Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

About Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary:

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Wayanad, Kerala, India with an extent of 344.44 km² and four hill ranges namely Sulthan Bathery, Muthanga, Kurichiat and Tholpetty. A variety of large wild animals such as gaur, Asian elephant, deer and tiger are found there. There are also quite a few unusual birds in the sanctuary. In particular, Indian peafowl tend to be very common in the area.

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Kerala. It is bestowed with lush green forests and rich wildlife. This wildlife area houses some of the rare and endangered species of both flora and fauna. Established in 1973, the sanctuary is now an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. It is bounded by protected area network of Nagarhole National Park and Bandipur National Park in Karnataka in the northeast, and on the southeast by Mudumalai National Park in Tamil Nadu.  It is part of the Deccan Plateau and the vegetation is predominantly of the south Indian moist deciduous teak forests. Also, the sanctuary has pastures of the west-coast semi-evergreen trees.

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Pleasantic atmosphere and Enjoyable place ,you should go with friends for spending time.
Best Time to Visit: December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring, April, May, June, July, Summer, August, September, Monsoon, October, November, Autumn
Location: Wayanad, Kerala, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Kozhikode's Karipur International Airport

The nearest Airport Kozhikode’s Karipur International Airport. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Kozhikode’s Karipur International Airport to Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is 1198kms

Railway Station: Kozhikode's Railway station

The nearest Railway station Kozhikode’s Railway station . We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Kozhikode’s Railway station to Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is 110.9kms

Bus Stand: Kalpetta New Bus stand

The nearest Bus Stand Kalpetta New Bus stand. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Kalpetta New Bus stand  to Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is 38.8kms

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