Dream Dandeli for Birding

Its dream for every Birder and Birding Photo Traveller to go to the heavenly forests of Dandeli to see lot of beautiful birds which are endemic to the Western Ghats. Organized two nights and three days Birding Photo Travel to Dandeli. Dandeli in Karnataka is known for wilderness, trails, dense forests, many bird species and adventurous [...]

Offbeat Cool locations for Summer months in South India

Everyone looks for a cool place during the summer. Some of the popular cool hill stations are crowded. Here, we are listing some of the not so popular but cool places that one can consider. Please suggest if you know of any other place. Sirumalai, Coffee County Resorts Leisure StaySirumalai, Coffee County Resorts Leisure StaySirumalai [...]
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Chennai – Great habitat for Birding near Thiruporur

Birding Trip Report - Sunday 21-Feb-2021 KeyTerns curated a Birding Trip near Thiruporur. It was raining in the morning. Birders patiently waited for an hour. Rain stopped. With excellent weather, habitat, and the kind of Birds, all had a great time. Sharing photos and list of birds. Birds Spotted During the 21-Feb-2021 Trip Near Thiruporur [...]

Are you looking for water adventure experience trips? 

Are you looking for water adventure experience trips? We have more to offer now in a safe environment. #FunSailing – for anyone, look for Sunset Sailing, Moonlight Sailing in Chennai #SailingCoaching – 7 years and up to any age, get certified in Chennai #SailingForKids – Plant a seed in kids to become an Olympic Sailor. #CelebrateWhileSailing – […]

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A good place for Birding!

On 24th Jan 2021, KeyTerns organized a curated Birding trip near a lakeside place on Vandalur - Oragadam road. Group did some good birding, and had tasty homemade Breakfast. Below list was compiled by Darshana with inputs from others. Refer to Photo Album section for nice photos. List of Birds Open billed stork Rosy starling [...]
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2021 Pongal Bird Count

Pallikaranai Marsh–Midlands பள்ளிக்கரணை சதுப்புநிலம்– நடுப்பகுதி, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, IN 17 Jan, 2021 6:30 AM – 8:30 AM Protocol: Traveling 0.2 kilometer(s) Checklist Comments: Pongal Bird Count 55 species Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor) 4 Indian Spot-billed Duck (Anas poecilorhyncha) 20 Grey Francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) 2 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon)) 10 Spotted Dove […]

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Waterfalls near Chennai and Bengaluru

Waterfalls experience is always fantastic. We are listing best Waterfalls near Chennai and Bengaluru. Courtallam / Kutralam Waterfalls It’s called queen of waterfalls on the Southern India. Water contains medicinal properties as it flows down from hill where there are many herbal plants. https://keyterns.com/guide-to-kutralam-and-private-falls/ Jog falls It is one of the best waterfalls India. We […]

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Marakkanam Birding

Chennai, a rate migratory Shore bird and much more..

Birdwatching near Marakkanam, Tamil Nadu, IN 27 Dec, 2020 8:06 AM - 11:06 AM Protocol: Traveling 2.0 kilometer(s) 60 species Group of 10 travelled in own cars and assembled near Marakkanam and started bird watching. Place was so nice, best for photography and birding. Today's prize sighting is Grey-tailed Tattler (Tringa brevipes), considered to be rare in [...]
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Leisure Day’s Outing from Chennai

If you are NOT a tourist looking out for a cliche spots and want crowd free or less crowded exciting spots near Chennai, you must read this. Thiruvakkarai Fossil The National Fossil Wood Park, Tiruvakkarai is a notified National Geo-heritage Monument located in the Villupuram District and is maintained by the Geological Survey of India.The park was established in 1940 and is [...]

Could not belive, this place has so many birds!

