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Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary

Visakhapatnam

14.4/5(5 Ratings)

Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary Overview

Ranked 12 of 46 sightseeing in Visakhapatnam

Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary has a wide variety of flora and fauna in their natural habitat. Spread across an area of around 71 square kilometres, it is covered with dry evergreen forest mixed with shrubs and meadows. At present, the forest is under the control of Andhra Pradesh Forest Department, however till 1970, the land belonged to Maharajah of Vizianagaram.

The name of the wildlife sanctuary is derived from the local mountain named Kambalakonda. The sanctuary preserves endangered Indian Leopard along with various other animals. Tourists can also spot various species of Russell's viper, Indian Cobra, Asian Paradise-flycatcher, Indian Muntjac and Indian Jackal in this forest.

Tectona Grandis, Abrus Precatorius, Catunaregam Spinosa and Grewia Tiliaefolia are some of the popular flora species present in the sanctuary.
 

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What travellers are saying about Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 2-3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
Facilities available
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  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed

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Operating hours

Summer:
7:00 AM -6:30 PM
Winter:
7:00 AM -6:30 PM
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Famous for:
Sanctuaries
Entry:
paid
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Pets
99% voted as clean

Reviews and Ratings

Vamsi krishna Arjun

Vamsi krishna Arjun4.3/5

4 reviews

Kambalakonda A Natural Wildlife Sanctuary

Kambalakonda is a natural wildlife sanctuary, it is a great sight seeing location with greenery all around. Its also a best picnic spot to enjoy with the family and friends. You can also have a great sight of waterfalls inside it and you can have boat rides with friends. It is a good place to take trekking with friends. As it is a wildlife sanctuary you can see some animals like deers, birds and sometimes tigers too. It is a good location for photo shoots, sure you will have a good sight seeing experience and satisfied visit.

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Vindu Pillai

Vindu Pillai4.6/5

1 review

Best sightseeing and beautiful nature

In Visakhapatnam this is the best sight seeing, for nature loving travellers this is the best place to see beautiful nature with large water lakes with surrounding trees. It shows complete wild life of animals, most number of nature lovers visit this place, we can see most number of fishes and get pictures of that sightseeing. All over most interesting place in this Vizag.

Shekar Kandregula

Shekar Kandregula4.6/5

1 review

Wonderful place for nature lovers

Kambalakonda which comes after Maddilapalem located very opposite to the zoo park. It has beautiful wild life with rich sanctuary experience you would feel like as you are in forest. There are specific zones which will lead to top of attached mountain so that we can look around from there entire forest. Carrying food is not allowed as per terms, we can go far jeeps which are available inside. Finally it will be amazing feeling for spending time in this place especially if you are nature lovers.

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M Roy

M Roy5.0/5

23 reviews

Ecological Park where Nature beckons!

Near the Vizag Zoo, this park is a must visit for all. Trekking, boating, hitch-hiking, crossing bridges all in one go. Private vehicles allowed inside subject to permission. There is a cafeteria inside but with limited service.

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Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary, Visakhapatnam

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Vishwas

Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary, Visakhapatnam
Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary, Visakhapatnam

Photo by

Vishwas

Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary, Visakhapatnam
Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary, Visakhapatnam

Photo by

Vishwas

Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary, Visakhapatnam