Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary

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Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the prime destinations for wildlife tours located in Thiruvananthapuram district in Kerala.This is one of the most frequented wildlife reserves in India, because of its interestingly bio-diverse nature.Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary is situated at the Basin of Neyyar River, where Neyyar River and its tributaries Mullayar and Kallar are merging.A couple of water reservoirs, namely Agasthyamalai and Neyyar Reservoir are there at Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary. The remarkable Agasthyarkoodam Peak is located in this part of Kerala. It has an elevation of 1,890 meters.Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary is a retreat for naturalists. A few of the plants and trees which are found exclusively in Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary are rare species.Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary serves as a home to over 39 species of preserved and common species of mammals. Elephants, Sloth Bears, Nilgiri Tahrs, Gaur, Sambars, Barking Deer, Indian Porcupines, Malabar Squirrels Tigers, Lion-tailed Macaques, Jungle Cats, Wild Boars and Nilgiri Langursanimals found here.  
Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary is famous for its lion Safari Park, which is situated inside the sanctuary. Tourists can enjoy boating on Neyyar Lake. You can also try trekking on Agasthyarkoodam Peak so that you can really experience the beauty of the nature and variety of small animals during your trek.



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