Monday, July 13, 2009

Nal Sarovar – Bird sanctuary at Gujarat


Nal Sarovar or the Bird Sanctuary was founded in 1969. Migratory birds find their nests from Bet to Bet at Nal Sarovar. Almost 300 species of birds are there; pelican, flemingo, white crane, heron, evomet, long beak carliu, variety ducks, and such birds of beautiful colour and shape attract tourists December to March at the 182 sq km Nal Sarovar.

In the lake, there are bets or islands—360 in number. You may enjoy boating both in the morning and evening. On full moon, the beauty of Nal Sarovar becomes ecstatic and unforgettable.

How to reach Nal Sarovar
From Ahmedabad (via Sanand/Vinchhia/Aniali) it is situated 80 kms to the South West and from Viramgam (40 km). Three bus routes connect Nal Sarovar, Ahmedabad and Viramgam. You may naturally prefer to go to Nal Sarovar either from Ahmedabad or Viramgam.

This article is originally published in Travel India and India Study Channel



You need to get the permit, however, to visit Nal Sarovar from Deputy Conservator of Forest, Gandhinagar, Sector 16, Ph: (02712) 221951, from Gandhinagar.

Where to stay at Nal Sarovar
Holiday Home and Gipsy Cottage are there on the bank of the lake.
Advance booking can be done from Ahmedabad Tourist Office.
There is a Forest Rest House at a distance of 10 km from Nal Sarovar .

This article is originally published in Travel India and India Study Channel

1 comment:

Angel Samatiya said...

Nalsarovar is beauty of the nature.It is great place for the winter vacation.I love this place so much.


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