GENE POOL SANCTUARY
Peppara wildlife sanctuary is a 'gene pool' sanctuary, with a rich variety of flora and fauna over a rugged terrain with running rivulets, rolling hillocks and green meadows. A boat ride on the site is a fulfilling experience.
The sub tropical and tropical evergreen forests are populated with a variety of wildlife. This sanctuary with its rich fauna and birds is emerging as a big attraction to wildlife enthusiasts. The Wild Population
The sanctuary is home to Elephants, Sambhar, Lion-tailed Macaques, Leopards, and assorted birds. Gaur, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Tiger and the Nilgiri Langur are also among the main inhabitants of the park.
Air: The nearest airport is at
Thiruvananthapuram, 50 kms.
Road: Four daily buses run from Thiruvananthapuram to Ponmudi, via Vithura.
Time To Visit: Although Peppara is theoretically open all year, the main season is from January until May.