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Asola Wildlife Sanctuary in Delhi

Delhi Tourism - Thursday, November 24, 2011 6:48:57 AM

Take a Breathtaking Ride at the very popular and well known Asola wildlife sanctuary is situated at southern extreme of Delhi, accessed with two consecutive entrances, the main entrance however located close to the Surajkund area. The Asola Wildlife Sanctuary Delhi was established in 1992 aiming the protection of the wildlife.
  • Situated :-Suraj Kund Road, Sangam Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Best Time : Nov - Feb
  • Nearest Main Town : New Delhi
  • Main Animal Attractions : Blue Bull, Blackbuck, Civet, Mongoose, Jackal, Porcupine, Hare and jungle cat
  • Getting there : A short half-hour drive from the center of the city. Taxis, buses, auto rickshaws, etc. also possible
  • Accommodation : None at the park itself. Best options are in New Delhi or at the very popular picnic resort named Surajkund located adjacent to the sanctuary
  • Eating Facilities : Restaurant at Surajkund, restaurants in town, and local roadside "dhabas"
  • Shopping Facilities : Most requirements available at a fifteen minute drive from the sanctuary
  • Communication:Mobile phones work within the sanctuary only near the entrance and along the boundary

Government of Delhi has established two large enclosures for Blackbuck and Chital or Spotted Deer conservation, rehabilitation and breeding inside Asola Wildlife Sanctuary Delhi. The Sanctuary is fully covered by the forest with larger variety fauna and flora. The sanctuary is the safe haven for cormorants, egrets, grebes, sandpipers, woodpeckers, doves, parakeets, cuckoos, owls, nightjars, falcons, partridges, quail, peafowl, lapwings, and barbets etc.
Therefore, if you simply love to see exotic local animals like blackbucks in their natural habitat, Asola wildlife sanctuary is probably the best place on the earth to get the experience. The entire walk of the sanctuary is certainly a rocking feel and an obviously calming and enlightening experience. This is an ideal weekend activity if all you desire to come in the close contact with the blackbucks and Nilgais that are exclusive to this region.

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