The Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary is a crown in the diverse tradition of wildlife in India. Located in the valley between the Anamalai mountain ranges of Tamil Nadu and the beautiful Nelliampathy mountain ranges of Kerala, the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is a majestic destination for the tourists who love to see nature at its best. The two mountain ranges surrounding the Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary gives it an edge over most other when it comes to a combination all the very best of nature.
Flora and Fauna:
The Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the India’s most famous wildlife sanctuaries. It has one of the richest collections of flora and fauna. It is one of the most protected places in the Western Ghats that makes it the richest place of wildlife. The Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is also blessed with a large collection of herbs, shrubs, trees and climbers. The rich vegetation in this locality makes it one of the most prolific places to visit. There are also manu birds, reptiles and many other kinds of animals that make the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary amust visit place for all nature lovers.
Major Wildlife Attractions:
Nilgiri Langur, Lion Tailed Macaque, Tiger, Leopard, Indian Elephant, The Gaur, Nilgiri Tahr, The Sloth Bear, Nilgiri Marten, Sambar, Small Travancore Flying Squirrel.
Number of birds recorded at the sanctuary are around 268 and some of the high importance birds are Lesser adjustant, Grey headed fishing eagle, Peninsular bay owl, Broad billed roller, Great pied hornbill, Lesser Grey-headed Fish Eagle, Great Black Woodpecker, Malabar Pied Hornbill, Black-capped Kingfisher, Ceylon Frogmouth, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, Malay Night-Heron, Oriental Darter
Indian rock python, King cobra, Spectacled cobra, Olivaceous keel back, Western rat snake, Kerala, sheildtail, Travancore kukri snake, Malabar pit viper, Cochin cane turtle, Travancore tortoise, Indian day gecko, South Indian forest ground gecko, Western ghats flying lizard, South Indian rock lizard, Mountain skink Marsh crocodile / Mugger.
There is a great population of birds and reptiles at the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala, South India. You can spot birds like eagles, cormorants and darters while you are on wildlife tours to Kerala, South India.
Best Time to Visit:
The best Time to visit Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is from October to March. The weather during this time is very pleasant and charming.
How to Get there:
Air: The nearest airport to Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary is the Coimbator airport which is at a distance of only 55 kilometers.
Rail: The nearest railhead to Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary is the Pollachi railway junction, which is only at distance of 62 kilometers.
Road: The Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary is well connected to the most large cities in Tamilnadu and in Kerala.
Coimbatore (55 Kms.)
Elephants, Tiger, Leopard