Thusharagiri Waterfalls


Two streams originating from the Western Ghats meet here to form the Chalippuzha River. The river diverges into three waterfalls creating a snowy spray, which gives the name, ‘Thusharagiri’. The word Thusharagiri means the snow-capped mountain. Of the three, the highest waterfall is the Thenpara that falls from an altitude of 75 metres (246 ft). Thusharagiri offers endless scope for trekking,…


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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…


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Vandiperiyar


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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.


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Mullaperiyar Dam


The Mullaperiyar Dam or Mullaiperiyar Dam is a masonry gravity dam on the Periyar River in the Indian state of Kerala It is located 881 m (2,890 ft) above mean sea level, on the Cardamom Hills of the Western Ghats in Thekkady, Idukki District of Kerala. It was constructed between 1887 and 1895 by John Pennycuick and also reached in an agreement…


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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…


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Museum of Kerala History


Kerala Museum (also known as the Museum of Kerala History) at Edapally, Kochi, India, is one of the oldest art and history museums in Kochi. The museum was founded by philanthropist and entrepreneur R. Madhavan Nayar (1914-1996) in 1986. It is managed by the Madhavan Nayar Foundation, a registered charitable trust. Kerala Museum has three galleries: the Museum of Kerala…


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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…


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Bolgatty Palace


Bolgatty Palace is a former palace built by the Dutch in India on Bolgatty Island in Kochi, Kerala. One of the oldest existing Dutch palaces outside Holland, this quaint mansion was built in 1744 by Dutch traders and later extended and gardens were landscaped around it. Bolgatty Palace has a swimming pool, 9-hole golf course, ayurvedic centre, and daily Kathakali…


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Vellayani Lake


Vellayani Lake, or Vellayani Kayal as known in local language, is the largest fresh water lake in Thiruvananthapuram district, of Kerala, India. This lake attracts a lot of tourists. Once in Kovalam, a visitor should not allow to miss the opportunity of seeing this wonder lake of freshwater. Its crystal-clear calm water, especially during moonlit nights, is a craze for…


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Eravikulam National Park


Eravikulam National Park is a 97 km2national park located along the Western Ghats in the Idukki district of Kerala in India. It is the first national park in Kerala. Eravikulam National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Twenty six species of mammals have been recorded in the park including the largest surviving population of Nilgiri tahr,[ estimated at about 750…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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.


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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.


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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…


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