Neyyar Dam and Wildlife Sanctuary Kerala

Total Area: 128 sq. kms

Best time to visit: October to March

How to get there: Rail- Mullayar

Species found: Elephants, Gaur, Sloth Bear, Nilgiri Tahr, Jungle Cat, Wild Boar, Nilgiri Langur etc.

A beautiful lake and a picturesque dam site, Neyyar is the heaven for tourists who search for some serenity and isolation. A Tour to Neyyar Dam will refresh your spirits in such a beautiful surrounding. The dam is a part of the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary which is the home of unique species of flora and fauna. From wild boars and elephants to the vast range of medicinal herbs Neyyar is truly a nature lover’s paradise.

Location of Neyyar Dam:


Nearest Airport to Neyyar Dam: Trivandrum Airport is 38 km away.

Nearest Railway Station: Trivandrum Railway Station is 32 km away.

Best Time to Visit:The best time to take a tour to Neyyar Dam is from September to May.

History:

The Neyyar Dam located in the Trivandrum district of Kerala is a paradise for nature lovers. Built in the year 1958, the Neyyar Dam is a part of the adjoining Wildlife Sanctuary which is the home of different species of animals. Nestled amidst the greenery of Western Ghats Neyyar also has a number of medicinal herbs and plants. Take a Tour to Neyyar Dam and find more about this wildlife sanctuary and beautiful lake.

The word Kuthiramalika means Horse Bungalow which has got its name from the roof beams which resemble the shape of a horse. The Museum stores ornaments, weapons and rare artifacts of the Travancore Royal family. A Tour to Kuthiramalika will reveal a lot more about the ancient past of Kerala.

Tourist Attractions:

The Neyyar Dam Wildlife Sanctuary stretches from Neyyatinkara Taluk to Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu. The Neyyar Dam gets its name from the Neyyar River. A Tour to Neyyar Dam will reveal more about these unique species of plant and animal life.

The major tourist attraction near Neyyar Dam is its wildlife sanctuary which has a number of tourist attractions like:

* Crocodile Park
* Lion Safari Park
* Deer Park
* Watch Tower

How to Reach:

Nearest Airport to Neyyar Dam: Trivandrum Airport is 38 km away.

Nearest Railway Station: Trivandrum Railway Station is 32 km away.

Take a tour to Neyyar Dam and get to know more about Kerala Wildlife. Spend a few days in the beautiful forests of Kerala away from the bustling metropolis.

Where to Stay:

We offer excellent accommodation facilities in Neyyar Dam. Enjoy the beauty of Neyyar Dam and take home the memories of a wonderful retreat.