South India - Tourist Attractions - Silent Valley National Park
Silent Valley National Park in Palakkad is an incredibly beautiful tourist attraction in Kerala which is admired by nature lovers and wildlife fanatics. This ecological island boasts the presence of valuable reserve of flora and fauna. Animals as rare as the Nilgiri Tahr and Lion Tailed Macaques finds an ideal habitat at Silent Valley National Park.
The Sylvan environment along with its majestic and lofty peaks and lovely rivers makes the Silent Valley National Park special apart from other national parks in India. Even though the park is smaller in size, its natural beauty is breathtaking to gaze at.
It was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the year 2012. Another specialty of Silent Valley National Park is that it is the last representative virgin tract of tropical evergreen forests in India where one can witness the greenest of evergreen forests ever.
Nearby places to visit
Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Palakkad Fort, Nelliampathy Hill Station, Malampuzha Dam
Best time to visit
December to April is the best time to visit Silent Valley National Park, Palakkad which is ideal for sightseeing as there is almost no rainfall during this season.
Ways to reach
By Air : The nearest airport is the Coimbatore International Airport which is at a distance of 77.5 kilometres from the Silent Valley National Park, Palakkad.
By Train : The nearest railway station is Palakkad Railway Station which is at a distance of 52.1 kilometres from the Silent Valley National Park, Palakkad.
By Road : Local buses are easily available to the Silent Valley National Park, Palakkad.