Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary (Palamaneru)
The Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary is located at Palamaner in andhra Pradesh. It is 50 Km away from Chittoor and 120 Km from Bangalore by road. With an area of 358-sq-kms it displays a broad variety of animals along with different types of trees. The Kaundinya Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 358-sq-kms. The area is enclosed by southern tropical thorn type of forests, consisting of flora Albiziaamara, Ficusreligiosa, Ficustomentosa, Ficus Bengalensis and Bamboo.
The flora also consists of a species, which is a regeneration of 'santalum' album. The habitat of Kaundinya sanctuary is rugged with high hills and deep valleys. The Kaigal and Kaundinya are two streams, which flow through the sanctuary.
Tourists can find a wide diversity of animals like Cheetal, Four horned Antelope, Sambhar, Mouse Deer, Hare, Porcupine, Wild boar, Jungle Cat, Jackal, Sloth Bear, Panther, Jungle Fowl, Peafowl's and Elephants.
Best Time To Visit :
October To May
WHERE TO STAY
Forest Guest House, Palamaneru