Birdsong nudges you awake. You lazily rub away sleep from your eyes and look around. Your eyes widen in awe. Mountains draped in green with wisps of misty clouds lacing its edges greet your gaze.
Welcome to Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary.
Situated on the southern part of the Western Ghats in Pathanapuram in Kollam district, the sanctuary is spread over 100.32 Sq. Km. An ideal destination for wildlife lovers and those who are passionate about trekking, the Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary offers four different tour packages to travellers.
Idimuzhangan Nights offers travellers the opportunity to trek through designated paths in the sanctuary and stay at a camp near the beautiful reservoir, called the Idimuzhangan camp. It can be accessed either via hard trekking or by boat. Here, one can experience the grandeur and charm of the forest in its true sense. Trekking, bird and butterfly watching and boating in the Shenduruny Lake are the highlights of this package.
Woody Rockwood is another package, which lets visitors trek through the forests along the side of the streams. This package also offers the opportunity to come across the wildlife in Shenduruny, such as Lion tailed macaque, Sloth bear, Elephants, Guar, Nilgiri langur etc.
Kurumthotti Top Hut located within the forests of Shenduruny sanctuary, is the ideal retreat for those who are interested in nature. This package offers a great chance for the visitors to see the wildlife from the top of a hut and to enjoy the sounds of wilderness at night.
Spa 'N' Pallivaasal
Here, the campers will be mesmerized by picture-perfect views of the sanctuary along with a natural spa experience in the stream of Pallivaasal. This package also includes trekking to a waterfall hidden in the forest, bird watching and camping
A haven for nature lovers, the Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary will leave you craving for more.
The Wildlife Warden
Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary
Thenmala Dam P.O.
Nearest major railway station: Kollam Railway Station, about 66 km
Nearest airport: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, about 72 km