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Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary

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Do visit if you love nature

A must go place for nature lovers. If you are lucky you may spot lots of wild animals and birds... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
Solapur, India
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This Sanctuary is famous for the rare bird great Indian Bustard,also known as Maldhok.This... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Pune, India
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Feb 1, 2018
“Do visit if you love nature”
Jan 2, 2018
“Nannaj bird sanctuary ”
Solapur, India
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

A must go place for nature lovers. If you are lucky you may spot lots of wild animals and birds (like Blackbuck ,wolf, sand grouses, Indian courser etc). The accommodation in rest house is very much affordable and nice (for its cost)

1  Thank prakharsaxena
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We visited after reading about this place on TripAdvisor, the administrator Mr.Chandrakant Hanmore was discouraging us, saying, the season is over and we will not be able to spot any birds or animals. Despite this we decided to visit, we were offered a tent as...More

6  Thank Advandana
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This Sanctuary is famous for the rare bird great Indian Bustard,also known as Maldhok.This sanctuary covers an area of 8000 sq km and is natural habitat of Blackbuck,wolf, Indian fox and hyena.

Thank 068vivek
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The Sanctuary is 22 km from Solapur. There are State run buses (Solpaur-Barshi road) every 30 minutes. The fare is about 30 Rupees and the buses take about 40 minutes to cover the distance. Alight at Nannaj stop and walk about 1 km on the...More

5  Thank Anand S
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is my favourite place for grassland wildlife photography. I often go there. The forest guest house is not a suitable accommodation but you can find many hotels in Solapur which is 25 Kms away and takes around 35 mins.

1  Thank VikramPotdar
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Hardly about 1-2 GIB remains here and the last was spotted a month back. They suggest early morning 7am visit or 4pm evening visit with no assured spotting.

Thank travelm10
Reviewed 8 February 2016

A Very nice landscape -- more aptly expressed as a misunderstood habitat Grassland - thorny scrubs one of the very few last remaining homes of GIB - very difficult to see GIB - but can learn more about them at the forest interpretation center..... Very...More

Thank Parthiv_S_Shah
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

After reading all the reviews and no other work to do, i decided to give a visit to this sanctuary. I decided to reach early, but eventually i ended up reaching around 1 pm in the afternoon. When i reached there, i found the gate...More

Thank nirman3009
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The sanctuary is 22 Kms from Solapur. The last few Kms road is pretty bad....not maintained for years. Entrance fee for Two persons + car was Rs.160. You need immense luck and patience to sight the Great Indian Bustard ( Maldhok in Hindi). We spent...More

8  Thank bdraj
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This is fantastic place for birders, One can cover grassland species here....Sandgrouse, Quails, Larks, Indian Coursers, Great Indian Bustard, Red Collered and Eurasian Doves. Also Black Bucks and Monitor Lizards, and Raptors such as Laggar Falcon, Bonnellis Eagle,etc

10  Thank Sudhir1955
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4 May 2015|
Response from bdraj | Reviewed this property |
There is only one small gate for entry of people. You park the vehicle and walk through the gate about 300 -400 mtrs to reach the Hut where you sit and wait for the GIB. There is a small signage at entrance. You have to... More