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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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Elephants Sanctuary..

Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park is a protected area located in the Anaimalai Hills of Pollachi. Anamalai Means Hill of Elephants. Forest vehicle is available... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Sajeed K
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Trivandrum
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Trivandrum
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park is a protected area located in the Anaimalai Hills of Pollachi. Anamalai Means Hill of Elephants. Forest vehicle is available for visiting. A visitor can saw captive elephants, and some wild animals. Place is not well maintained..

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New Delhi, India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 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
45 helpful votes 45 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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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
23 helpful votes 23 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
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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 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
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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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