Nature Education Centre, Pampadum Shola, Vattavada

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  • Spent one night / two days at forest departments facility which is very meagre but dirt cheap. It's a good lace to freak out. Bisons roam freely there, as evidenced by the abundance of their dung in t...  more »
  • This place is well guarded by state security for entry and exit of the vehicle. The roads are in impeccable condition and just filled with natural aura everywhere. Perfect for forest winding road vide...  more »
  • Thick forest, unfortunately didit c any animals. Done an offride in a jeep and wen to a water falls. Both the off ride and water fall was awesome.  more »
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  • It is one of the national parks in kerala which is very famous for its "shola" forests. Best plays for tourists who wanna enjoy the natural beauty and to see the wild life. This place is blessed with water falls and shallow rivers.
  • PAMPADUM SHOLA From Munnar to mattupetty and by crossing the Kundara Dam, pathways with shades of big trees and the top-stations and hills covered with mist and then after Yellappetty, a traveler can reach Pampadum Shola, the granary of biodiversity. The farming village of Vattavada is also on the same route of Pampadum shola. Pampadum Shola National Park lies under Munnar Wildlife Division. In 2003, Pampadum Shola was established as a national park. Now, after becoming a national park, crossing it without the permit is punishable. Pampadum Shola is about 40 km from Munnar. The only vehicle available to this destination is private and KSRTC buses from Ernakulum to Vattavada and returns to Ernakulum. The other comfortable vehicle option is jeep. The traveler has to take a permit from Pampadum shola check post for access to private vehicles. This place is home to three hundred to four hundred years old shola forests. Before 1970s, there were only shola wilds and grasslands at Pampadum shola. Then after planting ycaliptas and similarl Kinds of plants on an industrial basis at Pampadum shola affected natural sprouting of grasslands and that ended with water scarcity and later the animals began to drift from Pampadum shola. The forest department's project to cut down such trees can be attended by Travellers from schools, colleges, and voluntary organizations. Forest department has also been giving the stay, food, trucking for free of cost inside the forest. The unique feature of the place is it's biodiversity. It's an area area where peace-loving wild gaurs (Kattupotthu) can be seen . Trees with full of birds, presents of Nilgiri langur (Karimkurangu), and Giant Flying Squirrel (Malayannan), and wild elephants along with Sambar deer (Mlavu) are also making Pampadum shola an astounding place for travelers. The forest department has houses built on the trees in the forest. To know nature and stay within the jungle, travelers can use forest departments this package. Travelers can stay there without fear of animal attacks because the houses are protected with digs. Package includes food and stay. l
  • A true hideout from city life . A trek thru the rain forest is a memorable experience
  • Even with the limited facilities available at this place, It is a complete escape into the nature. Bisons are a sure sight. Sometimes Porcupines can sighted in the backyard.
  • Awesome place It's a superb place for enjoy the beauty of nature
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