hingolgadh nature education sanctuary

Hingolgadh Nature Education Sanctuary Rajkot


About the Sanctuary: The Hingolgadh Nature Education Sanctuary is a small but significant wildlife sanctuary located near rajkot city. It is surrounded by arid land on all sides, making it a preferred habitat for a variety of animals, including Chinkara, blue bull, and many resident and migratory bird species. This sanctuary was declared a reserved forest area in 1980, covering an area of 654 square kilometers.

It is a verdant oasis amidst the otherwise dry and barren landscape, with a green cover that appears during the monsoon season. The sanctuary's educational and recreational value is high, making it a popular destination for visitors. Managed by the Gujarat Ecological Education and Research (GEER) Foundation, the sanctuary hosts around 50-100 Nature Education Camps every year during the monsoon season. These camps are primarily designed for school children to educate them about the importance of wildlife conservation and the ecosystem. The sanctuary also offers several opportunities for nature walks and trekking, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the beauty of nature.

The Hingolgadh Nature Education Sanctuary also has historical significance, with several ancient temples and monuments located within its boundaries. One of the prominent attractions is the Hingolgarh Fort, which dates back to the 15th century. The fort offers a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape and is a popular spot for photography. Overall, the Hingolgadh Nature Education Sanctuary is a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers. Its unique ecosystem and educational value make it an important site for conservation efforts. Visitors can explore the sanctuary's natural beauty, spot a variety of wildlife, and learn about the importance of preserving the environment.

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How to get there

  • by-road By Road The Hingolgadh Nature Education Sanctuary is well connected with major cities of Gujarat state such as Rajkot (78 Km), Ahmedabad (182.3 Km).

  • by-train By Train The nearest Railway station is Rajkot railway station, which is around (78.6 km) from Wild Ass Sanctuary and it takes about 1.2 Min to reach.

  • by-air By Air The nearest Airport is at Rajkot Airport, which is well connected to the rest of the country by regular flights. Rajkot Airport is located at a distance of approximately (80.5 km) from Hingolgadh Nature Education Sanctuary and it takes about 1.30 hour to reach.


Registered Tour Operators

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Best Tours & Forex Pvt Ltd

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Deepak Travels

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Registered Tourist Guides

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Francis Menezes

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Maunish Prakashbhai Bhavsar

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Nirmal Parsotam Unadkat

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