Label : Must Visit
Tags : Wildlife
Timings : 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Time Required : 2-3 hrs
Entry Fee : Indians: INR 10,
Kids (below 12 years and bonafide students on tour): INR 5,
Foreigners: INR 100
Tips For Visiting Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary : 1. Visitors can visit only during the visiting hours that are allocated to them.
2. Duration for a visit is 1.5 hours.
3. During Jeep Safari, the visitors are not allowed to come out of the vehicle.
4. No plastic materials should be carried inside the premises or thrown around since it is a plastic-free zone.
5. Visitors are advised to follow all the rules set forth to avoid any kind of problems.
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Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Kerala and comprises of rare as well as endangered species of both flora and fauna. It is surrounded by the protected areas of Mudumalai in Tamil Nadu as well as Nagarhole and Bandipur in Karnataka. Founded in the year 1973, the wildlife sanctuary is an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve which was the first biosphere out of the 14 present in India. The sanctuary is spread over an area of 345 square km and comprises of two parts namely Upper Wayanad and Lower Wayanad. Eucalyptus, as well as bamboo trees, are grown in the region.