Being Awe-Struck by the Flora & Fauna
An escorted canoe right through the waterways brings our guests closer to the migratory and endemic birds of the region. It’s time to explore Kumarakom, a cluster of lagoons of Vembanad lake with a backdrop of mangroves, paddy fields and coconut groves.
Try and spot the waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron and the water duck. Parrots, teal, larks, flycatchers, wood beetle, and other birds are also seen here during their respective migratory seasons.
Elephants are an integral part of Kerala culture. It is the state animal and is featured on the state’s emblem. They’re also a part of temple festivals where a pageant of caparisoned elephants accompanies fervent percussions – it’s quite a sight to watch! To comprehend the depth of this connection, we bring our guests to a shelter where they’re able to spend time with elephants.