Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Munnar

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#3 of 11 in Wildlife in Munnar
Enter the realm of the world’s largest population of grizzled giant squirrels and mugger crocodiles at Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, a thorn scrub and sandalwood forest sheltering over 200 species of wild animals, including rare white bison, otherwise known as albino gaur. The mixed deciduous forests with high shola trees provide excellent trekking opportunities, with numerous observation decks allowing you to observe elephants, gaurs, spotted deer, and grey langurs. You can also take a jungle safari to explore the sanctuary in comfort. Stay in Vasiyappara ethnic huts, or even Koottar treetop houses near swamps to enjoy good views of the area. To visit Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary on your holiday in Munnar, and find out what else Munnar has to offer, use our Munnar attractions planner .
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  • You need time to visit this place, because this place is very far from Munnar town,But if you are a nature lover you can take a trip to here.The overall experience was ok  more »
  • Unless you are early or at dusk there is little chance of seeing any animals. We did a 2-3 hour walk along a river bank from about 11.00 to 1.30 ish. We saw a few interesting birds and a giant squirre...  more »
  • We visited Alampetty Falls for a half-day escorted walk. The two guides had limited English (but more than our Malayalam), but it was a very enjoyable, if sweaty experience.  more »
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  • One of the best maintained sanctuaries in Kerala. Great biodiversity in a small area. Very good food, cordial staff and memorable stay.
  • Beautiful wild life sanctuary. .. though you cannot see many animals, greenery and scenic places encapsulate you with their beauty. Don't visit in hot summers as it may ruin the fun..
  • Chinnar wild life sanctuary is more than 70km away from main Munnar place. You should opt for private cars or buses. This place has few wild species and beautiful forest. Generally it's a open forest safari.you may get guides to visit this place. Rock painting is one of the main attraction. Another beautiful spot is Jallymala..The top place for peace. The entry fees for this spot is Rs.225 per person. You will definitely love this place. But no food facilities available. A beautiful forest and waterfall...But very far from actual city so please visit this place as early as possible before Sunset.
  • Wonderful driving experience through this beautiful sanctuary. Nice place for nature lovers. Awesome place to visit. Superb place to visit for a weekend outing. Mind blowing views of lush green forest and streams. Its a protected area under kerala forest department, plastic is prohibited in this sanctuary. Trekking and camping facilities available here and is conducted by forest department. Log houses are available in the middle of the sanctuary for staying. Thoovanam waterfall is the main attraction in this sanctuary, there also a log house near this falls for tourists.
  • Looked very Good as we passed by.. will definitely look forward to visit next time..

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