Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu
If you travel 33 kilometers south from Tirunelevli of Nanguneri Taluk, you come across India's one of the most charming sanctuaries- "Kunthakulam bird sanctuary". Enamoring greenery, natural beauty and much more of Kunthakulam is really inexplicable. The splendid Kunthakulam village is located in the truest laps of nature and is quite a panoramic place to spend times.
No wonder, Kunthakulam is home for more than 10,000 local and migratory birds from salient corners of the world like Australia, US, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Pakistan and other parts of Indian subcontinent. The magical ambience available at Kunthakulam, attracts several tourists from all over the globe! You will be amazed to know that the sanctuary hosts more 5,000 tourists everyday on an average.
Kunthakulam: Best place for Bird Watching
Kunthakulam is one of the luckiest sanctuaries that have such enormousness for variety in bird species. Pheasant-tailed Jacanas, Chipmunks, Doves, Babblers, Quails, Partridges, Kingfishers, Flycatchers, Minivets, Herons, Egrets, White Ibis, Spot-bill Ducks, Cormorants, Pelicans, Painted Storks and so on; list of birds is simply endless here. The best thing about this place is that most of the birds can be easily spotted as they are in plenty.
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Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary: More than Birds..
It's not only birds that the sanctuary offers to its tourists. Trekking, explore, walking, adventures and much more! If you are seeking a break from hustle bustle of city life, pollution and desire for a peaceful and clean atmosphere then Kunthakulam is the best place to come. People come here with their friends, family and loved ones to enjoy the beauty of the place!
Kunthakulam is well connected by the roads and has a modernized infrastructure. You can easily hire cab or any other means of transportation to the sanctuary. Whenever you come to Kunthakulam, do not miss out the neighboring Ariyakulam bird sanctuary that is only 13 kilometers east from Kunthakulam!
Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary Tour Packages
At this moment we don't have any specific Tour package for Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary, but our representative would be happy to assist you if you are planning to visit Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary you can contact us with your query on the given phone numbers / email.
Tel + 91- 120 - 40526011 - 98 (88 hunting lines are available)
(24 hrs helpline) + 91 - 9212777223 / 24 / 25
Birds in Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary
Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary is most popular bird sanctuary and paradise for bird watchers and the natural lovers. Between January and April, more than 10000 birds from various countries - including Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, the U.S. and Australia - migrate to this sanctuary.
Some of the species of the birds that can be easily spotted here are Painted Storks, Pelicans, Cormorants, Spot-bill Ducks, White Ibis, Egrets, Herons, Minivets, Flycatchers, Kingfishers, Partridges, Quails, Spotted and Brown Doves, Babblers and occasionally, Chipmunks and Pheasant-tailed Jacanas.
Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary Travel Information
Location : Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu.
Time to Visit : January to April
Nearest City : Tirunelveli
Language : Tamil, Hindi, English.
Significance : 10,000 Birds from Various Countries Migrate Here
How to Reach:
By Rail : The nearest convenient railway station is at Tirunelveli, which is an important railway junction on the southern railway and is connected to all major cities of South India.
By Road : From Tirunelveli, there are regular buses to the sanctuary. A good network of roads serves Tirunelveli. There are bus services to Chennai, Madurai, Trichy, Coimbatore, Kanyakumari etc.