Serene, beautiful – Chimmony wildlife sanctuary located in the Western Gates, on the western slopes of the Nelliyampathi hills, is one of the world’s 25 bio-diversity hotspots, and the haven of innumerable spices of endangered plants and animals. Along with the neighbouring Peechi-Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary it forms a continuous protected area of 210 Sq.km. it also lies just west of Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary.
where It Is ? : State Kerala. Thirissur Dt. Mukundapuram taluk. Area: 90 Sq.km
Best season to visit : Sep-March
How to reach Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary
By Road: Amballur junction, 10kms south east to Thirssur towards Kochi in NH-47. take diversion from here, and proceed to east. Chimmony is at a distance of 25kms. Buses are available up to Dam site.
By rail: Thirssur, which is 36 kms from Sanctuary.
By air: Cochin International Airport(60km)