KAUNDINYA Wildlife Sanctuary

LOCATION & AREA: Chittoor District; 357.60 Sq. Kms.
UNIQUENESS: The area to which Elephants have returned after 200 years. The only Elephant Reserve in the State.
FLORA: Southern tropical dry deciduous and thorn forests consisting of Albizzias, Accacias, Lagerstroemea, Ficus, Bamboo.
FAUNA: Indian Elephant, Sloth Bear, Panther, Cheetal, Chowsingha, Sambar, Porcupine, Wild Boar, Jungle Cat, Jackal, Jungle Fowl, Starred Tortoise, Slender Loris.
ACCESSIBILITY: 50 Kms. by road from Chittoor; 120 Kms. from Bangalore. Nearest Airport – Bangalore, Tirupathi.
ACCOMMODATION: Forest guesthouse at Palamaner, Madanapalli & Horseley Hills.
SEASON: October to April.


CONTACT :  Divisional Forest Officer, Chittoor ( West ). Phone : - 08572 - 232458, Forest Range Officer, Palamaner, Phone:- 08579 - 251027