Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, established in 1973 is 16 km away from Sulthan Bathery. Connecting the Bandipur and Nagarhole parks in Karnataka; and Mudualai in Tamil Nadu, this 345 square kilometre rainforest is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. This Wildlife Sanctuary mainly consists of four major ranges. They are Sulthan Bathery, Kurichiat, Tholpetty and Muthanga. This Sanctuary is now an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve.