Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Timings, Entry Fee, Best time to visit

Wayanad on the Western Ghats is the second largest animal sanctuary in the state of Kerala. This reserve occupies 345 Sq. km of area and is part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. This sanctuary houses herbivorous and Carnivorous wild animals such as Elephant, spotted Deer, Indian Bison, tiger, leopard, sloth bear, monkey, civet cats.

Apart from wild animals, this place attracts bird watchers as Peacock is commonly seen here. This sanctuary houses rare and endangered species. Other commonly seen birds in the sanctuary are Malabar Grey Hornbill, woodpecker, kingfisher, black drongo, bulbul, lapwings and pheasants

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Safari

Private Vehicles are not allowed for Safari. It is only by the forest department vehicles and Vehicles goes on a dedicated route Best Time to Visit: June, Jul, Aug, Sep and Oct months

Muthanga – Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Timings, Entry Fees

Safari TimingsEntry FeesSafari Distance
7:00 am – 10:00 amRs.150 for Indian10 km in 3 hours
3:00 pm – 5:00 pmRs.300 for each foreigner
– Rs.75 for Jeep Entry 
Rs.600 for Jeep charges
 –
 –Extra amount for Camera– 

Tholpetty – Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Timings, Entry fees

Safari TimingsEntry FeesSafari Distance
7:00 am – 10:00 amRs.265 for Indians16 km in 3 hours
3:00 pm – 5:00 pmRs.450 for foreigner and
Rs.300 from 2nd person
– Rs.75 for Jeep Entry 
Rs.600 for Jeep charges
– 
– Extra amount for Camera– 

How to reach Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Calicut which is 145 km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Calicut which is 139 km away.

By Road

  1. The direct bus is available from Calicut to Sultan Bathery. Muthanga is 14 km from Sultan Bathery and 38 km from Kalpetta. Tholpetty is 25 km from Mananthavady

For more details, Please call @ 79079 86371

Reference Link: Trekking Places

4 comments

  1. Hi, I will be in wayanad on coming week with my family. We are planning to visit wild life sanctuary. So kindly give me the details about Jeep safari with fare and all

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      The safari timings will be from 7 am to 10 am and from 3 pm to 5 pm and it cost you Rs 265 per perosn .
      Thank you.