Sprawling across 353.62 square kilometers the Sri Venkateshwara National Park in Andhra Pradesh begets its name from Lord Sri Venkateshwara, the presiding deity at Tirupati Temple. Steep gorges, ravenous ridges, cascading waterfalls, amidst a green-carpeted landscape with a plethora of wild animals is nothing short of a veritable heaven for a nature lover.
Come and enjoy the glory of nature at Sri Venkateshwara National Park, 20 kilometers from Chandragiri. Created in 1989, this National Park dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara is a treasure trove of a plethora of wild animals and birds amidst verdant natural grassland.
The inhabitants of Sri Venkateshwara National Park quench their thirst from Talakona, Gundalakona and Gunjana Waterfalls.Rugged slopes, steep gorges and surging waterfalls characterize Tirumala Hills which surrounds this National Park. Another hill named Seshachalam also lies on the fringe of this National Park.
Tamba Jalari, Gymnosperm, Red Slanders, sandalwood, Tella Karakkaya are some species of plants found here. Numerous genus of animals available here includes tiger, panther, spotted deer, ibex, sloth bear, pig, bear, Bonnet monkey, mongoose, wild dogs, Sambar, black buck, bison, jackal, fox, civet cat, jungle cat, rare and scarce golden gecko, peacock, jungle fowl Indian giant squirrel, tree shrew, lizards etc and birds like partridges and quail.
The Forest House at Tirupati encourages tourists to have a comfortable accommodation and dining to the Sri Venkateshwara National Park. The transit points are located at small distances from here. While the nearest railhead is at Hyderabad, the nearest Railway Station is at Tirupati. You can also travel here via road from Tirupati.
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