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Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary

Horsley Hills

14.4/5(3 Ratings)

Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary Overview

Ranked 3 of 4 sightseeing in Horsley Hills

The Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary is located at Palamaner in Andhra Pradesh. Sprawling over an area of around 358 sq. km, the entire region is covered with southern tropical thorn type forests. There are different species of trees like Albizia amara, Ficus tomentosa, Ficus religiosa, Ficus bengalensis and bamboo.

Various mammals such as four-horned antelope, cheetal, sambar, hare, mouse deer, porcupine, jungle cat and wild boar also inhabit the sanctuary. Jackal, sloth bear, jungle fowl, panther, starred tortoise and slender loris also live here. The Kaigal and Kaundinya streams flow through the sanctuary, which is surrounded by hills and deep valleys.

Primates inhabiting the sanctuary include common langur, bonnet monkey and rhesus monkey. Tourists can also spot mandrill, olive baboon and many other animals in the sanctuary. Carnivores such as puma, jaguar, Himalayan black-bear, hyena and hippopotamus, along with all the three Indian crocodile species live here.
 

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What travellers are saying about Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: More than 3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchaseFood available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilitiesBathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/StorageLockers/Storage

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Operating hours

Summer:
7:00 AM -5:00 PM
Winter:
7:00 AM -5:00 PM
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Famous for:
Sanctuaries
Entry:
paid
Not Allowed:
Pets

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Reviews and Ratings

Ranganath Raja

Ranganath Raja5.0/5

1 review

The place boasts of a varied fauna, and is an interesting visit

A nice place to visit, with family. The place boasts of a varied fauna, and is an interesting visit. The place is worth a visit.

Sreeharsha

Sreeharsha4.6/5

4 reviews

Cool place for bird lovers

Cool wildlife sanctuary. There are few birds and peacock, which i liked the most. I have spent more than 2 hours seeing those birds, feeding them and taking pictures of them.

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