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     Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary


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          Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary is a 285 square kilometres (110 sq mi) protected area in Chittur taluk in Palakkad district of Kerala state, South India. Established in 1973, it is in the Sungam range of hills between the Anaimalai Hills and Nelliampathy Hills.


          The Western Ghats, Anamalai Sub-Cluster, including all of Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, is under consideration by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for selection as a World Heritage Site. The sanctuary is the home of 4 different tribes of indigenous peoples including the Kadar, Malasar, Muduvar and Mala Malasar settled in six colonies. Parambikkulam Wildlife Sanctuary was declared as part of the 391 square kilometres (151.0 sq mi) Parambiculam Tiger Reserve on February 19, 2010.




     Parambikulam Tiger Reserve :

          Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is a well protected ecological portion in the Nelliampathy - Anamalai landscape of the Southern Western Ghats in India. It is located in the Palakkad District of Kerala. It is one of the biodiversity hot spot in the world supports diverse habitat types and endemism. Considering its biological richness, abundance of wildlife and landcape beauty makes Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is one of the most attractive places in the entire stretch of Western Ghats. It was declared as Tiger Reserve during 2009 with total area of 643.66 SqKm, which includes core area of 390.89 and 252.77 Sq Km Buffer area. Western Ghats is one of the world’s 34 bio diversity hotspots. While considering the abundance of Wildlife and the adorable beauty of Nature, Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is perhaps the most attractive piece of wilderness in the entire stretch of Western Ghats. Thus it is popularly revered as ‘Nature’s own abode’.





     Location


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 Nearest Airport:

 Coimbatore International Airport

 Road :

 From Airport to spot(103 km, 2 hours 28 mins )


   Directions :


1. Head south-west on Airport Rd
           56 m

2. Turn right to stay on Airport Rd Pass by St Sebastian's Church (on the left in 650 m)
           850 m

3. Turn left at Citra Taxi Stand onto Avinashi Rd Pass by Central Bank of India (on the left)
           2.2 km

4. Turn left at Green Electric Pvt Ltd onto Kamaraj Rd Pass by LPG Gas Station (on the right in 750 m)
           3.0 km

5. Turn left at Dharmaraj Maligai Stores onto Trichy Rd/SH 66 Pass by Cake Point (on the left)
           28 m

6. Take the 1st right onto Vellalur Rd Pass by KR Bakery (on the left)
           3.1 km

7. Turn right
           400 m

8. Turn left toward Salem-Kanyakumari Hwy
           1.2 km

9. Turn right onto Salem-Kanyakumari Hwy Partial toll road Pass by Topmost Dentals (on the right in 1.2 km)
           7.5 km

10. Turn left onto NH 209 Pass by N.Mahalingam and Company (on the left in 29.3 km)
           30.4 km

11. Slight right at Apollo Medical onto Avinashi - Tiruppur - Palladam - Pollachi - Cochin Rd/Pollachi - Valaparai Rd Pass by Kurinji Silks (on the left)
           350 m

12. Turn right at Pollachi Mariamman Temple onto Avinashi - Tiruppur - Palladam - Pollachi - Cochin Rd/Thepakulam St Continue to follow Avinashi - Tiruppur - Palladam - Pollachi - Cochin Rd Pass by Kani Vegetable Shop (on the left)
           7.8 km

13. Turn left onto Pollachi - Sethumadai - Parambikkulam Rd Pass by HP Petrol Pump (on the right in 8.6 km)
           14.4 km

14. Continue onto Athirapilly Rd/Chalakudy Anamala Hwy
           1.8 km

15. Turn right onto Parambikulam Road
           30.1 km

16. Turn right to stay on Parambikulam Road
           41 m

17.Spot





     Location




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 Nearest Railway station:

 Palakkad Town Railway Station

 Road :

 From Palakkad Town Railway Station to spot(74 km, 1 hours 41 mins )


   Directions :



1. Head towards Priyadarshini Rd north-west on Railway Station Rd Pass by SBI Agri Branch (on the right)
           240 m

2. Slight right onto VH Rd Pass by Government Veterinary Hospital (on the right)
           300 m

3. Turn right onto Palakkad - Koduvayur - Meenakshipuram Hwy Pass by District Ayurveda Hospital (on the right in 600 m)
           1.4 km

4. Turn right to stay on Palakkad - Koduvayur - Meenakshipuram Hwy Pass by Petrol Filling Station Yakkara (on the right in 1.7 km)
           3.3 km

5. Turn left to stay on Palakkad - Koduvayur - Meenakshipuram Hwy Pass by CISM Hospital (on the left in 6.2 km)
           6.9 km

6. Turn left to stay on Palakkad - Koduvayur - Meenakshipuram Hwy Pass by Hanafi juma masjid (on the right in 450 m)
           3.2 km

7. Turn right at Rubeena Footwear onto Pudunagaram Kollengode Rd Pass by Mettupalayam Pump (on the right in 7.5 km)
           8.4 km

8. Turn left onto Kollengode - Govindapuram - Pollachi Rd/Vadakkancherry – Pollachi Rd Continue to follow Vadakkancherry – Pollachi Rd Pass by Veterinary Hospital (on the left in 650 m)
           7.1 km

9. Turn right onto Muthalamada – Chemmanampathy Rd Pass by muthalamada Gov. hospital (on the left)
           19.4 km

10. Turn right toward Pollachi - Sethumadai - Parambikkulam Rd
           1.6 km

11. Turn right onto Pollachi - Sethumadai - Parambikkulam Rd Pass by ICICI Bank (on the left in 300 m)
           5.4 km

12. Continue onto Athirapilly Rd/Chalakudy Anamala Hwy
           1.8 km

13. Turn right onto Parambikulam Road
           14.9 km

14.Spot



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