It was still misty at dawn as the morning light was driving away the darkness. As we waited for the others to arrive a White-browed Bulbul was scolding an intruder in a nearby neem tree. Some villagers watched us curiously while proceeding to do their morning ablutions in nature. We were wondering about the purpose […]


Dream Stay At 18th Century Palace On The Hills…

There is a need for the surreal life amidst the pandemic and chaos. Experience the sense of serenity and tranquillity in the foothills of the Western Ghats. Far from jams, relaxing in the foothills is the best way to rejuvenate and  invigorate oneself. Rajakkad Estate, at 1000 meters above sea level, is nestled in the […]

Flamingos Festivity…

Dear Birding Enthusiasts The omnivore bird with stilt-like legs, pink coloured feathers usually with a S shaped neck fly to the second largest brackish water ecosystem of India, the Pulicat lake in the month of November. They are social birds that live in flocks to escape predators, breed and to increase the appetite. Flamingos feed [...]
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Waiting so long to Travel?

No more waiting is required. Let us kick start the joy of exploring with all safety measures. Sometimes the joy is more when a set of like minded enthusiasts unite, isn’t it? It is an effort to bring together all the travel lovers and make the experience worthwhile. We are curating Fixed Date Budget Adventure […]

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Try Less Crowded Monsoon Trip To Coorg!

Monsoon is slowed down on the western ghats. Perfect time to be there if you like rain. See if you can make it. Drizzling, you will feel like getting drenched. Raining, you will feel like dancing. Windy, you will feel like enjoying the delicious food. Gushing river water, you will love doing White Water Rafting. […]

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Kutraalam Waterfalls

Guide To The Kutraalam And Private Falls

A Guide To The Kutraalam And Private Falls Known as the Spa of South India, Kutralam (also called ‘Courtallam’) has numerous waterfalls, cascades and countless health resorts. This waterfall zone is the source for perennial rivers like Chittar River, Manimutharu, Pachaiyar and Tamirabarani. The waterfalls of Courtallam have medicinal value as they run through forest [...]
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Jet Ski

Have You Done Jet Ski In These Places In India?

Jet Ski is fun, safe, adventurous and suits any age person. Have you done Jet Ski in these places? They are the best in India i.e. Chennai, Goa and Andaman. 1. Goa – Challenge the Waves! An ideal vacation is a combination of peace, leisure and the right amount of adventure, right? Waters are where […]

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Drive Through Chennai

Drive through these places in and around Chennai post lockdown and appetise your travel cravings. Please adhere to Government Covid 19 and Motor Vehicle guidelines and act to safeguard yourself and others. Specifically, please wear mask, wash your hands and maintain social distancing.  Please save this google map into your google map for easy navigation. For […]

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Traveller Experience – Once In A Blue Moon…

Another interesting Podcast. This time, it’s about an experience of a passionate traveller, Jessy. Listen to the story, and share feedback. Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/episode/3rhlycq8ejZ64Smygyh44y Google Podcast – https://podcasts.google.com/?q=keyterns (Listen to ‘The Blue Moon’) – no login is required – Thanks to Jessy for sharing her experience. If you want us to share your travel experience to inspire others, […]

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Billa Surgam Caves

Have You Visited These Stunning Geological Structures?

Covering some interesting geological structure trips that you can do. Orange Caves in Andhra Known by the villages Bildurgam, the caves named Billa Surgam are sedimentary and igneous rock formations. About an hour’s drive from Kurnool there is a small village called Kanuma Kina Kottala where the Billa Surgam caves are located. Geologists discovered cave […]

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Aerial Sports In India That You Must Do!

Fly High When You Are In Chennai Amidst the beaches, museums, memorials, temples, theme parks, Chennai has got this too!  Harnessed on a paramotoring tricycle, with a motor behind, attached to the sail, ECR, the East Coast Road Chennai, offers you not just to meet the tides but to greet the tides from above. We […]

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Best Places To Visit In South India

A vacation will do a world of good to revive and rejuvenate! Given the situation, it can still be accomplished by visiting a well hygiene and less crowded place. We are providing below some hotels and resorts for your reference. There could be more for your choice and budget – click here to get more. Yercaud A […]


Best Parasailing Places

SAIL ABOVE THE SEA – GOA A Drone captures the Bird’s eye view of the stunning landscapes of the Coast and the mighty Sea. It’s your turn now. Get ready to fly, fastened by a rope on a speedboat. Parasail over the Arabian Sea. Clinging to a harness attached to a speedboat by a tow […]


