Blackbuck National Park is situated in Velavadar town of Bhavnagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat. The Blackbuck National Park is famous for Blackbuck, the Indian antelope and open throughout the year. However, it is best to visit it during the monsoons and winters. The park is quite open and has many flora and fauna spread across the land. Many animals can be found in the park. Wild Pigs, rodents and even hares can be found in the Blackbuck national park, although the latter is hard to locate due to their camouflage nature. The area of the park is quite vast and extrinsic. With the mixture of saline lands, grasslands and marshlands, the park is one of the most unique in India.
Many birds can also be found in the park’s enclosure. These birds often harbor in the forest after migrating long-distance flights. Sandgrouse and larks have often been seen building nests in the jungle. The park is enclosed by agricultural fields, which also acts as the boundaries of the park. Herds of antelope can be seen in the jungle, which makes it an immediate attraction point for the visitors.
Visitors often holiday in the jungle, getting a taste of wildlife. They get a zest of how the animals live, looking at them from very near. The jungle safaris you’ll take will both excite and enthrall you. At the animals spot, they might run away, so staying silent is necessary. The animals of the jungle show unique emotions. If you go during the winters, you’ll find mothers looking after their young ones with great care. There are many wolves and striped Hyenas are also quite often seen in the Blackbuck national park.
Velavadar Blackbuck National Park open at 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
20 INR (Adult) / 10 INR (Child) per Indian Tourists and 5 USD per Foreign Tourists.
200 INR per Still Camera charge for Indian and 10 USD per Still Camera Charge for Foreigners
400 INR per vehicle for Indians up to 6 persons and 20 USD per vehicle for Foreigners up to 6 persons
June to September (Monsoon season)
If visitors opt own vehicle to roam around the park guide will be Compulsory - 400 INR per vehicle for Indians and 20 USD per vehicle for Foreigners.