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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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Best picnic spot near chennai

We visited in December. Weather is very cool. Good to see the birds were flying around you and... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2017
Arul P
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Good views

Walk way with good views. Viewing tower even better. Masses of storks, pelican, know, cormorant... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2017
jacqui3744
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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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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 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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Reviewed December 27, 2017 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
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Reviewed December 16, 2017 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
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Reviewed November 17, 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
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Reviewed November 14, 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

1  Thank Indiran_Kolappan
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Reviewed October 27, 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
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Reviewed September 21, 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
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Reviewed August 11, 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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Reviewed June 26, 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
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Reviewed May 20, 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
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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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