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Harike Wetland and Bird Sanctuary

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Address: Amritsar, India

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This is the ideal place for nature lovers and bird watchers as the sanctuary is home to the migratory birds.The bird commonly found in the sanctuary are striated grass bird,great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the ideal place for nature lovers and bird watchers as the sanctuary is home to the migratory birds.The bird commonly found in the sanctuary are striated grass bird,great crested grebe,white-browed fantail,yellow-legged gull extra.The only entry point into the Harike wetlands is from the Nanaksar Gurudwara across the barrage.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

We Visit this place last year in Feb. we were a group of 15 cycle riders from Bathinda. We start our journey and after covering 135 km distance on our Cycle we reach this beautiful Place. we enjoyed a boat ride in the evening and stayed in Forest Rest House. next morning we visit the area and watch many migratory... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

To see migratory birds visit should be planned in winters. Must take entry pass from the forest office at Harike. Take your camera and binoculars.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Such pretty birds are found in the winters. Loved the view and the ocean was beautiful. Serenity at its best

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Though I visited the wetlands in the month of January, definitely not a good time to visit; still the location was beautiful. The fog added a different Erie feel to the wetlands. Let me be honest i did not spot a single bird but it was more because of the cold misty day. But still some pointers to help travelers.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Nice place for bird lovers.One hour drive from amritsar. Good place for family picnics. Not much of the facilities available at the site. Harike wetland and Bird sanctuary is the largest wetland in the northern India. Constructed in 1953 during the making of Harike Barrage on the confluence of River Beas and Sutlej. Variety of Migratory Birds can be seen... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

A nice place for bird watchers but in winter from nov to feb months. But place has little facilities. No good restaurant or coffee shop. Only tea venders or dhaba's nearby

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Harike Wetland largest wetland northern border INDIA and near the Indo-pak border.& very beautiful view of GURUDWAR Nanaksar Sahib,Harike lake many types of birds in the forests. Harike Wetland also Starting points of Rajasthan Irrigation Channels & Headworks Sutlej beas river

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

This place is paradise for bird watchers. You will have to obtain the permit from the forest officer near the sanctuary before 4 pm to visit this place

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Amritsar, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

This wetland near Amritsar is home to variety of migratory birds. Ideal time to visit is in winters. Carry a pair of good quality binoculars and a camera with a good zoom.

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