Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary

About Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary:

Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary is the northernmost wildlife sanctuary of Kerala, southwest India. It is 55 km² in area and located on the western slope of the Western Ghats. It was established in 1984. The headquarters of the sanctuary is near Iritty. Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the southeast part of Kannur District.

The sanctuary was constituted in 1984 as per GO 300/84/AD dated 15 October 1984. It was formed by carving out areas from the Odanthode Malavaram of Thalassery special division which was an erstwhile private forest, subsequently taken over by Govt. as per the provisions of the Kerala Private Forests Act 1971 and from the Kottiyoor RF of Wayanad Forest Division.

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The place is very calm. Big trees and a lot of butterflies. They say there are elephants. But its one of the best place for butterfly lovers.
Best Time to Visit: March, April, May, June, July, Summer, August, September, Autumn, November, Monsoon
Location: Kannur, Kerala, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: kannur international airport

The nearest Airport kannur international airport . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between kannur international airport to Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary is 36.2kms

Railway Station: Thalassery railway station

The nearest Railway station Thalassery railway station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Thalassery railway station to Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary is 49kms

Bus Stand: Aralam Town Bus Stop

The nearest Bus Stand Aralam Town Bus Stop. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Aralam Town Bus Stop to Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary  is 1.5kms

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