Choolanur Peacock Sanctuary

choolanur-sanctuaryChoolanur Peacock Sanctuary is spread over the districts Palakkad and Thrissur. The total forest area includes around 500 hectares. This is a most favored wildlife sanctuary and there are about 200 peacocks here. Several other species of birds are also found here. Soon after the monsoons one can find numerous butterflies. The forest is not dense and mostly rocky areas can be seen here.

Around 200 hectares of land in this sanctuary has been named as Kunchan Smritivanam in remembrance of the Malayalam poet Kunchan Nambiyar. His birth place Killikkurissimangalam is near Choolanur.

How to Reach
District : Palakkad
Nearest Bus Station : Palakkad bus station
Nearest Railway Station : Palakkad railway station at a distance of 30 kms
Nearest Airport : Coimbatore International Airport at a distance of 55 kms