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Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park

#8 of 13 things to do in Valparai Features Animals
Anamalai R.F, Valparai 642101, India
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Wonderful park, but poor safari experience

The park is wonderful, but you only get to see it in a bus with at least 20 people, poor view and... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
Very Adventurous!!!

The nature and Photography was very excellent. Its a very huge reserve with mountains, forests... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Chennai (Madras), India
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Anamalai R.F, Valparai 642101, India
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

The park is wonderful, but you only get to see it in a bus with at least 20 people, poor view and lots of noise. If there are not enough people, the bus will not leave, unless you pay more money. And as a foreign...More

3  Thank AvM46
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The nature and Photography was very excellent. Its a very huge reserve with mountains, forests, hills, falls, dams, animals and trees. The herbs smells good. We saw elephant, deers and rabbits.

1  Thank anithaaravamuthan
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Wow bike trip especially in the early morning or evening sunset timing was awesome and so adventurous. Chances of spotting wild animals in the sanctuary trekking road itself. Very good place.

Thank SubishKS
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This is a huge reserve consisting of mountains, forests, waterfalls, dams, reservoirs and ofcourse plants trees and animals. Topslip seems to be the focal point and no private vehicles are allowed beyond a certain point. One has to buy tickets and travel in Forest department...More

2  Thank SagarVS
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We crossed the park on our way to Valparai, it is fantastic. We saw elephants, langurs, malabar giant squirels and great trees, that are now in flower...I recomend this paradise.

Thank YvonneAndreas
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This part of sanctuary is well maintained and we saw an Elephant family while traveling to Munnar. The State Highway 17 is one of the best routes in India.

Thank Victor_Vij
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

It is called top slip located near Pollachi. Nice lush green scenic place. Could not visit wild life sanctuary as forest department vehicles were full and denied us trips. Only few trips are organised as they have limited vehicles

3  Thank Manjunath V
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Also called Top Slip the place is located on the western ghats. The famous attractions here are the elephant ride and elephant refreshment camps(on seasons). There is also a forest ranger camp that has a museum showing exhibits of preserved animals. It has rare species,...More

2  Thank mohanprasanths
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This whole stretch of forest area overlaps Tamil Nadu and Kerala state. The area within Tamil Nadu, Topslip being the area name is called Indira Gandhi Wildlife Santuary and it is called Parambikulam Tiger reserve within Kerala state. This place has good stay areas and...More

4  Thank ganeshpkumar
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Things I remember from the trip: 1. A jungle tour in Forest Department's van. They have about 3 vans and will send you in batches of about 25 per van. So if there are too many people, you might have to wait a long time....More

3  Thank winstonsmith94
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Response from YvonneAndreas | Reviewed this property |
Indra Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary (formerly called Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary), widely known as Top Slip is located at about 37 km from Pollachi town. It is Separated from the Nilgiri Hills by the Palghat Gap on the north... More