Wayanad Wild Life Sanctuary

It is integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.  It was established in 1973 and covers an area of 344 sq km., bordering the famous Mudumalai Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu and Nagarhole and Bandipur Sanctuaries in Karnataka.  The key fauna includes elephant, spotted deer, gaur, sloth bear and a large variety of birds and reptiles.  The best season to visit the sanctuary is from December to April.

Wayanad Tourism Information

Sultan’s Bathery (13km)

The hill station and historical centre is noted for its 18th century fort built by Tipu Sultan.  The famous Panamarram fort here played an important role during the Pazhassi Rebellion.