Location and Access

Parambikulam Location and Access


Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is situated in the Chittur taluk of Palakkad revenue district in the state of Kerala. Surrounding the sanctuary are Pollachi and Valparai taluks of Coimbatore district in the state of Tamil Nadu, and Thrissur and Mukundapuram taluks of Thrissur district of Kerala.


The sanctuary is approachable only by road and is 80 km from both Palakkad (Kerala state) and Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu state).

The nearest town is Pollachi , which is 41 km away. There is no road directly connecting Parambikulam with the rest of Kerala state, and all visitors must pass through Pollachi in Tamilnadu state.

Tips for the discerning tourists:

Approach By Road From Pollachi (Tamilnadu) – 41 km (route map)
From Palakkad (Kerala) – 76 km (route map)
From Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) – 84 km (route map)
From Thrissur (Kerala) – 111 km (route map)
Nearest Railway Station Pollachi Junction (Tamilnadu) – 39 km (route map)
Podanur Junction (Tamilnadu) – 77 km (route map)
Palakkad Junction (Kerala) – 79 km (route map)
Coimbatore Junction (Tamilnadu) – 81 km (route map)
Nearest Airport Coimbatore International Airport (Tamilnadu) – 96 km (route map)
Cochin International Airport (Kerala) – 155 km (route map)
Nearest Medical Facility Primary Health Centre, Parambikulam – 0 km
Private Poly Clinics, Vettaikaranputhur – 23 km
Nearest Fuel Pump Vettaikaranputhur – 23 km