Top Slip – Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary

Top Slip – Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary

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Top Slip located within the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary is known for its greenery and woods in abundance. Situated at 800ft above sea level, Top Slip offers a spectacular view of the surroundings which is rich in flora and fauna. Filmmakers photography lovers are keen about the picture like the location of Top Slip. The name top slip is derived from the practice where logs of teak where sliding down the hills. Topslip is 2 hrs drive from Coimbatore and is home to several South Indian birds like the Wayanad Laughing thrush, White-bellied Blue Flycatcher, White-bellied Treepie, Malabar Trogon, Sri Lanka Frogmouth, and Black-throated Munia, etc.

You will also get to see the endemic Nilgiri Langur, Indian Chevrotain,  Brown Mongoose and more. Topslip is home to Medicinal Plants Interpretation Center, the first of its kind in India, cultivates medicinal plants, unique teak forests, Bamboo Forest are also located near Topslip.