Gandhi Sagar is a wildlife sanctuary located at eastern Madhya Pradesh. It is spread over two districts of Madhya Pradesh i.e. Mandsaur and Nimach. This region is known a Nimar region which touches its border with Rajasthan thus more of less know as dry region thus vegetation is also not so dry and we will find many rocky patches during safari drive. The forest of this sanctuary is part of Khathiar-Gir dry deciduous forest thus here we will find trees like Salai, Kardhai, Dhawda, Tendu, Palash etc. It is part of World famous Chaturbhuj Nala rock shelters are also part of same Gandhi Sagar wildlife sanctuary. It was notified in the year 1974 and added to the list of sanctuary in 1984. This forest is also of archeological and religious importance due to presence of rock painting sites and famous temple like Chaturbhujnath temple etc. Even surrounding to this wildlife sanctuary, we will find many heritage sacred sites like Dharmrajeshwar temple which reminds you of Ajanta-Ellora rock cut temples.
This sanctuary is spread over the area surrounding to Gandhi Sagar dam backwater. It is knowns for some rare wildlife species like Wild Dogs (Dholes), Chinkara, Leopard, Otter, Mugger crocodile. In addition to this, we can also have sighting of common animals like Spotted Deer, Sambar, Gray Langur etc. While visiting this place, do not forget to visit Chaturbhuj Nala rock paintings. It is an amazing rock painting site, spread over long length thus highly recommended place to visit.
For visiting Gandhi sagar wildlife sanctuary, it is important to know how to reach this destination by various popular modes of transportation.
|Mode of Transport||Travel Solutions|
|By Flight||Udaipur Airport (220km), Indore Airport (290km)|
|By Train||Kota station (110km), Mandsaur Station (130km), Neemuch Station (110km), Indore Station (280km)|
|By Road||Travel from cities like Udaipur, Indore, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Kota.|
|Winters||November to February||2 to 20 Deg. Cel.||Good time to visit for wildlife photography & birding.|
|Summers||April to June||30 to 43 Deg. Cel.||Normal season, safaris will be challenging due to heat waves|
|Monsoon||July to September||20 to 30 Deg. Cel.||Down season, can be visited for nature photography|
Here only good accommodation option is at Gandhi Sagar dam site called MPT Hinglaj Resort. It is located on a island thus here accommodation is offered with meals only. Here resort is of deluxe category with rooms offering nice views of dam backwater area.
After completion of visit to Gandhi Sagar wildlife sanctuary, tourists have option to enter into Rajasthan state for visiting destinations like Kumbhalgarh fort, Udaipur, Chittaurgarh fort area etc. If you would like to explore Madhya Pradesh then you have option to visit Ujjain, Omkareshwar, Maheshwar, Mandu, Indore etc.
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|Ujjain Distance Chart|
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