Kunthankulam,a small village in Tamilnadu is an abode of migratory birds. The place invites tourist with the vibrant bird life and stunning natural beauty.
Tourist Attractions in Kunthankulam
Kunthankulam is a small village in Tirunelli district of Tamilnadu. This beautiful village is an abode of migratory birds. Kunthankulam is located en-route to Nagarkovil-Thirunelveli road. Besides the colourful birdlife, this place is known for its natural beauty- green paddy fields, Tamraparni River, lakes and most of all farmers and their farms. This place is an excellent example to show how nature and human life are correlated.
Migratory Bird Life in Kunthankulam
Migratory birds visiting Kunthankulam mainly come from Russia, Siberia, Germany and Middle Asia. 203 varieties of birds in Kunthankulam include 19 migratory birds. Falcon, Little Cormorant, White Stork, White Ibis, Green heron etc are some of the main birds present in this land.
Best time to visit Kunthankulam is from November to April. Falcon visits Kunthankulam in November and stays there till August. Most of the birds live near the lake in Kunthankulam village. Painted stork, Open bill etc visits here during January to August.
How to Reach Kunthankulam
By Air: Madurai airport ( 150km)
By Rail: Tirunelveli railway station (38km )
By Road: Bus services are available from Nagarkovil and Thirunelveli to Nanguneri. From Nanguneri, take taxis or auto rickshaws.
Where to Stay in Kunthankulam
There are no accommodation facilities available at Kunthankulam. Tourists can get accommodation facilities at Valliyoor or Nagarkovil.
Tips for the Tourists
• Kunthankulam is a very hot place. People who can’t tolerate high temperature can’t withstand Kunthankulam climate conditions.
• Keep food and lots of water with you. There are neither good hotels nor resorts near Kunthankulam.
• Keep a binocular and camera with yourself.