Eravikulam National Park is a wildlife destination that should not be missed by travelers during their Kerala tour. This place is famous all over the world for its beautiful scenery, green pastures, pristine valleys, and a diverse collection of plant and animal species. A large number of wildlife lovers, nature enthusiasts, adventurers, and photographers come here from all over the world to enjoy the beautiful spells of this wildlife.
This national park is located along the Western Ghats in the Idukki district, Kerala. The wildlife sanctuary is spread over an area of 97 square km. This park was founded in 1975 to save the endangered species of Nilgiri Tahr (wild goat). The grassland ecosystem in this place makes it a unique place to see various species of wild animals, birds, plants, and trees. Some of the wild animals most visible in this place are Nilgiri tahr, moth atlas, leopard tiger, elephant, gaur, langue, lion tail monkey, and sambhar.
In 1978 this wildlife reserve became a national park due to ecological, geo-morphological and zoological significance. The entire area of the national park is divided into 3 regions, namely the core, buffer, and tourism areas.
Anamudi Peak which is located inside the national park is another attraction of this place. This is the highest peak of the Western Ghats located at an altitude of 2,695 meters above sea level. The majestic height of this peak heightens the enchanting view of this nature reserve. This is the perfect place for adventure enthusiasts travelers who like trekking, hiking, camping, and mountain climbing. During trekking, tourists get the chance to witness a soul that stimulates the beauty of nature. From the majestic heights at this peak, we can also see views of the entire environment that captivate visitors for a long time.
The rare natural phenomenon
Its peak is famous for its unique flower species which sprout once in 12 years. Rare blooms of blue flowers at the top create a beautiful place that amazes visitors. A large number of tourists from all over the world come here to see this rare natural phenomenon.
This place is famous for the beauty of the waterfall that flows from a height of 1,600 meters above sea level. Popular places of interest for tourists located close to this national park are: A large number of tourists flock to this place to see the amazing natural scenery that most captivates them. This is one of the famous picnic spots and trekking destinations visited by many tourists throughout the year.