Idukki wildlife sanctuary is famous for the wide variety of elephants that it offers. Some of the other animal species that are found in the Idukki wildlife sanctuary are sambar, elephants, bison, deer, wild dogs, tiger, jungle cats, wild boar etc. Apart from this, different species of snakes including cobra, viper, kraits and numerous non-poisonous ones are also found here. Among the birds, mynah, jungle fowl, black bulbul, laughing thrush, peafowl, woodpecker, kingfisher etc. are also found here.
The best time to visit this wildlife sanctuary is from December to April.