Know About amazing world of wildlife found at Blackbuck National Park Bhavnagar Gujarat

Blackbuck National Park Bhavnagar, Gujarat was established in the year 1976 in Bhal region of Sourshtra, aiming at the conservation of Black Buck, Wolf and Lesser Florican [a bustard]. The Park was started with a protected area of about 17.88 sq. KM which was extended to 34.08 sq. KM in the year 1980.
Inhabiting 95 flowering plant species, 14 of mammals, 140 of birds and 7 of reptiles along with largest population of Black Buck [more than 1500] Blackbuck National Park is heaven for wildlife photographers and nature lovers.
Historically this place Blackbuck National Park was grazing ground and hunting area of Royal family which was declared as National Park in 1976.
If you are looking forward for the bird paradise on Gujarat tour, surely your search will end with Blackbuck National park with more than 187 species of birds including residents and migratory birds. From December to March many species of migratory birds which includes three species of Harriers, Lesser Florican, Eagles, and Waders stay here at Park hence this period is the best time to visit. Roaming herds of Antelopes are also exciting attraction for the visitors on Blackbuck National Park tour.
A wildlife Safari to Blackbuck National Park Velavadar situated in the Bhavnagar District of Gujarat is sure going to prove a life time memory.


Vital Tourist Information : Blackbuck National Park

Location :
Blackbuck National Park is situated in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat state in west of the Gulf of Cambay.


City : VBhavnagar - Ahmedabad


State : Gujarat [India]


Region : Western India


Weather & Climate :
Weather at Blackbuck National Park is quite alike that of Bhavnagar city.


Temperature :
Summer : Min : 25°C Max : 45°C
Winter : Min : 15°C Max : 35°C


Tourist Season :
October to March is the tourist season for Blackbuck National Park, Gujarat, India.


Basic Travel Info :
Park is situated at 5 hours road journey from the state capital city Ahmedabad. Where as road distance between Bhavnagar city and Blackbuck National Park is about 70 km.


Accommodation :
Forest department have rest house and bungalow for the tourist stay inside the park but advance booking is essential.
There are many hotels from budget hotels to luxury at Bhavnagar.


Spoken Languages :
Gujarati - Hindi - English


Travel Tips :
Most of species of migratory birds are visiting Blackbuck National Park in the months from December to March hence this the most suitable time for Bird watching lovers.


Dining / Food Facility :
Many Vegetarian and non vegetarian recipes are there to taste but do remember to enjoy some Kathiawadi cuisine unique in taste.


Static & Biographical [Flora & Fauna] Info : Blackbuck National Park


Area : 34.08 sq. km


Forest Type :
Grasslands ecosystem


Plants :
Blackbuck National Park is only tropical grassland wildlife destination in India.


Animals :
Blackbucks - Common Indian Mongoos - Fox - Hare - Indian Desert Gerbil - Jackal - Jungle Cat - Nilgai - Wild Boar - Wild Pig - Wolves


Birds :
Black-shouldered Kite - Eurasian Marsh Harrier - Hen Harrier - Houbara Bustard - Imperial Eagle - Lesser Florican - McQueen's wader - Montagu`s Harrier - Pallid Harrier - Red-necked Falcon - Short-eared Owl Short-toed Eagle - Steppe Eagle
Blackbuck National Paark is Home of 187 birds species including resident and migratory birds


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Takhteshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.


Interesting Information :
Blackbuck National park is home of blackbuck and Indian antelope. As per the information available there are more than 1500 blackbucks.


How To Reach Blackbuck National Park Gujarat [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Train journey to Blackbuck National Park ends at Bhavnagar, though many tourist choose Ahmedabad just because of better and advanced tourism infra structural facilities and more connectivity for train train from various cities of India.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
On the road journey this is easy to reach Blackbuck National Park.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Bhavnagar is the nearest airport for Air travel to Blackbuck National Park. Bhavnagar air port receives daily flights from Mumbai international airport.