Vallanadu Sanctuary - an abode of unspoilt natural beauty and fascinating wild creatures. Spread over an area of 1641 sq mt, Vallanadu Sanctuary is located on a secluded hillock in Vailandu in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. The sanctuary attracts thousands of tourists because of its wild animals and birds, especially the Blackbuck antelopes for which the sanctuary was established in order to protect them. Moreover, the environment of this must-visit sanctuary in Thoothukudi let these antelopes grow regenerate. Along with Blackbucks, there are some more equally compelling wild creatures, like that of, monkey, wildcat, macaque, black-naped hare, viper, rat snake, jungle cat, and more. Whereas, jungle crow, crested-hawk eagle, sparrows, stork, heron, peafowl, and horned owl are some feature creatures that one can hope to catch their glimpse here. In the months of winter, birds from the Northern countries can also be spotted here that makes a visit to this enthralling place more prodigious. The place also has various farms, amongst which peacock farm is the most famous one amongst tourist. Here one can relish the surreal sight of peacock dancing. Making one’s Tamil Nadu vacation memorable, Vallanadu Sanctuary is amongst those attraction in Thoothukudi which can’t be ignored while in the city.
Best Time to Visit
This wildlife sanctuary in Tamil Nadu can be visited any time during a year. Yet, if you want to make most of this bewitching place then winter is the best season to visit Vallanadu Sanctuary. During winters, the place becomes the home of various migratory birds which you’ll also get to see.
Where to Stay?
For the visitors who wish to explore the Vallanadu Sanctuary, Tirunelveli (16 km approx) and Tuticorin (40 km approx) boasts number of hotels and resorts where one can relish a pleasant stay. Here you can get hotels and resorts in all ranges whether budget, deluxe, or luxury.