Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary

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Location: 33-Km South Of Tirunelveli In Nanguneri Taluk, Tamil Nadu
Best Time To Visit : January To April
Significance: 10,000 Birds From Various Countries Migrate Here


Peacock in Kunthakulam Bird Sanctury, TamilNadu
Kunthakulam bird sanctuary is situated 33-km south of Tirunelveli in Nanguneri taluk. Kunthakulam is a small and natural scenic village, which is covered with natural forests and ponds. During the season January to April every year more than 10 thousand birds from various countries like Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, USA, Australia migrate here and when the season is over the birds return. Every day more than 5,000 people come here and enjoy. Ariyakulam, 13-km east of Tirunelveli has another bird sanctuary.

HOW TO GET THERE

Tirunelveli is the nearest city, which is well connected by rail and road with the important places within and beyond the state.
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.
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.

WHERE TO STAY

Accommodation is available at the moderate class hotels and lodges in Tirunelveli.
Municipal Traveller's Bungalow
Circuit House, P.W.D. Vannarapettai
Hotel Tamil Nadu



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