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Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

#Wildlife Sanctuary in Kanchipuram

One of the most popular bird sanctuaries in Tamil Nadu is the Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary, visited by an assortment of migratory birds all round the year. It has a historical significance that the sanctuary was preserved by the locals as the water there could serve as the best crop fertiliser.

The main visitors of the sanctuary are the open billed storks, cormorants,etc. Tourists are attracted to the sanctuary by the flocks of water birds like Ibis, herons migrating here. From the entrance to the exit the sanctuary leaves no stone unturned in keeping its visitors engaged. You will come across a number of leafy trees with beautiful birds chirping about, leaving you enraptured.

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Location:
Kanchipuram
Tamil Nadu, India
Best time to visit Kanchipuram: 
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
₹5
Time people usually spend here:
3 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
12.5454649°N, 79.8555222°E
Distance from Kanchipuram city center to Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Tuesday: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Wednesday: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Thursday: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Friday: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturday: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Sunday: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary..

Overall Rating:4.1

reviews
  '4' out of 5
"I visited mid of January. Recent rains had filled the lake with abundant water. Lot of winged visitors this year. You won't see too many exotic bird species. Painted stork and grey pelican were on large numbers. Good place to take your kids too, safe for family. A zoom lens is a must if you want to shoot."
  '4' out of 5
"It's a nice place to visit for in the November to February months you can find a large number of variety of birds. It has some nice photography places and good sceneries, many people come here to take some professional photos. Even though the place inside a village most people do come here for a small holiday visit with their families and friends."
  '4' out of 5
"Pretty good for a place near the city. Visited in January this year, and found quite an assortment of birds including painted storks, pelicans, spoonbills, among others."
  '4' out of 5
"It is very good and nice place for photography and for enjoyment . A long drive from chennai with nature "
  '4' out of 5
"Good plave to visit. Roads till sanctuary is good. Best time to visit is from November till march. Rest of the days th to sanctuary is closed with "no admission" board in front of the gate. "

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