Bondla Forest Wild Life Trip
Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary
Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most popular among the children, families and eco-tourists. Although, it is the smallest of all the wildlife sanctuaries in Goa, but also many tourists visit it when ever in Goa. Its is located in the Ponda District which is connected with its convenient size of just 8 sq kilometers. This makes it an ideal destination for a day trip in Goa. The wonderful sanctuary is well dressed to entertain both day trippers as well as an overnight visitors. Also, to the deluge of animal and plant life that one can visit in the sanctuary, there are also a huge number of other tourists attractions including a zoo, deer safari, botanical gardens, Nature Interpretation Centre and much more.
Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa also has a plethora of fauna who considered this place as their hub. The animals include the Gaur, Sambar deer, panther, jungle cat, leopard, toddy cat, wild boar, porcupine, scaly anteater, Malabar giant squirrel, and much more. There are watchtowers that is set up at critical locations where one can view the animals in their natural habitats. The sanctuary is also a hub to a huge number of birds. The most common birds amongst these include Ruby throated yellow bulbul, the common grey hornbill, golden backed woodpecker and much more. There are also a number of unique species of birds that visit the sanctuary.
With its plethora of views and activities, Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary is an higle popular place to visit all across the year. The best time to visit Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary is from the month of October to March, but the monsoon season is also considered as one of the best times to visit as the monsoon enhances the serene beauty of the sanctuary. This sanctuary is located in the Ponda Taluka of North Goa which is easily available from both the popular places, Panaji as well as Margao. Being located 50 kilometers from the Panjim city and 38km from Margao city. There are also tourist buses available to arrive at the sanctuary from both these cities.