Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary

Chimmini Dam Road
Pariyaram, KL - 680304

Type: Parks
085476 03451
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Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary, nestled in the Western Ghats of Kerala, India, is a pristine haven for biodiversity enthusiasts and nature lovers. Spanning an area of approximately 85 square kilometers, the sanctuary is renowned for its lush greenery, diverse flora and fauna, and tranquil ambiance.

The sanctuary is characterized by dense tropical forests, rolling hills, meandering streams, and gushing waterfalls, creating a picturesque landscape that supports a rich and varied ecosystem. Chimmini is home to a wide range of plant species, including towering trees, exotic orchids, and medicinal herbs, making it a paradise for botany enthusiasts and researchers.

One of the main attractions of Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary is its diverse wildlife population. The sanctuary provides habitat for a variety of animal species, including elephants, tigers, leopards, sambar deer, barking deer, Indian bison (gaur), wild boar, and several species of monkeys and reptiles. Birdwatchers can also spot a plethora of avian species, including Malabar pied hornbills, great Indian hornbills, woodpeckers, kingfishers, and various migratory birds.

Visitors to Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary can explore the pristine wilderness through guided nature walks, trekking trails, and safari drives, offering opportunities to observe wildlife in their natural habitat and soak in the beauty of the surroundings. The sanctuary is also an ideal destination for camping, picnicking, and nature photography, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the serene ambiance of the forest.

In addition to its natural attractions, Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary is actively involved in conservation efforts and environmental education initiatives. The sanctuary conducts research programs, biodiversity surveys, and community outreach activities to promote conservation awareness and sustainable management of natural resources.

Overall, Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary offers a tranquil retreat amidst the lush greenery and diverse ecosystems of the Western Ghats. Whether you're a wildlife enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking a peaceful getaway in the lap of nature, Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary promises an enriching and memorable experience for visitors of all ages.

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