Indian Wildlife >> South India >> Tamil Nadu >> Anamalai wildlife sanctuary

Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary

Location : 90-Km From Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Coverage area : 958 Sq.Kms.
Main attractions : Porcupine, Elephant
Best time to visit : January to February and June
Accommodation : 
Arrival information : 
-- By rail : From Pollachi, there are trains to Coimbatore and Dindigul 
-- By air : Peelamedu airport is 10-km from Coimbatore city
-- By road : 
Nearby excursions : 
Nearby cities : Coimbatore 

Anamalai wildlife sanctuary is about 90-kms from Coimbatore and is situated at an altitude of 1,400 meters in the Western Ghats near Pollachi. The area of the sanctuary is 958-sq-kms. An ecological paradise, this sanctuary encompasses a National Park. It has just recently been renamed as Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary. 

Fauna :
It has various kinds of fauna like Elephant, Gaur, Tiger, Panther, Sloth Bear, Deer, Wild Bear, Wild Dog, Porcupine, Flying Squirrel, Jackal, Pangolin, Civet Cat and birds like Rocket-tailed Drongo, Red Whiskered Bulbul, Tree Pie, Black Headed Oriole, Spotted Dove, Pigeon, etc. The Amaravati reservoir in the Anamalai has large number of crocodiles
India wildlife sanctuaries
Hotels (wildlife sanctuaries)