How to Reach Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

Thattekad is located 60 km towards the north-east of Kochi in the Kothamangalam Taluk of Ernakulam district on the northern bank of the Periyar River. The nearest city is Kochi, and nearest railway station is Aluva which is a few kilometres away. It is well connected to other cities in the state and the rest of South India by road and rail.

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How to reach Thattekad Bird Sanctuary by flight

Thattekad does not have an airport, and the nearest airport is Kochi International Airport which is about 60 kilometres away. There are regular flights to Kochi from all over India and taxis, buses and trains from the airport to Aluva and Thattekad.

Nearest Airport: Kochi - 51 kms from Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

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Tentative return flight prices to Kochi from major cities in India.

Starting city Return price (approx)
Mumbai ₹ 13,094 Non-stop View
New Delhi ₹ 14,759 View
Bengaluru ₹ 6,734 Non-stop View
Chennai ₹ 9,390 View
Hyderabad ₹ 9,096 Non-stop View
Kolkata ₹ 17,990 View

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How to reach Thattekad Bird Sanctuary by road

Thattekad is connected to the rest of the country by roads, and there are regular buses and taxis available from all nearby cities like Kochi, Madurai, Alappuzha and Thrissur. Since there is no train station in Thattekad, road travel is the only way to reach the destination directly.

How to reach Thattekad Bird Sanctuary by train

Thattekad does not have a railway station, and the nearest one is located at Aluva which is 47 kilometres away. It is the second largest station in Ernakulam and all trains going to South Kerala stop here.

Local transport in Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

Jeeps and boat safaris are available on booking. Avoid going out at night and on foot by yourself.

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