Explore Anamalai Tiger Reserve

Travel Anamalai Tiger Reserve: All about Anamalai Tiger Reserve (best time and Ticket Cost)

Are you visiting Tamil Nadu? Then your trip will not complete unless you go to Anamalai Tiger Reserve as it is one of the tourist attraction not only India but also Internationally. This place has something to offer for every one either you like Photography, Wild life, Nature vibes, road Trips or trekking.  

The animals you can find here are variety of tigers, elephants, panthers, spotted deer, peacocks, languor’s, crocodiles and also lion tailed macaques. Apart from animals you can find nearly 2,000 species of plants, nearby 200 species, 315 species of butterflies, and other big number of reptiles & mammals. This trip of Anamalai Tiger Reserve is going to be your life time best experience. This place is like home to all types of wildlife, and most of them are rare. There are nearly 6 Scheduled Tribes living in the region with their population more than 5000. (as reported by Tamil Nadu state forest department website) 

How to reach Anamalai Tiger Reserve?

You can go  Anamalai Tiger Reserve as you prefer there are three ways as mentioned below:

• By Air( Coimbatore is nearest airport and 75Km far away from Anamalai Tiger Reserve)

• By Train ( Pollachi is the nearest railway station and 35Km far away from Anamalai Tiger Reserve)

• By Road (You can also go by Coimbatore and Pollachi the direct bus is available from this place.)

Best time to visit 

The park stays open complete year and in each season you will find something to get amazed, but the best timing to visit Anamalai Tiger reserve is August to February. As in summer it’s hard to find animals around. This park remains open all the days. During November and December months this place attracts the most people. 

Anamalai tiger reserve Safari Timings, Ticket and some other costs

Park Visiting Hours 6am to 6pm daily

4 hours Trekking Available for Tourists Rs.70 per person

Entry ticket charges Rs.30 for adults & Rs.10 for Child (5 to 10years)

Still Camera Rs. 80

Video Camera Rs.300

Light Motor Vehicles Rs. 100

Heavy Motor Vehicles Rs. 200

Van Rs.150

NOTE: Forest Department Vans and Elephant back ride is available for ride of Anamalai Tiger Reserve.

Adventure of Anamalai wildlife Sanctuary/things to do

Photography –be it on a DSLR or mobile phone photography enthusiastic get enough scope to capture the wild life in all its glory.

Trekking- get to know the nature a step at a  time, take out your tracking shoes and go on a field trip you wouldn’t forget easily.

Nature watch- As I have shared above here you can find countless plants with different species and you will be surrounded by nature’s calming beauty.  

Bird watching- Take out your binoculars and watch out for the bird and butterflies. Explore the winged creatures.

Elephant Back Ride- Elephant Back ride is also available in Anamalai Tiger Reserveand you can get chance to see the daily life of elephants closely.

Jungle ride – take a drive deep in to the jungle. The driver cum guide will explain will explain to you, he magic the forest has to offer.