Top Slip located near Pollachi on the Anamalai Mountain range in the western ghats. Anamalai Tiger Reserve is a protected area located in the Anaimalai Hills of Pollachi and Valparai taluks of Coimbatore District. The park is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna typical of the South Western Ghats.
Parambikulam is located in Palakkad district of Kerala. Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is a well protected ecological portion in the Nelliampathy – Anamalai landscape of the Southern Western Ghats in India. Surrounded on all sides by protected areas and sanctuaries of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
TNSTC and KSRTC operates buses to Top Slip and Parambikulam. Due to its remote location and hilly terrain, it is accessible only through Anamalai Tiger Reserve from Tamil Nadu side. The roads are very narrow with numerous hairpin bends passes through thick forests of Anamalai and Parambikulam Tiger Reserves.
TNSTC – Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation
TNSTC Pollachi operates two schedules to Parambikulam from Pollachi via Top Slip and one schedule to top slip.
Pollachi to Parambikulam TNSTC Bus Timings
Route : Ambarampalayam, Anamalai, Vettaikaranpudur, Sethumadai, Top Slip
Departure at Pollachi : 06:15, 15:15
at Top Slip : 07:30, 16:30
Arrival at Parambikulam : 08:30, 17:30
Parambikulam to Pollachi TNSTC Bus Timings
Departure at Parambikulam : 08:45
at Top Slip : 09:45
Arrival at Pollachi : 11:00
Pollachi to Top Slip Bus TNSTC Timings
Departure at Pollachi : 11:30
Arrival at Top Slip : 12:45
Top Slip to Pollachi Bus TNSTC Timings
Departure at Top Slip : 13:00
Arrival at Pollachi : 14:15
KSRTC – Kerala State Transport Corporation
KSRTC operates only one service to Parambikulam from Palakkad via Pollachi.
Pollachi to Parambikulam KSRTC Bus Timings
Route : Para, Kozhinjampara, Gopalapuram, Pollachi, Ambarampalayam, Anamalai, Vettaikaranpudur, Sethumadai, Top Slip
Departure at Palakkad : 08:00
at Pollachi : 10:00
Arrival at Parambikulam : 12:00
Parambikulam to Pollachi KSRTC Bus Timings
Departure at Parambikulam : 12:30
at Pollachi : 14:30
Arrival at Palakkad : 16:30
Forest departments runs various programs varying from van safari to forest trekking for tourists and nature enthusiasts . for more infromation visit
Anamalai Tiger Reserve : https://www.atrpollachi.com/
Parambikulam Tiger Reserve : https://www.parambikulam.org/