Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary visit is a “must do” experiences on a trip to Wayanad. Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary consists of two major Wildlife Sanctuaries. The Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary is located near to the Kerala-Karnataka Border on Mysore Road. Muthanga is connected with Mudumalai Wild life Sanctuary in Tamil Nadu and Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Karnataka. Wild animals including mighty Elephants and Bisons, uncontrollable Blue Bulls, dangerous Tigers and unpredictable Leopards, various species of Deer and Monkeys, are seen here. Wayanad wildlife safari is being organized by Forest Department in two sessions, in Morning and Evening. To get a ticket for Safari one may have to queue up at 0600 h for the morning session and at 1400 h for evening session. The jungle safari is conducted for almost one and a half hour. Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary Contact No is 04936 – 220454.
Another wildlife sanctuary in Wayanad is at Tholpetty, a small diversion from the road to famous Thirunelli temple. The Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary is rich with many animals like powerful Bison, soft and delicate Deer, naughty Langur, very agile Wild Squirrels, Jungle cats, enormous Elephants and numerous birds. There is one watch tower near the lake from where animals can be watched when they come to the lake for drinking water. A two hour safari by jeep is being arranged by the forest department in two sessions; same as Muthanga.
Either of the sanctuaries can be clubbed in your regular Wayanad Tour Package. Guests can be picked within Wayanad or from Calicut, Mysore, Bangalore, Coimbatore, Mangalore, Coorg, Kochi etc for Wayanad Wildlife Safari.
Wayanad Wildlife Tour from Bangalore for 4 Days, is designed for those who want to explore Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Safari and more!! Wayanad wildlife tour is suggested during week days to avoid weekend rush. The tour is more of a South Indian Wildlife Tour than sticking to Wayanad Sanctuaries alone. 3 Nights stay at Wayanad will help you to cover four major wildlife sanctuaries in Wayanad and Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Karnataka. If you have an additional day, Nagarhole National Park and Mudumalai National Park also can be included. Bandipur Tiger Reserve online booking is available, while Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and Nagarhole National Park do not provide such facility, presently. Bandipur Tiger Reserve Safari Timings are 0630 h and 1530 h (subject to change). Be prepared to sacrifice some sleep, as one of the days you will be moving for a morning safari. Guests will be picked up from Bangalore early morning to ensure that you get the most out of the trip. Good stretch of your journey will be through the forest itself, where you will bump into some wildlife. You can be picked up from Bangalore Airport (BLR) or Railway Station (SBC) by exclusive cab. If you need to be picked up from Hotel or even from home, we can arrange for that. After 4 Days of visiting Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Tourist Place and Bandipur Safari, the guests will be dropped back to Bangalore. Mysore, Coorg or Ooty can be added in the package, if you have additional days to spare. You can also see the details of Tourist Places on Wayanad Map on the link Wayanad Tourist Places. Please write to email@example.com for a customized Wayanad Wildlife Safari Tour and more.
The below mentioned Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and major reserves near Wayanad will be covered in this South India Wildlife tour. You may also visit South India Tour Packages to see other Tour Options.
- Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Muthanga (In Wayanad, Kerala).
- Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Tholpetty (In Wayanad, Kerala).
- Bandipur Tiger Reserve (In Karnataka).
- Nagarhole National Park (In Karnataka).