Nedumkayam Overview

Ranked 6 of 19 sightseeing in Malappuram
Nedumkayam, situated about 18 km from the Nilambur town, is known for its rich and dense rain forests, wide variety of flora and fauna. Among the animal species found in the forest are elephants, bison, tiger, rabbit, blue monkey, bear, wildcat and deer.
There is an elephant taming camp in the forest, which attracts large number of visitors every year. This forest is an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.
One of the main attractions in the forest is the wooden rest house built during the colonial period. This wooden rest house offers a panoramic view of the animals, particularly elephants and deer grazing in the forest. The tourists can also have a picturesque view of the green surroundings.
Tourists, nature lovers, wildlife enthusiasts and photographers will find a visit to Nedumkayam worthwhile. However, the visitors will have to get prior permission of the Forest Department to enter the forestland. Heavy restrictions are there as a measure to save the existing forest land.
With wide tracts of landscape, Nedumkayam forest serves as an ideal trekking trail. The forest, which can be visited throughout the year, is easily accessible from Nilambur.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
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Raaj Machuz

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Trekking is the ideal point here

This is one of the beautiful and dense forest in Kerala with a splendid variety of flora and fauna. An integral part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, this area is ideal for trekking. The trucking enjoyed a lot. We can see some of the animals that are not much present in world here.
  • Trekking is the ideal point here

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