Wildlife in Kerala

Kerala's wildlife variety is world-renowned and people from across the globe come to Kerala just to see it. Kerala has a dozen wildlife sanctuaries which remain the best site to see wildlife animals in its own natural habitat. For example, Thekkady is the best place in Kerala to see wild elephants, grazing in its natural habitat. In the same way, Thenmala is the best spot to have a close look at spotted deer or sambar. Many of the wildlife sanctuaries in Kerala also remain the best spots for adventure sports like Trekking.


When you travel about 7 kms. from Chinnakanal, you reach Anayirangal. It is 22 kms. away from Munnar town. Best known for its tea plantations, dam and lake. Anayirangal lake and dam attract hundreds of tourists who arrives here to catch the rare sight of elephant herds quenching their thirst… read more

Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary

Located 35 km. from Thalasserry and 60 km. from Kannur town, the Aralam sanctuary is spread over 55 sq. km. of undulating forested highlands on the slopes of the Western Ghats. The highest peak here - Katti Betta - rises  a majestic 1145 m. above sea level. Covered with tropical… read more

Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary

Located about 30 km. away from Thrissur, the dense tropical forests of Chimmini offer shelter for diverse flora and fauna. The dam across the Chimmini river offers a breathtaking view. This picturesque picnic spot is a favourite haunt of the local people.  The Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary which was established in… read more

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary

Lying in Devikulam Taluk of Idukki district, Chinnar was declared as a wildlife sanctuary in 1984. It is located in the rain shadow region of the Western Ghats. It is the second habitat for the endangered grizzled giant squirrel in India. With an area of 90.422 sq kms, Chinnar has… read more

Idukki Forest

This beautiful High range district of Kerala is geographically known for its Mountainous Hills and Dense Forests. For the people of Kerala, Idukki is always associated with Power Generation. About 66% of the State's Power needs come from the Hydroelectric Power Projects in Idukki. Idukki accounts for 12.9 percent of… read more

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