Wayanad’s affection for wildlife can be realized when you discover two sanctuaries residing in the same town. With a 2-hour jeep ride to discover the dense rainforests and the wildlife here, you will have your own National Geographic moment in Tholpetty wildlife sanctuary. Carry your binoculars and spot herds of wild elephant, guars, deer, tigers, leopards and bears. If you are a daredevil at heart then go scouting to get a glimpse of various species of reptiles, fishes, butterflies and birds. A visit to Tholpetty sanctuary will give you an unparalleled Wayanad sightseeing experience. This dense rainforest will take control of all your senses and will only let you feel calm and tranquil. If there’s any anxiety or noise that you’re carrying in your mind during your visit to this sanctuary, the chirping birds, cool breeze and lush green trees will ensure that you leave it behind.