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Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary in Jhajjar

·  Summer: 25°C-47°C
·  Winter: 1°C-25°C
·  Monsoon: July-September
Best time to visit:  October-March

Opening Time: 06:00 a.m. (summers) and 06:30 a.m. (winters)
Closing Time: 06:00 p.m. (summers) and 05:30 p.m. (winters)
Weekly Holiday: Open 7 days a week.

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  N/A
Children:  N/A
Cameras:  N/A
Video Camera:  N/A
Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  N/A
Children:  N/A
Cameras:  N/A
Video Camera:  N/A
Bhindawas Lake was constructed to store the water escaping from the Jawaharlal Nehru Canal and today it is a popular site of Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary. This manmade wetland greets hundreds of native and migratory birds from all over the world. Adorned with greenery and natural beauty, the lake is a must-visit for bird-watchers.

Some of the most commonly spotted birds at the sanctuary include black francolin, comb duck, Eurasian pigeon, red vented bulbul, ruddy shelduck, pied cuckoo, white throated kingfisher, rose-ringed parakeet, crested lark, purple swamphen, jungle babbler and many others. One may also come across blue bull antelope, jackal and jungle cat here.

Climb the watchtowers to have magnificent views of the lake covered with flocks of birds. The 12 km. long embankment can be travelled in vehicle to take a full circle of the lake.

Road: The bird sanctuary is located about 25 km. from Jhajjar and is accessible from the road joining Jhajjar with Rohtak. It is a visual treat to watch the mustard fields on the way. The bird sanctuary is in close proximity to many popular cities of the region, including Delhi, Gurgaon and Chandigarh.

Railway: Jhajjar Railway Station is the closest, located about 25 km. away. Trains are available to and from popular destinations in the region, including Delhi. Taxis and cabs can be hired from the station to reach the sanctuary.

Airway: Indira Gandhi International Airport of New Delhi is the closest airport about 95 km. away. Excellent air connectivity can be enjoyed from all major cities of the world. You can hire taxis from the airport to reach the place.