forester, Shendurney:  8547602931

Myristica walk

trekkingTo the “Myristica”-A guided day trek  

An interpretative – conservation oriented soft trekking offering an opportunity to watch birds, butterflies and other wildlife.  The trail passes through moist deciduous and  the semi-evergreen forests  with interspersed  Myristica swamps.  Myristica walk is the right programme to feel nature and hear her whispers.  A maximum of 10 persons can go in a slot.

Slots: 7.30am-10am, 10am-12.30pm, 2pm-4.30pm

Reporting venue:  Information center, Thenmala & Kattilappara.

skywalkSky walk

An authentic “natural” Experience.

This is a conservation oriented soft trekking, offering an opportunity to enjoy the scenic beauty of Parappar Dam (Thenmala Dam).  The trail passes through moist deciduous and semi evergreen forests covering Enippara and Mananthara.  Sky walk is a right programme for enjoying the beautiful dam and to feel nature.  A maximum of 10 persons can go in a slot.

Slots: 7.30am-10am, 10am-12.30pm, 2pm-4.30pm

Reporting venue: Information center, Thenmala

res-walkReservior Walk

A short walk along the streams

An interpretative and conservation oriented soft trekking programme to feel the whispering sound of the stream and to enjoy the panoramic view of the reservior.  The trail passes through the semi-evergreen forests covering Rosemala and Pallivasal.  Reservior Walk is a right programme for enjoying the panoramic view of the reservoir.

Slots: 8am-10.30am, 10.30am-1pm, 2pm-4.30pm

Reporting venue: Information center, Thenmala, Rosemala

wet-trekWet ‘N’ Wild trial

Exploring the wilderness with nature’s care

A protection-oriented hard trek taking up a full day, starting at 8am and ending at 4pm, covering a total of 18km. The route passes through moist deciduous forest with undulating terrains. Altitudinal variations up to 1000 meters will be covered and trekkers obtain glimpses of the beautiful forest and watershed of the sanctuary.   Elephant, Gaurs, Sambars, Leopard etc. are often sighted along this route apart from birds and butterflies.  The programme is offered only for one time slot and lasts for eight hours. A maximum of 5 persons can go for trekking at a time along each nature trail.  The trekkers will be accompanied by two guides and a forest guard.

Reporting time:     7.30am

Starting point:      Information center, Thenmala

edappalayam-trekEdapalayam mount Hiking

Experience the secrets of “Edapalayam meth”

A protection-oriented hard trek taking up a full day, starting at 8am and ending at 4pm, covering a total of 18km. The route passes through moist deciduous forest and semi-evergreen forest with undulating terrains. Altitudinal variations up to 1200 meters will be covered and trekkers may encounter wide variety of wildlife and an enchanting view of the beautiful Palaruvi waterfall.  Gaurs, Sambars, Elephant, etc. are often sighted along this route apart from innumerable birds and butterflies.  The programme is offered only for one time slot and lasts for eight hours. A maximum of 5 persons can go for trekking at a time along each nature trail.  The trekkers will be accompanied by two guides and a forest guard.

Reporting time:     7.30am

Starting point:      Information center, Thenmala

ever-green-trekEvergreen trail

Experience the splendor and natural beauty of Shendurney

A conservation and protection-oriented hard trek taking up a full day, starting at 8am and ending at 4pm, covering a total of 18km. The route passes through the semi-evergreen and evergreen forest of the sanctuary and can see the flagship species of the sanctuary, the shendurney tree and Lion-tailed macaque.  Altitudinal variations up to 1000 meters will be covered and trekkers may encounter wide variety of wildlife and an enchanting view of the beautiful streams.  Gaurs, Sloth bears, Elephants, etc. are often sighted along this route apart from birds and butterflies.  The programme is offered only for one time slot and lasts for eight hours. A maximum of 5 persons can go for trekking at a time along each nature trail.  The trekkers will be accompanied by two guides and a forest guard.

Reporting time:     7.30am

Starting point:      Information center, Thenmala

LTM-trailLion Tailed Macaque  trail

A magical blend of adventure, excitement and wildlife

A conservation and protection-oriented hard trek taking up a full day, starting at 8am and ending at 4pm, covering a total of 18km. The route passes through the semi-evergreen and evergreen forest of the sanctuary and can see the famous “Arogyapacha plants” in a large area in its natural habitat.  Altitudinal variations upto 1000 meters will be covered and trekkers may encounter wide variety of wildlife and an enchanting view of the beautiful streams amd small waterfalls. Troups of Lion-tailed macacque is a common seen in this trekking route.Gaurs, Elephant, etc. are often sighted along this route apart from birds and butterflies. The programme is offered only for one time slot and lasts for eight hours. A maximum of 5 persons can go for trekking at a time along each nature trail.  The trekkers will be accompanied by two guides and a forest guard.

Reporting time:     7.30am

Starting point:      Information center, Thenmala, Rosemala