Established in the year 1994, Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary lies within huge forest which is home to few of the dense plantations of Dhawa Trees and Kardhai Trees (Anogeissus Spp). Other than the Betwa River, Jamni River too flows along the Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary. Though it can’t be referred as a reserve, yet the Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary resembles a natural jungle environ which borders the Madhya Pradesh from Uttar Pradesh. The Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary appeals tourist for its solitude and natural forest ambiance.
Though one may not enjoy the pleasure of spotting tigers and leopards, yet one can find many interesting fauna like spotted deer, Blue Bull, Peacock, Wild pig, Monkey, Jackal, Nilgai, Sloth Bear and many such species. Watching these animals within their natural habitats is a great experience within itself. But what appeals more than anything is the Bird watching experience one gets to enjoy in Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary. In fact Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary is often referred as a Bird Sanctuary by main foreign and Indian tourists. Around 200 bird species can be found at Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary near the river ecosystem, which includes many in-house birds and various migrants from all over the World like peafowls, peacocks, swans, black swan, Jungle Bush Quail, minivet, stork, kingfisher, owls, woodpecker, geese, collared scops owls and many more.
Around 200 bird species can be found at Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary near the river ecosystem, which includes many in-house birds and various migrants from all over the World like peafowl, peacocks, white swan, black swan, Jungle Bush Quail, minivet, stork, kingfisher, owls, collared scops owls and many more. Apart from Bird Watching, Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary also offers many other adventure sport options including fishing, river rafting, canoeing, boating, trekking, camping and jungle trekking and hiking opportunities.
The best time to visit Orchha Wildlife Sanctuary is from November to June. During the winter season up to the summers, the sanctuary is at its best. Visit during monsoons however is not recommended, as animals usually go for hideouts due to heavy rains. TheBetwaRiver may also get flooded due to heavy rains following to which the sanctuary may also close down temporarily.
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