Eravikulam National Park, which is located 45 minutes away from Munnar is a hub to a rich and diverse variety of flora and fauna. It is also a UNESCO world heritage site. Popularly known as Rajamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, this national park was handled as a game reserve by the Kanan Devan Hills Produce Company before the year 1971. The authority has taken over by the Government of Karnataka in the year 1971. It was then declared a national park in the year 1978. Animals like Elephant, Nilgiri langur, Nilgiri marten, Atlas moth, lion-tailed macaque, small-clawed otter, and a tiger or leopard are some of the main species that can be witnessed here.
... Eravikulam National park is popular as it hubs to the wild mountain goat of the Southern part of India which is called as the Nilgiri Tahr. It also has the dazzling beauty of its hilly grasslands which is spread over 97 sq kilometers in the hills of Kannan Devan. Anamudi which is the highest peak of the Himalayas with the height of 2695m which is royally in the central area of the national park. The slope of the hilltops is a hub to a huge variety of rare plants and trees some of which are emphatic orchids and elegant wild balsams. The ideal fauna here in Eravikulam National Park in Kerala is the Nilgiri Tahr, Nilgiri Langur, leopard, tiger, Indian bison, etc.
Q. What Eravikulam National Park is famous for?
Ans. Eravikulam National Park is famous for its wildlife like wild mountain goat, its natural beauty of hilly grasslands, and huge variety of rare plants and trees.
Q. What are the nearby places to visit from Eravikulam National Park?
Ans. Meesapulimala, Cheruthoni Dam, Chathurangapara ViewPoint, Kalvari Mount, Cheeyappara Waterfalls, Panchalimedu, Idukki Dam, Anayirankal Dam Reservoir, Anchuruli Waterfalls, and Hill View Park.
Q. How to Reach Eravikulam National Park?