30 Forests to Explore in Kerala
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Forests to Explore in Kerala
Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary allows visitors to explore and learn about nature and wildlife. Laying on the slopes of the Western Ghat Mountains, it is located in the southeast part of the Kannur District of Kerala State in Southern India. Headquartered in the town of Iritty, the sanctuary is continuous with the forests of Coorg in Karnataka State.
Athirapally Falls are the most famous waterfalls in Kerala State of Southern India. Nicknamed as the Niagra of South India, the waterfall is situated at the Chalakudy River in the Thrissur District. It is 25 meters tall and over 100 meters wide. The fall is nicknamed ‘The Niagra of India’ because of the water thundering down in the entirety of its width during the peak monsoon season between June and October.
Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, located 16 km from Sulthan Bathery is a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere area connecting Nagarhole and Bandipur national parks in Karnataka with Madumalai national park in Tamil Nadu. Spread over an area of 345 square km, the sanctuary is an abode of rich flora and fauna.
Paithalmala is a mountain peak in the Kannur District of Kerala State in Southern India. Located at Pottenplave Village, this is the highest peak in Kannur, at a height of 1,372 meters above sea level. The peak lies on the Kerala- Karnataka border, adjacent to the Coorg Hills as an extension to the forests of the Kodagu Hills of the Western Ghat Mountains.
A large, highly untouched meadow on Western ghats mountain, situating on the Kerala-Karnataka border. The meadow, situated in the middle of the forest and accessible by hiking a steep hill for about an hour comes with amazing views of the forest canopy, 360-degree view of the Western Ghat mountain ranges. The meadow is home for various kinds of honey bees and butterflies, and you will see a lot of uniqie, wildflowers.
Pookot Lake (also Pookode Lake) is a freshwater lake. It is the most frequented and crowded tourist spot in the entire Wayanad District of Kerala State in Southern India. Located 13 km from the district capital Kalpetta, the lake situates amidst evergreen forests and wooden slopes.
Ranipuram peak, located 750 meters above sea level in the Western Ghat mountains situates in the Kasaragod district of Kerala State in Southern India. It is one of the popular trekking destinations in the district. The hill is covered in evergreen stunted tropical montane forest, tropical forest, and grasslands.