PARAMBIKULAM WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

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Location: Near Palakkad, Kerala
Area: 285 sq. Kms
Main Attractions: Elephants, Crocodiles
Best Season: Through Out The Year Except Monsoon Months

Indian Bison, Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Palakkad, Kerala The Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is a reservoir of tranquil greenery ensconced in a valley between the Annamalai ranges of Tamil Nadu and the Nelliampathy ranges of Kerala.

It abounds in a variety of trees, mainly teak, neem, sandalwood and rosewood. There are two watchtowers one at Anappadi, 8km from Thunakadavu, and other at Zungam, 5km from Thunkadavu.

The rich fauna includes Bonnet Macaques, Tigers, Spectacled Cobras, Kraits, Vipers, Turtles, Darters, Little Cormorants and Black Eagles. The place is ideal for boating and trekking.

The Wild Population
The sanctuary has Elephants, Bisons, Gaurs, Sloth Bears, Wild Boars, Sambhars, Chital Tigers, Panthers and Crocodiles.

It's home to Bonnet Macaques, Spectacled Cobras, Kraits, Vipers, Turtles, Darters, Little Cormorants and Black Eagles.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air: The nearest Airport is Coimbatore, 55 kms.

Rail: The Nearest railway station: Palakkad, 125 kms.

PLACES TO STAY

Inspection Bungalow, PWD Rest House.

When To Visit:
The sanctuary is open all year, but is best avoided from June to August due to the monsoon.



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