Hills studded with Nilgiri Tahrs (endangered mountain goat) bounding along, languidly grazing, and striking a pose. Glorious stretches of land blanketed in a blue hue every time the Neelakurinji blooms. This is the essence of the Eravikulam National Park, tucked away in the scenic Munnar and spread over 97 sq. Km, which bursts with a wide variety of flora and fauna. The Park offers a host of eco-tourism programmes which lets you enjoy the visual splendour of this bewitching landscape brimming with wildlife.
The following are the eco-tourism packages on offer:
The Kurinji Trail is a soft trekking package that lets you trace your way through the tracks of the Nilgiri Tahr and the grasslands draped in Neelakurinji. Every 12 years, the Kurinji blooms, draping the unending slopes in a carpet of blue. This three hour trek is scheduled for mornings and evenings.
Lakkom Water Falls
The Lakkom Waterfalls tumbling down the hills originate in the heart of the Eravikulam National Park offering breathtaking views. The waterfall on the roadside in the route from Munnar to Marayoor is easily accessible. Visitors can also avail services from the eco shop cafeteria and refreshing centre set up here.
Listen to the forest murmur to life. Let the air rich with the fragrance of the wild pour over you as you amble up the trail that weaves its way through the luxuriant Shola forests. Trek along the enchanting Lakkom Waterfalls. This one hour trek through the pristine stretch of wilderness is scheduled for mornings and evenings.
Stay at Lakkom Log House
Ever wanted to snuggle in the lap of bustling wilderness? The Shola forests here guards a deep secret, a ravishing spot hidden deep in the woods- the Lakkom Log House. Here, Nature lulls you to sleep with the gurgling waterfalls humming a hypnotic lullaby which is often punctuated with the orchestra struck up by birds.
Lakkom Log House is located near the Lakkom Waterfalls and offers high end accommodation.
A stay here is sure to rejuvenate and patch you up for the long run.
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