Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, Munnar

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#1 of 18 in Nature in Munnar
Untouched prehistoric scenery waits for you at Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park, a protected high-elevation ecosystem and a World Heritage Site. Home to the largest surviving population of the endangered Niligir tahr, the area's designated visitor zone allows you to uncover the delicate shola-grassland terrain without disturbing the ibex's natural habitat. At a base elevation of roughly 2,000 m (6,561 ft), the rolling hill plateaus rise up to the highest peak in India south of the Himalayas. Start your journey at the park's tourist center, from which you can take a guided tour in a forest vehicle. Bring plenty of water and wear appropriate footwear, and keep in mind that the park closes in February and March for the calving season. Make Rajamalai (Eravikulam) National Park part of your personalized Munnar itinerary using our Munnar itinerary planner.
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  • There is nothing exciting. View from to is good. Nilgiri Thar endangered goat can be seen. Forest officials allow their known people to jump the queue while boarding the shuttle bus to the park.  more »
  • I learnt about the Nilgiri Tahr whilst I was in Munnar, and I was quite looking forward to hiking through the Eravikulam National Park and hopefully catch a glimpse of these strong and wonderful creat...  more »
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