Location: Abundant green woodlands surrounding the Cauvery River form Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary, which is a habitat for a wide range of flora and fauna in Mutatti.
Description: If you want to visit a natural landscape having the most beautiful forests and creatures in the world, then Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary is the place for you. Resting in the lap of Mother Nature, set up high on a hill, the sanctuary is a perfect place for exploring wildlife. Surrounded by luscious garden featuring deciduous forests, it is definitely a unique holiday retreat. You can take a walk and enjoy the scenery with its rare inhabitants, including spotted deer, wild boar, tiger, leopard, elephant, barking deer, sambar and many more. The sanctuary offers gifts of nature to all, colorful avifauna for birdwatchers and rare wild species for nature enthusiasts. So birdwatchers can spot the distinct species of beautiful birds like white-browed bulbul, pigmy woodpecker, sirkeer cuckoo and the green-billed malkoha. If you want to explore something thrilling and wild, then you can spot the marsh crocodiles, cobras, turtles, banded krait and along with these the Russell’s viper.
Activities: Not only the sanctuary, but River Cauvery also holds the great treasure of aquatic life, as the endangered species of fishes, like Mahseer Fish, can be seen swimming in the water.