Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary
The Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary, located in the scenic Kollam district of Kerala, is a nature lover's paradise nestled within the biodiverse Western Ghats of India. Spread over an extensive area of 172.403 square kilometers, this protected sanctuary is an integral part of the larger Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve, recognized by UNESCO for its rich ecological significance. The sanctuary's diverse landscapes encompass dense forests, cascading waterfalls, meandering rivers, and rolling hills, creating a stunning backdrop for wildlife enthusiasts and adventurers. The region's tropical evergreen and moist deciduous forests are home to a remarkable array of plant species, including rare medicinal plants and endemic flora. The Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary boasts a remarkable variety of fauna, with over 46 species of mammals, 179 species of birds, 30 species of reptiles, and numerous amphibians and butterflies. Wildlife enthusiasts have the chance to encounter elusive creatures such as the Indian elephant, tiger, leopard, sambar deer, Nilgiri langur, Malabar giant squirrel, and various species of snakes and reptiles.
Location : Kollam
Distance from the hotel : 72 km
Distance from the airport : 84 km
Driving time : 2 hours