Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary

Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary is a part of Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, close to Karnataka border. It is conveniently located on Wayanad Coorg Route, with a little deviation. An opportunity to get closer to wild life of Western Ghats, the Tholpetty Wild Life Sanctuary is abundant with many animals like Bison, Deer, Langur , Wild Squirrel , Jungle cat , Elephant and numerous birds. The watch tower near the lake is a vantage point to watch the animals coming to the lake to drink water. A two hour safari by jeep is arranged by the forest department into the park. Safari is available in the morning and afternoon. Arrive early to ensure tickets for the jungle safari.

Visit Timings:

Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary has two entry times, morning and evening.

Morning, from 0700 h to 0900 h.

Evening, from 1500 h to 1700 h

Morning entry is limited for 40 Jeeps to the forest

Evening entry is limited for 20 Jeeps to the forest

Entry Fee at Tholpetty Wild Life Sanctuary:

Adults : Rs 115.

Students/Children : Rs 40.

Jeep Safari Charge : 600/6 Person

Places to Visit near Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary: 

Thirunelli Temple, Pazhassi Tomb.

Calicut to Wild Life Sanctuary Route: Calicut-Thamarassery-Vythiri-Kalpetta-Manathavady- Kattikkulam Tholpetty.    Calicut to Tholpetty distance is 123 km, covered in 3 h 35 min.

Bangalore to Wild Life Sanctuary Route: Bangalore-Mysore- Kutta – Tholpetty.   Bangalore to Tholpetty distance is 237 km, covered in 5 h 30 min.

Mysore to Wild Life Sanctuary Route: Mysore- Kutta- Tholpetty.. Mysore to Tholpetty distance is 103 km, covered in 2 h 25 min.

Nearest Railway Station to Tholpetty Wild Life Sanctuary is Kozhikode Railway Station (CLT), known as Calicut (CLT). Calicut Railway Station to Tholpetty Wild Life Sanctuary distance is 123 km, covered in 3h 35 min.

Mysore Railway Station to Tholpetty Wild Life Sanctuary is 103 km, covered in 2 h 25 min.
Nearest airport to Tholpetty Wild Life Sanctuary is the Kozhikode (Calicut), known as Karipur International Airport (CCJ) at 129 km covered in 3h 45min.  Bangalore Airport to Tholpetty Wild Life Sanctuary is 280 km, covered in 6 h 30 m. It is presently known as Bengaluru Kempegowda International Airport (BLR).

Distance to Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary

From Place Distance (in Km)
Bangalore 237 km
Calicut 123 km
Mysore 102 km
Kalpetta 49 km
Sulthan Bathery 55 km
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