Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary, located near Trichur, is only two hour’s drive from Kochi. It is 85 Sq. Km. in area and has an incredible bird, butterfly and animal diversity. Apart from the wooded area, Chimmony has a 15 sq. kilometer area of reservoir. West-coast tropical evergreen forests, West coast semi-evergreen forests and South-Indian moist deciduous forest constitute the Sanctuary. It has one of Kerala’s best and beautiful stretches of South Indian Moist Deciduous forests. Chimmony is 95 kms away from Kochi city, 40 kms from Thrissur town and 25 kms from Amballur junction on Ernakulam – Thrissur route.
Best season: September to March. The indigenous community here is the Malaya Tribe who will be your hosts and guides.