Explore Neelakurinji Flowers Which Blossoms Once in 12 Years at Kurinjimala Sanctuary in 2018

Neelakurinji flowers

Neelakurinji flowers. Image courtesy – keralatourism.org Kurinjimala Sanctuary or Neelakurinji National Park is a National park in Kerala state. This park is home to   Neelakurinji  flowers (Strobilanthes kunthiana), which blossoms once in 12 years. August  to October is expected to be the Neelakurinji flowering season. Neelakurinji flowers once in 12 years. The last Neelakurinji flowering…

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Amritapuri Ashram, Embracing the World, Hugging Saint

Amritapuri Ashram, the main Ashram of the hugging saint, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, is situated at Amritapuri in Vallikavu village , near Karunagappally in Kollam district, Kerala. Its also the headquarters of of Mata Amritanandamayi Math. Mata Amritanandamayi of Amritapuri Ashram Matha Amritanandamayi was born as the third child of Mr. Sugunanandan and Mrs. Damayanti,…

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Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, Bird Habitat, Cuckoo, Forest Birds

Thattekad Bird Sanctuary, the first bird sanctuary of Kerala state, is situated near Kothamangalam. Malabar Grey-Hornbill (Ocyceros griseus) at Thattekad Bird Sanctuary This Bird Sanctuary is situated in between two branches of River Periyar. It is a small bird sanctuary with an area of just 25 square kilometers. The bird sanctuary is covered mostly by…

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Annamanada Mahadeva Temple, Chola Temple, Lord Shiva Temple

Annamanada Mahadeva Temple is a 1800 year old Lord Shiva Temple at Annamanada, Thrissur District, Kerala. Annamanada Mahadeva Temple near Thrissur, Kerala. This Mahadeva Temple is believed to be built by the Cholas. Made of rocks, this temple is rectangular in shape. The temple is built in traditional Kerala Architectural style. Beautiful scenes from the…

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Lakkidi, Thamarassery Pass & Wayanad Tourist Places

Chain Tree at Lakkidi

Lakkidi is a hill station town and Gateway to the scenic Wayanad district in Kerala. It is at an altitude of 700 meters, atop “Thamarassery pass”. Chain tree at Lakkidi, Wayanad. Pookot Lake is one among the nearby famous local tourist attractions, known for Boating. Near to Pookot lake, there is an aquarium. Chain Tree…

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Dhoni Falls

Dhoni Falls is a beautiful waterfall in Dhoni Hills, at around 15 kilometers distance from Palakkad town in Kerala, India. Shiva Temple near Dhoni Falls, Palakkad. Dhoni hills is very popular among the trekking community. Dhoni Falls can be reached by trekking around 4 kilometers from the bottom of the Dhoni hills. These Hills are…

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Padmanabhapuram Palace, Travancore Kingdom

Padmanabhapuram Palace was the palace of the erstwhile rulers of the kingdom of Travancore. It is situated at Padmanabhapuram near Nagercoil Town. The place complex is part of Kerala state, inside Tamilnadu state. Padmanabhapuram Palace in Kanyakumari District. Padmanabhapuram Palace is inside the Padmanabhapuram Fort, an old granite fortress which is around four kilometers is…

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Ponmudi Hill Station, Meenmutti falls, Trekking, KTDC cottages

Ponmudi Hill Station is a small beautiful hill station, near to the capital city of Kerala state, India. KTDC cottages at Ponmudi hill station. Endemic Endangered and threatened bird species are found here. More than 280 bird species are there in this park. A threatened bird species, broad-tailed grass bird is found here. Except one,…

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Pampadum Shola National Park, Humus Compost, Carnivore

Pampadum Shola National Park is situated near Munnar in Idukki district, Kerala state, India. Its the smallest national park in the state of Kerala. “Pampadum Shola” means ‘forests where the snake dances’ . Vandaravu observation tower and sign at Pampadum Shola National Park Endangered Nilgiri Thar, locally known as Vandaravu, is seen here. There is…

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