Ecotourism in Kerala

Ecotourism in Kerala

Ecotourism in Kerala is flourishing mainly because of its natural diversity. Ecotourism can be translated in this way 'in harmony with the Nature'. Each of the ecotourism sites are considered as feathers on the crown of Kerala as these attract tourists in large numbers by providing them better chances to have a close look at the wild animals. These sites also opens the gates of adventure tourism because many of these ecotourism sites in Kerala offer opportunities for trekking and other adventurous events.

Mattupetty

Another lush green area of interest, located about 13 kms. from Munnar town, is Mattupetty.  Situated at a height of 1700 m. above sea level, it  is a delight for nature lovers.  Mattupetty offers many fascinating sights to relish.  Besides the lush green tea plantations, and the rolling grasslands, the… read more

Meenmutty

Located close to Neelimala, the spectacular Meenmutty falls can be reached by a 2 km. trekking route from the main road, connecting Ootty and Wayanad. It is the largest and most impressive waterfall in Wayanad and adds to one's curiosity, with its three stage falls gurgling down from a height… read more

Nelliyampathy

From the town of Nenmara in Palakkad district, the cloud-caressed peaks of the majestic Nelliyampathy hill ranges are a sight to behold. The height of the hills range from 467 m to 1572 m. To reach Nelliyampathy, one has to take the road starting from Nenmara that proceeds to the… read more

Nilambur

Nilambur is famous for its teak plantations. The oldest teak plantation of the world is in the Conolly’s plot, just two kms. from Nilambur town. The plot was named in memory of HV Conolly, the then Malabar District Collector, who was instrumental in raising the teak plantations in the entire… read more

Paithal Mala

Paithal Mala, about 65 km. from Kannur town, stands at an altitude of about 4500 feet above sea level and is the highest peak in the district. It is located at Sreekandapuram, near Kappimala village,  on the Kerala-Karnataka border. The hill, which sprawls over an area of about 300 acres,… read more

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