Details about Sultanpur National Park
Sultanpur National Park is located in the Gurgaon District of Haryana. This National Park is also known as Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary. This sanctuary is a heaven for bird lovers. The park is home for both Local and migratory birds. The migratory birds will be visible in the month of September. These birds reside here till March to April.
The Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary was established in 1971 and was declared as the National Park in 1991. The area is spread over 2 squares Km. The sanctuary is home for almost 250 species of Birds. The migratory birds come from Europe, Afghanistan, and Siberia.
History of the Sultanpur National Park
This Sultanpur was once the place for the production of Salt for the whole of Delhi. In 1923 the British closed the office by throwing the mounds of salt into the well and closed the salt industry and is considerable economic misery to the people.
This area was named after the Sultan Singh, Harsh Dev Chauhan who occupied the number of villages by his chivalry acts. This park is also named after Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, the famous Indian Naturalist and Ornithologist.
Best Time to Visit
During winters the place remains very chill and during summers due to high temperatures, the place has low bird count. The perfect time to visit the place is during monsoons that start in July and end in September.
Species in the Park
The Park houses the Dominant flora like Dhok, Ber, Tendu, Khair, Jamun, Neem, Banyan, Acacia, Berberis, and various types of grass.
Dominant Fauna- Mammals like Nilgai, Blackbuck, Hog Deer, Wild Dog, Sambar, Wild Cat, Caracal, Mongoose, Hedgehog, Indian Porcupine, Leopard, Striped Hyena, etc.
The National Park houses the Resident birds and the migratory birds. Some of the Resident Birds are Red-vented Bulbul, Black-necked Stork, Indian Cormorant, Purple Sunbird, Common Hoopoe, Paddy Field pipit, black francolin, cattle egret, and Red- Wattled Lapwing, Weaverbird, Magpie Robin, Rose-ringed parakeet, Greater Coucal, Rock Pigeon and many more.
The Migratory Birds include Ruff, White Wagtail, Bluethroat pipit; Black-tailed Godwit, Rosy Pelican, Spotted Sandpiper, Northern Shoveler, Yellow Wagtail, Northern Pintail etc.
Inside the National Park
The national park houses museum, watchtowers, interpretation centers, and libraries. One can visit all these places on their visit to the National Park.
Sultanpur National Park Entry Fee
The Entry ticket into the park for Indian Adults – Rs 5
For Children age 5years to 11 years – Rs 2
For Foreigners – Rs 40
The photography is allowed into the park but there are certain charges to carry the camera.
For Still Camera – Rs 25
For Video Camera – Rs 500
For Business purpose recording Camera – Rs 2500
For Professionals Movie Camera – Rs 5000.
From April 1st to September 30th (Summer) – 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM
From October 1st to March 31st (Winter) – 6:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday is a holiday.
Bicycles – Rs 2
Motor Cycle – Rs 5
Cars – Rs 10
Heavy Vehicles – Rs 50.
How to Reach the Park
Delhi Airport to the National Park – 34 KM and one can reach the place by traveling for 1 hour by taxi.
Delhi Railway Station to the National Park – 57 KM and one can reach the place by traveling for 2 hours by taxi.
Delhi Bus Station to the National Park – 52 KM and one can reach the place by traveling for 2 hours by taxi.
Sultanpur National Park, Gurgaon Farukh Nagar Rd, Sultanpur, Gurugram, Haryana 122006, India.
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