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Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary

Location : About 30 km from Thrissur town, Thrissur district, central Kerala.

Best time to visit : November to April.

The dense tropical forests of Chimmini shelter diverse flora and fauna. The dam across the Chimmini river offers a breathtaking view. This picturesque picnic spot is a favourite haunt of the people of Kerala.

The Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary which was established in 1984, lies contiguous with the Peechi - Vazhani sanctuary. The sanctuary is endowed with scenic beauty beyond compare. Living here in joyful abandon are Elephants, Sambars, Gaurs, Malabar Squirrels, Sloth Bears etc.

Getting there :

Nearest railway station : Thrissur, about 30 km

Nearest airport : Cochin International Airport, about 58 km from Thrissur town