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Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary In Visakhapatnam

Eco-tourism is in fact traveling to a place where the natural surroundings are / environment is not disturbed by human activities. It focuses on the conservation of environment and sustains the well being of the local people. ITDC (Indian Tourism Development Corporation) is keen on developing places of eco-tourism in India.

Visakhapatnam is a naturally beautiful city in the east coast of north Andhra Pradesh. The city is famous for peacefulness and cleanliness. There are many tourist attractions in and around the city which are worth visiting. Kambalakonda is an eco-tourism park / sanctuary in Visakhapatnam.

About Kambalakonda

Kambalakonda is an eco-tourism park in Visakhapatnam located close to the city limits. It is just opposite to Indira Gandhi Zoological Park on NH 5 (National Highway) towards Vizianagaram.

Kambaalakonda is a protected / reserve forest with rich green belt of hillocks on the Eastern Ghats. The rich flora and faun in the eco-tourism park provides a great learning opportunity for Zoology and Botany students and for researchers. It is a natural habitat for many animals including few rare species like the barking deer, sambar, emu birds and many more. The park is a great place for nature lovers where they can spend some time in loneliness amidst nature.

The facilities offered at this eco-tourism park included limited camping zones and limited cottages for a night stay. There are other facilities for tourists / visitors like resting places, view points, canopy-walking, watch tower etc.

It also provides few adventurous activities like trekking and horse-riding specially for children to go around the park. The trekking is not a steep trekking but it gives a good physical exercise moving up and down the slopes in open hilly forests.

There is a water tank (a reservoir) in the middle of the park which enhances the beauty and serenity of the park where bird-watchers can watch a number of birds flocked around the water body. Visitors can enjoy a boat ride in this water body. Ther Watch Tower / View Point near the water body provides a beautiful view of the greenery of the surroundings and enjoyable bird watch, to the visitors.

There are local guides who help the outside tourists in moving around in the park. The park offers few adventure activities like group trekking and also fun activities like horse riding for children. The timing for adventure games are 9 a.m to 4.30 p.m (subject to change).

Entry fee is Rs.10/- per person and Rs.5/- per child below 12 years (subject to change).

Kambalakonda Eco-Tourism park is easily reachable from the main city. Visakhapatnam is one of the biggest and busiest junctions on the East Coast Railway and is on the main line of the Howrah-Madras railway route.

Vizag is one of the fastest developing Indian cities and there is no dearth for good, both luxury and economy hotels in the city, that offer a comfortable and enjoyable stay for the tourists.

Foot Note

Kambalakonda park supports ecological balance and is a real treat for the students where there is much to explore. Local people visit the park as a part of 'vana bhojanam' during Karthika Masam

It is a beautiful eco-tourism spot for spending some time with family / friends in the lap of mother nature.

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