Climate at Aralam Wildlife National Park
The average rainfall at the sanctuary is about 4000 mm and the humidity is from 60 - 100%
Chennakannipuzha is the watersource for the wildlife sanctuary
A network of small streamlets joins Cheenkannipuzha at different points including the chavachithode in the eastern boundary of the Sanctuary, since the sanctuary exhibits slope from east to west. Narikadavuthodu, Kurukkathodu and Meenmuttithodu which form in the upper reaches also flow southwards and joins Cheenkannipuzha.
terrain is rugged in most of the places with the altitude ranging from 60 to 1489 meters above sea level which suggests hilly terrain and steep slopes.
Contact Details for more information
The Wildlife Warden
Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary
Kerala - 670703.
Ph: 91- 490-2493160
Best Time to Visit Aralam: September to May
Visiting Time: 8 am to 4 pm
Restriction(s): Rainy season and fire season
Accommodations available near the Aralam Wildlife National Park
IB at Valayamchal with 2 bedrooms, 2 numbers, @ Rs. 400/Room per day. Cost of Food separately charged and provided if required
Dormitory at Valayamchal for about 50 persons at Rs. 50/-head, Cotton floor mats will be provided for sleeping.
PWD Rest House at Iritty
Accommodation for High end tourists, facilities available (private) at Iritty and Peravoo
How to reach the Aralam National Wildlife Park
The nearest town is Iritty which is 20 km away from the sanctuary and that is the place where the wildlife Warden’s office is situated.
Nearest Railway Station is Thalassery and is located at a distance of 70kilometers and the nearest airport is Kozhikode karipur international airport, which is 150 kms away.
The Aralam National Wildlife Park is accessible by road from Thalassery, Kannur, Wayanad and Virajpet.
The Assistant Wild life warden's office functions at Valayamchal on the south west corner of the sanctuary. As the bitumen work of road from Odanthodu to Valayamchal was completed visitors can come by any type of vehicle upto the entrance of the sanctuary.
The Nearest fuel filling station is at Iritty where accommodation, medical, communication, taxies etc are available.