Indira Gandhi Wild Life Sanctuary: (96 kms.) Formerly known as Annamalai Wild life Sanctuary, it is situated at the northern extreme of the cardamom hills in the western ghats and has a fairly large population of lion-tailed Mocaque and Nilgiri Langur. Wild animals like tiger, panther, sloth bear, porcupine, civet cats and many species of birds can be spotted here. This is one of the best places for the nature lover. Around the plantations of Karaishola and Anaikonta Shola, there are a few beautiful water falls. Accommodation is available at Top Slip resort 37 kms, from Pollachi, which is a scenic beauty location within the sanctuary. Elephant rides or Jeep Safari can be arranged from here. February to June is the best season to visit.