Know About amazing world of wildlife found at Begur Wildlife Sanctuary Kerala

Begur Wildlife Sanctuary is the ideal for those intended to add adventurous flavor to wildlife tourism, located in Gods own land Kerala at world renowned scenic Western Ghats Mountains in the Wayanad region.

Begur Wildlife Sanctuary is not just natural habitat for the wide range of flora and fauna of south India, but also hot favorite among the nature lovers. Carpeted luxuriant green with vanilla, tea, coffee, pepper, cardamom and many other condiments plantation and abundance of wildlife is makes Begur Wildlife Sanctuary, Paradise of photographers.

Wildlife and natural photos of Begur Wildlife Sanctuary are rated high and top searched online stuff. As the Begur wildlife sanctuary is located just 20 km from the Wayanad hence at many places referred as the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary.

At the Begur wildlife sanctuary number of animals and birds show considerable increase during December-May months specially during the summer months as during this period water shortage is observed in neighboring wildlife sanctuaries like Bandipur, Nagarhole and Mudamalai.

Tribe Folk dances during the local festivals celebrated in the months of February and march adds charming flavor to Begur wildlife Sanctuary tour.


Vital Tourist Information : Begur Wildlife Sanctuary

Location :
Begur Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the mist clad mountains and most picturesque region of Wayanad in the Gods own land Kerala, India.


City : Kozhicode / Kannur


State : Kerala [India]


Region : South India


Weather & Climate :
Begur Wildlife Sanctuary area experiences salubrious climate through out the year.


Temperature :
In the summers [March - May] temperature may raise to as high as 35°C but pleasant cool forest breeze are chilling the heat. During the winters mercury drops down to 10°C to make environment tour friendly.


Tourist Season :
Wayanad region is worth for a pleasure trip even in the rains but for the Begur Wildlife Sanctuary October - May months are the tourist season.


Basic Travel Info :
Begur Wildlife Sanctuary is accessible from Kozhikode, Kannur and famous Kerala Hill Station Wayanad.
Most of domestic tourist intended to reach Begur Wildlife sanctuary by train / road journey prefer Kannur while those traveling by air choose Kozhikode for reaching Begur Wildlife Sanctuary.


Accommodation :
There are luxury hotels. You can enjoy Tree House resort during you Begur Wildlife Sanctuary tour or to opt accommodation provided by mid range hotels with a facility of quite comfortable stay.


Spoken Languages : Malayalam - Hindi - English


Dining / Food Facility :
There is dining facility inside the Begur Wildlife Sanctuary. Visitors are advised to carry sufficient quantity of food & water.


Static & Biographical [Flora & Fauna] Info : Begur Wildlife Sanctuary


Forest Type :
Moist deciduous forest and a few areas with West coast semi evergreen forests.


Plants :
Teak, Eucalyptus and Grevelia plantation along with Maruthi, Karimaruthi, Rosewood, Venteak, Vengal, Chadachi, Mazhukanjiram and Bamboo etc.


Animals :
Bear - Bison - Civet Cat - Elephants - Jungle Cat - Leopard - Monkeys - Panther - Spotted Deer - Tiger - Wild Boar - Wild Dog


Birds :
Black Bulbul - Jungle Fowl - Kingfisher - Laughing Thrush - Peafowl - Myna - Woodpecker etc.


How To Reach Begur Wildlife Sanctuary Kerala [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Thalassery in Kannur district is about 80 km is the nearest railway station for train journey to Begur Wildlife Sanctuary but for the better tourism infra structure visitors choose either Kannur of Kozhikode.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Regular bus service is available from Kannur, Kozhikode & other cities for road journey to Begur Wildlife Sanctuary.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Karipur airport iKozhikode s the air terminus for the domestic flights leading to city.