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Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

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Chingleput Division; M.A.S. Complex | 46D/5 – VillakadiI Koil Street, Kanchipuram, India
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Charging for Mobile Phone Camera is Illogical and Nonsensical

I am a passionate bird watcher and absolutely love this place, although it does get a bit crowded... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Corvallis, Oregon
Beautiful bird sanctuary

Vedanthangal is one of the important bird sanctuary in Tamilnadu. It is located 65 km south of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chennai (Madras), India
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Chingleput Division; M.A.S. Complex | 46D/5 – VillakadiI Koil Street, Kanchipuram, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a passionate bird watcher and absolutely love this place, although it does get a bit crowded sometimes on weekends. This is a fascinating place to observe congregations of tens of thousands of migratory birds. Levying a separate charge for mobile phone camera, even...More

1  Thank Brianlara
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Vedanthangal is one of the important bird sanctuary in Tamilnadu. It is located 65 km south of Chennai and before Tindivanam. It normally opens in the month of November and remains open until the month of May / June depending on the availability of water....More

Thank Indiran_Kolappan
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Ive always been in love with the avain world and its many bright colours. The next best thing i thoroughly enjoy is great food, which is quite an easy find in any major city like chennai. After been here and taking as many pictures as...More

Thank So T
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary is a Sanctuary protected and maintained by the Government of Tamil Nadu, area located in a place called Chengalpattu of Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu, India. The sanctuary is approximately about 60kms to 90 kilometres away from Chennai depending on the route you...More

Thank Hilarian_Felix
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to go for a day trip to Vedanthangal a couple of Sundays ago. My wife made fish fry, egg masala, lemon rice, and potato chips. We drove down the 80 kms from Chennai filled with anticipation for the day ahead. We branched off...More

6  Thank amohanro
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience and thoroughly enjoyed with my friends.Fantastic experience in watching plenty of bird species. I go here during seasonal times. Every time I go here, I used to wonder how they could reach the place correctly every year.As it is wide and big sanctuary...More

Thank Latheesh C
Reviewed 20 May 2017

A calm and serene place.Dont go expecting any magical views.Whatever the trend of migratory birds you can have a can get a clear picture from this visit.The impact of climate change including.Good thing is that there is no boating or anything that disturbs the birds.And...More

Thank sahayatrika
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is located 15 km away from Chennai - Tirchy highway. Take right at Kolambakkam while coming from chennai. Very Beautiful bird Sanctuary with lot of birds flying around. Tower is arranged inside the sanctuary for visitors. Maintenance and cleanness is very very nice.

4  Thank SURYA K
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Reached there at 7:45 am on a saturday morning.. apart from a few school kids screaming around (they were on an excursion trip)... spent about 4 hours just mesmerized by Grey Pelicans, Eurasian Spoonbills, Darters catching fish, Cormorants, king fishers, paradise flycatchers etc... lovely place....More

5  Thank kachutan
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Even though the migratory season is coming to an end we got see good numbers of birds.we enjoyed the singing and chirping noise thoroughly. Forest department has done a lot of improvement.Kudos

Thank dhanesh b
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Jyothi B
11 October 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
16 February 2017|
Response from Gregory D | Reviewed this property |
Early Morning is better or late afternoon, as any of the birds leave to feed etc as the day goes on. We were there at 7.30am. By 10am the birds were starting to fly off.
8 February 2017|
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Response from 669chandrasekaranm | Reviewed this property |
November to February