Peechi – Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary, established in 1958 consisting of Palappilli Nelliyampathi forests, is one of Kerala’s oldest wildlife reserves. Formed around the twin reservoirs of Peechi and Vazhani, the sanctuary is a rich repository of bio-diversity with several endangered herbs, shrubs, rare medicinal plants and innumerable variety of orchids. The sanctuary also teems with about 176 species of birds and ten types of snakes and harbors all the major mammals found in India. This is contiguos with Chimmini sanctuary.


20 km East of Thrissur