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Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Muthanga, Kerala

Muthanga, Kerala

Elephant herd at muthanga wild life sanctuary (മുത്തങ്ങ), Wayanad By Amal Bharathapisharody (Amal Bharathan) – July 26,2008 

Muthanga (Waynad wild life sanctuary) is in Wayanad district of Kerala, south India. It is on the way from Mysore to Sulthan Bathery. Wild animals such as bison, elephant, deer and tiger has been spotted. There are also quite a few wild birds in the sanctuary.

Waynad Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over 344 sq km and is about 16 km east of Sulthan Bathery nearest big town in Wayanad.

The sanctuary is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. The Western Ghats, Nilgiri Sub-Cluster (6,000+ km²), including all of Wynad Wildlife Sanctuary, is under consideration by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for selection as a World Heritage Site

Source: wikipedia

 

Tholpetty wildlife sanctuary, Kerala

Tholpetty wildlife sanctuary

Tholpetty wildlife sanctuary, Kerala (തോല്‍പെട്ടി), Wayanad By w3p706 (Fabian Heusser) – March 2, 2007 

Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary, Wayayand; 30 kms from Thirunelli Temple, near Kutta. 45 kms from kuruva Islands, Wayanad; 60 kms from kalpetta Near Nagar Hole wild life sanctuary Can see Elephants, Leopards, Tigers, Bison Co-operative forest departmet safari costs Rs 250/- (5 USD)

Vehicles like sumo, and jeeps are allowed. Small cars are not allowed inside. Lots of jeeps are availbile near the sanctuary entrance Best season March

 

Timings: Morning 9 AM to evening 6 PM

Bangalore > Mysore > Manathavady > Tholpetty