Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary Andhra Pradesh

Are you planning to visit Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary located in Andhra Pradesh state, India? If yes, wait for a while and read this article about Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary to know more about its features, location, accommodation facilities, time to visit and many more.

Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary is a famous tourist destination located in Andhra Pradesh state, India. As we all know, each state of India have different districts. Likewise this Andhra Pradesh state has also different districts. We can more correctly say that Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh state, India. Another important fact is that this wildlife sanctuary is located very close to the kolar gold fields of Karnataka state in India. Some people say that located in the Palamaner, the famous town in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh state. Spread in an area of 358 sq. km and covered with high hills and deep valleys, this wildlife sanctuary is one of the best in our country. Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary

Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary Chittoor

There are two streams namely the Kaundinya and Kaigal that flows through this sanctuary. There is an interesting fact regarding the establishment of Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh. I know your curiosity. During the year 1983 -1986, a number of elephants started their journey from Anekal Hosur located in Tamil nadu and Bannerghatta in Karnataka to find their alternative homes in other states. At that time Andhra Pradesh was a state which had no elephants before. About 39 elephants moved to the forest of Andhra Pradesh during this time. So the Andhra Pradesh government took the decision to set up this Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary there.

Best time to visit Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary: October – April

Accommodation facilities near Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary:Forest guest house at Palamaneru

This wildlife sanctuary is enclosed by southern tropical thorn type forests that consist of flora Albizia amara, Ficus bengalensis, Ficus religiosa, Bamboo and Ficustomentosa. In this sanctuary, you can see variety of animals like elephants, chital, Sāmbhar, mouse deer, jungle cat, jackal, panther, jungle fowl, antelope, hare and wild boar.

How to reach

If you are trying to reach this Wildlife Sanctuary from Chittoor or Bangalore, remember that buses, taxis or other modes of transportation are available for you to reach this destination. If you are travelling by flight, the nearest airports to Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary are Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai and Tirupati. But the nearest railway station is Chittoor. Any way you can reach this sanctuary by selecting any mode of transportation that is for you.


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