Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary

About Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary:

The Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala, India. It consists of the catchment area of the Karamana River, which originates from Chemmunjimottai, the tallest hill within the sanctuary. The sanctuary is named after the Peppara Dam, commissioned in 1983 to augment the drinking water supply to Thiruvananthapuram city and suburban areas.

Considering the ecological significance of the area, it was declared a sanctuary in 1983. The terrain is undulating with elevation ranging from 100 m to 1717 m. The area of the sanctuary is 75 km2 with tropical moist evergreen forests and myristica swamps. It is part of the Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve.
Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary is 44 kilometres by car from the nearest railway station, at Thiruvananthapuram, and
49 kilometres from the Thiruvananthapuram airport.

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Peppara wildlife sanctuary is a fascinating tourist spot situated in the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram.
Best Time to Visit: December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring, April, May, June, July, Summer, August, September, Autumn, October, November, Monsoon
Location: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Trivandrum International Airport

The nearest Airport Trivandrum International Airport . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Trivandrum International Airport to Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary is 40.1kms

Railway Station: Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station

The nearest Railway station Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station to Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary is 36.8kms

Bus Stand: Trivandrum Bus Stand

The nearest Railway station Trivandrum Bus Stand. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Trivandrum Bus Stand to Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary is 36.5kms

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