The Peechi wild life sanctuary stretching an area of 125 Sq.km was established
in1958. It is a trekking friendly area. More then 50 species of orchids
and medicinal plants are there in the sanctuary in addition to 25 species
of mammals, over 60 species of birds and 10 species of reptiles and snakes.
Tigers, Leopards, Wild Dogs, Spotted and barking deer are seen frequently
here. Ponmudi peak that has a height of 923 meters is near Peechi sanctuary. There
are frequent private buses from Thrissur to Peechi.