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.

Pambadum Shola

The Pambadum Shola National Park, which is home to several endangered species of flora and fauna, is the smallest national park in Kerala. Located in the eastern part of the South -Western Ghats, the area was declared a national park in 2003. About 132 hectares of land falls in the… read more

Silent Valley

Located 40 km. from Mannarkkad in Palakkad district, the Silent Valley is  an extremely fragile, and unique preserve of tropical evergreen rain forests which is a veritable nursery of flora and fauna, some of which are found nowhere else in the world. The Silent Valley National Park. with an area… read more


Covered by dense forests, rubber and tea plantations, Thenmala is India's first planned eco-tourism destination. It is gaining popularity due to its unique vistas, bio-diversity and functioning.  Situated about 72km. from Thiruvananthapuram, the Thenmala Eco-Tourism project shares its resources with the famous Shenduruney Wildlife Sanctuary at the foothills of the… read more


As the name suggests, land and water have struck an extraordinary kinship at the Thusharagiri mist capped peaks. This plantation destination that abounds in rubber, arecanut, pepper, ginger and spices is also a trekker’s delight. Trekkers start early morning from the second waterfall on the hills and climb up through… read more

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