Rampara Wild Life Sanctury

CategorySanctuary

Languages KnownGujarati, Hindi

AddressRampara Wild Life Sanctury, Hingolgadh, Rajkot, Guajrat.

pincode360055

DistrictRajkot

About Rampara Wild Life Sanctury

History

Rampara Wildlife Sanctuary was established in the year 1988 so as to protect the natural vegetation and the wildlife of the area. The sanctuary is about 47kms from Rajkot and covers around 1501hectares area of land. The place is quite woody and hilly, which makes it an adventurous place. The sanctuary is located near the river of Machchhu, which is drained by two streams i.e. Pat a gala vanklo and Vaghrigalo vonklo. The sanctuary also has a watch tower, which offers a better view of the entire sanctuary.


Marked with fringes of hillocks around the bordering periphery of the arid shrubby plain land distinct with wild grass is the Rampara Wildlife Sanctuary. The sanctuary got the status of ‘Reserve Forest’ in the year 1983 before which it served as a shooting reserve that belonged to the former princely state of Wankaner also known as Central Saurashtra.


The natural spread of the sanctuary is known and renowned for housing an entire troop of mammoth antelopes. These vivacious antelopes roaming around in flocks or solitarily hiding in the wooded landscape are gorgeous creatures known for their slender body and thick coat of short fur. Galloping around the terrain with their delightful jumps and leaps, the antelopes add in zest and verve in the ambience.

Other animals like wolf, jackal, hyena, common fox, and blue bull are fellow residents of this sanctuary along with more than 130 species of birds flocking in this region. Partridge, Common peafowl, ring dove, large gray babbler, purple sunbird, yellow throated sparrow are indigenous varieties of birds inhabiting this area.

Famous for

On a leisurely tour around the area you will come across the regal blue bull staring at you with wonder and inquisitiveness. The exquisiteness of the area is the galore of nature with herds of these antelopes grazing around and little ones in the group being mothered.

The Sanctuary hosts an elevated Watch-Tower that offers a picturesque view to eager visitors. The Tar road connects the main gate of the Sanctuary to the interiors. One could see two streams with gushing water and quenching the thirst of the water-scarce land in the sanctuary.

Best time to Visit

Drive around the wooded vicinity during the months of winter to enjoy the haven to the fullest

Best time to Go

September – January. The Sanctuary remains open from 7am to 7 pm.

Distance of nearest cities

  • Rajkot
    to
    Ahmedabad
    225km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Ambaji
    404km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Amreli
    105km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Bharuch
    365km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Bhavnagar
    178km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Bhuj
    218km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Dahod
    399km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Dwarka
    232km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Gandhinagar
    249km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Himmatnagar
    304km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Jamnagar
    88km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Junagadh
    102km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Mehsana
    299km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Morabi
    324km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Palnpur
    371km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Porbandar
    187km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Saputara
    603km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Somnath
    181km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Surat
    461km
  • Rajkot
    to
    Valsad
    528km

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Public Transport to Go

Nearest bus stand is Rajkot and thier inquiry no. is, 02812235025

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

Nearest Airport is Rajkot and thier inquiry no. is, 02812451849

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