Explore Wildlife at Kurinjimala Wildlife Sanctuary with Kerala Tour Packages

The state of Kerala, located in the southern part of India, is popularly referred to as Gods Own Country owing to its scenic landscapes, pristine beaches, placid backwaters, verdant forests and spectacular hill stations. The state is also rich in flora and fauna that can be witnessed in its wildlife reserves and sanctuaries including the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary and Thattekad Bird Sanctuary. Another prominent wildlife conservation in this state is the Kurinjimala Wildlife Sanctuary, which is located in the district of Idukki. If you wish to travel to this state and visit its attractions like the Kurinjimala Wildlife Sanctuary, then look for those vacation packages India deals that include tours to this place.

Kurinjimala Wildlife Sanctuary

 

Located in Devikulam Taluk of Idukki district, this region was declared as a sanctuary in October, 2006 during the Neelakurinji Festival. The name of the sanctuary Kurinjimala means the mountain of Kurinji flowers, and this sanctuary is famous for being home to the Neelakurinji flowers, which bloom once every 12 years. Encompassing an area of over 32 sq km, this sanctuary boasts of Shola forests, which are located at a higher altitudes while lush grasslands are located at its lower altitudes.

The Kurinjimala Wildlife Sanctuary is a home to many exotic plant and animal species. It is home to endangered animals such as gaurs, Nilgiri tahrs. You can also witness bird species such as pigeons, eagles, spot-bellied eagle-owl, black baza and alpine swift here. An important highlight of the wildlife reserve is that the forest department organises the Neelakurinji Festival each year during the month of October in its premises. If you wish to partake in this festival or visit the sanctuary to witness the wilderness of this region, then opt for Kerala tour packages that are on offer by leading travel websites with great discounts.

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Explore the Flora and Fauna of Coorg with Vacation Packages India

Acknowledged as the Scotland of India, Coorg has gained importance as one of the prime tourist destinations in the country. This hill station is nestled in the state of Karnataka and attracts visitors from all over the world owing its stunning picturesque beauty. The waters of Cauvery River and its tributaries flow through this small hilly town, which is rich in natural vegetation and wildlife. Captivating canons, lush grasslands, majestic cascades and deep forest woods make this place a heavenly holiday spot, away from the bustling city life. The main attraction of this town is its coffee plantation, which is spread across vast regions. As this place has a dense forestation covering large terrains, it houses many wildlife conservation areas. Log on to the Internet and you will find a lot of vacation packages India deals that include full-fledged trips to Coorg and its nearby attractions.

Nagarahole National Park

A haven for many wildlife species, the Nagarahole National Park is a delightful holiday spot in Coorg for nature enthusiasts. Also known as the Rajiv Gandhi National Park, this place derived its name from a narrow snake river that is a part of it. This national park gives you a chance to observe a variety of species in their undisturbed habitat. The giant Asiatic elephant can be seen flocking freely in this region, which makes for a rare sight. Another wild animal that is found in this park is Chital, a beautiful spotted deer. If your luck favours, then you can even get to see ferocious tigers and panthers. A number of mammals, reptiles and birds have made this national park their abode. Accommodation is not an issue while visiting this park as it has a number of hotels and lodges in the vicinity.

A Coorg trip is incomplete without exploring the wildlife of the hill station, and visiting this national park is a must. Hence, plan a vacation to this place and experience wonders of nature from close quarters.