Sajnekhali Bird Sanctuary, Sunderbans

Sajnekhali Bird Sanctuary

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Sajnekhali Bird Sanctuary
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4 Ratings & 2 Reviews

About Sajnekhali Bird Sanctuary

    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Summer: 7.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Winter: 7.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Sajnekhali Bird Sanctuary, located between Peechkali and Gomti Rivers, is possibly the only place where tourists can take a walk. Situated adjacent to the Sunderban Tiger Reserve, it is home to egrets, herons and several other species of birds. Tourists can also visit the Mangrove Interpretation Centre here. Considered a part of Sunderbans, this sanctuary is known for its rich bird population.

In addition, at this sanctuary, tourists can spot several colourful species of Kingfisher, Plovers, Sandpipers, Whimbrels, White Bellied Sea Eagle, Lap-Wings and Curfews. Apart from a breeding colony of herons, the bird sanctuary also houses a Visitor’s Centre where tourists can see a crocodile enclosure and a shark pond along with a turtle hatchery. In addition, this sanctuary also has a Mangrove Interpretation Centre.

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What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

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  • Best Time:  During Sunset
  • Length of visit:  Below 1hr
Facilities available
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed

2 traveller reviews for Sajnekhali Bird Sanctuary

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Abhijit Gupta
  • Abhijit Gupta
  • Highlander
  • Lives in Kolkata
  • 283 Reviews

"Bird sanctuary is a good choice for nature lovers and bird watchers"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted Apr 12, 2014
Sajnekhali Bird Sanctuary is a good choice for nature lovers and bird watchers. There is a watch tower in Sajnekhali. One can be on the top of the tower for hours to spot beautiful birds and capture them in camera. If you are lucky, you can spot a tiger too.
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  • 3 votes

Sekhar das
  • Sekhar das
  • 3 Reviews

"Memorable trip indeed"

  • 5.50/7
  • Posted Feb 6, 2014
It was a pleasant trip. We enjoyed the trip a lot.
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