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Friday, 19 April 2013

Anchuruli Tunnel


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Anchuruli is another picturesque picnic spot located only 3 km from Kanchiyar village, on the Kottayam – Kattapana route in Idukki District.  It is a catchment area of Idukki Arch Dam and un- spoilt region which is very tranquil and blissful.

Anchuruli is acclaimed for its waterfalls among the Cascade Locations in Western Ghats Land and offers a splendid view of semi evergreen forests grasslands and arresting areas of the Western Ghats. Locals of Anchuruli help you to reach the waterfalls and the water that comes from Erattayar River is abundance actuality for the Idukki hydro electric project.
A 2 km tunnel that passes through the mountain, abutting Erattayar and Anchuruli, carries water to the lake. Adventurous lovers can stroll through tunnel during summer although it’s dangerous. Anchuruli is as well an ideal abode for fishing. Trekking is as well accessible with the permission from the seasonal forests visit at Kanchiyar. Edapalayam, Para Valavu, Nellipara, Kozhikanam and Chakkupara are acceptable trekking sports in Anchuruli. 
Anchuruli offers a great weekend easing atmosphere with alone sounds of birds, streams and waterfalls. It provides an adorable and alarming appearance of nature. The best time to accomplish a visit to Anchuruli is after the rainy season. These places adds your Trip an exotic one and also they shows the Special Things in Kerala.

How to reach:
By road: Deviate 3 km from Kanchiyar on Kattappana-Kottayam road.
Railway: Kottayam(100km)
Airport: Nedumbassery(130km)

Places to Visit
Reach in mornings and evenings. large circular tunnel, Anchuruli river  magnificent waterfall, tree hut, Blue tiger, Edapalayam, Para Valavu, Nellippara, Kozhikkannam and Chakkuppara. Nellikkampetty

Nearest Town:
Kattappana, Cumbum, Kanchiyar , idukki

Best Season to Visit:
January to May is summer, June to Oct is rainy and Nov to Dec is winter. Best season to Visit is from Aug-May

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