About Anakulam

       The unspoken feel of beauty and serenity together meet at a forest locked village called Aanakulam.  This place of aesthetic value is nearly 40 km away from Munnar, the paradise of Gods’ own country.  Elephants dally here in large social groups in human inhabited areas, which is something unique about this scenic spot. Two tributaries of Periyaar, namely, Idacholayaar and Nallatanniyaar wets and nourishes this land. Accessibility depends on jeep service
Everyone can enjoy elephant herds within a distance of 50 meter.  The herd strength includes young calf and the mighty tuskers.  A nice walk through the forest and a cool bath in the Idacholayaar freshen one’s mind.
     This forest area is rich with its wildlife resources comprising of gaur, wild boar, peacock, deer etc. Generally they never descend from forest but could be easily traced on the way to Aanakulam.
Nature has gifted   Aanakulam with the Nallatanniyaar which same time wets and beautifies the place. Breathtakingly amazing waterfalls, streams and enjoyment in these waters refreshes all nature lovers. This land of beauty and simplicity welcomes all to its lap.

Wild Elephant at Anakulam


Which is the most popular dish in Aanakkulam?
     Tapioca with fish curry is the favorite dish of an Aanakulam native.  Villagers live on selling pure honey collected from honey combs. Quality of honey one gets from here cannot be compared and at a much cheaper rate too.
Which is the best way to get to Anakulam?

 Anakulam is 42 Km from Munnar  its take 1.5 hrs .

Rout-1 (Munnar- kallar- Kurisupara - mankulam via). This rout is easy to get there. But no any direct public bus service from Munnar. Public bus service is avilable from kallar.

Rout-2 (Munnar- Leksmi- Viripara - mankulam via) 37b Km.  This rout is medium type road. Four weel drive vehicle is good to travel. Munnar to Viripara- on the full view of nice Tea plantation & cardamom plantationViriparara waterfall visit  & Viripara Tiger cave visit also.  And 41 Km from Adimaly. ( Adimaly - Kallar- Viripara- mankulam via.) 1.9 hr drive. Public bus services and trip jeeps are available

Which is the best way for Tourist? 

We are recommend for tourist to chouse Rout 2 . Because of more tourist points  are on the way. #Viripara Tea Garden View Point  #Viripara Waterfalls  #Nakshathrakuth caves ( tiger cave )

What is the best time to see the Wild Elephant in anakulam ? 
On the rainy time is not recommended to visit Anakkulam. Normally Elephants arrives on dry season  at after 4pm to 11 pm.

 Facilities available :

Facilities Available

  • Parking Available in Anakulam
  • No any Entrance fee
  • Swimming facilities available
  • Toilet Available at Anakulam forest office
  • Food available for Purchers
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Home stays available for stay
  • Wearing of shoes allowed
  • care about leaches
  • land transport


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Things to do in Anakulam

Anakkulam Wild Elephant Village Tour ( Village jeep tour )

Start Time: 10:30 am | End Time: 9 pm

6450 6500

Wild Elephant Village Visit OVER NIGHT ( Village jeep tour )

Start Time: 11 am | End Time: 10AM

7950 8000

Anakulam Jeep tour

Start Time: 9 AM | End Time: 7 PM

2950 3000

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