Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
Kerala is home to many popular National Parks of India.Parambikulam
Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the National Parks in Kerala spread over
an area of 285 sq. kilometers. The Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
is laid with serene vegetation in a valley between the Annamalai ranges
of Tamil Nadu and the Nelliampathy ranges of Kerala.
This National Park in Kerala offers a scintillating sight of rare
wild animals. The area has quite a few hill tribes here like Malayars,
Kadas, and Muthuvaas. This wildlife sanctuary has some marshy land
and scattered patches of grassland, thickly forested with stands of
bamboo, sandalwood, rosewood, and teak. Here you can find little remains
of the original teak forests, other than the famous Kannimari teak
tree, the largest in Asia as teak plantations. The tree is about 5
km from Thunakadavu, and is one of the prime attractions at the Parambikulam
On your tour to Kerala you can visit the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary,
which has the largest population of Gaurs (bison). It is also a home
to elephants, sloth bears, wild boars, sambhars, chital tigers, panthers,
and crocodiles. There are also bonnet macaques, spectacled cobras,
kraits, vipers, turtles, darters, little cormorants, and black eagles.
Parambikulam is open throughout the year, but is best avoided during
the monsoon. Between June and August, the monsoon rains lash, making
hillsides unstable and causing slush, mosquitoes, drippy roofs and
On your tour to Kerala you can enjoy a ride in the boat cruises, which
can be arranged in the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary. The Rest House
of the State Forest Department at Thunakkadvu, Thellikkal, and Elathode
offer comfortable lodging facilities. A tree house in the Reserved
Forest area in Thunakkadavu has to be booked in advance. There are
two watchtowers one at Anappadi, 8km from Thunakadavu, and other at
Zungam, 5km from Thunakadavu.
How to get there
Air: The nearest airport is Coimbatore, 55 kms.
Rail: The nearest railway station: Palakkad, 125 kms
Honeymoon Tour Packages
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Kettuvallams, the stitched boats are the traditional
house boats of Kerala. They provide the best way to experience
the colourful backwaters of Kerala. The Kettuvalloms of
Kerala are giant country crafts, measuring up to 80 feet
in length. The traditional house boat, the indispensable
part of the picturesque backwaters of Kerala, was mainly
used in Travancore and Kochi and in the Minicoy Islands
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commemorating religious occasions. Some of the popular
Kerala festivals are Onam, Vishu, Mahasivarathri, Asthami
Rohini, Thiruvathira, Pooram Festival and Thrissur Pooram.
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