Aaralam Wildlife Sanctuary is a tranquil little sanctuary on the slopes of the Western Ghats. The highest peak of Katti Betta, covered with tropical and semi- evergreen forests rises to a majestic height of 1145 m above sea level.
A variety of flora and fauna endemic to the Western Ghats is found here. Herds of deer, elephants, boar and bison are quite common. Leopards, Jungle Cats and various types of Squirrels have also been sighted.Elephants, Sloth Bear, Sambar, Mouse Deer, Jungle Cats and various kinds of Squirrels are found in this sanctuary.
It is also rich in avifauna and reptiles.