Mathikettan Shola Rainforest trek

From £40 pp


7 Hours

2-10 people

Mathikettan Shola Rainforest trek

From £40 pp

What You'll Do

Trek through Mathikettan Shola National Park – get a unique opportunity to experience the biodiversity of the plants and animals endemic to the region

Reach Thondimala by 09.00 am. After a small warm up and a briefing we will start our trek towards Mathikettan Shola National Park, home to a wide variety of flora and fauna including the Malabar Giant Squirrel, gaur, sambar and elephants. Walk begins with Shola forest- High altitude rainforests which is known for its unique biodiversity of plants and animals. We will continue our walk through the plantations until we reach Shantanpara.


Opportunity to sight the Malabar Giant Squirrel, Gaur, Sambar and Elephants

Experience the Sholas- high altitude rainforests

Walk through the spice plantations

Your Local Host:

Vishal Koshy

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Location Information

The tour begins at Thondimala at 09:00, please arrive in good time for the experience.

  • Friendly local ccompanying Guide and Forest Guard
  • Entrance and permissions to enter the National Park
  • Packed lunch
  • Refreshment and mineral water while trekking


The trek distance is 14 Kilometres, but it can be a bit flexible when it comes to distance. They can plan accordingly based on clients' fitness

Please not that we need a minimum of 4 PAX to organise this trek. Transfer is at additional cost.