Kalakadu Tiger Reserve
Kalakadu Tiger Reserve Timings, Route info
Best Time to Visit: Oct to Jan. This sanctuary remains open for visitors from Oct to Summer months.
Entry Timings: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
This Sanctuary stretches over an area of 251 Sq Km. This Sanctuary is inhabited with Lion tailed Macaque, Langur Monkey, Nilgiri tahr, Sambar, Sloth bear, Gaur, Elephant, Tiger, Flying Squirrel, Panther, wild dog, Pangoline, Wild boar, Leopard, Spotted Deer, Sambar and many other carnivorous, herbivorous and reptiles.Kalakad was declared as the wildlife sanctuary in 1976 to safe guard endangered lion-tailed macaque.
The Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve was established in the year 1988 after combining Kalakad Wildlife Sanctuary which is 251 Sq.km and Mundanthurai Wildlife Sanctuary which is 567 Sq.km.
49 fishes, 45 amphibians, 88 reptiles, 337 bird species, 79 mammals were recorded in this sanctuary.