Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary


Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary also is known as the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary is contiguous of the protected reserve forest network of Nagarhole and Bandipur of Karnataka and Mudumalai of Tamil Nadu. It has an extent of 344.44 km2 with four ranges namely Sulthan Bathery, Muthanga, Kurichiat and Tholpetty. A variety of large wild animals such as Indian bison, elephant, deer and tiger…


READ MORE

Vandiperiyar


trip around kerala - lion tailed macaque

Vandiperiyar is a town in Idukki district, Kerala. It is famous for tourism, tea and coffee plantations, black pepper and other spice products. A number of tea factories are situated here. The famous river Periyar flows through the city. It is located at an altitude of 836 m above MSL.


READ MORE

Ramakkalmedu


Ramakkalmedu is a hill station and a hamlet in Idukki district in the Indian state of Kerala. The place is noted for its panoramic beauty and numerous windmills. Ramakalmedu stands tall in the western ghats at a height of 3,500 ft (1,100 m) above sea level. The ecosystem of the area consists largely of grass land Shola forest type which is laced…


READ MORE

Periyar wildlife sanctuary


Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary (PNP) is a protected area near Thekkady in the districts of Idukki, Kottayam and Pathanamthitta in Kerala, India ingdon Island is the largest artificial island in India, which forms part of the city of Kochi, in the state of Kerala. Much of the present Willingdon Island was claimed from the Lake of Kochi, filling…


READ MORE

Top Station


Top Station is a tourist destination in the Kannan Devan hills of Munnar. This area is popular for the rare Neelakurinji flowers. Top Station, located around 32 km away from Munnar, is the highest point (1700m) in Munnar, on the Munnar-Kodaikkanal road. The place falls on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. Here you can enjoy the panoramic view of Western Ghats…


READ MORE

Meesapulimala


Meesapulimala is the second highest peak in the Western Ghats of Idukki district (Kerala) on the Indian subcontinent after Anamudi. Its peak is 2,640 metres (8,661 ft) above sea level. The name derives from the fact that it is formed of eight peaks which spread like a “Moustache” and it is located in between the Anaimalai Hills and Palani Hills near…


READ MORE

Kovalam


Kovalam is a beach town by the Arabian Sea in Thiruvananthapuram metropolitan area in Kerala, India. Kovalam has three beaches separated by rocky outcroppings in its 17 km coastline, the three together form the famous crescent of the Kovalam beach. Lighthouse Beach The southernmost beach, the Lighthouse Beach is the one most frequented by tourists, Lighthouse Beach got its name due…


READ MORE

Mattupetty


A delight to the nature lovers, Mattupetty is known for its sparkling lake and Rolling Meadows. At a very short distance from beautiful Munnar, Mattupetty also boasts of sprawling tea gardens and undying natural beauty. Do not forget to visit the cattle shed here, as Mattupetty houses over 100 varieties of high yielding cattle, and it well could be an…


READ MORE

Peermedu


The landscape of Peermade includes spectacular waterfalls, open grass lands and pine forests. A small hill station named after Sufi Saint Peer Mohammed, Peermedu is an unforgettable experience. The area is extremely fertile and until recently featured lush plantations of coffee, tea, cardamon, and coconut.


READ MORE

Vythiri


Vythiri is a small town and tourist destination located in the Wayanad district in the Indian state of Kerala. The all season attractive weather, greenery and the terrain of this place makes Vythiri a major tourist destination in Kerala. Tourists from all parts of the world visits and stays in Vythiri to enjoy the beauty of Vythiri and other tourist…


READ MORE

Thekkady


Thekkady (Idukki district) is the location of the Periyar National Park, which is an important tourist attraction in the Kerala state of India. Thekkady is considered a haven for natural spices such as black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, nutmace, ginger, and clove. Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, which is home to many elephants, is one of the prime attractions in Thekkady. Elephant…


READ MORE

Munnar


Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. Munnar is also called the “Kashmir of South India” and is a popular honeymoon destination. Located at an elevation of about 1600m above sea level, this hill station is known for its unparalleled shades of green. Tourists come here to see…


READ MORE

Edakkal Caves


Edakkal Caves are two natural caves at a remote location at Edakkal. Inside the caves are pictorial writings believed to date to at least 6,000 BCE, from the Neolithic man, indicating the presence of a prehistoric civilization or settlement in this region. The Stone Age carvings of Edakkal are rare and are the only known examples from South India.


READ MORE

Pookode Lake


Pookode Lake is a scenic freshwater lake in the Wayanad district in Kerala, South India. A major tourist destination in the district, Pookode is a natural freshwater lake nestling amid evergreen forests and mountain slopes at an altitude of 770 meters above sea level. It is the smallest and highest altitude freshwater lake in Kerala. Pethia pookodensis, is a species…


READ MORE

Cherai Beach


One of the most visited beaches in the state. The beach is around 10 km long and is ideal for swimming as the tide is mostly low and the waves are gentle. It is known for frequent dolphin sightings. It is one of the few places where the backwaters and the sea can be seen in a single frame. Cherai…


READ MORE

Thattekad Bird Sanctuary


The Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary, covering an area of barely 25 km2, and located about 12 km from Kothamangalam, was the first bird sanctuary in Kerala. Salim Ali, one of the best known ornithologist described this sanctuary as the richest bird habitat on peninsular India. The Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary has a rich and varied birdlife. Several species of birds, both forest birds as…


READ MORE

Marine Drive


Marine Drive is a picturesque promenade in the city of Kochi, Kerala, India. It is built facing the backwaters, and is a popular hangout for the local populace. Marine Drive is also an economically thriving part of the city of Kochi. With several shopping malls it is as an important centre of shopping activity in Kochi. Major fast food joints,…


READ MORE

Valiyaparamba Backwaters


The Valiyaparamba backwaters is the most enchanting backwaters in Kerala. The little offbeat place lures only the true nature lovers. Created by merging of four rivers, Valiyaparamba is a slice of heaven dotted by a little island. Houseboat cruises are enchanting as the lush greenery is inhabited by diverse wildlife and even migratory birds. Enjoy ferry rides and a trip…


READ MORE

Ashtamudi Backwaters


Ashtamudi Lake (Ashtamudi Kayal), in the Kollam District of the Indian state of Kerala, is the most visited backwater and lake in the state. It possesses a unique wetland ecosystem and a large palm-shaped (also described as octopus-shaped) water body, second only in size to the Vembanad estuary ecosystem of the state. Ashtamudi means ‘eight braids’ (Ashta : ‘eight’; mudi : ‘hair…


READ MORE

Chembra Peak


Chembra Peak (Chembra Mala) is one of the highest peak in the Western Ghats and the highest peak in Wayanad hills, at 2,100 m (6,890 ft) above sea level. Visits to this peak organized by ‘the Chempra Peak VSS’ under the control of South Wayanad Forest Development Agency, guides are provided for trekking. Chembra Peak is accessible by foot from Meppady. District…


READ MORE
Subscribe to our newsletter