Just 65 kms. Southwest of Ahmedabad, is the delightful bird sanctuary of Nalsarovar nestling around the Nal Lake, extending over 11,500 hectares. Established in 1969 A.D., it is known to harbour over 250 species of wetland birds. Nalsarovar sees winter migrants from the north that includes Rosy Pelicans, Flamingoes, White Storks, Brahminy Ducks and Herons.
A pair of binoculars and a person well-versed in the local bird life will surely make it one of your best outings. Visitors are ferried in small boats to experience a sunrise or sunset while gliding gently through the silent waters.
How to get there
Air and Rail: The nearest airport and railway station are at Ahmedabad, 65 kms. away.
Road: Nalsarovar can be easily accessed from Ahmedabad by state and private buses.
Accommodation: Forest Rest House at Nalsarovar.
Palace Utelia at Utelia (approx. 10 kms.)