Eravikulum National Park is yet another national park that lies in conjugation with the Western Ghats. Eravikulum falls under the condition of Kerala and is said to lie among the “Himalayan” scopes of the south making an excursion to this place an out and out exceptional experience! There are numerous all the more intriguing elements that will astonish you. For example, the park is home to an immense populace of the jeopardized Nilgiri Tahr, the uncommon flower types of Neelakurinji that are said to blossom once in 12 years, an interesting recently discovered types of Frog and the most elevated crest in Peninsular India-the Anamudi crest! Most importantly, the beautiful magnificence of this place is a treat for the eyes!
There is substantially more to investigate at Eravikulum from guided trek visits, to one day visits covering the entire of Munnar. The greater part of this consolidating to make the ideal get-away that you have been sitting tight for.
The Eravikulum National Park encounters extremes of all seasons with blustery season being the most troublesome. This place is known as one of the wettest regions on the planet, getting precipitation amid both the southwest and in addition withdrawing storm during the time of June to July and afterward again from October to November. April and May are the most sizzling months. Winter keeps going from December to February.
Best Time to Visit
The best circumstances to visit Eravikulum are from April to June or September to November. The park stays shut for visitors amid the times of February to March.
Wildlife and Vegetation
Allegedly, a sum of 85 types of butterflies, 133 types of birds including the transient birds, 21 types of well evolved creatures, 22 types of creatures of land and water and 13 types of reptiles are found to exist together here.
The Park is home to an uncommon and jeopardized types of mountain goat known as the Nilgiri Tahr. Different animals found here incorporate hood macaque, Nilgiri langur, sloth bear, tiger, panther, Indian wild canine, yelping deer, gaur, Indian elephant, wild pig, dim striped squirrel and so on. One of the biggest moths known as the Atlas moth is likewise found here. Another types of frog has been as of late found around there.
Eravikulum gives natural surroundings to various endemic and transient birds including Small Yellow Naped Woodpecker, Painted Bush Quail, Small Green Barbet, White Breasted Kingfisher, Alpine Swift, Grass Owl and numerous more others. For those of you out on a birding visit, keep an eye out for these and other uncommon assortments!
An assorted scope of reptilian species including for the most part the Lizards and Snakes appear to crawl over the place that is known for Eravikulum! Some of these incorporate Common Gecko, Anamalai Spiny Lizard, Pit Viper and so on.
Eravikulum is shrouded for the most part in three sorts of plant groups: Grasslands (possessing the higher territories), Shrub Lands (involving the bluff bases and rough ranges) and Shola Forests (covering the rest). Principle woodland sorts incorporate Temperate, Evergreen and Tropical Moist Deciduous. Such heterogeneity underpins the rich biodiversity of vegetation and also fauna.
Distance from Nearby and Major Cities
The Park is very much associated with Kochi, Coimbatore and Munnar in Kerala. Distance from these and other significant urban areas is as per the following:
• Munnar: 7.2 km
• Kochi: 137 km
• Coimbatore: 148 km
• Bangalore: 469 km
• Chennai: 594 km
• Hyderabad: 1034 km
• Mumbai: 1460 km
• Delhi: 2600 km
How to Reach
• By Air: Nearest air terminals incorporate Kochi (148 km) and Coimbatore (175 km). Munnar is very much associated with these towns by roadways.
• By Rail: Nearest Railway station incorporate Alwaye (120 km) and Coimbatore (160 km)
• By Road: Two motorable streets go through the park: One by means of southern furthest point towards Rajmala tea domain and the other by means of Muthuvakudy towards another tea home claimed by KDHP Co. Lay travel is by walking.
Local attractions incorporate the pleasant town of Munnar, tea exhibition hall, Lakkom, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary all of which can be canvassed in a one day visit Explore Wild Munnar.
To understanding to the genuine happiness of common habitat, encompassed by greenery and near the waterfall, you can reserve a spot at Lokkom Log House.
Other Useful Information
• Entry time: 8 am to 4.30 pm
• Entry expense: Rs. 90 (for Indians), Rs. 65 (for youngsters)
Rs. 370 for outside nationals
• Reservation expense: Rs. 50 at Information focus, Munnar
• The park stays shut from Feb to March.