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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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An awesome picnic!!!

We went to the bird sanctuary on the last day of 2017. It was the breeding/nesting season, and it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Shruti S
Excellent view of migratory birds

Vedanthangal is around 60 kms from Tambaram and roughly takes a little more than 1 hour. We took... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karthik R
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Chennai, India
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Chingleput Division; M.A.S. Complex | 46D/5 – VillakadiI Koil Street, Kanchipuram, India
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Chingleput Division; M.A.S. Complex | 46D/5 – VillakadiI Koil Street, Kanchipuram, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Karthik R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walk way with good views. Viewing tower even better. Masses of storks, pelican, know, cormorant, Indian divers, heron etc Great photo opportunities. Can borrow binoculars outside. Have to pay for cameras & phones R25 each. Would have happily spent a couple of hours there.

2  Thank jacqui3744
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had been to Vedanthangal along with friends in our Royal Enfield bikes. The approach roads are excellent and the place has suffix parking facility. They charge for mobile phones with camera as well for entry... thanks to recent rains the lake was brimming with water...More

1  Thank spk1504
Reviewed 17 November 2017

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

3  Thank Brianlara
Reviewed 15 November 2017 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

7  Thank amohanro
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roshu6682
19 December 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
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
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bellithyagaraj28
16 February 2017|
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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.
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