KOLLAM - Quilon
Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary
in 1984, the Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary situated on either side of
the Shendurney river is the only Wildlife Sanctuary in
Kollam district.. The sanctuary covers a total area of 250 sq kms and
is acclaimed the world over for its bio-diversity.
The Parappar dam has been built across the Shendurney River and serves
the purpose of irrigation in Kollam and Pathanamthitta districts. The
lake covers a total area of 13.72 sq kms.
The mean temperature during summer is 35 degree centigrade and during
winters it is around 16 degree centigrade, with the annual rainfall being
approximately 3200 mm. The terrain here is rugged with gentle to steep
slopes ranging between 90m to 1550m. The tourist season is during the
cooler months from October to March.
Nearest Airport - Thiruvananthapuram (140 kms)
Nearest Rail Head - Kollam (70 kms)
By Road - Kollam (70 kms)
More Hotel/Resort Reservations click Kollam - Quilon accomodation
Rest House at Thenmala owned by the PWD.