Kunthakulam bird sanctuary is situated 33-km south of Tirunelveli in Nanguneri taluk. Kunthakulam is a small and natural scenic village, which is covered with natural forests and ponds. During the season January to April every year more than 10 thousand birds from various countries like Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, USA, Australia migrate here and when the season is over the birds return. Every day more than 5,000 people come here and enjoy. Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu Bird Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu, Kunthakulam Bird Sanctuary Tour, Wildlife South India Tour Ariyakulam, 13-km east of Tirunelveli has another bird sanctuary.
There are many wildlife sanctuaries in south India. The state of Tamil Nadu is also rich in wildlife. Many places like Calimere Wildlife sanctuary, Kunthakulam bird sanctuary, and Crocodile Bank are famous in Tamil Nadu.
How to Get There
Tirunelveli is the nearest city, which is well connected by rail and road with the important places within and beyond the state.
» Rail : The nearest convenient railway station is at Tirunelveli, which is an important railway junction on the southern railway and is connected to all major cities of South India.
» Road : From Tirunelveli, there are regular buses to the sanctuary. A good network of roads serves Tirunelveli. There are bus services to Chennai, Madurai, Trichy, Coimbatore, Kanyakumari, etc.
More great attractions can be found in the Explore Wildlife in India page.