Kerala

Kerala

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Thekkady

Thekkady

Thekkady is gateway to Periyar National Park. Periyar National Park is spread across over 700 sq km, and is covered with thick forests. Periyar also has an artificial lake that is formed due to Mullaperiyar Dam. The forest department provides various activities for wildlife enthusiasts. The most famous activity of them all is a River Safari where you will be seated on a boat, and […]

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Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is located about 100 km from Palakkad/Coimbatore. The forest is very dense and has huge number of wildlife and bird life. The forest department organizes several activities that will interest any wildlife enthusiast. Be it trekking/hiking inside the forests, camping on tree houses in the middle of the forest, moonlight camping, jeep safaris and so on. The forest is very dense, and […]

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Kannimara Teak

Kannimara Teak

Kannimara Teak is supposed to be the world’s largest living teak tree. With a base circumference of 6.5 meters, and a total height of over 48.5 meters (and growing), the teak tree is a prime attraction in this region. As a general visitor to Parambikulam Forests, you may miss to spot the tree as it is surrounded by several trees (which is, of course, very […]

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Thunakadavu Dam

Thunakadavu Dam

Thunakadavu Dam is a smaller dam (than Parambikulam Dam) that is build over River Thunakadavu. River Thunakadavu is a tributary of River Parambikulam over which Parambikulam Dam is built. While Thunakadavu Dam has its own source of water from the river, it also gets water from Parambikulam Dam through a long tunnel. The dam also gets water from another reservoir called Peruvaripallam Dam through an […]

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Parambikulam Dam

Parambikulam Dam

The surroundings of Parambikulam has many dams or water reservoirs. Parambikulam Dam is the largest of them all. The source of water for this dam comes from Parambikulam River. The water from Parambikulam Dam is connected to the neighboring Thunakadavu Dam through a tunnel. Location On Map Where to stay? Forest guest house, Parambikulam Forest camps, Tree Houses, Parambikulam Distance Chart From Distance (in km) […]

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Parambikulam Tunnel

Parambikulam Tunnel

Parambikulam Tunnel is a long tunnel that connects all the dams nearby. The primary purpose of this tunnel is to let the water flow from one dam to the other. Visitors do not get permission to enter the tunnel. However, you can visit the Parambikulam tunnel entry point and click a photo 🙂 The forest guide who will accompany you to this place will give […]

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Munnar

Munnar

Munnar is a picturesque hill-station at an altitude of 1600m whose beauty is enhanced by tea plantation that spread across several square kilometers. Munnar is also blessed by several seasonal and non-seasonal waterfalls. Places to Visit Some of the places that can be visited are listed in the links below, and many other places that are worth exploring are at the bottom of the page. […]

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Tea Garden

Tea Garden

The beauty of Munnar is enhanced by tea gardens. You can find tea plantations all over Munnar, and even several kilometers before and after Munnar. It is an absolute delight to watch the tea gardens spread over hills, valleys, roads, waterfalls, anywhere and everywhere. You will be thrilled to watch several tea plantations, where workers will be plucking the tea leaves manually. Although many advanced machines […]

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Mattupetty Dam

Mattupetty Dam

Mattupetty Dam is at an elevation of 1700m and is constructed to conserve water for the generation of electricity. The dam is located in the middle of Shola forests on one side, and tea plantations and grasslands on the other side. Due to the constant availability of water in the area due to this huge dam, the area is surrounded by various wild animals and […]

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