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Address: Idukki District, Munnar 685612, India
Phone Number: +914865231587
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Chinnar Wildlife

Last May'15 We went to Chinnar wildlife sanctuary and it was very good time to spent with my families. The sanctuary rivers, waterfalls and few tribal settlements are awesome... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Ahmedabad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Last May'15 We went to Chinnar wildlife sanctuary and it was very good time to spent with my families. The sanctuary rivers, waterfalls and few tribal settlements are awesome. Tree houses were available for stay in the sanctuary but we opted to return before the nightfall as we were warned by the forest officials. It was really a memorable trip... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

About 2 to 3 kms trek from the base and back. Guides are informative. we could not spot elephants which are the main attraction. we saw good vistas and lots of wild trees and berrys.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Scary experience of a wild elephant to start with after entering the sanctuary. Advisable to spend some time visiting forest trials, did not have enough time for it. Visit to Thuvanam water falls is not to be missed. Gets foggy quite early, visibility reduces a lot. Because of low beam and visibility could hardly spot 2 elephants on the road,... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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47 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

See the pleasant nature on the Chinnar bridge. You may not be allowed to stand any way between the forest cover. Be sure you are protected as it is zone of wildlife and trespassing may cause you some amount! At night, you will find Elephants crossing the main road. There is a watchtower also to watch the movements of Elephants.... More 

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49 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

If it's raining, of if there is low cloud it's a complete waste of time to travel out to Chinnar from Munnar: - it's a 2+ hour drive, one way on bad roads - the "guides" speak minimal English - for our 600Rp each we only got 1.5 hours trekking on the park - in the rain, unless you wander... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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39 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

dont call it a sanctuary....well they atleast they dont charge u any...lucky and u may spot elephants and nothing more..night drive through pitch dark road is scary than any chance of spotting wild life

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Girdwood, Alaska
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is a wonderful place. We drove from Munnar to Chinnar on a sunny morning and were impressed with the waterfalls and landscape. You climb to 6000 feet above sea level on the drive. At the entrance we booked a long trek of 6 km with a forest service guide (600 R each). He spoke little English but... More 

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Aluva, India
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

one of the finest sanctuary in idukki dist n its sharing anamala resrve of tamilnadu, stay can b availble upon reqst..trekking also offerd by the dept

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Thane, India
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Drove through Chinnar wildlife sanctuary during end of sempeber .Spotted several macaques and a elephant herd on the road side. The sanctuary is wet during Semptember. The bad part is there are many check-posts where you have to come out of your vehicle to register your entry and the guard there expects tip and asks outright.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

it is a amazing one also...we going there by thruogh marayoor..marayoor sandal forest is also good one..we have see wild animals like Deer, Monkeys, Pecock (it was dancing because of drizzling) and forest view..there is another place near by there "Kanthalloor"...dont miss it

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