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Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Kalpetta
(2.7/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is anadv extensive animal sanctuary home to a variety of wild, endangered, and rare species. Learn about Indian bison, elephants, monkeys, and tigers as they thrive in a natural setting, then spot unusual birds like the peafowl in the aviary. The attraction is set among teak forests and some rare plant life, with elephant herds roaming freely in the pastures. Consider arranging elephant rides through the Kerala Forest Department when in the area. To visit Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary on your trip to Kalpetta, use our Kalpetta tour planner.
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  • The forest is lovely, and teeming with all kinds of wildlife. Safari bookings can be done through the hotel you stay at, and on the spot as well (on availability basis) 
  • Was a disappointment. Didn't see many animals and what we did see were far away. The drive was bone rattling as well. 
  • Timing are 7AM-9AM and 3PM-5PM. Morning 40 jeeps and evening 20 jeeps. Try to be at location 45 minute prior in long weekends and holidays. 
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  • Saw some deer,monkey,peacock,elephants.forest were very dry orelse it would have been nice.not too much tigers or leopards in this place it is very rare.i would better suggest to go bandipur tiger reserve as there are higher density of tigers and leopards.Closure period of the same is February 11th to April 10th, May be it will open by 2nd week of April. Best Season is to visit this place is August to February.
  • One never gets tired of visiting this place. There is always something new to spot. Apart from the Big 4 that everyone wants to see (Elephant, Tiger, Leopard and Gaur), we've seen many others that are equally great to sight - Jackal (yesterday's visit), Draco (flying Lizard), plenty of birds, wild dogs...you name it.
  • No standard rates for safari. You got to do Small bargain with the cab drivers. You got to see animals only if you know the tactics to hold lucky fairy with you. Better time is evening or post afternoon. You could spot more animals on the road itself if stroll by late evenings.
  • It's Quaint and Peaceful. The best thing about it is that you'll get to see lot's of crocodiles there.
  • Best places to enjoy solo ride,safe trekking area,awsome climate,good local peoples