Wild Life Sanctuary

Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

Thattekad Bird Sanctuary

The Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary, the first bird sanctuary in Kerala, covering an area of barely 25 sq.km, and located about 12 km from Kothamangalam in Ernakulam District of Kerala. Salim Ali (nicknamed as the birdman of India), one of the…

Peechi-Vazhani Wild Life Sanctuary

Peechi-Vazhani Wild Life Sanctuary

The Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary, the second oldest sanctuary in Kerala is situated in the catchment area of the Peechi and Vazhani dams of Thrissur district and is a good spot for nature lovers. Established in 1958, with headquartered in Peechi,…

Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary Thrissur

Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary Thrissur

Established in 1984 the Chimmini Wildlife sanctuary with an area of about 85.067 sq.km is located along the Western Ghats in Mukundapuram Taluk of Thrissur District of Kerala state in India. The Chimmini Wildlife sanctuary along with the neighboring Peechi-Vazhani…

Kurinjimala Wildlife Sanctuary Idukki

Kurinjimala Wildlife Sanctuary Idukki

Kurinjimala Wildlife Sanctuary is the only Sanctuary of its kind in South India declared for the conservation of the flowering shrub Nilakuriji (Strobilanthus kunthianus), that blooms gregariously once in 12 years. The name of the sanctuary is derived from the…

Chinnar Wild Life Sanctuary

Chinnar Wild Life Sanctuary

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is a unique protected area located in the rain shadow region in the eastern slope of Western Ghats, 18 km north of Marayoor adjoining Tamilnadu. ¬†Unlike other sanctuaries in Kerala, Chinnar gets only less than two months…

Periyar Tiger Reserve

Periyar Tiger Reserve

Periyar Tiger Reserve, the largest Wild Life Sanctuary in Kerala is situated in the Idukki and pathanamthitta District of Kerala. Periyar Tiger Reserve is one of the best preserved forest regions, covering an area of 925 Sq. Km is home…

Tiger Reserves in Kerala

Tiger Reserves in Kerala

Kerala has two tiger reserves. They are the Periyar Tiger Reserve and the Parambikulam Tiger Reserve. Periyar Tiger Reserve Periyar Tiger Reserve, the largest Wild Life Sanctuary in Kerala is situated in the Idukki and pathanamthitta District of Kerala. Periyar…

Idukki Wild Life Sanctuary

Idukki Wild Life Sanctuary

Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary which came into existence in 1976 and is spread over an area of 105.364 sq Km and is situated at an altitude of 450-748 m above sea level. The sanctuary lies adjacent to the world renowned Idukki…

Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary

Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary

Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary often regarded as the “green lung of Kochi” is situated in the heart of Keralas Metro city Kochi behind the Kerala High Court building. Covering about 2.74 hectares, Mangalavanam is an ecologically sensitive area, and it houses…

Wild Life Sanctuaries in Kerala

Wild Life Sanctuaries in Kerala

Kerala even though a highly populated small stretch of land, due to the presence of the Western Ghats along the eastern side, it has a lot of wild life sanctuaries. We list all the wild life sanctuaries of Kerala below.…

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