Neyyar wildlife sanctuary is one among the most widely visited tourist places in Kerala. It occupies a total area of 128 sq kms enriched with rare varieties of living species. The months from October to March is considered as the best time period for visiting Neyyar wildlife sanctuary. Verastile vegetation seen in Neyyar wildlife sanctuary varies from tropical wet evergreen to grasslands. Some of the rare group of living species seen inside Neyyar wildlife sanctuary include wild boar,sloth bear and nilgiri tahr. Deer farm, lion safari park and crocodile rearing centres are some of the eye captivating sight scenes present in Neyyar wildlife sanctuary.
Agasthyakoodam hill is an attractive spot lying in the premises of Neyyar wildlife sanctuary. Neyyar was declared as a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1958. Neyyar wildlife sanctuary presents an exotic view for tourists. It is the drainage basin for Neyyar River and its tributaries Mullayar and Kallar. Beautiful flora and fauna of Neyyar wild life sanctuary lying over the south east corner of Western Ghats dedicates an astonishing view for visitors. Alluring scenic spots seen inside Neyyar wildlife sanctuary in the cool mist atmosphere makes you feel refreshed.
Neyyar wildlife sanctuary is one of the favourite destinations for nature lovers, zoologists and ornithologists. Little green heron, gray jungle fowl and little egrets are some of the exotic bird species found in this wild life sanctuary. This tourist spot dazzling with natural beauty plays a major role in promoting Kerala tourism. It is a perfect choice for your summer holiday tour trip. You can also enjoy an exotic boat ride through beautiful Neyyar lake. Neyyar wildlife sanctuary enhance Kerala tourism to the top level by grabbing thousands of tourists from all over the world.