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Location: 50 kms from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Known As: Gene Pool Sanctuary
Area: 53 sq. Kms
Best Season: January to May

Malabar Gray Hornbill, Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, KeralaTHE 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.

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