Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Topslip-Parambikulam Road trip

Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

Tucked away in the valley between the Anamalai ranges of Tamil Nadu and the Nelliampathy ranges of Kerala on the majestic Western Ghats is the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary. Spread across 277 sq km, the Sanctuary, a haven of tranquil greenery boasts of the first ever scientifically managed teak plantation and the world's tallest and oldest teak tree. The famous Kannimara teak tree, believed to be over 350 years old is about 5 km from Thunacadavu, and is one of Parambikulam's prime attractions.

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Visitor information:

Even if situated in Palakkad district of Kerala, Parambikkulam is only accessible by road from Pollachi, Tamil Nadu. Palakkad to Pollachi is about 45 km; then Pollachi to Parambikkulam is about 65 km.

If you book a night stay package, you can take your own vehicle till Parambikulam dam otherwise we have to park our vehicle at the entrance, from there we can avail Eco tourism vehicle which will take a trip to Parambikulam covering Kannimara team, Thoonakadavu dam, Peruvaripallam dam etc. This will take approx. 3 hours.

For enquiries and bookings, contact:

Wildlife Sanctuary Office, Parambikulam, Ph: 04253-245005
District Tourist Promotion Council, Palakkad Ph: 0491-2538996
Route Map:
Route Map from Pollachi to Parambikulam reservoir
Early morning near Anamalai road
Entering Parambikulam Sanctury
Dense and Dark Forest
Cottages near Topslip
Another snap on Anamalai-Pollachi road
Parambikulam checkpost
Animals statue near checkpost
Here we are entering to Parambikulam Tiger reserve
TSTC bus coming from Parambikulam

Sarkarpathy Tunnel
Thunakadavu Dam
Parambikulam Forest department bus
Thunakadavu Dam
You can see variety of Animals all the way from Tamilnadu checkpost
Kannimara teak
Information board near Kannimara Teak
Kannimara Teak
Kannimara Teak
Kannimara Teak
Thunakadavu Dam hill view point
Thunakadavu Dam hill view

Bison near Kannimara Teak
Parambikulam Dam
Our own KSRTC bus starting to Palakkad from Parambikulam(the one and only KSRTC bus to this place)
Statue in Parambikulam town
Madan at travel information center
Parambikulam dam another view
Myself near Information center
Tree house
You can visit this hotel in Parambikulam(one of the 2 hotels in Parambikulam)
Myself and Madan

Myself, Vimal Madan and Antony @ Parambikulam Dam site


Haritha said...

I was wondering why you haven't updated the blog....and then comes this story. Liked the langur shot.

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Swathi said...

Topslip is one of the beautiful places in india.I loved your post about the wildlife esanctuary.It was really good to come across your blog.If any one want to travel then book tickets in advance in Vivegam Travels and enjoy your trip.

Tamizh Selvan said...

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