Tholpetty is one of the charming, beautiful and significant tourist destinations of Kerala, located in Wayanad distrct. The breath taking beautiful landscapes are further flourished by the serene and spectacular atmosphere. Nature stretches it’s hand to warmly wrapped this place with fauna and flora. It naturally attracts many animals and birds . One should not miss to see the abundant beauty extensive mountain stretch at each side. The deciduous forests are the natural wealth and an integral part of Nilgiri Reserve. It holds the proud of being bio-diversity reserve.
Places to visit
Tholpetty Wild Life Sanctuary
It is a famous wildlife sanctuary best enjoyed for night camps. The watch tower situated above the lake. It is place to experience thrill as animals will come to drink water in this lake during night time. One can see variety of exotic animals likeleopard, tigers, cheetahs, gaurs, spotted deer, sambars and sloth bear. It is an ideal place for bird watchers. It houses several birds species like peacocks, babblers, peafowls, cormorants, egrets and snipes. It is the best place to enjoy adventurous forest experience.
Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary
It is a beautiful bird sanctuary houses variety of endangered bird species. Those who passionate with bird watching will find this sanctuary as heaven. The real venture lies in the travelling to Pakshipathalam. Never ended greens, steep hills and thrilling trekking made this as adventurous place.
An ancient proud pond which is now as puddle. The lends claims hat the name is deried as the place is the meeting point of five rivers namely Shanka, Chakra, Gatha, Badma and Sreepadha. One can find the sreepadha rock near the puddle which is imprint of Lord Rama’s feet.
How to reach Tholpetty
Karipur international airport is 120 km from Tholpetty is located in Kozhikode.
The nearest railhead is located in Kozhikode at a distance of 130 km from Tholpetty.
State owned and private run buses are frequently connecting Tholpetty to neighbor cities of Kerala.
In summer 23-35°C and in winter 10-24°C. October to May is ideal for a trip.