National Park in Gujarat

Ratanmahal Sloth Bear Sanctuary
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November 24, 2017November 12, 2018

Ratanmahal Sloth Bear Sanctuary

Ratanmahal Sloth Bear sanctuary which is perched on the Ratanmahal hills is located in the district of Panchmahals. It is also situated just forty-five kilometers away from Devgadh Baria which is a municipality located in Dahod district in the Indian state of Gujarat. This sanctuary is inhabited by the sloth bears which belong to the...

Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary
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November 23, 2017July 19, 2018

Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary

Gujarat boasts of an enviable ecological reserve due to its unique geographical and climatic conditions. The sincere efforts of the government have ensured that the many sanctuaries and wildlife reserves of Gujarat get proper recognition. Amongst the wildlife sanctuaries of Gujarat…the sloth bear sanctuary deserves special mention for its large population of sloth bears and...

Purna Wildlife Sanctuary
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November 21, 2017July 19, 2018

Purna Wildlife Sanctuary

Purna Wildlife Sanctuary is a dense forest which is perched on the Western Ghats mountain range between the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. Purna Wildlife Sanctuary which is also known as PWS in short is a secured area in the Southern Gujarat and it is one of the most popular hotspots for bird watchers. With...

Barda Hills Wildlife Sanctuary
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November 20, 2017July 7, 2018

Barda Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

Barda Wildlife sanctuary is one among the most celebrated sanctuaries of the country. It is located in the state of Gujarat and lies in vicinity to the city of Porbandar. Barda National sanctuary was designated the status of a sanctuary in the year 1979 before which the area was held as a reserve forested belt...

Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary
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November 18, 2017July 19, 2018

Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary

Talk to most people in Gujarat about Narayan Sarovar and they will talk about Koteshwar and pilgrimage to this place. Narayan Sarovar or Narayan Lake that is big enough to be home to a variety of birds and aquatic life. It was far bigger during ancient times until the Indus River changed course. Narayan Sarovar...

Balaram Ambaji Wildlife Sanctuary
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November 17, 2017July 18, 2018

Balaram Ambaji Wildlife Sanctuary

Gujarat is full of hidden gems that people are not even aware of when they think of tourist destinations. Polo in Himmatnagar is a wonderful nature campsite with the added attraction of ancient, richly carved monuments in the vicinity. This is but one in a series of forests and wildlife sanctuaries that span the Northern...

Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary
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November 16, 2017July 18, 2018

Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary

Gujarat is a land of contrasts as you will experience when you travel from its north-west arid zones to the eastern sides and from the North to the South. While there is the desert of Kutch on one side, the southern side is lush green and richly forested. It is home to wildlife sanctuaries and...

Gir Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park
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November 15, 2017July 18, 2018

Gir Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park

Think of Gir Forest and you think of the Asiatic Lion. This big cat had Asia and the Middle East as its hunting grounds but hunting and human encroachment have decimated its population. Once down to only 20, conservation efforts resulted in a rise in their population to over 500 according to a census carried...

Wild Ass Sanctuary – A Road Less Travelled
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November 14, 2017July 11, 2018

Wild Ass Sanctuary – A Road Less Travelled

India has its fair share of well-known wildlife sanctuaries. Kaziranga in the Northeast, Jim Corbett in Uttarakhand, Sariska in Rajasthan, Bandipur, Nagarhole and Periyar in the south are some of the most visited sanctuaries. Then there are roads less travelled like the desert wildlife sanctuaries to be found in Kutch, Gujarat. The Wild Ass Sanctuary...

Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary
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November 13, 2017July 18, 2018

Kutch Desert Wildlife Sanctuary

A common perception among people is that deserts are bereft of life. When people think of Kutch, they conjure up vast stretches of sand and little else so what is there to see and do in Kutch? It may come as a surprise but the deserts of Kutch (including the greater Rann of Kutch and...