A reserved forest area that has recently been granted the status of a wildlife sanctuary, New Amarambalam is the largest wildlife sanctuary in the state covering an area of 265.72 square kilometres. With as many as 212 species of birds being recorded in its premises, Amarambalam offers the most diverse bird watching experience in Kerala. To top that, limited tourism in this region only adds to making a Amarambalam a one of a kind experience.
Top things to see and do: Marvel at Pazhayangadi Mosque's Mughal architectural style; visit the unique Teak Museum dedicated to teak wood and spend some time by Keralamkundu Waterfalls.
How to get there: The sanctuary is located at a distance of 175km from Cochin airport which can be covered in five hours.
Daily budget: ₹550 per person (approx.)
Best time to visit: The months between November to March make for the best time to visit New Amarambalam Wildlife Sanctuary.
Where to stay: Wild Planet Jungle Resort (₹10,000) and Velu's Resort (₹2,750). For more options, check here.
What about flight costs?
New Delhi is connected to Cochin with several daily flights starting at ₹4,000.
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