Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary (Gujarat) – Best time to Visit

Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is comes under Gujarat state, spread in about 607 km² area. Find the best time to visit, address, contact number etc.  This sanctuary is located in the area of Narmada district of Gujarat which has amazing deep valleys, terrain, somber rocks and beautiful waterfalls. It’s also very close to the Zarwani Waterfall. The dense forests provide an opportunity to to see teak forests, dry bamboo brakes, moist mixed deciduous forests and many more. There are total 575 different kind of flower plants found here which makes the sanctuary more beautiful.

Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary

Major Attractions

Nocturnal flying squirrels also known as Pteromyin are unique type of squirrels specially found in this sanctuary. Many other wildlife species are found here including mammals such as barking deers, leopard, wild dogs, Indian porcupine, rhesus macaque and many more. Reptiles are also found here such as python, tortoise, lizards and different kinds of snakes. You get to see different species of birds namely great horned owl, grey jungle fowl, Alexandrine parakeet, grey hornbill, sparrow hawk, red jungle fowl, crested serpent eagle and shikra.

How to Reach

The easiest way to go sanctuary is by road. Many buses are available from Ankleshwar bus stand which is at a distance of 60 km from the park. You can also go by train from Baruch railway station at a distance of 80 km. Vadodara airport at a distance of 90 km is the closest airport.

The distance between Ahmadabad  to Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary  to is about 265 Km that will take around 5 hours to reach.


It spreads over a large area of the Narmad district i.e. 607.70 km². The region of the sanctuary covers the area of Kathiawar Peninsula where the lion resides to Gulf of Khambhat. It is situated near the environmental area of the Bengal tigers which are the region of border of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra.

Best Time to Visit

Winter season is the best time to visit in Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary. From the beginning of season i.e. November to end of the season i.e. March is the most pleasant and favourable climate to explore the sanctuary

Phone Number: 028-6224-2551

Located at: Palchhi
District: Narmada
State: Gujarat
Pin Code: 393155

Quick Overview

Best time to visit: November-March
Nearest Airport: 90 km distance from Vadodra
Nearest Railway Station: 80 km distance from Baruch
Timing: N/A
Area: 607.70 km²
Establishment: N/A
Entry Fee: N/A