About Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
The sanctuary is located in the rain shadow region of Western Ghats and represents a large number of plants and animals unique to the dry thorny forest vegetation. It is a well known repository of medicinal plants and supports a healthy population of Grizzled Giant Squirrel, Star tortoise, Tufted Grey Langur, various birds, Yellow throated bulbul and insects like Tarantula. Albizia lathamii, a critically endangered tree species has been reported from the dry forests of Chinnar. The presence famous ‘white bison of Manjampatti’ is another significance of Chinnar.
Which animal is protected in Chinnar wildlife sanctuary?
The Chinnar wildlife sanctuary protected healthy populationof Grizzled Giant Squirrel, Star tortoise, Tufted Grey Langur, various birds, Yellow throated bulbul and insects like Tarantula.
In which district is Chinnar?
Chinnar is Idukki district, Devikulam Thaluk,Kerala. Chinnar is also border of Kerala and Thamilnadu ( Munnar - Udumalai via).
How can I go to Chinnar?
How to reach Chinnar wildlife sanctuary, Travel by Road is best ways to reach Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary situated on Munnar-Udumalpetta road. Munnar to Chinnar wildlife sanctuary distance is 48 km (1.5hrs) . Aluvai, Ernakulam is the Near the railway station. Cochin is the near the airport.
Facilities available :
|Food available for purchase
|Wash room available
|Wearing of shoes allowed
|Free parking available on the road side
|Need Entry ticket
|Best time to visit:
|8 am to 4 Pm
|Not allowed to enter the with out pass
|Chinnar wild life santury, Kerala 685565
|Email Id :
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