Idukki wildlife sanctuary
Idukki wildlife sanctuary, located in central Kerala is a best known tourist spot in Kerala. This beautiful landscape is situated at a distance of about 40 km from Thodupuzha in Idukki district. Amazing collection of flora and flora enriched in Idukki wildlife sanctuary stretches over an area of 77 sq km. This forest land occupied between Cheruthoni and Periyar rivers attract thousands of visitors from all over the globe. Alluring lake enclosed with thick green forests presents a cool atmosphere to sanctuary. For widening tourists interests, Idukki wildlife sanctuary is equipped with interesting leisure activities like boat riding. Rare varieties of wild life species found in Idukki wild life sanctuary captures all eyes.
Jungle cats, sambhar deer, wild dogs, elephants and wild boar are some of the rare living species found in this wildlife sanctuary. You can also here a wonderful collection of other living species like cobra, kraits, bulbuls and woodpeckers. Idukki wildlife sanctuary is located nearer to well known Idukki arch dam. Idukki wildlife sanctuary is standing at a height of about 450 to 758 m above sea level. Beautiful Idukki reservoir formed by the blend of Idukki, Cheruthoni and Kulamavu extends about 33 sq km in area.