Shendurney

Situated on the southern part of the Western Ghats in Pathanapuram in Kollam district, Thenmala – Shendurney is an ideal destination for wildlife lovers and those who are passionate about trekking. Thenmala is the first planned eco-tourism destination in India and the Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary together offers numerous experiences for the travellers. 

A haven for nature lovers, the Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary will leave you craving for more.

TREKKING TRAILS

Trails of Shendurney - Thenmala

The place offers an opportunity to the eco-tourists to explore the unique beauty of wilderness of Shendurney Forests along two types of trekking programmes– Soft trekking and Hard trekking

Hard Trekking

Some of the hard trekking option includes 4 hours of trekking to Kattilappara and Neduvannorkadavu. 
For booking, please contact: 8547602930, 8547602931

Cost of the package

Rs.2000 per person 


Sky Walk

Sky walk is the best choice for those who enjoy feeling nature.  This is a 4 hour trekking programme aimed at the conservation of nature. It offers opportunity to enjoy the scenic beauty of Parappar Dam (Thenmala Dam).  When the trail passes through semi evergreen forests you will be able to see wildlife also. The trek covers Enippara and Mananthara inside the forest.  A maximum of 10 persons can go in a slot.
For booking, please contact: 8547602930, 8547602931

Cost of the package

Rs. 2000/- per person 


Reservoir Walk

Another soft trek program to enjoy the natural sounds and a dip in the streams will refresh you. You can also enjoy the panoramic view of the reservoir.  This two and half trekking trail passes through the dense forests covering at Rosemala and Pallivasal.  

Timings: 08.00 AM - 10.30 AM, 10.30 AM- 01.00 PM, 02.00 PM - 04.30 PM
For booking, please contact: 8547602930, 8547602931

Cost of the package

Rs. 500/ person 
Minimum cost: Rs. 2000/- 


Wet ‘N’ Wild trial

This is a full day trekking programme of 8 hours covering a total of 18 kms.  While trekking once you reach the 1000 meters, you can get the view of the beautiful forest and watershed of the sanctuary.  Elephant, Gaurs, Sambars etc. are often sighted along this route. Winged beauties too will accompany you. A maximum of 5 persons can go for trekking at a time and they will be accompanied by two guides and a forest guard.

Timing: 08.00 AM to 04.00 PM
For booking, please contact: 8547602930, 8547602931

Cost of the package

Rs.400/- for Adults
Rs.250/- for Children
Rs.500/-  for Foreign national 


JUNGLE CAMPS

Explore the wilderness

To enjoy the wilderness of the Thenmala-Shendurney forests, do take a camping package and unleash yourself

Idimuzhanganpara Nights

A trekking and camping programme offers travellers the opportunity to trek through forest paths in the sanctuary and stay at a camp near the beautiful reservoir, called the Idimuzhangan camp. The camp can be accessed either via hard trekking or by boat. Trekking, bird and butterfly watching and boating in the Shendurney Lake are the highlights of this package. Food is also included in package. 

Cost of the package

Rs.7500 for 2 persons 
Rs. 1500/ head for extra persons 


Woody Rockwood

It is another package, which lets visitors trek through the forests along the side of the streams.  This package also offers the opportunity to come across the wildlife in Shendurney, such as Lion tailed macaque, Sloth bear, Elephants, Guar, Nilgiri langur etc. Tourists are provided with A/C Thar vehicle for reaching the Rockwood camp shed situated deep inside the forests. Food is also included in package. 

Cost of the package

Rs.7500/- for 2 persons 
Rs. 1500/ head for extra persons


Kurumthotti Top Hut Camping

A dream come true package for tourists, which includes a stay in the tree top hut located within the forests of Shendurney sanctuary. It is the ideal retreat for those who are interested to live in nature. This package offers a great chance for the visitors to see the wildlife from the top of a hut and to enjoy the sounds of wilderness at night.

Cost of the package

Rs.7500/- for 2 persons 
Rs. 1500/ head for extra persons


Rosemala –Pallivaasal Trekking

Spa ‘N’ Pallivaasal is another trekking and camping programme at Shendurney. Rosemala is one of the less explored eco tourism spots in Kerala. The forest road leading to Rosemala is steep and winding. You can enjoy the tranquility of several mountain streams on your path through the thick forest tracts. Hiring a jeep would be the best choice to reach Rosemala. You can seek the help of the forest department for the journey. Here, the campers will be mesmerized by picture-perfect views of the sanctuary along with a natural spa experience in the stream of Pallivaasal. This package also includes trekking to a waterfall hidden in the forest, bird watching and camping. 

Cost of the package

Rs.7500/- for 2 persons 
Rs. 1500/ head for extra persons


Contact

The Wildlife Warden
Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary
Thenmala Dam P.O.
Kollam
Ph: +91-475-2344600
Mob: 09447979081
www.shendurney.com

Getting there

By Road: 75 Km from Thiruvananthapuram and 66 Kms from Kollam
By Rail: Kollam Railway Staion is the nearest
By Air: 75 Kms from Trivandrum International Airport 


DISCLAIMER : Since the availability of Eco Tourism Packages are subject to change based on climate and other conditions, please make sure you confirm its availability beforehand. We will not be held responsible for any inconveniences caused owing to the unavailability of any specific package.






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