Silent valley national park, untouched forest region along with western ghats
Silent valley, location and geographical details
Silent valley national park is the largest national park n kerala, having the evergreen beauty in kerala which located along with nilgiri biosphere reserve and western ghats. the beautiful vegetation is sprawling an area about 237.52 sq km. the national park is the second established inn kerala in palakkad district. silent valley was popular as sairandhrivanam in myths. the pure water holding kunthippuzha is flowing through this national park, which is the less populated river in kerala. This park is established in 1984 by the former prime minister indira gandhi. but the park is inaugurated by rajiv gandhi. and it declared as buffer zone in 2007.
Silent valli is popular in kerala as the amazon of kerala, because of the tropical evergreen forests and blessed biodiversity. robert white was suggests the name for the national park as silent valley. the river thootahppuzha is originate from silent valley. silent valley is known as the place for playing space of human culture. this is the home of many varitey species, rich of flaura and fauna. it believes that the valley still silent because there are no crickets in the valley. government released the postal stamps during the celebration of 25th anniversary of silent valley national park in 2009.
Some areas of the park is strictly prohibited for the visitors. there are more than 1000 species of flowering plants, animals, birds, reptiles etc. the park is situated 2000 meter above from the sea level. the climate of this regions are very comfortable so that all over the year is the best time to visit. when you travel 140 km from destination you can reach at the nearest airport at kozhikode and coimbatore airport is only 100 km from the destination. the nearest possible railway station at palakkad which has a distance about 58 km