Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala
Location : 40 Kms From Thodupuzha, Kerala
Famous For : Elephants
Area : 77 sq. Kms
Altitude : 450-758m Above Sea Level
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About Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary:
Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of 40 kms from Thodupuzha. This sanctuary extends over the Thodupuzha and Udumpanchola taluks of Idukki district spreading over 77sq. kms, at 450 - 748m above sea level.
The Idukki reservoir formed by three dams-Cheruthoni, Idukki and Kulamavu-extends to 33 sq. km.
A picturesque lake, a majestic arch dam across two hills and roaming herds of elephants and gaur are sights that lure you to this enchanting canopy of tropical semi-evergreen and deciduous forests. The fauna also includes Langur, Leopard and Wild Boar.
Wild Population of Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary
The sanctuary has a large variety of flora and fauna. Among the mammals, Elephants, Bison, Sambhar, Deer, Wild Dogs, Jungle Cats, Tiger, Wild Boar etc reptiles such as Cobra, Viper, Krait and a large number of non- poisonous snakes can be seen.
Jungle Fowl, Myna, Laughing Thrush, Black Bulbul, Peafowl, Woodpecker, Kingfisher etc also inhabit the place in large numbers.
Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Tour Packages
At this moment we don't have any specific Tour package for Idukki Sanctuary, but our representative would be happy to assist you if you are planning to visit Idukki Sanctuary you can contact us with your query on the given phone numbers / email.
Tel + 91- 120 - 40526011 - 98 (88 hunting lines are available)
(24 hrs helpline) + 91 - 9212777223 / 24 / 25
Wildlife in Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary
Elephants, bison, sambar deer, wild dogs, jungle cats, tiger, wild boar etc are seen here apart from various species of snakes including cobra, viper, kraits and numerous non-poisonous ones. Birds include jungle fowl, myna, laughing thrush, black bulbul, peafowl, woodpecker, kingfisher etc.
Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary Travel Information
Location : Thodupuzha, Kerala, India.
Area : 77 sq. Kms.
Altitude : 450-758m above Sea Level.
Established : 25th August 1984
Best time to visit : The period from October to June is suitable for visiting the area
How to Reach Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary
By Air : The nearest Airport is at Kozhikode, 113 kms.
By Rail : Thalassery is the nearest Railway Station, 35 kms.
By Road : Idukki can be reached by mortable roads from most parts of Kerala.