Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve

Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve (Timings, Entry Fee, Safari Online Booking, How to Reach)

The proposed Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve is situated in the Sathyamangalam, a sub-district of Erode District in the state of Tamil Nadu. Because of the significant numbers of tigers spotted here, a proposal has been laid out in the year of 2010 for declaring the Sathyamangalam Wildlife sanctuary as the tiger reserve. In the wildlife survey done in 2010, 46 tigers have been spotted in the Sathyamangalam forest area.

The largest wildlife sanctuary of Tamil Nadu with a forest area of 1,411.6 sq. km, the Sathyamangalam covers the Sathyamangalam taluk and parts of Gobichettipalayam Taluk in the Erode District. The Sathyamangalam presents a link between four other protected areas of South India namely, Biligiriranga Swamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary, Sigur Plateau, Mudumalai National Park and Bandipur National Park.

Flora @ Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve

The main kinds of forests found here are tropical evergreen (Shola), semi-evergreen, mixed-deciduous, dry deciduous and thorn forests.

Fauna @ Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve

The proposed reserve has rich fauna to offer its visitors. Some of these are Bengal Tigers, Indian Elephants, Gaurs, leopards, horned antelope, Spotted deer, Blackbuck, Sambar deer, Barking deer, Four horned antelope, wild boar, Sloth bear, striped hyenas and many more.

It offers amazing bird watching opportunities as well. There are approximately 230 of avian creatures found here. Bulbuls, Babblers, Mynahs and Crows are some of the common ones.

Reaching Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve

One can reach Sathyamangalam via National Highway NH 209 which connects Coimbatore to Mysore and joins the State Highway 15.

Accommodation @ Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve

For accommodation tourists have the options like Government Guest House as well as cottages at Dhimbam.

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