Muthanga and Tholpetty represent the two premier ecotourism centres in the Sanctuary. These venues are great ways of informing visitors over the importance of conservation. Eco-tourism sites promote the concept of responsibly travelling and partaking in the natural boons of the planet. This area is famous for frequent sightings of elephant, gaur, deer, monkey, tiger, leopard, bear and many species of reptiles, fishes, butterflies and birds.
'Wild Gold'- the brand name of wild honey collects and processes through Eco Development Committees in Sulthan Bathery Forest Development Agency (FDA). Kattunayakan tribal communities who are endemic to Wayanad district are traditionally known for their expertise in honey collection. Sulthan Bathery FDA collects wild honey from the traditional honey collectors and keeps the collected honey in huge barrels. Honey filtering is neither uses any mechanized method nor boiling method instead the filtering take place through three layer net filtering. Therefore the quality and medicinal value sustains. Bottled Wild Gold honey is available from various Eco Shops and Sales counters of Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary.
|Sl. No.||Name of Eco shop||Place|
|2||Muthanga||Muthanga Forest Check Post|
|3||Kuppady (Honey Sales Counter)||RRT Office, Sulthan Bathery-Pulpally Road|
|5||Tholpetty||Tholpetty Forest Check Post|