|Location: Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu
Coverage area: 223-Sq-Kms
Kalakadu wildlife sanctuary is situated in an area of 223-sq-kms in the Tirunelveli district, including the foothills of the Western Ghats and the adjoining area. 47-kms from Tirunelveli.
Kalakadu wildlife sanctuary is very popular with botanists and ornithologists as it has a great variety of fauna and bird life. Tourists can expect of some great fun amidst the gallery of varied species of animals and dense forests.
Lion tailed Macaque, Nilgiri Langur, Bonnet Macaque, Common Langur, Nilgiri Tahr, Sambar, Sloth Bear, Gaur, Elephant, Tiger, Flying Squirrel, Panther, Wild Dog, Pangoline are some of the wildlife seen in the sanctuary.
Forest Rest House at Sengaltheri provides accommodation.
Main attractions: Lion Tailed Macaque's Preserve
Best time to Visit: September to March
Trekking: Trekking can be done with prior permission from the Forest Department.