Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary
Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary is located near Bikaner on Jaisalmer road at a distance of 32 kilometres in the state of Rajasthan. Inside the Sanctuary there is a Lake surrounde by dense forests and a variety of animals come here to quench their thirst in summer. Truly, the sanctuary is a bird watcher’s delight.
Earlier it was a royal hunting preserve of the Maharajah of Bikaner. Later, it was declared as a protected area by the Government of India. It is a paradise for Bird lovers.
The sanctuary consists of a rich variety of flora and is surrounded by Neem, Khejari Tree, Peepal, and Accasia.
The Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a number of wild animals and some of the resident species include Blue Bulls, Black Bulls, Desert Foxes, Wild Boars, Hares, Wildfowl, Chinkara and includes local birds like Demoiselle Cranes, Waterfowls, Indian Houbara Bustards.
Best time to visit:
Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary is open throughout the year. Best time to visit the park is during the months of November to April.
Visitors are advised to get in touch with officials of the sanctuary for complete information entry timings and fee.
There are several accommodation options around Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary to accommodate outsiders or tourists. Visitors are advised to get in touch with us to get know about accommodation and other facilities along with charges.
By Air: Nearest airport is placed in Jodhpur at a distance of 251 kilometres and Jaipur at a distance of 330 kilometres. Bikaner does not have airport of its own.
By Rail: Has its own railway station located in the city centre connecting major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Guwahati, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Thiruvananthapuram.
By Road: Bikaner is connected to national highway 89, 15, and 11 with interconnecting city buses along with taxis and auto rickshaws. Its roadways connect to all the major cities of the country.