Standing as the first national park in Kerala state, Eravikulum National Park is a proud part of Western Ghats in Idukki District. Being surrounded by scenic views of naturally green nature, Eravikulum is located next to Munnar. Planning a trip to Munnar? Do not leave back without visiting this exotic national park that holds Anamudi Peak at the end of it. With the high rolling plateau having elevation of 2000 meters, the scenic attitude of the nature smiles at visitors. Welcoming the tourists with much enthusiasm, Munnar has everything that a nature lover would like to see. Lush green hills, scenic views of the valley and spouting waterfalls make it for the magnificent hill station.
Considered as the ideal place to enjoy the splendor of natural beauty spreading its wings to engulf the visitors in its serenity, Eravikulum National Park is one of the most visited places around. It is surrounding by greenery everywhere that allows the visitors to have a live experience of tranquillity. What makes it interesting to visit is the ideal view of highly elevated shola-grassland eco system. As an effective part of the God’s Own Country, it shines like a jewel in the crown of the state with its quaint milieu. Being a part of Munnar, it is easily accessible through Kochi City.
Along with the beautiful of Eravikulum National Park, the majestic town of Munnar is also bedecked with exotic waterfalls like Cheeyapara and Lakom. Well, the tourists are welcomed by the Cheeyapara waterfalls because they lie at the entrance of Munnar district. Visit the place in monsoon and the travelers will get to see the full splendor of this waterfall. And the Lakom waterfalls are located further ahead to Eravikulum National Park. As the tourists have soaked their eyes in the beauty of nature at Eravikulum National Park, they can proceed to the Lakom waterfalls because they are the most stunning ones in Munnar.
As a highly guarded region, the National Park or Sanctuary is segregated into three sections. The first one is called Core Area, the further one is Buffer Area and the other one is Tourism Area. Indeed, the visitors coming to enjoy a walk through the Park are allowed till the tourism area called Rajamalai. Certainly, this region is stretched from the entrance of Eravikulum National Park to the region for a close site of Anamudi peak. Here, the tourists can see Nilgiri Tahr goats walking freely. Come and click pictures with them. Also, the tourists staying at the budget hotels in Munnar can take up local auto-rickshaw to reach the National Park. Definitely, visiting this place lends a soothing effect to the tensed mind because of hectic work schedules.