Timings - Opening & Closing:
Monday - Friday: 6.00 AM - 6.00 PM ,
Saturday: 6.00 AM - 6.00 PM ,
Sunday: 6.00 AM - 6.00 PM ,
Public Holidays: 6.00 AM - 6.00 PM
The Mundanthurai-Kalakad Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the southernmost region of the Western Ghats. This sanctuary covers an area of around 817 sq km, out of which 459 sq km falls under the core zone and remaining 358 sq km comes under the buffer zone. The sanctuary was given the status of a National Tiger Reserve in 1988.
This sanctuary is famous for its topography, as the lower region has tropical dry deciduous forest, whereas the upper region is covered by tropical wet evergreen forests. The plains of the sanctuary experience humid and hot climate and remain cold at the higher altitudes.
The southernmost region of this wildlife sanctuary is inhabited by tigers. Panthers, jackals, jungle cats and striped hyenas are few other...