Location : 20 kilometers from Wayanad district
Main Attractions : Abundance of flora and fauna
The Begur Wildlife Sanctuary is located about 20 kilometers from the Wayanad district of Kerala. It is situated at a place called Mananthavady in Wayanad near the Western Ghats. Begur National Park of Wayanad, Kerala is one of the most beautiful places to see in Wayanad. A dense cover of lush green trees covers the entire sanctuary. Most of the trees over here also have rare medicinal values. All nature lovers will find this sanctuary a wonderful place to visit in Wayanad.
The Begur wildlife sanctuary has a huge variety of animals ranging from elephants, deer, tigers, boars, leopards, etc. Besides the animals, one can also find a number of birds in this sanctuary. The best time to visit this sanctuary is from the months of December to May. This is because after the monsoons pour their hearts out, the water hole gets filled and attracts wild animals who come to quench their thirst. The sanctuary is a photographer's paradise. Capture those surreal moments in your camera and relive those moments even after many years.
How to Reach
By Air : Kozhikode Airport is the nearest to the sanctuary, located at a distance of around 80 kilometers from this place.
By Rail : The nearest railway station is at Thalassery in the Kannur district and is located at a distance of about 80 kilometers from this place.
By Roads : Reaching the sanctuary by roads is the easiest way as Wayanad, Kerala is well connected by a wide network of roads.