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Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

Address: Muthanga and Tholpetty, Kalpetta, India
Phone Number: 9847030110
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Ranked #19 of 29 things to do in Kalpetta
Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
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Type: Nature & wildlife areas, Nature & Parks
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Been with family and friends. Might be good place for bird photo shooters. We have to walk for a good distance and there is small water area. Lot of crowd so we didn't get into water. Nothing much is there is island.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Wayanad wildlife sanctuary is on the way to Mysore from Sulthan Bathery has a large number of wild animals like elephants, tigers, deers, bears etc. The drive though the sanctuary was really adventurous and bit scary and frequently the animals cross the roads. Few trekking spots and elephant ride areas are also there which will take us to the interiors.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I don't know if I was unlucky or is it that there are no animals in the sanctuary. Because every other traveller was equally disappointed too... The moment we entered, we saw elephants behind the entrance. Seemed like they were parked there. After that not a single mammal. Except for a few deers and a wild pig. Wow... Extremely disappointed... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

A closure encounter with elephants .. Enjoyed the trip .. One of the places that you must visit when you are in Wayanad ... You must reach the Sanctuary by 7 in the morning since only a limited no. of jeeps are allowed entry ....

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Its a wastage of time and totally depend on luck whether we will see any animal...only deers and monkeys were there..road is horrible..they have not maintained the road...

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Since they do not offer pre-booking for safari here, we reached the place around 7AM in the morning and took the very first jeep entering the forest. We could not sight many animals inside. Pros: 1. Safari is through Jeep and not by Bus. 2. Staff were co-operative. Cons: 1. The jeeps are ill maintained and just too many in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Perhaps we were just unlucky or went at the wrong time of day at 3pm, but I would say this park is not worth the trouble to visit. The road is very bumpy and uncomfortable and the jeeps are very tight. If you are talk you won't fit! We only saw a couple of deer.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We probably went at the wrong time of the day (midday) and only saw a few deer. Might be worth going at dawn or dusk.

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Guwahati, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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

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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