Kerala forests have scope for mountaineering, jungle trekking (with experienced tribal guides), bird watching etc. It is well connected by good roads. Kerala has 12 Wildlife Sanctuaries and 5 National parks.
Be silent once you are in forest area to view animals and birds. Control children. Early mornings and late afternoons are best time to view animals.
Do not use colorful clothes and perfumes. Carry drinking water and food.
Seek the assistance of a forest guide. Do not disturb or tease animals.
Trekkers must use jungle boots for safety. Carry medicines for common ailments
Avoid smoking. Radios and tape-recorders are better be avoided. Do not litter around. Do not swim in unfamiliar waters. Travel light and do not carry any valuables except cameras and binoculars.