Peppara Wildlife sanctuary is located 50 km from Thiruvananthapuram
in Nedumangad taluk. Peppara is accessible from Vithurai on Thiruvananthapuram- Ponmudi
road. Elephant, gaur, sambar, barking Deer, wild boar, tiger, panther, wild dog, Malabar squirrel, lion-tailed macaque,
, python, darter, little cormorant, pied kingfisher and egret are the main attractions of Peppara. A variety of moths and butterflies are also found here. The sanctuary has extensive natural vegetation ranging from sub tropical forests to tropical evergreen forests. Peppara Dam is constructed across the Karamana river here.
The nearest airport and railway station are at Thiruvananthapuram.