Silent Valley, enriched with tropical evergreen forests is a best known tourist spot in Kerala. This enchanting tourist spot is one among the causes for the formation of summer rains in Kerala. Silent Valley presents an exotic view for tourists with beautiful natural landscape and rare wildlife species. It stretches an area of 90 sq km in area touching Nilgiri plateau in north. Silent Valley, equipped with a rare collection of deers, tigers and birds is a perfect choice for your summer holiday tour trip. Lion- tailed Macaque, Great Indian Hornbill and Nilgiri Laughing Thrush are some of the wildlife species found in this tourist place.
Alluring beauty of river Kunthi gushing through Silent valley to plains captures all eyes of tourists. The cool nilgiri biosphere with fabulous scenic beauty presents you an exciting journey. Silent Valley is one of the favourite destination for zoologists, ornithologists and nature lovers. Silent Sylvan environment, high peaks and alluring river flowing through valley are some of the key features highlighting Silent Valley tourism. Silent valley is also known as Sairandhrivanam literally meaning the forest in the valley. Silent Valley, with Palghat forests in the west, Nilambur forests in the south and Attapadi Reserve forests in the east attract thousands of tourists.
Enchanting flora and fauna of Silent Valley makes the land one among the best known tourist places in India. Silent Valley beholds a rich collection of living species like 100 species of butterflies, 400 species of moths, 966 flowering plants and 100 orchid plants. The biosphere is divided in such a away that 15 sq kms area of silent valley is equipped with semi ever green forest, 10 sq kms with ever green forest and 40 sq kms area with leaf shedding forests. This fabulous tourist place located in Palaghat district is a best choice for study tour trips.
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