|Near Guru Dronacharya Metro Station, Gurugram, Gurgaon (Map)
|Entry Fee & Timings
|The park does not have any entry fee. However, it is open from 05:00 am to 08:00 pm all days of the week
|Park & Garden, Nature Sites and Parks
|Place visit with
|Kids, Married Couples, Parants, Siblings
|Best time to visit
|September, October, November, December
|Guru Dronacharya Metro Station (1 KM) Sikandarpur Metro Station (2 KM) Sikanderpur Metro Station (1 KM) Phase 2 Metro Station (2 KM) Belvedere Towers Metro Station (2 KM) Moulsari Avenue Metro Station (3 KM)
About Aravalli Biodiversity Park
The Aravalli Diversity-Bio Park is in Gurgaon. The park was opened to the public on World Environment Day, 5 June 2010. The park's natural vegetation falls under northern tropical dry deciduous forest (including Anogyssus pendula and Boswellia forest edaphic subtypes) and northern tropical thorn forest types recognized by Champion and Seth.
There are over 300 species of native plants in the park, including a large number of arid zone lithophytes. A recent study found that a wide variety of native bird species using the park, along with ecologically restored areas, show higher encounter rates of birds with wild animals compared to areas unrestricted. Reptiles such as the Bengal watchdog and mammals such as the northern or five-striped palm squirrel, nilgai, golden jackal, Indian hare are seen.
Architecture of Aravalli Biodiversity Park
The Aravalli Biodiversity Park is spread over 390 acres and has semi-arid vegetation with around 300 native plants, 101,000 trees, 43,000 shrubs and many species of birds.
Interesting facts about Aravalli Biodiversity Park
- Biodiversity parks are unique landscapes which consist of the form of diverse communities and provide ecological, cultural & educational benefits to the urban society
- The Park also maintains a variety of habitats including grasslands and a seasonal pond near an old quarry site.
- The native plants nurseries are managed by Iamgurgaon, a local non-profit, that manages the park along with the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon.
- The seedlings are planted out for ecological restoration of the park area each year during the monsoon. Over 160 native plant species have been raised and planted out in the park
How to reach Aravalli Biodiversity Park
By Bus:- The nearest bus stop to Aravalli Biodiversity Park in Gurgaon is at a 4 minute walk.
By Metro:- Near Parka is Sikanderpur Metro Station which is 4 minutes walk away.
By Road:- You can also take auto or rickshaw to go to the park, which you will easily find here.
Nearby famous places
- Sahara Mall 0 m away
- MGF Mega City Mall 0 m away
- Gallery Prospective 0.7 km away
- DLF Cyber Hub 2.4 km away
- Ambience Mall 2.7 km away
- Sai Ka Angan Temple 4.5 km away
- Museo Camera 3.1 km away
- Kingdom of Dreams 4.3 km away
- Appu Ghar 2 km away