Hike bike kayak day tour at Thattekkad

Exploring Nature's Bounty: Bike, Hike and Kayak Holiday in Thattekad


Thattekad, nestled in the lush and serene landscapes of Kerala, India, is a paradise for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers. This untouched gem offers an exceptional experience for those who are passionate about hiking, biking, and kayaking. One of the main attractions of Thattekad is its avian diversity. The Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, named after the renowned ornithologist Dr. Salim Ali, is situated here and is a haven for bird watchers. The sanctuary is inhabited by over 300 species of birds, including the Malabar Grey Hornbill, Crimson-backed Sunbird, Indian Pitta and Malabar Trogon In addition to the avian treasures, you might also encounter other wildlife, such as elephants, Malabar Giant Squirrels, Sambar and various reptiles.

The Thattekad Hike, Bike, and Kayak holiday is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the region while exploring its diverse flora and fauna.


The hilly terrain of Thattekad presents an exciting challenge for mountain biking enthusiasts. You can explore the undulating pathways through the woods and experience the thrill of downhill rides. The trails cater to all levels of bikers, from novice to experienced


Hiking trails lead you through the dense forests and offer a chance to spot wildlife and enjoy the serene surroundings. Trails are relatively easy and suitable for beginners


The pristine waters of the Periyar River that flow through Thattekad create an excellent environment for kayaking. Paddle through the serene river, surrounded by dense forests, and savor the tranquillity of the landscape.

The weather in Thattekad is pleasant year-round, with a tropical climate. The best time for the Hike, Bike, and Kayak holiday is from October to March when the weather is cooler and more comfortable for outdoor activities. During the monsoon season, from June to September, the region receives heavy rainfall, which can be challenging for adventure activities. Summers, from April to May, can be hot and humid.

The difficulty level of the Hike, Bike, and Kayak holiday in Thattekad is diverse and can be tailored to suit various fitness levels. Hiking trails range from easy to moderate and can be adapted to your preferences. Biking routes have options for both beginners and experienced riders, ensuring an exhilarating experience for all. Kayaking on the Periyar River is generally a moderate-level activity.


  • More flexible on private tour
  • Customizable to your interest
  • English speaking guide
  • Kayaking along the bird sanctuary
  • Nature walk
  • Offbeat cycling trail
  • Wildlife sightings
  • Local interaction


  • Expert Guide
  • Entry tickets
  • Water & refreshments during activity
  • Lunch
  • Tea/coffee and snacks

How to reach

  • From Kochin Airport- 45 Km
  • From Aluva Railway Station- 44 Km
  • From South Railway Station, Ernakulam- 62 Km