Aravalli Bio Diversity Park
Closed on Sunday.
The Aravalli Biodiversity Park is located on the South Central Ridge and spreads over an area of 692 acres. The area is bounded clockwise by JNU (Nelson Mandela Marg), the Mehrauli - Mahipalpur road, NH-8 and the Palam road and the southern boundary of Vasant Vihar. The landscape is undulating with gentle slopes and dotted with numerous morrum and clay mined pits of different sizes, depths and shapes. The Park features two major zones - the visitor zone and the nature reserve zone. The water-body supports aquatic vegetation and a few native ducks. Adjacent to the office complex, one can find a trail, which passes from the conservatory of herbal plants, goes towards a shallow valley, through stairway, called amphitheatre. Adjacent to the amphitheatre is a conservatory of butterflies. Being a saucer shaped depression with slopes harbouring native bush vegetation; it holds thousands of butterflies belonging to 30-40 species.