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Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Address: Muthanga and Tholpetty, Kalpetta, India
Phone Number: 9847030110
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Ranked #16 of 26 Attractions in Kalpetta
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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Guwahati, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The trip inside the sanctuary around 11 kms in a jeep in the afternoon was actually very short and saw only a couple of elephants inside. The tri- junction where the 3 states ( Kerala- Wayanad, Karnataka - Bandipur, & Tamil Nadu - Madhu Mallai) meet is very famous but unfortunately we were told by our guide that it was... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Recently visited this place with friends.We can see a lush dense of floura and fauna here.Jungle safari through jeep is available.The safari is about a 20Km ride.We can see lot of animals on the way near to the jeep.Best time to hit the trek is around morning 6.The trek is available on first come first serve basics.

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Bogota, Colombia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The reserve it's nice but the access to it sucks. You are not allow to trek and the only other option there is is to hire a jeep for one hour (500Rs and up to 7 people + 75Rs for the jeep permit). Foreigners pay 300Rs for the park permit. We saw some elephants, deer and peacocks but all from... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Like - Lush/dense Forest, Fauna/Flora to keep you engage, Wildlife (we were luck to see some deer and black & brown monkeys and variety of Birds) Dislike - Sometime the place gets crowded taking away any chance of spotting any wildlife

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The safari is in a jeep with a driver and a forest guard , an hour long journey , approximately 10 km , in the dusty and rocky trail of the Sanctuary!! The ride and the scenic view is very beautiful but the chances of seeing any wild animals is very less. Chances of seeing deer's , elephants , peacocks... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I was very disappointed with the WWS at Muthanga. As i have already visited other WLS like Ranthambore, Bandhavgarh, Corbett.. Its very small , you may see elephants on the Mysore highway itself. I would advise to take a drive on this road to see wild life. Those who are interested the details are as below There are 40 jeeps... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The place is far from bangalore and Mysore. Sightings is not good instead poor. But the morning Safari is wonderful.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

u got to be here at 6.30am during season time if u wish to take a ride inside the sanctuary.cold morning ride in open 4x4 jeeps may leave u with chattering teeth and blue fingers but all worth as u most probably may see a herd of elephant unless if u r so unlucky and even may spot a tiger... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

It was a 30 minute drive through a not very nice park. We saw one elephant in the beginning and some dear a bit further on. The road was horrible and so shaky that there was no chance to make nice pictures. I've been to national parks before in Africa and can advice you to go there.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Not worth it. This is also called as Tholpetty wildlife. Entry for indians is ₹110 and foreigner is ₹300, ₹40 for LMV and you need to pay ₹600 additional for the jeep (1 hour safari). Morning 40 keeps are allowed and evening 20 jeeps are allowed. You need to buy tickets at the counter which opens at 3 PM everyday... More 

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