Travel Information

STATIONS

  1. Aluva
  2. Pulinchodu
  3. Companypady
  4. Ambattukavu
  5. Muttom
  6. Kalamassery
  7. Cochin University
  8. Pathadipalam
  9. Edapally
  10. Changampuzha Park
  11. Palarivattom
  12. JLN Stadium
  13. Kaloor
  14. Lissie
  15. M.G Road
  16. Maharaja’s College
  17. Ernakulam south
  18. Kadavanthra
  19. Elamkulam
  20. Vytila
  21. Thaikoodam
  22. Petta

Themed Stations

Aluva ABUNDANT BOUNTY OF NATURE IN KERALA WITH A SPECIAL FOCUS ON WESTERN GHATS, PERIYAR & OTHER RIVERS THEMATIC STATION
There are 44 rivers in Kerala, all but three originating in the Western Ghats. 41 of them flow westward and 3 eastward. The rivers of Kerala are small, in terms of length, breadth and water discharge. The rivers flow faster, owing to the hilly terrain and the short distance between the Western Ghats and the sea.Major rivers: Periyar, Pamba, Bharathapuzha, Chaliyar, Chalakudi, Kadalundi.
Pulinchodu Western Ghats – Ecological region, flora & fauna
  • Ecoregions – South Western Ghats moist deciduous forests
  • Ecoregions – South Western Ghats montane rain forests
  • The sheer number of species of plants (exceeding 4000) in the Western Ghats of Kerala, of which nearly 1500 i.e. more than 30% are endemic to this region.
Companypadi Western Ghats – Hills & peaks Wayanad, Silent valley, Anaimalai hills, Cardamom hills, Agastya hills, Nilgiri Hills
Ambattukavu Western Ghats – Snails, slugs & snakes
  • Ariophantidae,
  • Indrella ampulla,
  • Naninia banggaiensis
  • King Cobra, Malabar pit viper, Banded kukri, Green vine snake, Montane trinket snake, Travancore wolf snake, Khaire’s black shield tail Indian rock python, Indian cobra, Indian krait)
Muttom Western Ghats – Birds Black and Orange Flycatcher, Black-crested Bulbul, Broad-tailed grass bird, Crimson-backed Sunbird, Grey-fronted green pigeon, Grey-headed Bulbul, Kerala Laughing thrush
Kalamassery Western Ghats THEMATIC STATION
CUSAT MARITIME HISTORY OF KERALA THEMATIC STATION
Pathadipalam Western Ghats – Fishes There is higher fish richness in the southern part of the Western Ghats than in the northern And the highest is in the Chalakudy River, which alone holds 98 species. The most species rich families are the Cyprinids (72 species), hill stream loaches (34 species; including stone loaches, now regarded a separate family), Bagrid catfishes (19 species) and Sisorid catfishes (12 species).
Edapally SPICES AND CROPS OF KERALA THEMATIC STATION
Changampuzha Park CULTURAL AND ARTISTIC HERITAGE OF KERALA THEMATIC STATION
Palarivattom Western Ghats – Flowers
JLN Stadium SPORTING HERITAGE OF KERALA THEMATIC STATION
Kaloor Western Ghats – Monsoon, waterfall & waterbodies Athirapally is situated 1000 ft. above sea level, on the Chalakudy river, approximately 80 feet in height.
Other waterfalls : Dudhsagar, Hogenakkal, Jog, Kunchikal, Sivasamudram and UnchalliLakes : Ooty, Kodaikanal, Berijam, Pookkode Lake, Devikulam, Letchmi
Lissie Western Ghats – Dragonflies & butterflies The Western Ghats is home to 174 species of Odonates (107 dragonflies and 67 damselflies), including 69 endemics. Odonates have a close endemic relationship with rivers, streams and other fresh water bodies.

Kerala is a haven for butterflies. There are about 332 species of butterflies in Kerala. Of them, 37 species are endemic to Western Ghats.

MG Road ERNAKULAM AND ITS HISTORY THEMATIC STATION
Maharajas College Western Ghats – Endangered species & mammals The great Western Ghats are home to thousands of rare and magnificent mammals including The big cats of India black panther, Leopard and the Royal Bengal Tiger. The endangered mammal of the Western Ghats are lion-tailed macaque and Malabar large-spotted civet.

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