Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary

13-km away from Thirunelly, on the road to Kodagu in Karnataka. Tholpetty Sanctuary is at one end of Muthunga. The Lower Sanctuary of Muthunga and Tholpetty Sanctuary constitute Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary. The Sanctuary has elephant population of over 900. Plus other wildlifes including spotted deer, bison, boar, and langurs among others. A guide is available at entrance. The forest department has arranged two hour jeep safaris into the park ( daily 7am-9am & 3-5pm). A guide is mandatory. Guided treks are also available( daily 8am -1pm)