Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary is located about 40 kilometers from Thodupuzha around 450 meters to 750 meters from above sea level. This sanctuary spread over the Udumpanchola taluks & Thodupuzha. The total land area of the sanctuary is nearly 77sq kilometers. The beautiful Idukki reservoir that spread more than 33 sq kilometers also adds attraction to this sanctuary. Idukki reservoir is formed by three dams; these are Cheruthoni, Idukki and Kulamavu. Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary is very affluent with its wild population. The sanctuary has a great diversity of flora and fauna. The fauna also includes Langur, Leopard , Wild Boar, Elephants, Bison, Sambhar, Deer, Wild Dogs, Jungle Cats, Tiger, Wild Boar etc reptiles such as Cobra, Viper, Krait and a large number of non- poisonous snakes can also spotted here. Large number of birds like Jungle Fowl, Myna, Laughing Thrush, Black Bulbul, Peafowl, Woodpecker, Kingfisher etc also inhabits this sanctuary. Idukki arch dam located to close to this sanctuary is the Asia’s first & world’s second arch shape dam. Idukki Arch dam is constructed across the Kuravan and Kurathi hills with an average height of 550 feet and 650 feet wide. Between these two hills and roaming groups of wild elephants and gaur is the main attraction of this sanctuary. More over the tropical semi-evergreen and deciduous forests surrounded to this sanctuary will rejuvenate your senses.