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Koonthankulam travel guide
Koonthankulam is a village in the outskirts of Nagercoil in Tamilnadu. This village is famous for its serene beauty and for the birdlife that survives here. Read on to know more about Koonthankulam bird-watch and get there this summer with the following travel-guide.
Koonthankulam is a small village famous for its scenic beauty and birdlife, situated in the outskirts of Nagercoil city in Thirunelveli, Tamilnadu. If you intend to spend your vacation watching some beautiful pelicans and flamingoes in the backdrop of greenery, then Koonthankulam is the place to go.
Here in Koonthankulam, a small serene village in Tamilnadu, one experiences peace and calmness of mind which no luxury or hustle-bustle of city life can ever claim to provide. The whole village and its people await patiently the arrival of the migrant birds which set the village into life with chirpings and exciting pandemonium. To the innumerable bird species that survives here, the Koonthankulam villagers are companions and play pals.
In Koonthankulam, all kinds of noises and sounds are prohibited, except the bird chirpings; all for the sake of the various species of beautiful birds. Birds fly to Koonthankulam from Russia, Siberia, middle Asia and Germany. Koonthankulam is truly a delight to the bird-watchers. 203 species of birds, including pelicans, flamingoes, night herons, bar headed gooses, colorful cranes and swans can be spotted here. But mind, the villagers are extremely protective of their bird friends and will not stand any harm done to them by the tourists arriving.
•How to reach: From Nagercoil, reach Nanguneri through the Thirunelveli road. From there, one needs to travel 68 kilometers via Moolaikkaraipatti to reach Koonthankulam.
•Major attraction: Bird Sanctuary, biosphere reserve, plantations.
•Nearest railway station: Thirunelveli (38 kilometers)
•Nearest information desk: Forest Office, Thirunelveli.
•Accomodation: Not available in Koonthankulam. Rooms can be availed in Nagercoil.
•Nagercoil STD code: 04652
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