Eravikulam National Park Timings, Entry fees, Tour Booking
|1877||The Poonjar Chief leased land to J.D.Munroe. |
This land is known as Kannan Devan Anchannattu
|1900||Nilgiri Wildlife Association was established to protect Tahr |
and other animals
|1928||The High range Game preservation Association was organized. |
Started collecting Census.
|1971||Eravikulam came under Forest Department control|
|1975||Declared as the Sanctuary to protect Nilgiri Tahr|
|1978||Declared as the National park with an area of 97 Sq.Km. |
Stretching from Annamalai to Palani Hills
Commonly seen birds are Grey-breasted laughing thrush, Nilgiri flycatcher, Malabar Whistling Thrush, black bulbul, red vented bulbul, emerald dove, Nilgiri wood pigeon etc
This park is inhabited by Common leopard, Mongoose, Small Indian Civet, Sambar, Elephants, Indian gaur, Lion-tailed Macaque, Tigers, Nilgiri Tahr etc.
Tahr Birth season: Dec-Jan.
Eravikulam National Park Timings and Entry Fees
Visiting Hours: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm.
|Indian Adult||Rs.120 per person|
|Child ( 5-12 years)||Rs.90 per person|
|Non-Indian||Rs.400 per person|
The above-mentioned charges can be revised without prior intimation.
Best Time to visit: Nov-May.
Tourists inflow high during Nov, Dec, Jan, Apr and May months.
Forest Department Mini-Buses runs from Forest Checkpoint to the Park entrance. It is walking along the road to watch Nilgiri Tahr.
Safe and Pure Drinking water points available along the path.
During Peak season, Waiting time to board the bus will be around 1 – 1 hour 30 mins. To and Fro services provided by the Forest Department.
How to reach Eravikulam National Park?
- The nearest airport is at Kochi which is 121 Km away,
- The nearest Railway station is at Kochi which is 118 Km away.
- This park is 11 Km from Munnar Town.
- Taxi can be hired from Munnar Town to park entrance.