Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary

aralam-wildlifeAralam wildlife sanctuary is the one which is located in the northernmost part of Kerala in the Kannur district. This is also the smallest sanctuary of our state. It was established in the year 1984 and has its headquarters at Iritty. It is administered by the Wayanad division having its headquarters at Sulthan Bathery. Teak and eucalyptus are the main plantations that are found here and it has a variety of flora and fauna. The forest is tropical evergreen and semi evergreen type.  The tallest peak is called as Katti Betta which has a height of about 1145 m. The tourists to this place can enjoy trekking as well.

Some of the animals that are found here include elephants, deers, leopards, bison etc. it is attractive place for the nature lovers. The people can stay in the watch towers to catch a glimpse of the wildlife. There is a waterfall nearby called as the Meenmutty waterfalls where the tourists can enjoy it and relax from here as well. A good picnic spot near to this is the Aralam River. There is also another waterfall called as the Chavachi waterfall. Another major tourist attraction is the Ambalapara peak. In Aralam village hybrid coconut is grown and is the main centre for the production of hybrid coconut seeds.

How to Reach
District : Kannur
Nearest Bus Station : Kannur bus station / Thalassery bus station
Nearest Railway Station : Thalassery railway station at a distance of 35 kms
Nearest Airport : Karipur International Airport at a distance of 115 kms