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Eravikulam National Park Munnar is Closed for Visitors from 29th January to 01st April 2018 

The frontline staff of Eravikulam National Park has observed newly born Tahr calves in the tourism zone and many of the female Tahrs in pregnancy. The visitation rate in the tourism zone is extremely high and is highly detrimental to the calving of Nilgiri Tahrs. The newly born Tahr calves are highly vulnerable to disturbances. 

Considering these circumstances, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) & Chief Wildlife Warden, Kerala ordered to close the Eravikulam National Park for visitors from 29th January to 01st April 2018 due to the breeding season." - Wildlife Warden, Munnar.

Why Rajamalai / Eravikulam National Park Remain Closed Every Year ?
This is the question we receive from our readers frequently. 
It is because the breeding season of Nilgiri Tahrs which falls every year during February & March. So during this time visitors are restricted and park will be closed. And will reopen in April after the completion of breeding period.

Information Courtsey :

Nilgiri Tahrs in Eravikulam National Park, Pictures of Nilgiri Tahrs Munnar
Eravikulam National Park is 97 sq. km. in extent, situated along the crest of the Western Ghats in the High Ranges of Idukki district of Kerala state, India.

The Park holds the largest viable population of the endangered (IUCN) Nilgiri Tahr (Hemitragus hylocrius). This place is also known as Rajamalai

Apart from tahr, the Park is the abode of other little known fauna such as Nilgiri marten, ruddy mongoose,small clawed otter,dusky striped squirrel etc

New born Nilgiri Tahr along with Mother
pictures of baby nilgiri tahrs, new born nilgiri tahr photos

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Hi friends .. Hope you all doing fine..

We have regularly updating the bus timing from Cochin to Munnar including normal and Ac Volvo buses and are getting lots of readers for the same articles.

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Recently good number of our readers keep on asking about the bus services and timings from Cochin Airport to Fort Kochi. So we thought to update the latest bus timings in this route as well as some oth other main cities

Let us have a look

New Updated Low Floor AC Bus Timings from Cochin Airport

Latest A/c Bus Timings Cochin Airport to Fort Kochi
6.30 , 07.50 , 09.00 , 09.25 , 09.55 , 11.00 , 11.50 ,
13.35 , 14.05 , 15.55 , 16.35 , 17.00, 17.25 , 18.00

Direct Bus Timings Cochin Airport to Thrissur, Shornur, Perinthalamana
03.45 , 09.00 , 19.30

Low Floor A/c Bus Timings from Cochin Airport to Thrissur, Kuttipuram
04.30 , 14.15 , 22.30

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A/c Volvo Bus Timings from Cochin to Munnar 
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While answering calls from our readers, we usually come across questions related to useful contact numbers in Munnar for any kind of emergency. So we thought to prepare this article and we are trying to convert it  as one of the most useful article for tourists.

Given below is one incident that recently happened and that also inspired us to write this article

"Few days before a honeymoon couple who are supposed to check inn at Great Escape Resort, reached Munnar late night. They were coming from Kannur and was using GPS for smooth commute. Once they enter Munnar town, they took wrong route and travel ahead. 

Unfortunately they lost GPS signal as well. They drove forward in the same route and crossed Mattupetty dam which is not at all safe for night journey as this place is well known for wild elephants passing through and worst part is that their booked resort is not at all in the route they went.  

We got their call at midnight 2 AM for help. First of all we asked to take vehicle reverse and come to Munnar town. Eventhough they lost the GPS, they drive back to opposite side and by God's grace they reached to Town without any trouble. Then we describe the route properly and by 4 Am they reached the hotel "

Whenever you travel to Munnar or any other destinations, having emergency helpline numbers of that particular place with you will be handy . We are writing down some situations here in connection with Munnar

* Suppose you are traveling to Munnar and stucked in an isolated place ; whom you will contact ?

* What you will do if your car got break down and you are alone with your family in the car ?

* If you are traveling during monsoon season, chances are there for road blockage, land slide etc. You may have to experience any kind of helpless situation, then whom you will contact first ?

Normally we are not expecting these kind of situations. But if something bad happened then only we realize the trouble. We normally say prevention is better than cure. So please save some of the given below emergency numbers of  Munnar which can be handy

Pilice Station Munnar - 04865 230 321
Police Station Devikulam : 04865 264 225
Police Station Santhanpara : 04868 247 211
DFO Munnar : 04862 232 232
Idukki Police SPRNDT : 04862 233 006

Fire and Rescue Munnar : 04865 230 290
Fire and Rescue Idukki : 04862 236 100

Ambulance Idukki : 04862 232444

TATA High Range Hospital :  Casualty - 04868 255 888.
OP Reception - 04868 255 666
GH Office - 04865 230 270

Arun Hospital Munnar : 04865 230 410
Thaluk Head Quarters Hospital Adimaly, Munnar :  04864 222 680 / Ext. 222 670
Johns Clinic, Kunchithanny : +91 4865 265368
Panchayath Hospital : 04865 230 288
Government Hospital Adimali : 04864 222670

Collectorate Idukki : 04862 232 242
Taluk Office Devikulam : 04865 264 231
   "           "    Udumpanchola : 04868 232 050
   "           "    Peerumedu : 04868 232 077

R.D.O Office Devikulam Munnar : 04865 264 222
 "           "        Idukki : 04865 264 222

KSEB Chithirapuram : 04865 263237
KSEB Kattappana : 04868 272264

DTPC Information Center Old Munnar : 04865 530 679 / 530 682 

KSRTC Munnar : 04865 230 201

News and Media
Manorama Munnar : 0944 7200 680
Mathrubhumi Munnar : 0944 7613 866
Deshabhimani Munnar : 0944 6933 487
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