Tag: nalsarovar entry fees
One can visit Nalsarovar in Sanand by personal vehicle or taxi. Gujarat Tourism also offers luxury tent accommodations 1.5km from the lake, other than few more resorts there is no proper accommodation available. It is advisable to stay in Ahmedabad city for better accommodation. Nalsarovar bird sanctuary timings are 6 am to 6 pm but the ticket window closes at 5:30pm. Private vehicles are not allowed past the ticket window area but Vehicles are available from parking to the lake site, which is approx 1 km. Nalsarovar entry fee of Rs. 60/- per visitor and Rs. 100/- for camera. Nalsarovar Entry fees also includes vehicle charge to the boating area. Nalsarovar Boating charges are Rs. 220/- per person and Rs. 1320/- if you want an individual boat. In bird watching season government announce Nalsarovar Package, which includes everything such as entry, boating and stay.
Boat ride includes journey from start point to Dhabral Island and return. On island, one can enjoy view of the lake from the watchtower and can have food from local vendors. The journey will take around 2-3 hours, however for boating farther in to the lake one needs to negotiate with the local boatmen, who will charge you extravagantly. It is advisable to go in groups of 6 to 7, to occupy an entire boat. The best time to reach there is just before sunrise as the lake is calm and quiet and flocks of birds having their food.