BigCat Holidays

National Chambal Gharial Sanctuary

The cleanest of all, Chambal is haven for countless wildlife!

National Chambal Gharial Sanctuary in Sawai Madhopur is an incredible tourist spot in Ranthambore.Located on the Chambal River near the tripoint of Rajasthan.Chambal River Safari in Ranthambore is a rendezvous with nature. Apart from Jungle Safari in Ranthambore, Crocodile Safari or Chambal River safari at National Chambal Gharial Sanctuary is one of the best options. It was established in 1978 in the Tribindu region of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh on the Chambal River and covers an area of 5,400 sq km (2,100 sq mi). Within the sanctuary, the Chambal River in its original natural form passes through rugged gorges and hills and is home to many sandy banks with wildlife thriving. The National Chambal Sanctuary starts from the Vindhya Range, along with the Chambal River it ends in the Yamuna River.

attractions of the National Chambal Sanctuary

Visiting the Chambal River Safari in Palighat, Sawai Madhopur

Chambal River Safari

You can add to your whole wildlife sighting experience in Sawai Madhopur by adding the Chambal river safari to your itinerary.  The river safari at the Palighat Chambal Sanctuary is a great way to spot the big underwater predators. 

The ancient name of the Chambal was Charmanvati, meaning the river on whose banks leather is dried.Most travelers visiting Agra go to the Taj Mahal and head back not knowing that there is so much more to do in and around this city than just that. On your next trip to Agra, consider going on a river safari on the Chambal River which is just an hour drive from the City of Taj. See the video below to get an idea of the wildlife you see on the river.The Chambal river remains one of north India’s most unpolluted rivers, home to a rich diversity of flora and fauna. It contains the rare Ganges River Dolphins the other inhabitants of the sanctuary include Mugger Crocodiles and Migratory Birds from Siberia form its rich avian fauna.

Chambal Ravine Safari

The Steep Chambal stream itself offers a characteristic scene and causing you to feel as though history is streaming past you.Your creative mind runs wild. You can feel the presence of furious fighters, trying dacoits and solidified individuals. Nonetheless, despite all its roughness, the Chambal valley has at any point been welcoming to humanity since days of yore. While toward one side the mazes of the valley have been giving safe house to the agitators, then again the unadulterated frosty virus water of Chambal stream has imparted energy and energy in the locals of this areas. Lining with the provinces of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, the Chambal belt of Northern Madhya Pradesh is loaded with crisscrossed gorges. An excursion through this valley uncovers extraordinary privileged insights of this old civilization.The entire Chambal valley has large amounts of archeological heritages and just in Morena locale there are something like 60 archeologically huge destinations. This multitude of archeological locales lie in the scope of 40 Kms. from Gwalior.


 National Chambal Sanctuary offers you the best facilities for sightseeing and excursions. The Palace is the right choice to stay as it is close to most of the tourist places in and around the Palace. The Machkund temple, Chambal Boat Safari, National Chambal Sanctuary, Ramsagar Sanctuary and Lake are the few amongst them.

Ghariyals Breeding Farm

Gharials are reared in imprisonment here and they are by and large developed for a few years and normal around one metro long, when delivered. In December 2010, the then Indian Minister for Environment and Forests, Jairam Ramesh, reported the development of a National Tri-State Chambal Sanctuary Management and Coordination Committee for gharial protection on 1,600 km2 (620 sq mi) of the National Chambal Sanctuary along the Chambal. The panel plans methodologies for assurance of gharials and their territory, including further examination on gharial biology .

Van Vihar Wild Life Sanctuary

Van Vihar, an old natural life hold of the leaders of Dholpur is spread over an area of 59.86 km2 over Vindhyan Plateau.