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The spot in Wayanad that has captured the mindset of every tracker & nature lovers

Wayanad is one stop address for every trekker. Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary is best known for the presence of `Edible Nest Swift light.' It is believed that the nest is made of solidified saliva and is used to make bird's nest soup.

Here virgin forests, streams and steep hills together offer challenging avenues for trekking. 3 hours trekking is probably the best way to traverse through the rustic landscapes of the bird sanctuary.

Inside the bird sanctuary, tourists can see a flock of birds chirping and guarding the sky, multiple herbs and trees that possess medicinal properties, and orchid plantation.Within the boundary of the bird sanctuary, there is a temple and watchtower to help tourists navigate their way.

Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary is located deep within the lush forests in the Brahmagiri hills in Wayanad district of Kerala. Nestled at the heights of 1740 m, the bird sanctuary can be reached after a pleasant trek of 6 km from Thirunelli through blessed environs.

The best way to enjoy bird sanctuary's landscapes.


  • Distance from Kalpetta: 72 Kms (2 days & 1 night required).
    Timings: A minimum of seven days prior notice is required to organize this overnight trip.
    Ideal Dress: Bermudas, Jeans & Sneakers