Long Drive Thru Places Near Bengaluru With Stay Choices

A vacation will do a world of good to revive and rejuvenate! Given the situation, it can still be accomplished by visiting a well hygiene and less crowded place.  Bangalore Situated at 3,113 feet above sea level, on top of a ridge in the Karnataka plateau, it is known as Garden city for its abundant […]

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Some White Water Rafting Places in India

White Water Rafting is an amazing adventure experience. Karnataka, Ladakh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Himachal are doing a great job. In Karnataka, Karnataka Tourism Development Corporation supports. Here is a video – https://youtu.be/RFdkk_HQeOo. Goa takes it to a new level with Sea Rafting. Read more… Listing below some of the best places in India.    Coorg […]

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Grand Canyon Of India Camping

Offbeat Travellers / Backpackers / Road Trippers / Bikers   When I first heard that there is a mini grand canyon in India, I could not believe it. I wanted to explore. When I travelled for the first time, I was amazed with the landscape, and the beauty. Then, I travelled many times as I [...]
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Best Full Moon Day Trips One Should Experience In India

Best Full Moon Day Trips One Should Experience In India Experience doubles up on special days. For me, full moon day is a special day. I look for full moon day travel experiences. It is soul fulfilling to see a full moon rise from the ground. So, where you see full moon rise matters. Not […]

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Coastal Adventure Trip for 9 Women

9 young Indian women wanted to travel to Chennai & Pondicherry to celebrate their friendship post graduation and they chose KeyTerns for their travel facilitation. KeyTerns understood their adventure hunger and meticulously planned the trip while keeping the safety and comfort in mind. Trip was successful. Bessy Beach Beginning: Young women landed in Chennai around 6 […]

India’s Grand Canyon trip for a Corporate

Summary Corporate Trip for around 40 colleagues to India’s Grand Canyon & Caves was successful. Travel Planning, Coordination, Food, Stay and Sightseeing spots were appreciated by guests. Details about the trip are given below. Our Excitement KeyTerns team has been receiving great opportunities and more participation for the travels. Recent one is doing a trip […]

Personalised Travel for a family at Ooty

KeyTerns Travel Planning Consultant Pavithra and Travel Delivery Head Balaji facilitated the 4 Nights & 5 days trip to Ooty for Mr. Madhu & his family. Here is the appreciation message received from Mr. Madhu “Many thanks Key Terns for your valuable help and guidance for making our holiday trip successful” Picturesque Emerald Lake

Offbeat – Sports Fishing Trip

Sports fishing is an exciting hobby for some. Not many know that Chennai is the right place for sports fishing. With the deep ocean closer to the shore and with rich marine life, sports fishing is growing day by day. KeyTerns facilitated the Sports Fishing trip for a group of 5 for about 3 hours. […]

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Camping and Hiking Trip To Kothagiri

KeyTerns conducted a Camping & Hiking trip for 20 Persons at Kothagiri. Kothagiri is a wonderful hill station close to Ooty and surrounded by huge mountains filled with tea estates. Small water streams, green cover, excellent climate, mist, variety of flora & fauna, different kinds of birds, serene place, nice trekking route, wonderful sightseeing places […]

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Leisure Summer Escape trip to Kothagiri

KeyTerns did a prep trip to Kothagiri. Wanted to be a leisure trip. So, we searched for a resort that is away from city and is surrounded by tea estates and mountains. We found an excellent resort – Wooden Homes near Aravenu. Hospitality, Food, Spacious of Rooms, Colour theme of rooms, Water Stream at the […]

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Kurinji trip to Kolukkumalai

  KeyTerns was planning for the grand Kurinji blooming season at Eravikulam National Park, Munnar for more than 3 months. It would have been a trip for many as you can see some old videos and pictures in Kerala Tourism website given below. https://www.keralatourism.org/neelakurinji/ However, 29% excess rainfall in Munnar and head flooding washed away […]

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