Arippa, one of the eco tourism destination in kerala located located 52 kms away from Trivandrum city along the Thiruvananthapuram-Shencottai state highway. Arippa forest covers an area of 1,000 hectares, is famous destination for nature lovers


Arippa, known for its diverse species of birds and wildlife and calm and peaceful location for tourists and bird watchers. Kerala Forest Development Corporation has the package with Camping in tents, Trekking to Myrisica swamps and Vellamkudy wildlife and river bath

How to Reach

Nearest Airport: Trivandrum International Airport, 65 kms

Nearest Railway Station: Trivandrum, 52 kms


Place to see


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