Scenatic Eravikulam national park,Rajamalai,Kerala

Tripoto
12th Jul 2019
Photo of Scenatic Eravikulam national park,Rajamalai,Kerala by Flying Wings 🕊
Day 1

This is a national park in the background of tea plantations. It is one such national park in the high ranges of Kerala which offers the magnificent view of hills with tea plantations - the Eravikulam National Park. Situated in the Kannan Devan Hills of the southern Western Ghats, the wildlife park can be reached via Munnar. Located in the Devikulam Taluk of Idukki district in Kerala, after reaching Munnar, you need to take the road going to Rajamala to reach this national park. 
The national park is a protected area and is divided into three regions - the core area, the buffer area and the tourism area.
Visitors are allowed only to the tourism area that is in Rajamala, the region lying beyond the road entry into Eravikulam.

Photo of Eravikulam National Park by Flying Wings 🕊
Photo of Eravikulam National Park by Flying Wings 🕊

Eravikulam is also famous for the natural habitat of Nilgiri Tahr, the endangered mountain goat and this park is built with the aim of conserving them.   Every twelve years, this place will be carpeted with blue Neelakurunji.It is one the place where you can witness the mass flowering of Neelakurinji flowers.  The park is accessible from Kochi and Coimbatore Airports, which are located at about 148 km and 175 km respectively. Munnar, the nearest town (13 km) is well connected by roads from Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The nearest Railway Station in Kerala is Alwaye (120 km) and Coimbatore (160 km) in Tamil Nadu.
The motorable roads inside the park includes the one that passes through the southern extremity, inside the tourism and awareness zone (Rajamala) to the Rajamala tea estate and the one in the Lakkom Muthuvakudy in the southern boundary which is connected to Lakkom in the Munnar - Udumalpet road by a road that passes through the tea estate owned by KDHP Company.
All other movements inside the park are on foot along trails and footpaths.
Entry time: 7:00 am – 4.00 pm
Entry Fee
Indian Adults – 125/- (Children – 95/-)
Foreign Nationals – 420/-
Ordinary Camera – 45/-
Video Camera – 335/-
Reservation fee Rs 50/- (Reservation counter 9 am – 3 pm at Information centre, Munnar)
Closure Period : February to March  

Photo of Scenatic Eravikulam national park,Rajamalai,Kerala by Flying Wings 🕊
Photo of Scenatic Eravikulam national park,Rajamalai,Kerala by Flying Wings 🕊
Photo of Scenatic Eravikulam national park,Rajamalai,Kerala by Flying Wings 🕊
Photo of Scenatic Eravikulam national park,Rajamalai,Kerala by Flying Wings 🕊
Photo of Scenatic Eravikulam national park,Rajamalai,Kerala by Flying Wings 🕊
Photo of Scenatic Eravikulam national park,Rajamalai,Kerala by Flying Wings 🕊
Photo of Scenatic Eravikulam national park,Rajamalai,Kerala by Flying Wings 🕊

1.This National Park is declared for the protection & conservation of the Nilgiri Tahr; which is an endangered species.
2.While on safari, sighting of wildlife is absolutely based on chance; not certain.
3.Carrying of food and beverage items into the Park is prohibited.
4. Do not litter the park; leave your foot prints only. 5. Smoking, consumption of alcohol and other contraband inside the Park is prohibited. 6.Feeding, teasing, disturbing wild animals is strictly prohibited.
7.While inside the Park, do not keep pet animals, firearms, traps, poisonous or any other substance which is injurious to the wildlife.
8.Please take care to limit your presence in the designated areas only while inside the Park. 9.Illegal entry, use of unauthorized space, unauthorized trekking and picnicking is punishable.
10.Do not play music, honk or speak loudly. Silence can help you hear wildlife
11.Do not carry plastic materials inside the park as the Park is a Plastic free zone.