Sri Venkateshwara (also spelt as
Venkateswara) National Park is located in Rajampet of
Cuddapah district and
Bailapadu of Chittoor district of
Andhra Pradesh. It is the third best zoo
in AP, just after Nehru Zoological
Park in Hyderabad
It is a part of the Sri Venkateshwara wild life sanctuary and extends over an area of 353-sq-kms. Tirupati is the abode of Lord Venkateswara and has daily visitation of about 40,000 people. Park is developed with a spiritual theme - arrival of the auspicious elephant calf (rescued from cyclone) called "Venkanna".
Tourists can find at the entrance the incarnations of Almighty ('Matsya', 'Kurma', 'Varaha' and 'Narasimha Avataras') that provide an opening to the new theme of the park.
The main attractions of this park are 'Mayuravan' (the house for enchanting peafowl), 'Mrugavani' (the house for herbivores), 'Vrukavihar' (Living place for smaller carnivores), along with parakeets, manias, ducks, geese and a variety of other birds like flamingos, swans, pelicans, raptors etc. Tourists can reach this place by road from Tirupati.
Rail & Road: Tirupati being the most famous pilgrim centre is well connected by rail and road. For city transportation taxis, autos and city buses are available.
Hotel accommodation is available at Tirupati .