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Visit to Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary from Chennai

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Stop At: Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary, Chingleput Division; M.A.S. Complex 46D/5 – VillakadiI Koil Street, Kanchipuram India

You will be picked up from your hotel in Chennai in the morning and driven to Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary. The sanctuary is located at a distance of 50 miles from Chennai and the drive takes around an hour.

Upon reaching the sanctuary your guide will show you around the area. The sanctuary is dotted with several small lakes that make for a favorite feeding ground for birds. In the 18th century, the area was a hunting spot for the local landlords.

The sanctuary is well structured with paved paths and watchtowers and benches for bird watchers. You can take a close view of the birds from here.

You will be able to see thousands of birds coming from various countries. The migratory birds include Garganeys and Teals from Canada, Snake birds and Glossy Ibises from Sri Lanka, Grey Pelicans from Australia, Grey Herons and Open Billed Stork from Bangladesh, Painted Storks from Siberia, Spoonbills from Myanmar and the Spot-Billed Duck. More than 40,000 birds including 26 rare species are found here.

Duration: 4 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your hotel in the city of Chennai
Departure Time
9:00 AM
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Local English speaking guide
  • 02 bottles of mineral water per person
  • Entry/Admission - Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • The bird sanctuary is open throughout the year but the best time to visit is from November to March as this is the nesting season for most migratory birds and the weather is also pleasant.
  • Visiting timings are from 06.30 a.m. to 06.00 p.m.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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