Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Indira Gandhi Wild Life Sanctuary Tiruppur Tamil Nadu

Indira Gandhi Wild Life Sanctuary is spread over at the altitude of 1400 meters in the Western Ghats area of Pollachi, Valparai and Udumalaipettai. The area of the sanctuary is 958 sq km of which only 387 sq km spreadover in Tiruppur district. Amaravthy Reserve Forest and part of Anaimalai Reserve Forest of Anaimalai wildlife Sanctuary falls within the Tiruppur district.this sanctuary is a National Park with an area covering 108 sq kms. About 800 species out of 2000 South Indian flora and faunaare distributed here.
Indira Gandhi Wild Life Sanctuary Tiruppur Tamil Nadu
Indira Gandhi Wild Life Sanctuary fauna  include Lion-tailed macaque, Bonnet macaque, Common langur, Nilgiris langur, Malabar giant squirrel and Grizzled Elephant, Gaur, Pangolin, Sambhar, Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Wild boar, Sloth Bear, Porcupine, Nilgiris Tahr, and Civet Cat

Nearest airport -Coimbatore – 75 kms.
Nearest Railway station - Pollachi 35 kms away.
Best season -Throughout the year (Except June to August)
Accommodation -There is a Forest Rest House at Topslip Varagaliar, Amaravathi, Sethumadai.  Catering arrangements are available.  The Public Works Department (PWD) Rest houses at Udumalpet and Amaravathi, Electricity Board (TNEB) Rest House at Attakatti.   
Other facilities  - Motor Vehicles and riding elephants available for hire.

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