Silent Valley National ParkSilent valley national Park is located 70 kms from Coimbatore and 40 kms from mannarkkad. This park can be a boast to natural lovers and wild life adventurists. The rainforests found in this national park dates back to 50 million years back and you can find wide range of flaura and fauna out of which some are claimed to be found only in silent valley national park. Silent valley national park is known for its rich biodiversity and has a huge collection of flowering plants numbering to 1000 species, more than 211 species of birds are sighted in this place out of which 15 species are claimed to be endemic to western Ghats to name.
Karuvera FallsThis waterfall comes under the buffer zone of silent valley national park; we have to walk from the mukkali to Karuvera waterfalls with the permission of forest office at mukkali. The tour will be escorted by the forest watcher who will give you the details of various plantations that comes across the way. The fascinating view of the forest and crystal clear view falls makes your trip memorable.
Kunthi RiverTo add further attractions to this park, we can see perennial river kunthi flows through this famous park, This River Kunthi never turns browns whether in monsoon or summer says the local tribe and has huge herbal remedies too. the water is always crystal clear in nature. Forest department normally conducts daily treks and Jeep safaris, the safari starts from Mukkali to Sairandhri from Sairandhri to river Kunti there is a trek route which is of 3 kms. For the safari we have to take prior permission from forest wild life warden
Lion Tailed MacaquaRainforest of silent valley national park is an endemic for the Lion tailed Macaque is an Old age monkey. It’s also known by names like Beard Ape, Wanderoo. The Lion tailed macaque is protected animal in silent valley national park .Recent survey and study reports indicts that these are found not more than 4000 species. Lion tailed macaque mainly feed on jack fruit.
Malleswaran MudiMalleswara Mudi is the highest peak of the attapadi hills; Shivratri day is very auspicious and considered to be the start of harvest season among the tribes in attapadi. Only people from tribal community are allowed to climb the Malleswara Mudi during shivaratri day. We can see malapoojarikkal who visit the Malleswara Mudi bring the holy water from this mountain peak as offerings of lord Malleswara to the devotees. You can have the beautiful view of Malleswara Mudi from chemmanur Shiva temple.