Jatayu Earth’s Center, also known as Jatayu Nature Park or Jatayu Rock, is a park and tourism centre in India, located at Chadayamangalam town in the Kollam district of Kerala. It stands at an altitude of 350m above mean sea level and has diverse geographic features ranging from hills,valleys, rugged rocks, caves to cultivable lands.
The Jatayu Earth’s Center hosts the world’s largest bird sculpture of the legendary bird Jatayu from the Indian epic Ramayana. The monumental statue of Jatayu is built on a mighty rock named Jatayupara (para means rock in Malayalam) and being 61 m long, 46 m broad and 21 m high, led it into the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest functional bird sculpture in the world.
You can reach the hilltop using a cable car. A multitude of experiences await the traveller in Jatayu Rock. One such is the museum and the 6D theatre inside the sculpture. You can even have a hele-taxi experience from here!
For all of those adventure junkies, adventurous games such as commando nets, log walk, vertical ladder, chimney climbing or side joola are just waiting to be experienced.
The thing that adds the magic to all of this even more, is the Paintball zone.
Besides all these exclusive experiences, the place also has provision for Ayurveda, camping, trekking, live kitchen and a lot more to make your trip splendid.
Visiting hours: 10:00 to 17:00
Jatayu Earth’s Center,
Kollam, Kerala – 691534
Phone +91 474 2477077
Mob: +91 9072588713, +91 9072044444
Chadayamangalam is located on Main Central (MC) Road, connecting Angamaly (Ernakulam district) and Kesavadasapuram (Thiruvananthapuram district). Buses are available from major bus stations in the state.
Nearest Airport: Trivandrum International Airport is about 52 km
Nearest Railway Stations: Kollam Junction, about 35 km and Thiruvananthapuram Central about 55 km