Van Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary is an excellent day tour at Dholpur

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Van Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary is an excellent day tour at Dholpur

Van Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary

When you visit Dholpur, plan a day tour to Van Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary. It is one of the oldest sanctuaries in this region. The sanctuary offers visitors with the amazing sight of wide varieties of wild animals and the plant species. You know this sanctuary is near to the Ramsagar wildlife sanctuary. Therefore, plan a trip in such a way where you can visit both the sanctuaries. Here you can enjoy both boat ride while watching birds along with the wildlife safari tour. This sanctuary’s popular vegetation is the Dhok and Khair trees. Once there were tigers in this sanctuary but now only a few wild animals like Blue bull, Leopard, Sloth bear and so on can be sighted.

Tourists should visit this sanctuary from October month to January month as the weather will be moderate at that time of year. If your planning for a stay at the sanctuary, advance booking should be done at the conservator of the forest for the forest rest house. Rest house was originally constructed by the rulers of the Dholpur. This later converted into a forest rest house providing accommodation for the visitors. One can reach this place either from the Dholpur town or from the Ramsagar sanctuary in the convenient means of transportation based on the tourist budget and plan.

Places to visit near Van Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary

Shergarh fort
Shergarh Fort | source: टूरिस्‍ट प्‍लेस – HolidayRider

Shergarh Fort

A fort which is almost in its ruined state but worth a visit. A walk towards the forgotten fort gives a great view of the area. From the fort, you can have a clear view of the Chambal river Ghati. Near to this, there is a famous Lord Hanuman temple as well. By considering the weather condition of Dholpur it is good to visit this fort during winter and it is open all day in a year.

Nihal Tower

This is the most popular tower located in the Dholpur which dates back to the 18th century. The height of the tower is 150 feet whereas it covers an area of 120 feet. The unique architecture of this tower is that it as 12 gates at the base of the tower.

Chambal Safari

Chambal wildlife sanctuary is an awesome place for a bird lover. This is a home for more than 300 birds which includes both migratory and residents birds. Boat ride in Chambal river water provides you an opportunity to have a close encounter with the aquatic animals and birds.

Plan a day trip to Van Vihar Wildlife sanctuary which amazes you with its ecosystem and gives you wonderful memories

Shravya Naveen
Shravya Naveen
Shravya an IT Professional who left the IT career and became a professional content writer, who is passionate about writing a travel blog and article about Hindu Purana's and its allegory. She believes travel blogs should make the reads to feel like they got teleported to the place and witnessing the place's glory.

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