Kerala Wildlife sanctuaries - An adventurous Journey to Kerala Wilderness There is lot of attractions in South India. In that Kerala is one of the most beautiful places in South India. The name Kerala spread all over the globe only because of its natural beauty. Kerala is also called as God's Own Country, has national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, bird sanctuaries, and tiger reserves. People are very happy to visit the place like Kerala. Every were you can see the slop carpet of greeneries. The calm and quiet nature makes the visitors to live happily. If you are planning a trip to south India include Kerala in your list. You can see lot of attractions in Kerala wildlife sanctuaries. There are many innumerable species of wildlife sanctuaries found nowhere else on the world. Kerala forests are blessed with the delightfully charming or attractive green and rain forest with elephants, tigers, nilgiri Tahr, deer, leopards, lion-tailed macaque, gaurs, monkeys and water birds gives tourist a rare sight. Malabar giant squirrel is also very common species here. Why to visit Kerala Wildlife Sanctuaries? The reason is that you will feel ecstatically happy to as you trek quietly along the jungles in Kerala, you can hear the sweet jungle sounds; the trees and shrubs shocking green. You will love the very A distinctive air so aromatic many a time; you can see the bond of a lifetime may begin here. Given below are the major Kerala Wildlife Sanctuaries. • • • • • •
Eravikulam National Park Silent Valley National Park Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Eravikulam National Park Eravikulam national park is situated in idukki district. It is one of the Kerala Wildlife Sanctuaries. This park is home to the endangered species of a mountain goat called the Nilgiri Tahr. And it is also home to the biggest moths in the world called the Atlas moth. The south India highest peak called Anamudi is located in this sanctuary. This gives a charm to this landscape. Numbers of exotic plants are also present here. This mesmerizing beauty of the places makes you feel happy. You can visit this place anytime in the year. It is better to avoid during monsoon season. It is unsafe to travel during rainy season. And only some places are allowed for visitors.
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary Kerala was declared Chinnar National Park as sanctuaries in 1984. Chinnar is home for Giant grizzled squirrel. It is an endangered species. Other than this you can find animals like elephants, tigers, deer, Hanuman monkey, gaurs etc. Sprawling greenery woodlands and velvet green cover of plants over the sanctuaries makes haven for the animals and birds of the
sanctuary. The sanctuary is located 500-2400 height from the sea level. Beautiful attraction in sanctuary is peacock walking down the path way of sanctuary. Boating, mountain climbing, and trekking are provided here. You can do a trek by contacting the Chinnar forest tourist department directly. If you wish, you can even stay inside overnight (they have some rustic cottages).
Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary This sanctuary is located in palakkad district. The greenery nestled in the valley between the Anamalai ranges of Tamil Nadu and the Nelliampathy ranges of Kerala on the Western Ghats. This is the pride of Palakkad. Here you can see the varied wildlife. It includes species like leopard, crocodile, tigers, elephant, barking deer, monkeys, and rare species of exotic birds. This sanctuary has largest population of the Indian bison also known as the Gaur. You can visit sanctuaries in any time. It is better to avoid during the monsoon season.
Silent Valley National Park Kerala Silent Valley has got its name due to the absence of the noise. The park is rich in flora and fauna and home to many animals and birds. The greenery and streams of rivers make this place a haven. The park has rare herbs and plants which has medicinal value. Medicinal plants are today very rare to get. The wildlife here is rich in not only big animals but also small animals, insects and reptiles. The animals which we can see here include leopards, tigers, elephants, boars etc. The endangered Nilgiri Langur and Lion tailed macaque are found here. And you can also find number of reptiles like snakes, and amphibians. If you are planning trip to Kerala then you must visit Kerala Wildlife Sanctuaries.
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary The Periyar wildlife sanctuary is a biggest wildlife park in Kerala. It is a never miss Kerala Wildlife Sanctuaries. This place is home for wide variety of animals, including the tiger, goats, elephants, leopards, deer, Nilgiri tahr etc. Periyar wild life sanctuaries are also a paradise for bird watchers. This beautiful sanctuary attracts the birds, because of its surroundings. It is fully green and color full. It makes you feel happy.
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Wayanad wildlife sanctuary is established in the year 1973. The deep forests of wayanad wildlife sanctuary are provided shelter for Pazhassi Raja during his rebellion against the British force. This sanctuary is also referred as Muthanga wildlife sanctuary. Wayanad is a very popular place to visit in India. Whenever you are planning a trip to godâ€™s own country then you must visit Kerala Wildlife Sanctuaries.