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Narayana Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary



Narayana Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary is located at Alattil in the northern part of Wayanad District in Kerala.

Spread over 50 acres of forest land, the sanctuary has a large orchid collection and other varieties of rainforest flora. It actively collects endangered plants for conservation such as the Golden Tongue (Chrysoglossum maculatum). About 5 acres of the total land is meticulously tended and doubles as a showcase for visitors to explore, interrogate and comprehend.

This botanic garden is endowed with 2000 species of native plants. The sanctuary also conducts classes and short term nature study courses for individuals, schools and groups. Thousands of visitors come yearly to learn about rainforests, explore the wide range of plants and to experience the scenic natural beauty of the place.

To reach the sanctuary, alight at Alattil Junction, and from there catch a jeep to the sanctuary.



Updated on 6th March, 2016
District: Wayanad
Phone: +91-4935-260426
Email: gbsantuary@vsnl.net

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