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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Wildlife in Kerala : Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary - 70

Guys, this sanctuary lies in the western valley of Neliampathy in the Mukundapuram Taluk of Thrissur district. Part of it is adjacent to the Peechi-Vazhani Sanctuary and the rest to the Paramabikulam Sanctuary. Some of the mammals found here are leopard, elephant, bear, wild pig, wild bison, tiger, etc.

When to visit: Almost throughout the year, except during October-Novemebr.

Timings: 0700 - 1800 Hrs.

Visitors are not allowed during the monsoon.

Where to stay:

Inspection Bungalow near the dam, hotels at Amballoor.

How to get there:

The nearest town is Amballoor (12 kms) on the Ernakulam-Thrissur road. The nearest railhead (and bus station) is Thrissur (35 kms) and the nearest airport is Kochi (50 kms.)

Contact:

The Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram - 695014, Telefax : 0471-322217.

Divisional Forest Officer, Chalakkudy Division, Chalakkudy P.O. Thrissur District - 680307, Tel. : 0487-702340

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