Shenduruney Wildlife Sanctuary, Kollam

Shenduruney wildlife sanctuary derives its name from the plant Chenkurinji. This wildlife is a part of the Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve and is at a height of 1550 m above sea level. It was considered as a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1984. One of the oldest river valley civilizations lies here and is famous for its wide range of biodiversity. The Parappar Dam built across the Kallada River lies on the sides of this sanctuary. An artificial lake is also formed by this dam. The main vegetation in this consists of the wet evergreen forests and around 8 different types of forests.

There are huge caves here which have paintings on it. This is a remaining of the Stone Age culture that attracts tourists in large numbers. Some of the other main activities here include boating and trekking. The reservoir here is the Ottakkal reservoir where pedal as well as row boating are possible. The main ecotourism packages offered here are the Dharbhakulam trail, Kallar trail and Kuttilappara-Choodal bird watching trail. This helps the tourists to get a glance of the rich flora and fauna. The flora and fauna includes about 951 species of flowering plants and around 400 species of animals. The nearest attractive centres include Thenmala Dam, Palaruvi Waterfalls and Courtalla. The nearby pilgrim centres include Kulathupuzha, Aryankavu and Achankovil.

Getting there

Nearest Railway Station:Palakkad Railway Station is about 69 km away.
Nearest Airport:Coimbatore Airport (Tamil Nadu) is about 91 km.



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