Green Leisure Tours & Holidays

Wild Life

Kerala is famous for its exotic green rain forests part of the Western Ghats. The humid tropical climate here makes these jungles the land of varieties of species of flora and fauna and host to wild animals like Asian Elephant, Tiger, Leopard, Nilgiri Tahr, Lion-tailed Macaque, Indian Bear, Chital Deer, Indian Porcupin, Sambar Deer, Gray langurs or Hanuman langurs, Flying squirrel, Wild Boars, Old World monkeys, Gray Wolf etc…

The Kerala wildlife include numerous protected areas with Wildlife Sanctuaries, National Parks, Biosphere Reserve & Tiger Reserve that foster some of the best species in the world. Many reptiles, such as King Cobra, Viper, Python, various Turtles and Crocodiles are also been found in Keral. Also Kerala wild life has about 453 species of birds including Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Oriental Bay Owl, Indian Grey Hornbill, Peafowl, Indian Cormorant, Jungle and Hill Myna, Bulbul, Kingfisher, Woodpecker, Jungle Fowl, assorted ducks and migratory birds.

Some of the exciting wild life destinations in Kerala:
Peppara – Trivandrum District
Gavi – Pathanamthitta District
Thekkady/Periyar – Idukki District
Idukki – Idukki District
Rajamala & Iravikulam National Park – Idukki District
Chinnar – Idukki District
Silent Valley National Park – Palakkad District
Parambikulam – Palakkad District
Muthanga – Wayanad District

National Parks in Kerala
Eravikulam National Park
Periyar National Park
Silent Valley National Park
Anamudi Shola National Park
Mathikettan Shola National Park
Pambadum Shola National Park

Biosphere Reserves in Kerala
Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Kerala
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary
Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary
Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary
Thattekad Bird Sanctuary
Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary
Chimmony Wildlife sanctuary
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary
Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary
Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary
Kurinjimala Sanctuary
Culannur Wildlife Sanctuary
Malabar Wildlife Sanctuary

Tiger Reserves in Kerala
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Parambikulam Tiger Reserve