Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, Ahmedabad: History, Timings, Entry fees

Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, Ahmedabad

Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary is ideal for bird watching and enjoying a day off from routine. You will get to see around 200 types of migratory birds, that travel long distance to avoid unsuitable weather conditions and to spend winter at Nalsarovar, Gujarat.

There is a particular time between November to February during which the migratory birds flock here. Bird watchers and nature lovers will enjoy watching a large variety of birds in the sanctuary.


The history associated with Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary:

The Nalsarovar lake and the wetlands were declared a bird sanctuary in 1969. It is spread across 120 sq. km, the marshy lands along with the lake, forms an ideal place for a migratory bird. It was a natural lake that now serves as a bird sanctuary for many migratory bird species and resident bird species.

Timings and Entry fees:

The visiting hours are between 6 am to 6 pm and it opens every day. Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary has entry fees and it includes entry fees, boating charges, parking charges and camera fee different for Indian and foreign tourists.

How to reach the Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary?

You need to travel 64 km from Ahmadabad to reach the Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary. The place is easily reachable by road and the place is quite busy on weekends.

Things to see:

The place is famous for bird watching, you will find a variety of birds in the water or flying. Some of the species that can be seen in the sanctuary are pelicans, cranes, storks, spoonbill, fishing eagles, harriers and many more.

There are also several wildlife creatures like a black buck and wild asses found in the sanctuary. Also, some rare species of plants are also present in the sanctuary.

Best time to visit Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary:

The best time to visit the sanctuary is during winters and spring seasons. You will get to see many migratory birds during these seasons.

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