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Location: Fifteen km from Munnar, the famous hill station of Kerala, is the beautiful Rajamala.
Attractions: The natural habitat of the Nilgiri Tahr (Hemitragas hylocres), the Eravikulam Rajamala region is now home to half the world population – estimated at around 1300 of this endangered mountain goat. But the Tahr is only one of the reasons to make a visit to Rajamala. The picturesque beauty of this mountain will make you want to tent here forever!
By road: Distance from Munnar to some tourist centresGoa: 930 km; Chennai: 600 km; Malampuzha: 230 km, Kodaikkanal: 195 km, Kumarakom: 160 km, Top station: 34 km, Anamudi: 20 km.
Nearest railway station: Kottayam railway station, 142 km awayNearest airport: Cochin international airport, 130 km away and in neighboring Tamil Nadu, Madhurai airport, 142 km away.