If you are in Delhi and looking for a break from the humdrum city life, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is an ideal place to spend a day with wonderful avian species. The sanctuary is located about 46 kilometres from Delhi in Haryana. Haryana is the neighbouring state of Delhi. The sanctuary is a bird watcher's paradise. Declared a bird reserve in 1972, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is home to a number of birds and animals.
Migratory birds also flock the sanctuary in winter. There are a number of birds that you can watch on your bird watching tour to Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary. Some of the birds that you come across are ruddy shelducks, demoiselle cranes, flamingoes, bar-headed geese, pelicans, gadwalls, mallards, pochards, teals and shovellers. Some of the local birds include red-wattled lapwings, herons, plovers, white ibises, cormorants, painted storks and spoonbills.
Sultanpur Wildlife Sanctuary is not only home to birds but a number of animals as well. Some of the animals that you can see on your wildlife tour to Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary include sambar, nilgai, hog deer, blackbuck, caracal, wild cat, mongoose, striped hyena, hedgehog, Indian porcupine, leopard, four horned antelope and wild pig.
Around Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
There are a number of places around Sultanpur that you can visit. Delhi, which is just 46 kilometres away, has a number of historic places that you can visit. Some of the places that you can visit in Delhi include India Gate, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Lotus Temple and Lodhi Gardens.
Prior travel information is essential. Money changing facility is not available at the sanctuary, so it is better to convert your currency from Delhi or Gurgaon.
Climate of the area is tropical. It is quite hot in summer and chilly in winter. The best time to visit Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is between December and January. This time you can see a number of migratory birds in the sanctuary.
How To Reach
Delhi is the ideal point to head for Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary. Delhi is well connected by air, rail and road transport to other parts of the country.
Haryana tourism runs a tourist lodge inside the park, which offers basic facilities. You can also stay in Delhi, which has a number of good quality hotels.
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