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Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
Written by Kajani Shivam on July 7, 2020 Share on

Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary – Into the Wild!

Love Wildlife? You should definitely read this. Let me take you through an amazing wildlife sanctuary which is located in Kerala, India. Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Palakkad district of Kerala and is one of the famous tourist attractions in Kerala. Also, this place is known for its efforts to preserve the tiger population. Inspiring, right? Also, interested to know more about Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary. Well, have a read and find out everything that you need to know about this must-visit place in Palakkad.

A beautiful click inside the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
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Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is spread across 391 sq.km. This sanctuary was established in 1973 and is one of the strong contenders of the UNESCO World Heritage Site’s title. Interestingly, you will find Bengal Tigers, Indian Leopards, Wild Boar, Elephants, Nilgiri Langurs, Nilgiri Tahrs and many more. Also, you will find a diverse range of reptiles, 47 species of fishes, 124 species of butterflies, 268 species of local and migratory birds and 23 species of amphibians. Already excited? Well, keep reading…

Best time to visit Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

To experience the best of a place, it is important to visit it at the best time, right? So, the best time to visit Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is from October to March as the weather is pleasant and is favourable for tourists.

How about the Entry Fee?

  • Entry Fee for Indians – INR 23
  • Entry Fee for Foreigners – INR 300
  • Fee for Vehicles – INR 70 for cars, INR 150 for minibuses, and INR 200 for buses.

How to reach?

  • Airways
  • Railways
  • Roadways

1. Airways

Airways is one of the best ways to reach this place. Also, you can choose Coimbatore Airport which is one of the closest airports to Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary and is located at a distance of 110km. In addition, this airport is well connected with regular flights for cities such as Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Kozhikode, and Hyderabad. Upon your arrival at the airport, you can take a bus or hire a taxi and reach Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary.

2. Railways

Willing to travel by railways? Well, you can choose the Coimbatore Railway Station which is the nearest railway station. Also, the trains are well connected to cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Jaipur, Mangalore, Bikaner, Rajkot and Chennai.

3. Roadways

To have a lovely experience, you can choose to travel on the roads. Also, on the way, you will get a chance to enjoy the scenic beauty. You can travel by bus, taxi or self-drive from Pollachi and reach Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary.

Places to visit in Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

A click inside Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
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Interestingly, you have many places to visit inside Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary. Some of the places are evergreen forest, freshwater ecosystem and marshy landform of the tiger reserve. Also, make sure you visit these places for a lovely experience.

Things to do in Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

Here comes the most interesting part. You will find plenty of things to do in this place. We here at Pickyourtrail have curated a list of top 4 things to do in Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary. Also, find out your favourite and make sure to have the best experience.

  • Trekking
  • Jungle Safari
  • Nature Camps
  • Modern Nature Interpretation Centre

1. Trekking

Trekking in Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
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Trekking is one of the best things to do in Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary. Also, the sanctuary offers three categories in trekking.

Elephant Song Trekking

This trekking will bring you closer to the wildlife and is considered to be one of the best treks here.

  • Indian Citizens – INR 1200 for Adults and INR 200 for Children (5-10 years)
  • Non- Indian Citizens – INR 2400 for Adults and INR 500 for Children (5-10 years)

Pugmark Trekking

This trekking trail is about 10 kilometres and begins from Peruvaripallam Earth Dam. Also, you will come across the world’s largest teak, Kannimara teak. Cool, right?

  • Indian Citizens – INR 3600 for Adults
  • Non- Indian Citizens – INR 6100 for Adults

Bearpath Trekking

This trekking begins from the Nalayiram Point and takes one through the vast teak plantations.

  • Indian Citizens – INR 1200 for Adults and INR 200 for Children(5-10 years old)
  • Non- Indian Citizens – INR 2400 for Adults and INR 500 for Children(5-10 years)

2. Jungle Safari

You can sit in a jeep and enjoy the beauty by choosing a Jungle Safari. In addition, the wildlife safari package includes a naturalist guide, water, vehicle, shopping and washroom facilities.

3. Nature Camps

This is one of the interesting things to do in Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary. It will be a lifetime experience! Staying in camps is fun, right? Also, the sanctuary provides several types of camping schemes. Tented Niche, Honey Comb, and Treetop hut are some of the famous schemes. In addition, each scheme has different facilities and activities. Also, you will find a different cost for each scheme.

4. Modern Nature Interpretation Centre

Interested to learn about the biodiversity hotspots in the world? Well, you have landed on the right side. Keep reading… Interestingly, you will also find audio-visual facilities, quiz sessions, and many more to make the learning process interesting. So, never miss visiting this place if you are interested to learn about biodiversity.

A click of an elephant inside Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary
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How was Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary? Perfect, right? This place has got everything to satisfy a tourist. Also, make sure you visit this place for a unique experience. Well, wondering on how to plan your vacation? All you need to do is to reach Pickyourtrail website and you will be able to find some amazing Kerala travel packages. You can also drop a Whatsapp inquiry for more options. Explore the world with Pickyourtrail and get ready to tell your own travel stories to the world! Let’s unwrap the world together!

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