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Visit Eravikulam National Park

The Eravikulam National Park is located along the crest of western ghats in Idukki. It extends along 97 sq.kms of land and has the largest population of endangered (IUCN) Nilgiri Tahr (Hemitragus hylocrius).

The Eravikulam National Park is located along the crest of western ghats in Idukki. It extends along 97 sq.kms of land and has the largest population of endangered (IUCN) Nilgiri Tahr (Hemitragus hylocrius). The Eravikulam National Park has an elevated plateau which is 2000 metres above sea level. The highest peak of the region, Anamudi (2690 m) is situated in the Eravikulam National Park.

The Eravikulam National Park is covered with grassland, shrubs and forest. Twenty six species of mammals have been recorded in this national park with an estimated population of 750 Nilgiri Tahr. Gaur, Indian Muntjac, Sambar Deer, Nilgiri langur, Indian Porcupine, Nilgiri Marten, small clawed otter and elephants are among other species spotted here.

Eravikulam National Park has a tropical montane climate and the peaks experience heavy rainfall from June to August. The only road within the tourism zone of Eravikulam National Park passes through the southern extent towards Rajamallay tea estate. The national park is governed by the Department of Forest and Wildlife Government of Kerala.

Visiting Charges : Adults: Indian : INR 15/-

Foreigner : INR 200/-

Children : INR 5/- (Below 12 years)

Video/Movie Camera Charges :INR 2000/-

Ordinary Camera Charges :INR 25/-

Timing

All days of the week 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

PREFFERED BY

Nature Lovers ,Adventure Seekers, Photo Fanatics

TIME SPENT

4-5 hours

ENTRY FEE

Rs 15 per person

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Hill Station
  • Altitude

    1700 m
  • STD Code

    04865
  • Best Season

    November to February
  • State/Code

    /685612
  • LANGUAGES

    Malayalam, English