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Butterflies & Dragonflies Tour of  Western Ghats
Butterflies and Dragonflies Tour of the Western Ghats
Butterflies & Dragonflies Tour of Western Ghats (KS - 01)
Region : South India



Cost per Person

US$ 1400

Tour Overview

The Western Ghats is one of the 35 'biodiversity hotspots' of the world. It is home to more than 430 birds, 330 butterfly species, over 130 species of dragon flies, large numbers of these which are endemic to the region. This is also one of eight 'centres of endemism' in the Indian Subcontinent. Comprising of the largest butterfly in India, the Southern or Western Ghats Birdwing (Troides minos) with a wingspan of about 25 cms to the smallest, the Grass Jewel (Zizula hylax) with only 1.5 to 2 cm wingspan, the Kerala butterfly fauna is rich, diverse and scientifically very interesting. This tour will cover the Salim Ali sanctuary at Thattekkad, the Periyar Tiger Reserve, the high altitude rain forests and grasslands at Munnar and the dry scrub forests at Chinnar. The Butterflies and Dragonflies Tour of the Western Ghats is available throughout the year, please contact us for booking information for a wonderful experience.


Tour Price
The Butterflies and Dragonflies Tour of the Western Ghats price varies according to group size, accommodation and activities. The price shown is indicative. All our tours are tailor-made to create a personal itinerary as per your requirements. Please ask us for a quote.

Tour Summary
For detailed itinerary, please contact us.

Trip Leader
A qualified  lepidopterist knowledgeable in odonata  of the Western Ghats will lead the tour.

Accommodation will be arranged in eco-lodges, camps and resorts. The trip involves extensive field trips requiring reasonably high physical fitness.

Route Maps

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