Agasthyavanam Biological Park Range

The Agasthyavanam Biological Park is situated in between Neyyar and Peppara Wildlife Sanctuaries with an extent of 31 Sq. Km of forests. The Elephant Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre was established here presently having 9 elephants,  which includes two calves with less than one year and two calves nearly 3 years  . The feeding of elephants can be watched by visitors  from a shed constructed for the purpose. A canteen is being run by  Kottoor Ecotourism Eco-development Committee where local food is served. The visitors can avail the facility of elephant ride here. One can stay and enjoy the scenic beauty of the forests and the elephant rehabilitation centre from, the cottages constructed near by Neyyar reservoir. The package consists of  food, accommodation, trekking , elephant ride etc @ Rs. 2000/ = per head . For foreigners the amount charged is  Rs. 3000/-. Per head

The total no. of elephants in ERC, Kottoor:10 Nos (3 male & 7 female)

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Contact address of Deputy Warden , ABP

 

Deputy Warden ,
Agasthyavanam Biological Park
Kappukadu
Kottoor PO
Thiruvananthapuram 695574
PH. 0472 2850953

Sl.No Post Strength Present incumbent
1 Deputy Warden 1 P. Satheesan
2 Section Forest Officer

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3 Beat Forest Officer 9
4 Part time sweeper 1

 

 
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