Pania Wildlife Sanctuary at Amreli


The cockling and craggy parcel of land that constitutes Pania Wildlife Sanctuary at Amreli is the most appropriate destination for undisturbed perseverance of the 'Chinkara' in India. The 'Chinkara' belongs to a species of gazelle, abundantly spotted in South Asia which is scientifically regarded as 'Gazella bennettii'. The Pania Wildlife Sanctuary at Amreli can be technically considered as a wing stretching from the Gir Sanctuary.

The ample supply of fodder makes the Pania Wildlife Sanctuary at Amreli a coveted abode dedicated to the Indian Chinkara. The Pania Wildlife Sanctuary at Amreli came into existence in the year 1989, prior to which the 'Chanchai' and 'Pania' forests measuring at 39.64 square kilometers were broadly categorized under Jagiri forest.

Although the Pania Wildlife Sanctuary at Amreli possesses luscious grasslands of diverse varieties but the insufficient supply of water can be considered as a major drawback.

Another reason why a trip to the Pania Wildlife Sanctuary at Amreli could turn out to be a thrilling and pulse-pounding extravaganza is that you can spot the mighty lions stomping around the bumpy terrain in their full glory.

Fauna at the Pania Wildlife Sanctuary at Amreli includes:
  • Lion
  • Blue bull
  • Spotted Deer
  • Wild Boar
  • Leopard
  • Hyena
  • Wild Cat
  • Civet Cat
  • Antelopes bearing four horns
  • Pangolin
  • Python
  • Peafowl
  • Porcupine
  • Fox
  • Desert Cat
Travel Hints for you :-
  • Closest Airport is located 150 kilometers away at Rajkot.
  • Closest Bus Stop is about 10 kilometers away at Visavadar.
  • Railway Stations closest to Pania Wildlife Sanctuary at Amreli are Visavadar and Dhari situated at a distance of 10 kilometers and 35 kilometers respectively.



Last Updated on : 30 September 2011