Study Tour to The Blue Mountains (Western Ghats – Nilgiris)
The western ghats Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve is an International Biosphere Reserve in the Western Ghats, Nilgiri Hills range of South India. The Western Ghats, Nilgiri Sub-Cluster (6,000+ km²), conjoining the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, is under consideration by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for selection as a World Heritage Site.
The reserve encompasses 5,520 km² in the states of Karnataka (1527.4 km²), Kerala (1455.4 km²), and Tamil Nadu (2537.6 km²). The Biosphere lies between 11o 36′ to 12o 00′ N Latitude and 76o 00′ to 77o 15′ E Longitude. Central location: 11°30?N, 76°37.5′?E.