Cradled between the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, this wildlife sanctuary is sprawled over an area of 285 sq km. The place serves as a safe abode for numerous endangered species as well as a popular tiger reserve. From vibrant butterflies, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, and Woodpeckers to about 47 species of fish, there is a lot to discover on your Parambikulam excursion.
Apart from exploring the diverse flora and fauna of the region, one can also spend their time interacting with the local tribal people over here. Parambikulam is home to four major tribes which stand as a testimony to the rich culture and traditions of Southern India. Whether you are hunting for some action-packed adventure amidst this dense forestland or want to invigorate your senses in the surreal laps of nature, it has just the best experiences in its reserve.
Location: Anapaddy, Parambikulam Road, Coimbatore
Best time to visit: January-April & September-December