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Address: Idukki District, Munnar 685612, India
Phone Number: +914865231587
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I like to visit & enjoy the calmness, tranquillity and serenity of the nature. We visited the Chinnar wildlife sanctuary. This beautiful place is around 60 km away from Munnar and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Situated about 60km away from Munnar, the journey to this wildlife sanctuary is a pleasant trip. Rich in wildlife, this thick forest hosts bison, deer, leopards, elephants and several endangered types of squirrels, butterflies and the drive through the zigzag road in the sanctuary was really adventurous and thrilling. The intensive forests, high sholas and some grassland add to the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We went on a evening safari. We could spot only peacocks and a deer - same depends on luck. Summer or try seasons may not be a good time to visit this places, because the forest guards also don't expect animals to come to road. Please carry adequate food and water.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We xpians, went on a short trip to Chinnar on 20th July 2015. though it was raining throughout, we could erect our tents in a mezmerizing location, very close to a short waterfall, amidst tea gardens. The forest authority won't permit lighting fire in the premises. So it is better to buy your food from the town. The Kanthallur -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I like to visit & enjoy the calmness, tranquillity and serenity of the nature. We visited the Chinnar wildlife sanctuary. This beautiful place is around 60 km away from Munnar and the nearest town is Marayur, which is around 16 km away from the sanctuary. Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, the 90 km sq sanctuary is unique with its floral, ecological, geomorphologic... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Forest department arranges for a trekking and allocates one watcher with us , if we go in a group and there is a fee to be paid for this. Once you are into the forest, if you are lucky enough you can see Elephants and Indian Gaurs passing through or grazing at some distance. After few hrs of walking... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A unique dry forest due to its location in the rain shadow region. Trekking with the forest personnel is a must do and can be easily done from the checkpost. Saw wildlife like elephant, bison, serpent eagle, malabar giant squirrel. Treks are available to the scenic Thoovanam water falls. Avoid long weekends for a peaceful trek and carry drinking water.... More 

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Kozhikode, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We went for trekking in the forest with forest guards accompanied. We walked through the forests to reach a tip of the mountain to get an amazing view. This is a rain shadow forest. So most of the place seemed dry.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

2hrs of jeep Journey you can see lot of elephants, deers , Bison's, rabbits etc. Try this trip in weekdays. because chinnar is found in the highway of udumalaipet and Munnar. SO traffic is less in weekdays you have a possibility to see more animals. Note: don't use torch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

You can easily see the Famous Nilgiri Mountain Goats. Though they are shy but sometimes they do the honors to give you a visit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

You can spot deers, lepoard, elephants. We spotted deers, elephants and peacock. 54 km away from Munnar. There is no hotel on the away and also at Chinnar wild life park. Lot of monkeys will trouble you at rest house so be careful of your belongings.

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