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Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary

Hotel Sangam
Hotel Sangam
Address: Post Box No. 91, Collector's Office Road , Trichy
Location: City Center
Property Type: Business And Leisure Hotel
Accessibility: Airport: 7KM., Bus Station: 0.1KM., Railway Station: 1KM.

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Royal Southern Hotel
Address: Race Course Road, Khajamalai, , Trichy
Location: City Center
Property Type: Business And Leisure Hotel
Accessibility: Airport: 1.5KM., Bus Station: 2.5KM., Railway Station: 2.5KM.

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About Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary :

Spread over 958 sq kms, this sanctuary can be reached though Top slip in Anamalai Hills on the Western Ghats. An ecological Paradise, this sanctuary encompasses a National Park with an area of 108 sq kms. About 800 species out of 2000 South Indian Flora are distributed here. Tribal cmmunities like Kadar, Malasar, Malai Malasar, Muduvar, Pulayar and Eravalar reside within the area of sanctuary.

Animals at Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary :

This sanctuary nurtures Arboreal animals like lion tailed macaque, bonnet macaque, Common Languor, Nilgiris langur, Malabar Giant squirrel and Grizzled Giant Squirrel.

The ground animals listed are: Tiger, Panther, Elephant, Gaur, Pangolin, Sambar, Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Wild boar, Dhole, Sloth Bear, Porcupine, Nilgiris Tahr, Civet Cat and Taddy Cat.

Avifauna at Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary :

The Avifauna includes Racket Tailed Drongo, Black Headed Oriole, Paradise Fly-catcher, Whistling Thrush, Emerald Dove, Green pigeon, Tickell's Flower Pecker, Rufus Wood Pecker, Rose Ringed Parakeet, Black Eagle, Great Indian, Malabar pied Hornbill, Fiery Blue Bird and green billed malkhoha etc.

How to Reach Indira Gandhi Park :

Coimbatore, 87 kms away, serves as the nearest airport while Pollachi serves as the neaerest railhead. Bus services are also available from Pollachi to Indira Gandhi National Park.

More Wildlife Sanctuaries of Tamilnadu:

Crocodile Bank
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
Mukkurthi National Park
Guindy National Park
Vedanthangal Water Birds Sanctuary
Point Calimere Bird Sanctuary
Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary
Kalakkadu Wildlife Sanctuary