Little Rann of Kutch

Little Rann of Kutch

The Rann of Kutch is a huge desert that spreads across 30000 sq km. The western part of the Rann (translates to desert) is a huge salt desert, where you can find salt spread across the land. That region is famously called White Rann of Kutch, and is abundant with natural beauty. The eastern part of the Rann  is a dry barren desert with a huge salt bed […]

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Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park is a wildlife sanctuary located south east side of Rajasthan. During earlier days, Ranthambore used to be the famous hunting ground for the Maharajas of Jaipur. Today, it is a protected wildlife forest and a tiger reserve. Ranthambore is famous for spotting the majestic tiger in its natural habitat. The safari route that the forest department organizes is in the heart of […]

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Keoladeo National Park

Keoladeo National Park

Keoladeo National Park was earlier called Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Located at Bharatpur, in the Uttar Pradesh-Rajasthan border, this bird sanctuary is known to host more then 230 species of birds during the peak season. In earlier times, Bharatpur town used to be flooded frequently by rains during the monsoon. Hence an earthen dam was constructed to prevent the water from flooding the surroundings. This created […]

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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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Gavi

Gavi

Gavi is a hidden jewel located deep inside Periyar National Park. It is an ideal place for all nature lovers who look for serene and soothing surroundings. A lake, a small waterfall, small trek inside the national park, bigger trek onto the neighboring hills, Gavi has everything that can keep you engaged. If not for the activities, you can sit and relax by just watching […]

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Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary

Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary

Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary is located in North Wayanad region, and is neighbored by Nagarhole Wildlife Sanctuary (Rajiv Gandhi National Park) in Karnataka. Tholpetty Forest Department organizes various programs that interest wildlife enthusiasts. Be it 2-3 hour Jeep Safari (twice a day), 2 hour trek inside the forest (when the number of visitors is less), watch tower stay (permission required) and so on. Tholpetty has wide […]

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