Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary or Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is a beautiful destination located 20 km east of Mananthavady on the Kodagu Road. The jeep ride here offers brilliant opportunities to view various animal and bird species in their natural habitat. One gets to see herds of elephants, guars, deer, monkeys, tigers, leopards, bears and many species of reptiles, fishes, butterflies and birds including vultures. Visitors are restricted to the outer tourist zone. It gives one an excellent perspective on how we must strive to conserve these natural wonders.
Visiting hours: 06:00 - 08:00 hrs& 15:00 - 17:30 hrs
Asst. Wildlife Warden
Ph: +91 4935 250853
Nearest railway station: Thalassery, about 60 km away
Latitude: 11.951649, Longitude: 76.059937