Eravikulam National Park, the first national park of Kerala is famous for its endangered species Nilgiri Tahr and butterflies. A must visit Munnar sightseeing, the park is also famous for Neela Kurunji which blooms once every 12 years, and Anamudi peak, the highest peak in South India. A heritage site, the park is beautified with plateaus, green lands, mountain peaks, streams, and waterfalls. Also, the park is separated into three regions; the core area, the buffer area, and the tourism area, Rajamalai. Inside the park, there are more than 26 species including tahr, sambar deer, jungle cat, wild dog, leopard, tiger, golden jackal, and others. Nilgiri langur, Indian porcupine, Nilgiri marten, ruddy mongoose, dusky palm squirrel, small-clawed otter, and others.
This park is also known for sightseeing elephants. Birds in the park are black and orange flycatcher, Nilgiri pipit, Nilgiri flycatcher, Nilgiri wood pigeon, white-bellied shortwing, and others. There are more than 101 species of butterflies which include red disk Bushbrown, Palni four-wing, and others. Atlas moth; the largest moth is found in the park is unavoidable one of Munnar attractions.
|Location||:||The Wildlife Warden Munnar PO, Idukki, Kerala, 685612|
|Timings||:||7:30 AM to 4 PM on all the seven days of the week.|
|Entry Fee||:||An entry fee of INR 65 for Indian citizens and INR 245 for foreign nationals.|