Fast Facts :
Located At : Tiruneveli District, Tamil Nadu
Well Known As : lion Tailed Macaque’s Preserve
Area Covered : 223-Sq. Km
Best Period to Visit : September to March
Kalakadu wildlife sanctuary is located in the Tiruneveli District of Tamil Nadu in the region of 223 sq.km. along the foothills of Western Ghats and the surrounding region. The Kalakadu wildlife is just 47 km away from Tirunelveli is well known for botanists and ornithologists as it got great range of flora and bird life.
It is popular as Lion Tailed macaque’s preserve. Sloth Bear, Flying Squirrel, Sambar, Pangolin are found in Kalakadu Wildlife Sanctuary. The period between September and March is the best season to visit Kalakadu Wildlife Sanctuary.
The flora is deeply routed from tropical wet evergreen forest to tropical dry decidous forest and thorn forest down the hills.
Lion tailed macaque, Bonnet Macaque, Nilgiri Thar, Sloth Bear, Tiger, Panther, Pangoline, Nilgiri Langur, Common Langur, Sambhar, Gaur, Elephant, Flying Squirrel, Wild Dog are some of the inhabitants seen in this sanctuary. In addition to this, variety of reptiles and birds can be seen here.
Tourist Guide :
you can enjoy trekking in this region with the prior permission from the Forest (Wildlife) Department.