Narayan Sarovar sanctuary is also popularly known as Narayan Sarovar Wildlife Sanctuary. This sarovar has a unique eco-system and it is known as one of its only kind. Here many species and vegetation like thorn and scrubs forest grows heavily and houses some rear animals, birds and exceptional flowering plants. It has last habitat of cheetah and they are conserving the same species of them. The most highlighted animal found in here is chinkara.
The Sanctuary is home to over 15 threatened mammals, birds and reptiles. The climate is pretty harsh and only well-adapted animals tend to survive the area. Extremely high winds and frequent storms are quite common in this warm and high temperature region. Most of its area is a thorn forest with occasional wetlands as well as dry savannah type of vegetation. Commonly seen plant species includes the likes of Gorad and Babul along with another 252 species of flowering plants. Presently around 7000 chinkaras are said to inhabit this area. Other animals that are an attraction to the visitors includes ratel snakes, leopards, desert foxes, Indian wolf, etc.
History of Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary
Days back in 1981 government decided to establish this place and preserve the flowering plants and species in Kutch. They had reduced the area of the sanctuary.
Visitors are provided with hotels and lodges at Dharamshala. There are also guests house available and for more detailed information contact the supervisors. The authority wishes for the best trip for the visitors to visit there place of destination with luxury and comfort.
Where is it located?
Narayan Sarovar Sanctuary is 200 kilometers from Bhuj and belongs to the district of Kutch. The
The sanctuary is located 200 kilometres (120 mi) from Bhuj, which is the district headquarters of the Kachchh. Kutch is well connected by road, rail and air links with the rest of the country.
Ideal Visiting Time
As per proper information the best time is from September to January. The visitors are said to contact the officials for more complete details.