06 October 2016
The Silent Valley National Park 15.11.2009
The Silent Valley National Park (91 Sq.mi) , a unique preserve of natural rainforests, is located in the Nilgiri Hills, Palakkad District, Kerala. The british named the area Silent Valley because of the absence of noisy Cicadas, which are present in all forests.
The River Kunthi flows from the Nilgiri hills and flows along the the valley and down to the plains through the deep forest. One of the specialty of this river Kunthi is that it never turns brown and the water is always crystal clear. The Silent Valley national Park is one of the rare surviving original evergreen tropical rain forests in the world. The Silent Valley Park was declared as a National Park in 1984 by the Indian Government. This area is also declared as plastic free zone.