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Marayoor Sandalwood Forest

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Marayur 685620, India
+91 94443 25105
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A place that holds almost all species of sandalwood family trees

Deers, Wild squirrels, Bisons, etc. can be spotted. Do not even try to break or scrape of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rahul S
Rich forest of the most valuable tree of the world

They are famed to be the best sandal trees anywhere. So valuabel that the Forest Department has... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
emmurali
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Thrissur, India
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Marayur 685620, India
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+91 94443 25105
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"nice place"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Rahul S
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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

Thank emmurali
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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

Thank HulikalKeshava
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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.

Thank dscochin
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

funtastic to view the sandal wood forest in its natural surroundings-sandal wood costs rs.20000/- kg.

Thank Sajan E
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This forest can be reached from Munnar.Buses are available.Aroma of sandal heavenly.Imagination came true.

1  Thank echowa
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

On the way to Chinar Wild life sanctuary, there are great natural forest of Sandalwood. There are rare plantation of sandalwood trees, which are guarded and protected by Forest Department of Kerala Government. The entire forest is spread over acres of undulated hills and land.The...More

3  Thank CsSharma
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

One of the very unique places on Earth where you can see Sandalwood trees spread over acres of land. Located close to Marayoor, it is on the way to Munnar from Udumalpet. Best to see and enjoy the location. Tampering with the trees or trying...More

Thank SarathMJ
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

when you travel from chinnar wildlife sanctuary to Munnar, after Marayoor town one would pass through the sandalwood forest, a fragrance tree that is so much in demand looks like a dark tall treee. protected behind the barbed fence, the trees are numbered and marked,...More

Thank sholacafe
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the sandal wood forests on the way to Munnar. The sandalwood forests are located in Marayoor and our hotel Sandal Breeze was just 3 kms away from the forest so our hotel manager advised us to send this place and also gave us...More

1  Thank Wildcherry-mona
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