Iringole Forest Perumbavoor

Iringole Kavu is a famous Hindu In forest temple dedicated to Goddess Durga, situated in Kunnathunad Taluk of Ernakulam district, 2.5 km from Perumbavoor. Everyone can frequently visit this precious little forest in the middle of a highly populated area. The kavu or grove is spread over 60 acres, featuring an amazing variety flora. It holds a virgin patch of tropical rain forest. The temple is surrounded by huge trees, which are believed to be around 500 years old. The climate is hot and humid so that a very rich flora and fauna include valuable herbs; medicinal plants, monkeys, squirrel and mynah are seen in the region. The verities of bird’s presence are also an added attraction. It not only protects the flora and fauna, but marks out specific areas for conservation. Any person coming here got struck by the rich flaura and fauna including teak, tamarind, mango, pine, monkeys, squirrels, mynah and rare medicinal plants. The turtles in the nearby lake also draws our undivided attention.