Eravikulam National Park

Location: Kerala

Main Wildlife Attractions: indian muntjac,leopard,Tiger,Black-and-orange Flycatcher

Coverage Area: 97 sq.kms.

Established: 1978

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Eravikulam, a part of the district of Idukki is a beautiful location situated very close to the marvelous hill station of Munnar.

Located in the midst of lovely grasslands over an area of 97 square kilometers, Eravikulam National Park was established for the conservation of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr. Today, Eravikulam National Park houses the most number of Nilgiri Tahr in the world. The Wildlife Sanctuary houses many other animals like Gaurs, Elephants, Langur, Leopard, Tiger, and Lion-tailed Macaque.

Accommodation at Eravikulam National Park : Accommodation is readily available near the Eravikulam National Park. Many hotels and lodges offer excellent accommodation facilities and extraordinary facilities like local sightseeing, trekking, safaris to the wildlife reserve. The hotels offer good accommodation facilities at extremely affordable rates.

How to get there

Eravikulam National Park is well accessible from different parts of the country by road, rail and air. The nearest airport to Eravikulam National Park is Kochi which is about 135 kilometers away. The nearest railway station is Aluva which is about 115 kilometers from the Eravikulam National Park.

Best time to visit Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park has a pleasant climate throughout the year. However during monsoon which is between June and August, Eravikulam National Park receives heavy and erratic rainfalls. April and May are the hottest months at the Eravikulam National Park. The best time to visit the Wildlife Sanctuary is between September and December. January and February are also good to visit Eravikulam National Park.

About Eravikulam National Park