23 Kms From Thrissur, Kerala
Boating And Trekking
The Sanctuary contains more than 50 species of
Orchids and medicinal plants
It lies in the catchment areas of Peechi and Vazhani dams in Trichur District. Peechi, the headquarters of the sanctuary is 15 km by road from Trissur.
The Peechi-Vazhani Sanctuary comprising of the dense, moist deciduous and semi-evergreen forests is situated in the catchment area of the Peechi and Vazhani dams.
With more than 50 species of orchids and medicinal plants, the sanctuary is a veritable treasure trove of rare flora and fauna. The place is congenial for boating and trekking.
The Wild Population
The natural habitat at Peechi-Vazhani Sanctuary is frequented by Tigers, Leopards and Wild Dogs, besides the Sambar and the Spotted and Barking deer.
HOW TO GET THERE
Air : Nearest airport is Kochi, 98 kms.
Rail : Nearest railway station is at Thrissur, 23 kms.