Ballavpur Wildlife Sanctuary
One of the beautiful wildlife park spot is Ballavpur Wildlife Sanctuary which is located at Bolpur, West Bengal. Find it’s complete address, how to reach and best time to visit. It is very close to the Bolpur town, hardly 4 km distance by road, several taxis and buses are available. This wildlife sanctuary was started long back in 1977 and since then it’s been one of the famous tourist spot for those who love nature and deer. This place is also known as Deer Park. It is surrounded with dense trees and lots of deer – about 175.
You will get an opportunity to watch some of the beautiful deer species like the Blackbuck (with logn horn and muscular body) and the Spotted deer. You will see only deer and deer 🙂
How to Reach:
Bolpur is the nearest city to reach the park by train or car. If you choose to go by train from Bolpur railway station then you will reach within 3 hours. Very well connected via road. If you want to go by road then it is at the distance of 169 km from Kolkata, you will reach within 4 hours.
The Ballabhpur Wildlife Sanctuary is spread in area of about 494.2 Acre/2 km² and you will need at least 3-4 hours to explore the park.
Best Time to Visit:
The deer’s favourite climate is rainy season as they enjoy the most during this time. So. the best time to visit the park is during rainy season. You can easily reach to this place, the landmark is Visva Bharati University campus.
Entry time to enter into the park starts from 10:00 AM and remains open until 6:00 PM. But make sure that the park is remain closed on Wednesday.
Contact Number: N/A
Located at: Amar kutir Road
State: West Bengal
Pin Code: 731204
Nearest city: Santiniketan
Timing: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Area: 494.2 Acre/2 square km
Entry Fee: N/A
A best place to visit with kids and family, a definite picnic spot !!