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Silent Valley Hill Station

One of the prettiest hill stations in India, the Silent Valley is a must visit while planning a trip to Kerala. The Silent Valley is also one of the most important national parks and wildlife sanctuaries of India, with its natural beauty being the perfect background for the comfort of a number of rare species of flora and fauna. Much of the natural charm of the Silent Valley is still well preserved today, with the scenic landscape of the Valley also being home to a number of aboriginal tribes mainly led by the Kurumbar Tribes, who make the tour to the Silent Valley even more special by their rustic charm.

The scenic slopes of the Silent Valley are home to a number of rare species of birds, animals and plants which include:

  • Ceylon Frogmouth
  • Great Indian Hornbill
  • Nilgiri Laughing Thrush Or The Rufous-Breasted Laughingthrush
  • Long-Legged Buzzard
  • Red Winged Crested Cuckoo
  • Malabar Pied Hornbill
  • Nilgiri Laughing Thrush
  • Pale Harrier
  • Nilgiri Pipit
  • Nilgiri Wood-Pigeon
  • Nilgiri Flycatcher
  • Nilgiri Laughing Thrush
  • Black Bulbul

How to Reach Silent Valley

By Air: The airport nearest to the Silent Valley is at Coimbatore which is located around 55 km away from the hill station.

By Rail: The nearest railway station to the quaint hill station of Silent Valley is at Palakkad which is around 55 kms away from the Valley and is well- connected to the hilly slopes of Silent Valley

By Road: Silent Valley is well- connected to almost all its neighboring districts by smooth roads and an efficient system of local transport. One of the most convenient forms of transportation used in the region is the auto which travels along the following routes:

  • Coimbatore - Anakkatty - Mukkali - 90 km
  • Coimbatore - Palakkad - Mannarkkad - Mukkali - 120 km
  • Kozhikode - Palakkad - Mannarkkad - Mukkali - 120 km