Into the woods - the jeep safari at Muthanga and Tholpetty offers brilliant opportunities to view various animal and bird species in their natural habitat.The highlighted ecotourism programme of Wayanad is the two-hour jeep safari conducted by the forest department in the tourist zone of the jungle. With the help of an expert guide and a driver, you can take on the wild. You would not know how time flies as the jeep bumps along the forest trail, revealing stunning spectacles every now and then. Herds of elephants and gaurs are a usual sight in the trail, while the sight of big cats comes as a bonanza. Jeep safaris are conducted in the morning and evening when animal activity in the tourism zone is relatively high. You need to hire jeeps from the entrance for the safari.