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Ideal picnic spot

Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 5:50 am
by dezzin01
The Kuruva Island, located on the banks of Kabani River in Wayanad 950 acres of evergreen forest on the tributaries of east following river Kabani, is an ideal picnic spot, far away from the disturbance of city life. The island is uninhabited. Rare spicies of birds, orchids and herbs are the sovereigns of this supernal kingdom. It is 17 kms. East of Mananthavady and 40 kms. North West of Sulthan Bathery.

Kuruva Island is situated on the tributaries of the river kabani and is a fabulous picnic spot. Its serene silence and wide expanse of the evergreen forest leaves you astonishing. This island is isolated but an array of uncommon species of birds, herbs and orchids are the monarchs of Kuruva Island. Kuruva Island is 17 kms to the east of Mananthavady.

Kuruva Island is a vast island of 950 acres abundantly rich with green forest. It is very far from the turbulence of city life making it an exotic place for visitors to relax and enjoy the beauty of the nature.

This uninhabited island is a treasure house of natural resources and rare flora and fauna. Thirunelly temple is an ancient temple situated in the valley of Brahmagiri also known as "Thekkan Kasi" (Kasi of the South). It is believed that a dip in the "Papanasini" river at Thirunelly washes one of all sins. After visit of temple drive to Kuruva Islands. This 1000 acres of evergreen forest surrounded by the branches of east flowing Kabini River is an ideal picnic spot.