Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary
Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary is the northernmost wildlife sanctuary of Kerala, southwest India. A mere 55 km2 in area and located on the western slope of the Western Ghats. It was established in 1984. The headquarters of the sanctuary is near Iritty.Aralam wildlife sanctuary is the northernmost protected area of Kerala state, situated in the southeast part of Kannur District. It lies between 11° 54 and 11° 59 North latitude and 75° 47 and 75° 57 East longitude.
The vegetation in the Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary consists of coast tropical evergreen forest and west coast semi evergreen forest. There are about 490 hectares of teak and eucalyptus plantations within the forest area.The major wildlife animals found in in the Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary are the Elephant, Bison, Sambar, Deer, Boar, Sloth Bear, Leopard, Jungle Cat and different types of squirrel.
Pass -Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary
Adult Rs.15/-, Foreigners Rs.150/-, Children (Below 12 years) -Rs.7/-, Guide Rs.150/-, Video / Movie Rs.150/-, Ordinary Camera Rs.25/-, Vehicle (Light) Rs.75/-, Vehicle (Others) Rs.20/-, Vehicle (Heavy) Rs.150/-
How to reach Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary
By Air: The nearest airport is located at Kozhikode which is about 113 kms from Irutty.
By Rail: The nearest railway station is located at Thalasseri, about 45 kms.
By Road: The Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary can be easily reached from Thalasseri, Kannur
For more information visit kerala tourism official website