Rehekuri Blackbuck Sanctuary

Rehekuri Blackbuck Sanctuary is located at outskirts of Karjat taluka in Ahmednagar district and famous for healthy population of Blackbucks also known as Indian Antelope.

Sanctuary Information

Area – 2.17 Sq. Kms.
Established – 1974
Type – Dry deciduous scrub Forest

BlackBuck – Indian Antelope

Blackbuck

Blackbuck or Indian antelope is the fastest running animal in India and the sole member of its genus. The blackbuck is a diurnal antelope, found mainly in India inhabits grassy plains and slightly forested areas.

How to Reach Rehekuri Sanctuary

Nearest Airport – Pune (150 km)

Travel via National Highway 65 and reach Karjat in Ahmednagar via Bhigwan.

By Rail – Daund (70 Km) and Ahmednagar – (75 km)

By Road – Karjat

Safari Timing : 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM

Sanctuary Entry Fee – 200 INR per person. (Approx – Full Information not available)

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Ranibennur Blackbuck Sanctuary is from August to January.

Flora and Fauna

Pied-Crested-Cuckoo

Ranibennur Blackbuck Sanctuary is mainly famous for blackbucks but also home to the Indian wild wolf,highly endangered great Indian bustard, peafowl, Indian Jackal and porcupine.

Accommodation Options

Forest Rest House

Siddhivinayak Temple, Siddhatek

Siddhivinayak Temple of Siddhatek is one of the Ashtavinayaka temples dedicated to Ganesha, located in Ahmednagar district on the bank of the river Bhima in Karjat taluka.

Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary

Flamingos-in-Bhigwan

Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary is located along the backwaters of Ujjani Dam near the village of Diksal and KumbharGaon. The sanctuary is famous for flock of flamingos and large number of migratory birds coming to India in winter season such as Eurasian spoonbill, Western yellow wagtail,Collared pratincole and Common gull.