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Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary

The dense tropical forests of Chimmini (Chimmony) are home to a plethora of rare flora and fauna. A two hour drive from Kochi, this gem is situated in the Mukundapuram Taluk of Thrissur district. The dam provides a picturesque picnic location and is frequented by locals and foreigners alike.

Setup in 1984, the Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary lies contiguous with the Peechi-Vazhani Sanctuary. Visitors can view elephants, sambars, gaurs, Malabar squirrels and sloth bears strolling about. The Forest Department regularly conducts trekking and bamboo rafting programs in and around the area. 

Contact Details:
The Wildlife Warden
Peechi Wildlife Division
Peechi. P.O, Thrissur
Phone: +91 487 2699017
Mobile: +91 8547603454, 8547603456

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Thrissur, about 30 km

Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 58 km from Thrissur town

  Topics: Dam   Wildlife   Thrissur  


Latitude: 10.438858, Longitude: 76.478519

Geographical Information

Best time to visit: November to April

Area: 87 sq. km

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