Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Neyyar wildlife sanctuary a beautiful and picturesque wildlife sanctuary in Kerala situated 30 km away from Thiruvananthapuram capital city. The Neyyar wildlife sanctuary is the place for wildlife lovers and nature gazers, spread over and area of over 128 sq km, the Neyyar wildlife sanctuary is a treasure trove of rich and diverse flora and fauna. The enchanting Agasthyakoodam Peak at an elevation of 1,890 meters and the beautiful Neyyar Reservoir extending over an area of 9.06 sq. km add more charm to this sanctuary.

Neyyar wildlife sanctuary offers you the rare opportunity to gaze at Indian Porcupines, Elephants, Nilgiri Tahrs, Barking Deer, Gaurs, Sloth Bears, Lion-tailed Macaques, Sambars, Malabar Squirrels, Tigers, Jungle Cats, Wild Boars and Nilgiri Langurs to name a few. Rich in avian species and reptiles, you may also encounter Cobras, Vipers, Pythons, Rat Snakes, Flying Snakes and Lizards in the sanctuary.

Besides these, at the Neyyar wildlife sanctuary, as you venture into the thick forest under able guides, you may be lucky to spot exotic birds such as King Fishers, White-breasted Water Hen, Little Green Heron, Woodpeckers, Indian Cuckoos, Gray Jungle Fowl, Common Mynas, Indian Hill Mynas, Darters, Little Cormorants, Little Egrets and Brahminy Kites.

On your Neyyar wildlife sanctuary Kerala tours, you can also visit the Crocodile Farm, Deer Farm and Lion Safari Park in the sanctuary. Also beautiful Neyyar Reservoir, which is an excellent tourist destination in Kerala and the place offers excellent conditions for boating. Trekking to Agastiar Peak is another exciting activity waiting for those visiting Neyyar.