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Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary-The Hotspot of Munnar

A renowned biodiversity hotspot in Munnar is the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. It is home to the endangered giant grizzled squirrel of India found only here. The sanctuary is rich in wildlife with a variety of medicinal spices. The sanctuary offers a number of ecotourism activities including river trekking and natural trails.

From the top of the watchtower you can get a panoramic view of the amazing destination. There is the Thoovanam waterfall deep within, adding to the scenic beauty of the wildlife. You can engage yourself in bird watching and trekking among other activities. You can also get a glance of herds of elephants and other animals ambling by. This destination of floral, ecological and cultural significance needs to be ticked off your to do list in Munnar.

Special in Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary: Stay at ethnic hut built in tribal style at Vasiyappara.

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Location:
Munnar
Kerala, India
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Time people usually spend here:
3.5 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
10.3067974°N, 77.2054769°E
Distance from Munnar city center to Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
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Read traveller's reviews about Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary..

Overall Rating:4.3

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  '5' out of 5
"Great place. Trekkings were a nice experience.. Friendly officers. But cant stay in the road when we are passing. Because of animal crossings for our safety and also for the safety of forest it is done so. "
  '5' out of 5
"Wonderful place to visit. Situated near Munaar. 60 kms from Udumalaipet. "
  '4' out of 5
"It is very nice experience in this tourist places in Kerala. Chinnar wildlife sanctuaries are very famous and attractive tourist spot center in Kerala. Chinnar wildlife sanctuaries have so many rare animal and birds collections and also many medicinal plants in these wildlife sanctuaries. Many tourists would like to arrange an adventures tour programs in Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuaries."
  '4' out of 5
"Nice serene nature must visit this place enroute munnar via udumalpet"
  '5' out of 5
"Ride through chinnar is amazing experiance"

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