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Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary & National Park in Gurgaon

·  Summer: March-June (25°C - 47°C)
·  Winter: December-February (1°C - 25°C)
   Monsoon: July-September 

Best time to visit:  September-March

Opening Time: 06:30 a.m.
Closing Time: 06:00 p.m. (summer) and 04:30 p.m. (winter)
Weekly Holiday: Tuesday

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  INR 5
Children:  Free
Cameras:  INR 25
Video Camera:  INR 500
Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  INR 40
Children:  Free
Cameras:  INR 25
Video Camera:  N/A
Established as a bird reserve and a bird sanctuary in 1972, Sultanpur Lake and its surrounding area were declared a national park in 1989. A paradise for the bird-lovers and a famous picnic spot for the people from the National Capital Region, Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary and National Park attract scores of migratory birds every year during winters. Visit the park during the season and you will come across the likes of Siberian crane, northern pintail, common teal, spotted redshank, spot-billed pelican, Eurasian wigeon, long-billed pipit and many other winged guests that travel thousands of miles to reach this wetland.

The resident birds like little cormorant, common hoopoe, white-throated kingfisher, red-vented bulbul, great egret, rose-ringed parakeet, laughing dove, magpie robin and many others add to the place’s amazing avian population. Animals like nilgai, wild cat, sambar, wild dog and blackbuck can also be spotted here. The park also boasts of attractions like a museum, a library and an interpretation centre, offering great information about various birds.

It is fun to explore the park on foot. Watch towers across the park facilitate wonderful bird watching experience. Lush green flora enhances the beauty of the place, leaving the visitors completely delighted.

Road: NH 10 connects the park with Delhi, which is about 42 km. away, while Gurgaon is only about 15 km. away. It is possible to hire taxis, cabs and auto-rickshaws from each of these cities to access the sanctuary conveniently.

Railway: The railway station of Gurgaon is closest to the park and offers connectivity via cabs and auto-rickshaws. Huda City Centre Metro Station of Gurgaon is about 24 km. away.

Airway: Indira Gandhi International Airport of Delhi is about 35 km. away. There is no dearth of taxis and cabs that make the connecting road journey from the airport to the park easy.