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    Thekkady Tiger Trail



    Thekkady Wildlife Sanctuary (also called Periyar Tiger Reserve) is nestled along the Western Ghats mountains ranges of Kerala in South India. The main objective of this programme is to create an awareness about the need for conservation of rare and endangered species of plants and animals. The local guides for the tour are former forest dependents from local communities whose earlier negative dependence on the forest was a matter of great concern.
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    Address:
    G 340, Panampilly nagar
    Kochi , 682 036
    India
    Phone: 91-484-310324
    E-Mail: mundaks@satyam.net.in
    Website: http://thekkadytigertrail.com
       


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    Home to some 35 species of mammals, 265 species of birds and hundreds of species of butterflies, reptiles and plant life, Thekkady is quite exclusive. Tropical evergreen, semi-evergreen, moist deciduous forests and savanna grasslands make up the interior of the sanctuary. Now in an exciting fusion of local community involvement in tourism management, Kerala Travels, the oldest Travel House of Kerala, has introduced the National Award winning "Thekkady Tiger Trail" - an innovative programme of trekking and camping within the confines of this magnificent sanctuary.


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