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Konni

Konni, a forested village in the State of Kerala in South India, situated on the bank of the mighty Achencoil River has a long and rich history of man-forest interface





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Thenmala

Located about 72kms from Thiruvananthapuram, the State Capital of Kerala, God's Own Country, the southern most State of India. Thenmala is a small village at the foothills of Western Ghats and predominantly a forest area. The famous Shenduruney Wildlife Sanctuary is the most important ecotourism resource of Thenmala Ecotourism. This Wildlife Sanctuary is of about 100 sq. km. and harbors large varieties of flora and fauna. Thenmala : "Then + Mala"





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Munnar

Unending expanse of tea plantations - pristine valleys and mountains- exotic species of flora and fauna in its wild sanctuaries and forests - aroma of spice scented cool air.





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Thenmala

Located about 72kms from Thiruvananthapuram, the State Capital of Kerala, God's Own Country, the southern most State of India. Thenmala is a small village at the foothills of Western Ghats and predominantly a forest area. The famous Shenduruney Wildlife Sanctuary is the most important ecotourism resource of Thenmala Ecotourism. This Wildlife Sanctuary is of about 100 sq. km. and harbors large varieties of flora and fauna. Thenmala : "Then + Mala"



Chellarkovil

Chellarkovil ecotourism is a community initiative for a cool, clean and green planet. The project is being implemented in the true spirit of the ecotourism concepts accepted world wide. It’s nature based, ecologically sustainable, imparts education and benefits local people economically. It is managed by the Forest Department, Govt. of Kerala under its Participatory Forest Management Programme. This little village is situated on the outskirts of Periyar Wild life Sanctuary in the Idukki district of Kerala, 15 kms. or half an hour excursion from its home town Kumily. Nestled in the unending chains of hills of the Western Ghats (1200 meters above from sea level) and the cool mountain air make Chellarkovil a perfect holiday retreat. Chellarkovil eco tourism cater to a number of community based eco tourism programmes of this region.



Chellarkovil

Chellarkovil ecotourism is a community initiative for a cool, clean and green planet. The project is being implemented in the true spirit of the ecotourism concepts accepted world wide. It’s nature based, ecologically sustainable, imparts education and benefits local people economically. It is managed by the Forest Department, Govt. of Kerala under its Participatory Forest Management Programme. This little village is situated on the outskirts of Periyar Wild life Sanctuary in the Idukki district of Kerala, 15 kms. or half an hour excursion from its home town Kumily. Nestled in the unending chains of hills of the Western Ghats (1200 meters above from sea level) and the cool mountain air make Chellarkovil a perfect holiday retreat. Chellarkovil eco tourism cater to a number of community based eco tourism programmes of this region.





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Ecotourism is gaining popularity all over the world today, especially with the emergence of the alert, independent traveller in search of experiential holidays. Renowned as God's Own Country, Kerala is a tourism destination that focuses on sustainable and eco-friendly development of tourism.

A rich biodiversity and unmatched natural attractions make the State a unique ecotourism hotspot, of which the world is largely unaware.

To explore the ecotourism possibilities in Kerala, a host of products have been developed with the active support and involvement of the local community. Unfolding in the following pages are some of these products that will make every journey to Kerala truly enriching.

Step into Nature’s playground...