Sultanpur National Park
Sultanpur National Park
सुल्तानपुर राष्ट्रीय वन्यजीव अभयारण्य
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary
is located at Sultanpur fifteen kilometres from Gurgaon, Haryana and 50 km from Delhi in India.
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is a popular weekend getaway from New Delhi, Gurgaon , Faridabad & Noida , Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary has been declared as National park by Haryana Government. Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is located in Gurgaon District in Haryana State, Sultanpur is located at 40 kms distance from Dhaula Kuan in Delhi and 15 km from Gurgaon on the Gurgaon – Farukh Nagar Road. This Bird Sanctuary , ideal for birding and bird watchers, is best visited in winters when a large number of migratory birds come here.
Haryana government has carried out a number of development works at Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary like construction of mounds, and widening of paths, four tube wells have also been dug. Efforts are being made to improve vegetation in area by planting more trees, which are popular with the birds like Acacia Nilotica, Acacia Tortilis, Beris and Neem etc. There are four watch towers (machans) are made at different points to watch birds easily. Sultanpur Bird Sactuary has parking and other facilities like toilets and drinking water for visitors.
Approx 250 species of Birds are found at Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary. Some of them are resident, while others come from distant regions like Siberia, Europe and Afghanistan.
Name of some of the resident birds: Common Hoopoe, Paddyfield Pipit, Purple Sunbird, Little Cormorant, Eurasian Thick-knee, Gray Francolin, Black Francolin, Indian Roller, White-throated Kingfisher, Spot billed Duck, Painted Stork, White Ibis, Black headed Ibis, Little Egret, Great Egret, Cattle Egret, India Crested Lark, Red vented Bulbul, Rose ringed Parakeet, Red wattled Lapwing, Shikra, Eurasian collared Dove, Red collared Dove, Laughing Dove, Spotted Owlet, Rock Pigeon, Magpie Robin, Greater Coucal, Weaver Bird, Bank Mynah, Common Mynah and Green Bee Eater.
Best time to visit
The best time of the year to visit the Sultanpur National Park is between the months of October to March.
How to Reach
By Air – Nearest airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport, about 35 Km from the Sultanpur National Park. Indira Gandhi International Airport is well connected by road to Sultanpur National Park.
By Rail – Nearest railway station is Gurgaon railway station, about 15 Km from the Sultanpur National Park. Gurgaon railway station is well connected by road to Sultanpur National Park.
By Road – Sultanpur National Park is well connected to Major Cities and Places by road network. There are a number of government and privately operated vehicles that go to Sultanpur National Park at frequent intervals.
|Languages spoken||Hindi & English|
|Currency used||Indian Rupee|