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Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

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Chingleput Division; M.A.S. Complex | 46D/5 – VillakadiI Koil Street, Kanchipuram, India
0424-240876
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Nice View

This is located in Kanceepuram District 2hrs from chennai. You need binocular to view the birds... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
muthukrish2000
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Bangalore District, India
Beauty of birds

One of most popular bird sanctuary situated tamilnadu.variety of migratory birds visits this place... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2018
jaga1997reddy
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Chingleput Division; M.A.S. Complex | 46D/5 – VillakadiI Koil Street, Kanchipuram, India
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0424-240876
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

This is located in Kanceepuram District 2hrs from chennai. You need binocular to view the birds, there is also a view point where you can climb and see. Parking here will be around 20rupees and entry tickets 5rupees. Even for mobile camera you will be...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

One of most popular bird sanctuary situated tamilnadu.variety of migratory birds visits this place every year.it is a smallest bird sanctuary in India.

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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

The bird sanctuary is located at a distance of around 85 k.m from Chennai and it takes around 2.30 hours drive. It appeared to be another ordinary village till we entered the lake. When we entered we could see thousands of migratory birds like painted...More

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Reviewed February 2, 2018

A real surprise, to come across this vast water world, with teeming birdlife. As a photographer, I had a ball, as the afternoon sun played brightly onto the vivid colours of a wide variety of water birds. Painted storks were present in their hundreds, or...More

Thank Brian R
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

Visited this place on the way to Pondicherry from Chennai. We saw a variety of migratory birds. There is a nice walkway. You can enjoy viewing birds walking along the walkway. View from the watch tower is awesome.

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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Well since I am a wildlife and bird photographer I was keen to visit vedanthangal during my weekend. And finally when I went there I was actually surprised on how well the place was maintained.Its around 72kms from Chennai.You can see hell a lot of...More

Thank Gavin F
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Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

The Vedanthangal bird sanctuary is one of the most popular bird sanctuary in Tamilnadu. A variety of migratory birds visits this place every year. The Vedanthangal bird sanctuary is the smallest bird sanctuary in India situated near to the small town of Padalam in the...More

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Reviewed January 12, 2018

We went to the bird sanctuary on the last day of 2017. It was the breeding/nesting season, and it was a great sight to view the birds busy building their nest/catching food, feeding their little ones, etc... The best time to visit is early morning,...More

Thank Shruti S
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

Vedanthangal is around 60 kms from Tambaram and roughly takes a little more than 1 hour. We took the route of GST till the Padalam - Vedanthangal road - the one next to Uttiramerur SH. Ensure you carry enough water, snacks, breakfast when you go...More

2  Thank Karthik R
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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

We visited in December. Weather is very cool. Good to see the birds were flying around you and preparing the nest. Good place for family get together. Better to go with food and have it there. Nice place to take photos. You can see the...More

1  Thank Arul P
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Ashif A
March 24, 2018|
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Response from Hilarian_Felix | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a facility to eat food which is brought from home. No restrictions in bringing your own food.
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roshu6682
December 19, 2017|
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Response from spk1504 | Reviewed this property |
They operate on national holidays. Sharing contact details..Just in case Address: Vedathangal, Madurantakam, Tamil Nadu 603314 Ph - 044 2235 1471
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Jyothi B
October 11, 2017|
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Response from Hilarian_Felix | Reviewed this property |
Yes it will be opened in September and through out the year.The period between April to June is really hot and you do not see much birds.Between July to October is the period when monsoon is good and you can see birds start... More
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