Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
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Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is located Palakkad district, between the Anamalai ranges in Tamil Nadu and the Nelliyampathy ranges in Kerala along the Western Ghats. The sanctuary is really a heaven for nature lovers .The sanctuary is occupied with Shola forests and bamboo forests. A range of medicinal plants and orchids are found in the forests. Different species of animals that one can see in the area are lion-tailed macaques, Indian tigers, elephants, leopards, gaurs, Nilgiri tahrs, sloth bears, sambar and Nilgiri martens are commonly spotted in the sanctuary. Birds like Grey-headed Fish Eagle, Oriental Bay Owl, Hill Myna, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, Fairy Bluebird, Malabar Trogon, Wynaad Laughing thrush, Mountain Imperial Pigeon, Streak-throated Woodpecker, Heart-spotted Woodpecker, Great Hornbill, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Vernal Hanging Parrot, Great-eared Nightjar and Large-billed Warbler is an exhilarating and unique experience.

PLACES TO SEE


Parambikulam Dam

Parambikulam Dam is an embankment dam on the Parambikulam River, Parambikulam located in the Palakkad district in the Western Ghats of Kerala, India, ranks number one in India as well as in the top ten embankment dams in the world in volume capacity in the year 2000.

The Giant Teak

Kanniamra the world’s largest teak tree. Many people visit the place solely to see this giant of 6.57 m girth and towering height of 48.5. It has earned a prestigious position as the largest and the oldest teak tree in the world. Tree is believed to be 400 years old.

Lake Thoonakkadavu

Thoonakkadavu is the gorgeous lake formed by the parambikulam dam. The whole sight of the lake with its crystal clear water bounded by lush green forests with otters playing along the banks will be very soothing. In fact it would be so beautiful and inviting that you may think about going for a dip in it.

Trekking

With scores of peaks, valleys and hilly terrains, Parambikulam outshine in trekking. The highly eye-catching Niligiri tahr, an endangered lot, is spottable in these hills.

HOW TO REACH


By Air

Located at a distance of 55 kilometres, Coimbatore airport is the closest to this sanctuary.

By Rail

Coimbatore is the nearest railway station
 
By Road

Parambikulam can be approached from all parts of the country.

WEATHER

The sanctuary can be visited anytime during the year but it is best to avoid visiting during the monsoons




Best Time To Visit : AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB
   
 
Theme: wildlife sanctuary

SightSeeings in Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

Trekking
Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
The Giant Teak
Parambikulam Dam
Thanakkadavu Dam
Peruvaripallam Dam

Near By Other Tourist Places


Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary   0 KM near     
Athirappilly   22 KM near     
valpari   24 KM near     
Anaimalai   37 KM near     
Kalady   41 KM near     

Near By major Cities


Thiruvananthapuram  236 KM near     
Bangalore  340 KM near     
Chennai  550 KM near     

Near By Air Ports


Kochi Airport   47 KM near     
Peelamedu Airport   91 KM near     
Calicut Airport   133 KM near     
Madurai Airport   181 KM near     

Near By Local Cities


Thrissur  62 KM near     
Kochi  76 KM near     
Coimbatore  86 KM near     
Tiruppur  122 KM near     

Near By Districts


Palakkad   52 KM near     
Thrissur   63 KM near     
Idukki   72 KM near     
Ernakulam   76 KM near     

Near By RailWay Station


Angamaly For Kalady Rail Way Station   46 KM near     
Chalakkudy Rail Way Station   48 KM near     
 

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