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Attractions to explore near Konni Elephant Reserve

Konni Elephant ReserveKonni Elephant Reserve, Konni, Kerala 689691, India

Witness tamed elephants, their daily life and the ways of training them at Konni Elephant Training Centre.

Nearby Attractions

Perunthenaruvi Waterfalls And Dam20.49 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

Waterfall that cascades through the boulders and a rocky bed.

Sabarimala34.29 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

Temple complex located inside a Tiger reserve. One of the largest annual pilgrimage in the world happens here- with 40 to 50 million devotees visiting it every year.

Panchalimedu35.96 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

Situated at a height of 2,500 ft (760 m) above the sea level, the place is surrounded by deep valleys and hills, accompanied by meadows, grasslands, and cool refreshing climate. Pilgrims from the various regions gather here to witness the Makaravilakku, a holy flame that is believed to a supernatural phenomenon by the devotees, which appears annually on 14 January in the Ponnambalamedu summit

Krishnapuram Palace37.94 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

18th century palace standing as a prime example of traditional Kerala Architecture.

Oachira Parabrahma Temple38.16 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

An ancient temple and a Hindu pilgrimage site. The temple is home to Oachirakkali- a famous ritual performed here during June wherein traditional martial arts experts conduct mock-fighting in muddy water. The temple also hosts the festival of cattle, 28 days after Onam- the harvest festival of Kerala. The festival of cattle consists of gigantic idols of bull made of cloth & hay which are then pulled on giant wheels to the Oachira Temple from the sites where they are made.

Kottukal Cave Temple38.65 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

The 8th century cave temple carved out of a large boulder.

Thenmala Dam39.58 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

Thenmala Dam, located in Kollam district of Kerala is the second largest irrigation project in the state of Kerala. The water from the dam is used for irrigation and for power generation. It has the longest reservoir of the state.

Pathimoonnu Kannara Bridge40.00 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

The 13 Kannara bridge or 13 Arch Bridge (Pathimoonu Kannara Bridge) is a 108-year-old bridge from the British era consisting of 13 arches. It is a major landmark on the Kollam-Sengottai railway line. The bridge connects two hillocks and stands on thirteen granite pillars each almost a hundred feet tall. The bridge is sandwiched by the Kollam-Thirumangalam National Highway on one side and the River Kazhuthurutti on the other. It is 102.72 meters (337.0 ft) long and 5.18 meters (17.0 ft) tall.

Parunthumpara40.61 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

Stunning view of the Western Ghat Mountains and the valleys below.

Jatayupara40.77 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

A giant rock cladded in legends, and an incredible opportunity for adventures.

Kudukkathupara41.20 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

Kudukkathupara is situated at a height of 850 meters above sea level. It consists of three large rocks out of which you can climb the first two rocks. The tops of the last rock, which is also the tallest is inaccessible. About four districts of Kerala and some parts of the neighbouring Tamil Nadu state can be viewed from the top of the second rock.

St. George Forane Church, Edathua43.18 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

A massive church on the banks of river Pamba, built in medieval European Architecture.

Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple44.21 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

Nestled in a forest glade, the temple is a center of pilgrimage for the devotees of serpent gods. Couples seeking fertility come to worship here, and upon the birth of their child come to hold thanksgiving ceremonies.

Aruvikuzhi Waterfalls45.62 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

Hike through the cascading waterfall set in the backdrop of rubber plantations and banana farms.

Palaruvi Waterfalls46.14 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

A 90 meters tall waterfall, surrounded by large boulders and plunging from a hill side creating pools below.

Vagamon Pine Forest47.89 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

The pine trees on the slopes of the hill create an incredible view. Pine forests are a rare sight in Kerala and this is one of the few you can visit.

Kollam Beach48.53 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

A beach in southern Kerala, surrounded by unique attractions.

Vagamon49.17 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

Hill station popular for its green valleys and beautiful meadows.

Tangasseri Lighthouse49.59 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

It is one of the two lighthouses in the Kollam Metropolitan area

Kuttanad50.12 KMs away from Konni Elephant Reserve

Kuttanad is a region that is well known for its vast paddy fields. The region has the lowest altitude in India and is one of the few places in the world where farming is carried on around 1.2 to 3.0 meters (4 to 10 ft) below sea level. It is a major rice producer of Kerala state.