Time Required: 3-4 hrs
Kuruvadweep is a beautiful little island in River Kabini in the district of Wayanad in Kerala. It is the only island in India that is surrounded by fresh water. The location and the geographical characteristics of the site make Kuruvadweep a sought-after attraction. The mesmerising beauty of the location draws tourists from all over the world, and its landscape makes it a hotspot for nature walks. One can visit the island to explore the picturesque scenery and experience being close to nature. It is hence frequented by locals. The serenity of the island is sure to put you at ease, an experience everyone wants to have in the fast-paced and chaotic world of today.
Kuruvadweep is about 950 acre in area and is surrounded by River Kabini and several other streams. Since it lies in the delta region, Kuruvadweep is actually a group of islands that can be accessed by boats or rafts. These boats and rafts are run by the Kerala Tourism Department in collaboration with Kerala Forest Department.
The island has dense forests that are home to a variety of flora and fauna and hence is visited quite often by researchers and nature lovers. Certain areas can be explored by foot while others need to be explored in a boat or a raft. The Forest Department officials are very particular about keeping the islands unpolluted and unharmed. Thus, this is the place for travellers seeking uncontaminated natural surroundings.
3 months ago by Lohith Kankanawad
Kuruva dweep is best for family outing there is nothing much interesting since it takes your whole day event.If you love playing in water go for it.Entry fees 80 Rs for adults.Food in nearby hotels is very tasty and affordable. Try out river fish and don't miss bamboo rice payasam...
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