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Andhra Pradesh Srilanka Malleswara Wildlife Sanctuary
At a distance of 15 km from Cuddapah is the green and lush paddocks and the area is named as Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife Sanctuary. The maximum area of the sanctuary is covered with red sander. There are 1400 different kinds of plants that can be categorized under the 176 different families speaks about the rich flora and fauna of the Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife sanctuary. The sanctuary has variety of animals like deer, fox, tiger and wild boar. The Jordan’s Courser that is on the verge of extinction can also be found in the Sri Lanka Malleswara Wildlife sanctuary. The house of variety of birds can be seen in the sanctuary. Those who have a taste for the nature can enjoy and spend beautiful moments in the vicinity of the sanctuary.
The type of the climate that is in this area supports the arid deciduous mixed forests and also the evergreen scrubs that are found in the sanctuary. Being the hilly area this sanctuary has sheer inclines and steep valleys. Visiting the sanctuary provides the visitor both mesmerizing and adventurous trip.
Weather and Best Time to Visit
The summers are dry and winters are cool. Favorable time to visit here is in months of October to March.
How to Reach
The nearest airport is in Tirupati.
The nearest railway head is Cuddapah.
Buses ply to and fro from Cuddapah. One can also hire taxi to reach here.
Where to stay
There are many luxurious and budgeted hotels in Cuddapah. The forest rest house in Siddavatam and Cuddapah can be taken for stay.