Planning to visit Jatayu Earth’s Center in Kerala? Here are some things you need to know

first_imgIf the picturesque landscape of God’s Own Country, Kerala, wasn’t enough, the State has now introduced yet another attraction that will surely lure a lot of travel enthusiasts.We are talking about the newly inaugurated Jatayu Earth’s Center, located in Chadayamangalam, about 50 km from Trivandrum.A one-of-kind centre for adventure, the Jatayu Earth’s Center is the brain child of renowned film director and sculptor, Rajiv Anchal. Located about 1000 ft above the sea level, the centre comprises a colossal, concrete sculpture of Jatayu, the mythical bird from the epic Ramayana. It is 200 ft long, 150 ft wide and 70 ft tall, thus making it the largest functional bird sculpture in the world.Also Read: The journey of a city boy scaling an unexplored Himalayan mountain The centre, spread across 65 acres of land, opened its gates in August this year and has already witnessed adrenaline junkies from various parts of the country come and indulge in adventure sports.And if this centre is the next destination on your list, here are certain things that you need to know before making the bookings.Picture courtesy: Facebook/Jatayu Adventure Center 1. To take part in the adventure activities, a group of at least 10 people will be required for booking the centre, mentions the official website. A very large group, on the other hand, should contact the centre directly.2. Prices generally start from Rs 3500, per person. However, one can avail discounts if visiting in larger groups.Picture courtesy: Facebook/Jatayu Adventure Center 3. A day-long adventure training program will be conducted under the guidance of a professional team. The package booked will include about 15 challenging adventure activities, along with outdoor paintball, trekking through the wild and a beautiful view of the sunset from the Jatayu hilltop.advertisement4. Only people, above the age of 14, will be allowed to take part in the adventure activities, reported The Better India.last_img

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