Wildlife Sanctuary – 84149 ha. National Park – 11710 ha. Total – 95860 ha.
Varies from dry deciduous to semi-evergreen, evergreen and montane wet temperate containing teak, rose wood and many miscellaneous tropical species.
Elephant, gaur, tiger, panther, sloth bear, wild boar, wild dog, Nilgiri langur, lion-tailed macaque, sambar, four, horned antelope, chital, etc. and a host of birds, notably the trogar, pied horn bill and several eagles.
500 mm to 5000 mm, least rainfall on the eastern slopes and most rainfall on western slopes.
Coimbatore – 75 kms.
Nearest Railway station
Pollachi 35 kms away.
Throughout the year (Except June to August)
Forest Rest House at Topslip Varagaliar, Amaravathi, Sethumadai. Catering arrangements available. Public Works Department Rest houses at Udumalpet and Amaravathi, Electricity Board Rest House at Attakatti.
Motor Vehicles and riding elephants available hire.
For greater details
This Wildlife Warden, 178, Meenakarai Salai, Pollachi - 642001.