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Van Vihar National park

Van Vihar National park

Van Vihar National Park is a national park, forming a part of the central india as it lies in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The national park is situated in the state capita, Bhopal and has been honoreed with the status of a national park on 26th January 1983.

The national park is spread over an area of about 4. 45 sq km on a majestic hill and once had been a barren land, which has now transformed into an oasis, packed full with lush greenery all around it. The area also houses a diverse variety of flora and fauna and today, the park has also gained the title of modern zoological park, under the guidelines of the Central Zoo Authority.

The national park is abode to a variety of herbivorous and carnivorous species in their natural habitat. It also houses to the orphaned wildlife species and which in result has made it more of a zoological park. Van Vihar zoological park stands as a perfect picnic spot, rendering an opportunity to enjoy and experience nature at its best.

The flora in the park consists of tropical moist deciduous type of forests. These are scattered and spread together with swamps. Here in the park you can find moist Sal bearing forests, dry Sal bearing forests, moist mixed deciduous forests without Sal, cane. Other varieties of flora that can be seen here in the park include Bel, Amaltas, Babul, Reunjha, Doodhi, Lendia, Saja, Amla, Tendu etc. Apart from that, you can also discover Aak, Karonda, Besharam and a variety of other Shrubs and Herbs are also founds in Van Vihar.

The fauna species that can be seen in Van Vihar are Albino Sloth bear and the White tiger. Along with that you can also find wild species like Lion, Sambhar, Cheetal, Nilgai, Black buck, Chousingha, Common Langur, Rhesus macaque, Wild-boar, Porcupine, Hare, Blue Bull, Monkey, Mongoose, Wild dogs, Jackal, Fox, Wolf etc.

The park also supports a variety of reptiles such as Ghariyal, Crocodiles, Mugger, Turtle, Star tortoise and Python. Here at Van Vihar National Park, there are a variety of birds, which ranges to about 200 in number. Around 60 in number, there are types of butterflies that are found here.

The visiting time of the park is from 7 am to 11 am and 3 pm to 5 pm and is closed on Tuesdays. The entry to the park is absolutely free and the best time to visit to the park is in the months of July to September.

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