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Kanthalloor is a small hamlet in the Idukki district of Kerala and is nestled peacefully in the midst of the Western Ghats. As it is surrounded by lush green hills, deep echoing valleys and beautiful farm fields, it maintains a photogenic environment. It is located at a distance of about 14 km from Marayoor and 48 km from Munnar. It is better known for its plantations of seasonal fruits and vegetables, such as apple, strawberry, peach, cabbage, plum and orange. However, on account of its scenic landscapes and wonderful environment, it makes for an ideal weekend stoppage for every nature lover. Wouldn’t you love to just get lost in the serenity of peaceful and stainless nature?
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is a unique protected area located in the rain shadow region in the eastern slope of Western Ghats, adjoining Tamilnadu. The area is diverse in eco systems and rich in ethnic cultural heritage. It is a well known repository of medicinal plants and supports a healthy population of grizzled giant squirrel, star tortoise, tufted grey langur, gaur, spotted deer, slender loris, wild elephant, crocodile, tiger, leopard and many a birds, insects and plants.
Marayoor Sandal Forest
Marayoor, located forty km from Munnar, is a rain shadow village lying in the eastern side of the Western Ghats and is bordered by the neighbouring state Tamil Nadu. Marayoor is the only place in Kerala with a natural growth of sandalwood trees.
A reduced rainfall is most suited for the the sandalwood factory run by the Forest Department is of tourist interest. Although compared to the neighbouring states like Tamilnadu and Karnataka, Kerala has less acres of sandalwood forests, the same being confined to Marayoor and a few forest areas in Wayanad hills, the state possesses the best types of sandalwood trees owing to a reduced rainfall which favours its abundant growth.
Marayoor as a pristine, heavenly and unexplored tourist spot is comparable to Munnar which is one of the most sought after hill stations in India in every respect. The place is especially an excellent trekking spot for adventure seekers.
The Amaravathi Dam is a dam constructed across the Amaravathi River. It is located at Amaravathinagar, 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Udumalpet on SH 17 in the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, Tirupur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The associated Amaravathi Reservoir is 9.31 square kilometres (3.59 sq mi) in area and 33.53 metres (110.0 ft) deep The dam was built primarily for irrigation and flood control and now also has four megawatts of electrical generating capacity installed. It is notable for the significant population of mugger crocodiles living in its reservoir and catchment basin.
Want to feel the chillness of water coming all the way from the Shola forests? Come over and have a bath under the waterfalls of Keezhanthoor located 2 kms away from the junction. Make sure you don’t litter its surroundings.