About Eravikulam National Park (Rajamala)
Eravikulam National Park (visters entry closed )
The most sought after destination in Munnar is the Eravikulam National Park, the first of its kind in Kerala, where the endangered Nilgiri Thar is protected. Spread over 97 sq. km., this park holds the largest viable population of Tahr, several other species of rare animals, birds and butterflies. The park offers a magnificent view of the tea plantations and also of the rolling hills caressed by blankets of mist. The park becomes a hot destination when the hill slopes get covered in a carpet of blue, resulting from the flowering of Neelakurinji. It is a plant endemic to this part of the Western Ghats which blooms once in twelve years.
Rajamala is the tourism zone of Eravikulam National Park and is a place where one can see Nilgiri Tahr at close quarter.The tourism zone will be closed in calving season during Feb – March every year. Visitors can get assured sighting of Nilgiri Tahr, feel the kurinji and experience the shola grassland eco system. Visitors will be picked from 5th Mile on safari buses and dropped back. The park have restaurants, eco shops and an amenity centre.
Entry time: 7:00 am – 4.00 pm
- Indian Adults – 125/-, Children (5 to 12 Years) – 95/-, Foreign Nationals – 420/-, Ordinary Camera – 45/-, Video Camera – 335/-
- Advance Reservation fee Rs 50/-
Facilities available :
|Food available for purchase||Wash room available (free)||Camera allowed (Not free)||Wearing of shoes allowed||Free parking available||
Entry pass needed
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