Barda Hills

CategoryHill

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi, English

AddressBarda Hills, Ravno Nes, Near Jamnagar, Porbandar, Guajrat.

pincode360510

DistrictPorbandar

About Barda Hills

History

Barda Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Gujarat, India. It is situated approximately 15 kilometers (9.3 mi) from Porbandar and 100 kilometers (62 mi) west of Gir Forest National Park. Previous to its 1979 establishment as a wildlife sanctuary, Barda was a private reserve for Porbandar and Jamnagar. Approximately 4,000 people live in Barda.

There are several forest sub-types, such as southern tropical forest, southern dry mixed deciduous forest and northern tropical thorn forest, while other predominant flora include Euphorbia scrub, dry deciduous scrub, and dry bamboo brakes. Important fauna are blue bull, chinkara, and wolf. While Barda was known to have had a population of Asiatic lions, they deserted the area towards the end of the nineteenth century. A proposed reintroduction programme by the state government was cancelled.

Famous for

It is one of the famous and most beautiful attraction of Porbandar which is located around 15 kilometres from Porbandar. This beautiful wildlife sanctuary is spread on the area of almost 192.31 sq. km. It was established in the year 1979 and was considered as dwell of Lion, Chinkara, Sambar and Spotted Deer, Crocodile and Chameleon. It is a must visit wildlife sanctuary.

Best time to Visit

November to march is the best time for visit the barda sanctuary.

Best time to Go

Morning and Evening time is the best time for outing in the sanctuary.

Distance of nearest cities

  • Porbandar
    to
    Ahmedabad
    412km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Ambaji
    591km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Amreli
    197km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Bharuch
    552km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Bhuj
    407km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Dahod
    583km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Dwarka
    75km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Gandhinagar
    440km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Himmatnagar
    491km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Jamnagar
    275km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Junagadh
    105km
  • Porbandar
    to
    <Mehsana
    486km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Morbi
    504km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Palanpur
    558km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Saputara
    790km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Somnath
    129km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Surat
    648km
  • Porbandar
    to
    Valsad
    715km

Vitual tour of Barda Hills

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Public Transport to Go

Nearest bus stand is Jamnagar and thier inquiry no. is, 02882550270

Nearest Railway Station is Porbandar and Indian Railway Inquiry no. is, 139

Nearest Airport is Jamnagar and thier inquiry no. is, 02882712187

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