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National Parks in Tamilnadu

The state of Tamil Nadu
boasts of a rich flora and
fauna. To preserve the
rich natural heritage of the
state many National parks
and wildlife sanctuaries
have been set up over a
period of time. These
National parks and
sanctuaries not only help
in the protection of the
invaluable animal and
plant life but also attract a
large number of visitors.
Guindy National Park
The Guindy National Park
is spread over an area of
about 27.6 sq. km and is
situated in Chennai district.
Chennai is the nearest
railhead and airport. The
park was set up in 1976.
The main fauna life at the
National the park is chital
and black buck. You can
visit the park all the year
round.
Marine National Park
This Marine National Park
is located in the Tirunelveli
and Ramanathapuram
districts. Spread over 21
islands, the Marina
National park covers an
area of 6.25 Sq Km.
Tuticorin is the nearest
town and railhead while
the nearest airport is at
Madurai. The fauna
consists of several species
of birds, hare, squirrel,
dugong, sea turtles
dolphin etc. The ideal
season for visiting the
park is October to March.
Anamalai Wildlife
Sanctuary / Indira
Gandhi National Park
The Indira Gandhi national
park is located in the
Coimbatore district and
spread over an area of 118
sq km. Coimbatore is the
nearest airport, 80 km
away while Pollachi is the
nearest railhead, 35 km
away from the park. The
forests of the Park Range
from tropical deciduous to
semi-evergreen and
evergreen represented by
teak, rosewood and other
tropical species. Elephant,
tiger, lion tailed macaque,
civet, leopard, sloth bear,
Nilgiri languor, crocodile,
gaur, python etc are the
main animal life at the
park. The ideal season for
visiting the Indira Gandhi
National Park is October to
May.
Madumalai National
Park
The Madumalai National
park is situated in the
Nilgiri district and extends
over an area of 230 Sq
Km. The nearest town
from the park is Gudalur,
16 km away while the
nearest rail head is
Octacmand, 64 Km from
the park. Coimbatore is
the nearest airport, 160
km away. The Madumalai
National park consists of
tropical moist deciduous
hill forests. There are thick
forests of teak and
eucalyptus.
Point Calimere
Sanctuary
In Tamilnadu, there is no
end to your wildlife
adventure and exploration
as we take you to yet
another wildlife sanctuary-
the Point Calimere
Sanctuary. Spread over
an area of about 17.26 sq
km and surrounded by
sea and shore, Point
Calimere Wildlife
Sanctuary is situated in
the Nagapattinam district
of Tamilnadu.
Tiger, panther, sloth bear,
wild dog, elephant,
mouse deer, gaur, etc are
the main fauna at the
park. Black woodpecker,
Malabar gray hornbill,
barber, owl, hawk eagle,
green pigeon and parakeet
represent the bird life at
the park. The ideal period
to visit the Madumalai
national Park is from
February to May and
again from September to
October.


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