We will meet and greet at a backwater side home, we will begin with a welcome drink and i will give you a brief description about the trip. We will make a 20 kilometers cycle ride in total, lot of interesting things are included in it. At first we will visit 'Kavu' where Hindu community worship snake as their god. Then we will ride through wetlands and reach a Toddy shop, toddy is a natural drink made from coconut tree including a natural alcoholic content. If you like to taste toddy then you can buy it in small quantity. After that we will go to the fishing harbor at Chellanam. On the way to harbor we can see fish farms, Chinese fishing net, paddy fields, birds and other interesting local things. We will spent some time at the beach and there's a church build in the shape of a fishing boat, which is locally called 'kappal palli', we can make a visit there also. Then we will cycle to the Changaram wetland to do birdwatching. Changaram is one of the best places for birding. we can have a short walk and watch some birds. Then we will windup our mesmerizing trip and cycle back to the backwater home. there will be a special Kerala meals waiting for you.
I'm a birdwatcher and a cyclist. I took my graduation in travel and tourism. I'm living in this backwater village since my childhood, I love to bring travelers to my village and seeks pleasure from transmitting interesting facts and knowledge about cultural traditions of my village. And through Bird-watching I can give you an opening to the wonderful and most enjoyable habit of close observation of birds and their way of living. And also through Cycling I can help you to explore the rural areas in depth with physical fitness.
Indian style food at a backwater side house.
Bottle of water, Natural juice or Tea
Bike and Helmet (Scott aspect or similar). Binocular(Bird-watching)
We will be cycling mostly through the rural roads, so that you can enjoy the beauty of the village without any disturbance. We will go through the wetlands, there you can see different types of birds and we will see Chinese fishing nets, fishing harbor, temples and lot of other things. We may also go to a house where coir is made from coconut husk. You will also get chance to interact with local people, people are very friendly and smiling,
1. All fees are included in this price. 2. I can arrange a taxi if you want(not included in this price). 3. Our trip includes food, please let me know if you are vegetarian or having any allergy.
Village Bike Tour & Birdwatching