It is in Kerala state at a distance of 160 km from Madurai this lake was formed in 1895 and is surrounded by a green forest of 55 square kilometer area. For sight seeing by the tourists the tourist department has arranged boats. While boating various forest animals like Elephants, Deer, Wild boars, Baffalows can be seen. On some occasions elephant ridings are also arranged. In one hour of elephant ride we can see a lot of forest animals than we see while boating.
Forest animals in large numbers can be seen during October to June months.