Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary - Tamil Nadu
Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary
Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary : Located in the Thirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu Spreads to an area of 233 Sq. Kms. The importance of the Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary can very well be estimated from the fact that it is part of one of the 18 biodiversity hot spots that are to be found in the whole world. This Wild Life Reserve along with the Mudanthurai Wild Life Sanctuary is also part of a Tiger Reserve Project.
The flora ranges from forests of tropical wet ever-green to tropical dry deciduous and thorn forest at down hills. Lion tailed Macaque, Nilgiri tahr, Sambar, Sloth bear, Gaur, Elephant, Tiger, Flying Squirrel, Panther, wild dog, Pangoline are some of the wild life seen in the sanctuary. Besides, a wide range of birds and reptiles could be seen.
Buses ply at regular intervals from the station. . are ideal for an exciting trip to the Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu.
How to Reach Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary:
: The nearest airport is at Madurai (200 km) or Trivandrum (140 kms)
By Rail : Cheranmadevi Railway Station is the nearest railhead located at a distance of about 20 km from the Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary.
By Road : Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary is well connected through roads.
Best time to visit : The months between September and March.
Accommodation : Forest Rest House at Sengaltheri.