Peppara Ecotourism, Thiruvananthapuram

Peppara wildlife sanctuary is on the Western Ghats in Nedumangad Taluk. This sanctuary includes part of Palode and Kottoor Reserve forests. It was established as a sanctuary in the year 1983 due to its ecological importance. The forest types in this sanctuary include tropical evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist mixed deciduous forests.  Some other attractions of this sanctuary are dam, eucalyptus plantation, rocky terrain, rich fauna and flora etc. There are about 13 tribes settled in this place.

Peppara  Ecotourism Activities

Peppara is a place where the birdwatchers and nature lovers can enjoy them in a better manner. Here one can find rare species of butterflies and moths. The animals found here include tiger, panthers, Nilgiri langur etc and the birds found here include king fisher, darter etc. A glimpse of these alone can satisfy the tourists. In order to do trekking advance permission is required from the authorities. The suitable months for trekking are March to June.

Nearby centres to this place which are the favorites of tourists include Ponmudi Hill Station, Peppara Waterfalls, Lion Safari Park, Kallar, Anappara and Meenmutty Waterfalls.

50 km from Thampanoor Bus Station. One can take a bus from Vithura (14 km from the Sanctuary) or Nedumangad (30 km).
55 km from Thiruvananthapuram International Airport.
Railway Station:
50 km from Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station.

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