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Marayoor Sandalwood Forest

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Natural Beauty!!!!!!!!!!!

Marayuris a remote village on the eastern slopes of the western ghats.New stone- age civilization... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ernakulam, India
Beautiful Forest!

I never seen a sandal forest ever. My friends offered a ride to there and I enjoyed alot. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kochi (Cochin), India
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Marayur 685620, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Marayuris a remote village on the eastern slopes of the western ghats.New stone- age civilization has been unearthed here.Good place to enjoy.It has ancient stone cabins,called MUNIYARAS.Really beautiful.This is the only place in Kerala having natural growths of sandal wood trees. This place got more...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I never seen a sandal forest ever. My friends offered a ride to there and I enjoyed alot. The beauty was mesmerizing.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sidyzworld
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

I was under impression that you can walk in the forest and touch the sandalwood trees. When I visited that you can only see the trees along sides of the road. The forest department has rightly put high fence and tagged sandalwood trees to prevent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank sumeetm90
Reviewed 7 August 2018

a local kerala traveler should be here once in his life time. best place for bike ride also for adveture trekking

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank jubinb2017
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Marayoor, located forty km from Munnar, is a rain shadow village lying in the eastern side of the Western Ghats and is bordered by the neighbouring state Tamil Nadu. Marayoor is the only place in Kerala with a natural growth of sandalwood trees.  Marayoor as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Very nice drive with nice greenery.. Good view of the sandal trees even from the street. Reasonably well maintained with nice sighting of deers etc...

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rskmcg
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Deers, Wild squirrels, Bisons, etc. can be spotted. Do not even try to break or scrape of the sandalwood trees as you may end up in jail for doing that. Just see them and enjoy their beauty.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RahulS6231
Reviewed 20 May 2018

They are famed to be the best sandal trees anywhere. So valuabel that the Forest Department has high fences around the reserve and each tree tagged. On the way to Marayoor from Munnar you can see the trees on either side of the road. This...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank emmurali
Reviewed 27 April 2018

On our way to Chinnar the driver of the jeep we had hired showed us the Sandal wood forest area. It is full of sandal wood trees in large area with trees varying in age. On our way back as my son spotted a deer...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank HulikalKeshava
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Nothing great about sandal forest. If you are lucky enough you may get a chance to see Deers and Bison.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank dscochin
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