The Sanctuary is accessible from Kochi (180 km) and Coimbatore (110 km) airports along main roads. The Munnar–Udumalpet road that passes through the Sanctuary for 16 km. roughly divides it into more or less equal portions. The nearest railway station in Kerala is Aluva (180km.) and in Tamil Nadu, Pollachi (60km.). The nearest town is Marayoor.