At a distance of 55 Kms from Pollachi, 91 Kms from Palakkad and 96 Kms from Coimbatore, Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is positioned in Palakkad district of Kerala. It’s into consideration by the UNESCO for choice as a World Heritage Web site. It is without doubt one of the fashionable wildlife sanctuaries in India.
Sprawling over 285 Sq. Kms, it’s located adjoining to the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu. In addition to being an abode of elephants, wild boar, sambar, gaur, crocodiles and some tigers and panthers, it has wealthy variety of natural world.
Anappadi is the entry level to Sanctuary (all bookings need to be made right here). The headquarters for Sanctuary is Thunakadavu (eight Kms from Anappadi & 9 Kms from Parambikulam Dam). There’s a tree-house within the Reserve Forest space in Thunakadavu & Parambikulam which needs to be booked prematurely. Watch towers can be found at Anappadi & Zungam (5 Kms from Thunakadavu). Trekking is allowed with prior permission.
Thunakadavu is linked by Bus from Pollachi (twice a day).
Timings: 7 AM to six PM