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The eco-friendly locally available raw materials are used in the construction of the treehouses such as coir mats, bamboo poles, hay straws, trees used as pillar etc. Treehouse is basically modified versions of Erumadam, which were usually used by the tribals to protect themselves from the attacks of the wild animals. The shola periyar tree houses in Kerala are usually placed in the rain forests surrounded by the plantations of tea, coffee, cardamom and pepper. Indigenous techniques, skills and expertise of local tribal craftsmen are used for the construction and maintenance of these tree house.


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Usefull Links

www.thekkady.org | www.periyarvilla.com www.gaviecotourism.org | www.periyartigerreserve.org