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Thol Wild Life Sanctury

Thol Wild Life Sanctury

Thol Wild Life Sanctuary

A shallow water reservoir and predominantly open water area, without island, reed beds give it a distinct ambience. This man-made wetland, declared as a sanctuary in November 1988, has high conservation value. The tallest flying bird of the world Sarus crane inhabits this area and is found in good number.

Large number of waterfowls gets attracted to this site due to the agricultural fields surrounding the lake, which provide sufficient food to them. The lake is also surrounded by good tree covers. There are more than 80 species of waterfowls reported at Thol.

    Sanctuary area
Kadi taluka, Mehsana district     6.99sq. km
    Thol Wild Life Sanctuary
Thol Wild Life Sanctuary    Emergent and floating aquatic plants are there at Thol Bird Sanctuary alongwith some terrestrial trees and herbs such as desi baval, bor, neem, vad, pilu, gando baval, kerdo etc.

High species diversity of water birds is the main attraction for an eco-tourist.

Important birds : Cranes, geese, flamingoes, pelicans, egrets, herons, spoonbills, ducks, whistling teals etc.
    Thol Wild Life Sanctuary

Tourist Guide
Reach by air

    The Nearest airport is Ahmedabad (40 kms).

Reach by bus

    The Nearest bus station is Ahmedabad (40 kms).

Reach by train

The Nearest Railway station are:

    Ahmedabad - 40 kms.
    Kadi - 55 kms.

Best time to visit

    From November to mid February

Nearest places to visit

    Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad.
    Indroda Nature Park, Gandhinagar (managed by GEER Foundation)-50 km. Nalsarovar.


    Good hotels in Ahmedabad.