Purna Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Dang district of Gujarat, between the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. It is about 60 kilometers from Saputara. It was founded in 1990 and covers an area of approximately 160 square kilometers. It is best known for its lush forests, grasslands, and bodies of water. People from tribal communities such as Konkanas, Bhils, Dubdas, Warlis, and Kolchas can be seen. It is home to a wide range of flora and fauna, including timru, Khair, haldu, bamboos, kalam, sisham, Sevan, kadaya, tanachh, rhesus macaque and animals like leopard, bonnet macaque, common mongoose, Indian civat cat, Indian porcupine, four-horned antelope, barking deer, sambar, chital, hyena, jungle cat, flying squirrel, python, lizards, hornbill, barbets, woodpeckers, cloropsis, grey jungle fowls, shrikes, bee-eaters, flycatchers, and many raptors. It is a popular destination for nature lovers and tourists interested in exploring the region's rich diversity.
Best Time to Visit Purna Wildlife Sanctuary:
The monsoon season, which runs from the middle of June to the end of September, is the best time to visit Purna Wildlife Sanctuary.
How to Reach Purna Wildlife Sanctuary:
- By Air: Surat Airport is approximately 130 kilometers from the sanctuary.
- By Train: Vyara Railway Station, about 20 kilometers from the sanctuary, is the nearest railway station.
- By Road: The nearest bus station is Vyara.
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