TNFOREST :: Tamil Nadu Forest Department

Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve

Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve

This reserve has access by road to Thirukarangudi, Kalakad, Papanasam and Sivasailam which are 50 to 55 KM away from the District Headquarters Tirunelveli.


Core area- 895 Buffer area- 706.542 Total area- 1601.542

Forest Type West Coast Tropical Wet Ever Green forest, Southern Dry Mixed Deciduous Forest.
Animal Found


Annul Rainfall 5000mm
Nearest airport
Trivandrum Airport is 200 KM from Mundanthurai and 140 KM from Kalakad. Madurai Airport is 200 KM from Mundanthurai and 210 KM from Kalakad.
Nearest Railway station
Tirunelveli is 50 KM from Mundanthurai and 45KM from Kalakad.
Best season
December to March
Accommodation Mundanthurai,Kalakad(Sengaltheri) and Kuthiravotti

Other facilities

Guest house

For greater details Chief Conservator of Forests and Field Director,Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, NGO 'A'Colony, Tirunelveli -7.