Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, Ahmedabad

Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary | One of the best places to visit in Ahmedabad

LocationNear Sanand Village, Ahmedabad (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsNo Entry Fees. The visiting time is 6:00 am to 5:30 pm on all days of the week.
Place TypeZoo, Nature Sites and Parks
Place visit withFamily, Kids, Parants, Siblings
Best time to visitJuly, August, September, October, November, December

About Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary

Nalsarovar is a bird sanctuary mainly inhabited by migratory birds as their winter home. Nal Sarovar Lake is situated at the lowest point between Central Gujarat and East Saurashtra.

It has been a bird sanctuary since April 1969 and has been a Ramsar site since 24 September 2012 The lake is home to over 200 different bird species, most of which are waterfowl such as pink pelicans, small and large flamingos, crekes, brahmin ducks, purple moorhen, herons, white storks, various species of bitter gourd.

Architecture of Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary

Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, consisting primarily of a 120.82-square-kilometre (46.65 sq mi) lake and ambient marshes, is situated about 64 km to the west of Ahmedabad near Sanand Village, in the Gujarat state of India.

Interesting facts about Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary

  1. Nalsarovar is a beautiful place. It is the best place to visit and tourists can also go boating here.
  2. Here ducks, geese, pelicans and flamingos are best seen at dawn and dusk.
  3. The sanctuary is best visited as a day excursion by private vehicle, taxi.
  4. The water in the lake is about 4 feet deep. Tourists can go horse riding along the lake with many horses.

How to reach Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary

By Air:- On arrival at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Airport in Ahmedabad, cabs can be booked from local operators to reach Nalsarovar.

By Rail: Tourists can reach Nalsarovar via Viramgam, which is the nearest railway station. It is located about 36 km from the sanctuary which takes about an hour to reach.

By Road: Ahmedabad is well connected to various neighboring cities of India by an excellent network of roads. Private taxis or buses can be hired from here to reach Nalsarovar.

Nearby famous places

  • Lothal
  • Sabarmati Ashram
  • Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple
  • Adalaj Stepwell
  • Jama Masjid

Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary FAQs:

𝒜. The best time to visit Nalsarovar is in winter between November & February.

𝒜. Nalsarovar bird sanctuary timings are 6 am to 6 pm but the ticket window closes at 5:30pm.

𝒜. It harbors over 250 species of wetland birds.

𝒜. Nal Sarovar Lake is situated at the lowest point between Central Gujarat and East Saurashtra.

𝒜. Entry fee here: Rs. 75 for individual on working days. 85 for person on weekends and Rs. 200 for camera

𝒜. It is located at Near Sanand Village, Ahmedabad.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary: No Entry Fees. The visiting time is 6:00 am to 5:30 pm on all days of the week..

𝒜. You should visit Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary during July, August, September, October, November, December months for best experience.

🛑Note: We don't guarantee for info accuracy.