Ghatigaon Wildlife Sanctuary

Ghatigaon Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary situated at Ghatigaon in India. It covers an area of 511 kilometres square. The sanctuary was established in 1981 with an aim to protect habitat of the great Indian Bustard. It has a rich diversity of flora and fauna. The sanctuary is often referred to as the Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh. The months from November to June are considered to be the best time to visit the sanctuary.

Dominant Flora

The vegetation of the sanctuary consists of Khair, with Tendu, Reonjha and others. Shrubland species include Zizyphus Spp. and the grasses Eragrostis Tenella, Aristida Hystrix, and Apluda Mutica.

Dominant Fauna

Mammals: Black Buck, Chital, Blue Bull, Wild Boar and Hyena.

Birds: Herons, Egrets and Spoonbills.

Reptiles: Lizards, Chameleon and Snakes.

Best Time to Visit

The ideal time to explore the sanctuary is between the months of November to June.

How to Reach

Nearest Train Station: The nearest railhead is Gwalior Junction railway station, which is about 35 Km away from the sanctuary.

Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is in Gwalior, located about 47 km away from the sanctuary.

Road Accessibility : The sanctuary is 31 kilometres away from Gwalior city. From there, taxi can be hired.

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