Nilgiris Biosphere Nature Park
Nilgiris Biosphere Nature Park is located at Anaikatti, that is about 32kms from Coimbatore city.
In order to preserve the flora and fauna of the Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve, this was started by the Coimbatore Zoological Park Society (CZPS) and in short, this park is known as NBNP.
It was established in the year 1975.There are over 480 species of 25,000 plants of which 85 species are found only in NBR. It is interesting that nearly 30% of these 85 species are endangered in the wild.
It is a place where tourists come to known about the heritage of the flora and fauna of Nilgiris.
The park has been awarded the Gerald Durrell Memorial Award and has been very much recognized by the National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) Lucknow, India, and Botanical Garden Conservation International (BGCI) UK.
It is open on all days between 9 AM to 5 PM except on Tuesdays as it is closed on all Tuesdays.