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Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park

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Address: Western Ghats | Topslip, Pollachi, Coimbatore 642133, India
Phone Number: 8903214470
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This is one of the largest sanctuaries in South India spreading to 958 sq km. Parts of it have been declared as National Parks and recently it has become a Project Tiger Reserve... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Took forest vehicle (matador). Apart from captive elephants and wild cow (neel gaye) could not spot any other wild animals. Some people saw leopard. During weekend many tourist will flow in so advisable to come early else you need to wait 2-3 hr for your vehicle ride. There are no proper sign board on route to top slip. Accommodation option... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This may sound odd but its true.A un maintained place with nothing to offer to a tourist.Waste of time,money and energy.Better to find another tourist place to explore

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India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Good Place where I and my wife had a good time together. nice animals we show there but It is a place where you have to walk a lot.

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India
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122 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This is one of the largest sanctuaries in South India spreading to 958 sq km. Parts of it have been declared as National Parks and recently it has become a Project Tiger Reserve also. The park has many access points. The main reception centre is located at Top Slip, some 40km from Pollachi. There are lodges, tree huts and facilities... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

It was a very short trip of one day amidst nature. Was lucky to get an accommodation without prior booking may be because it was middle of the week but recommended to do a prior booking if the intention is to spend the night there and which is a must. If one loves nature and wants to spend some quite... More 

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Pondichéry, Pondicherry, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Visited this park with family. All of us thrilled to see the valley, falls, clouds, mist, etc., Must come again to explore..!

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Coimbatore, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I have done many almost 15 trips to this park, taking my friends and relatives on various seasons. From entry at the foot hills, one will see lush green forest ( especially after rains) till Top Slip. After that one will see only planted forest in the tourist zone, which is quite disappointing. The park runs regular noisy bus trips... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

The drive from the gate up to topslip has amazing scenery and views, saw some wildlife too. Paid R800 for 3 people to do the elephant safari ride, saw Bison lots of monkeys and birds but it was very short maybe 10-15 mins. We wanted to go through Kerela park but they only do a bus tour organised at reception... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

maintenence is excellent there is no wildlife park seen like this really notable place for tourists n travellers

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Coimbatore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

A boring place made good by a good guide . Remember to take along a nature expert before you visit this place.

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