Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary

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  • Address: Hogulkuria Rajpur Road, Ramchandrapur, Narendrapur, Kolkata, West Bengal 700103, India
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  • Timings: 07:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-9804426569
  • Ticket Price: 40 INR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Bird Watching

If there is one place for bird lovers to flock to in Kolkata, it is here, in Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary! The offbeat sanctuary is one of a kind place where you can come to interact with nature and unwind. It is located on Netaji Subhas Road and only a little far from the hustle of the city. The place is donned with myriad birds and butterflies along with a lush flora scene. There are ferns, epiphytes and orchids here as well. Come here to watch a range of birds, both ordinary and unique, that resides here including Common Hawk, Cuckoo, Emerald Dove, and Large-tailed Nightjar. If you are lucky, you might also witness some rare ones like Tickell’s Thrush, Scarlet-backed Flowerpecker, Little Spiderhunter and what not! Rich in wildlife and trees, Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary packs everything you would like to experience in an adventurous detour with in the town. Come with a camera, take a lot of pictures and enjoy the quietude!

  • Since Spring and Winter are birding seasons, it is the best time for visits.

  • Timings may vary in winter. Contact the authorities before visits.

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  • Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary Address: Hogulkuria Rajpur Road, Ramchandrapur, Narendrapur, Kolkata, West Bengal 700103, India
  • Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary Contact Number: +91-9804426569
  • Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary Timing: 07:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary Price: 40 INR
  • Best time to visit Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary(preferred time): 07:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 0.21% of people who visit Kolkata include Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary visit around 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary

Thursday and Friday

People normally also visit Jute Museum while planning their trip to Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary.

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  • This is my first time to a bird sanctuary so I was excited but I was not expecting much From this small bird sanctuary. This place is completely covered with dens tree which is great for birds. Once you entered into it you will feel like you are in some beautiful jungle and you will continuously hear the birds sweet noise. It's a great place for photographer as well as nature lover. I went with my canon 250mm zoom lens but it would be better to take 600mm or more if you have. Entry fee is 50 for adult No parking fee which is great No charges for camera Totally worth it Recommended place for bird photographer and nature lover.

  • An early morning visit should be the priority timing. Could stay there for a short period and spotted four different species of birds. While passing through the trails different birds were chirping in varying tunes and flying from one branch to the other. This unfailingly adds to the entire experience. Cherished!

  • It's a calm, peaceful place esp for those who loves nature. If u are lucky u can view some rare birds. Overall a good place to hike and relax but cannot do picnic or carry food inside. Also there is no place to sit one has to keep walking

  • So adventure is there... Especially in this spring.. U have keep silence there and just listen the nature.. Especially in morning hours.. You will feel the thrill when you keep a binocular with you during visit. Just awesome.

  • As the name suggest it is a sanctuary for birds, but was little disappointed as could not see any with bare eyes. It is nice place to visit for an hour or two may be on holidays but would say not value for money that have to pay for entering. There is no provision for physically challenged people so need to carry wheelchair. Things I liked, it was a quite place and lots of green. Would suggest not to carry any food as it might make the place dirty but should carry water if planning for long hours.

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Chintamoni kar bird sanctuary
  • will this bird sanctuary will be open on 26 th january ?

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    • Not really sure. Would recommend that you call Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary contact number  91-9804426569 for details regarding the same. 

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