Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary (20 km east of Mananthavady) is a part of Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and is situated adjacent to Nagarhole National Park in the Western Ghats. The Tholpetty Sanctuary is thus a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere in South India.
Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary is a popular wildlife sanctuary in Wayanad. One of the memorable experiences is night camping. The watch tower of this sanctuary is situated above the lake and is the main water source to animals. This gives a thrilling experience, as at night animals come to drink water. Tholpetty wildlife sanctuary is abundant with flora as well as fauna.
Animals like Bison, Jungle Cats, Elephants can be spotted here.