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Kulik (Rajganj) Bird Sanctuary in Rajganj

·  Summer: March-May (21°C - 38°C)
·  Winter: December-February (23°C - 6°C)
·  Monsoon: July-September

Best time to visit:  October - March

Opening Time: 8:00 a.m.
Closing Time: 5:00 p.m.
Weekly Holiday: N/A

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  INR 40
Children:  N/A
Cameras:  INR 100
Video Camera:  INR 200
Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  N/A
Children:  N/A
Cameras:  N/A
Video Camera:  N/A
Kulik Bird Sanctuary is in Rajganj in West Bengal State. Nestled along the national highway by the side of the KulikRiver, this bird sanctuary is easily accessible, which adds up to its popularity. Considered by some as the second largest bird sanctuary in Asia, it is home to over 160 different species of birds including over 80000 migratory birds that visit the park every year.

Raiganj Bird Sanctuary is spread over an area of 35 acre and buffer area of 286.23 acre. The deciduous forests interspersed with rivers and other water bodies offer perfect condition for the migratory birds and native birds to breed. Many migratory birds like cormorant, Egrets and little cormorant among other species reach Kulik from faraway places like South Asian countries.

RaiganjKulikPark, close to the bird sanctuary is another tourist attraction.

Road: The bird sanctuary can be reached by road from Calcutta- 425, Malda- 76 km, Siliguri- 181 km. and is well connected by NH34. North Bengal State Transport buses tooSiliguri go via Raiganj.

Railway: Malda Town, which is at a distance of 76 km. is the nearest convenient railhead.

Airway: Nearest airport is Bagdogra Airport.