River Chambal is one of the country’s most beautiful and least polluted river systems. The National Chambal Sanctuary was formed to protect this pristine river ecosystem. Over 290 species of resident and migratory bird species, including large nesting colonies of the rare Indian Skimmer, as well as Marsh Crocodiles (Muggers), Gharial (Gavials), eight species Turtles, and highly endangered Gangetic River Dolphin are found here. Best explored on boats, you will be impressed by the calm and serene beauty and the numerous sightings this river offers. The highlights usually are Indian skimmer, Black-bellied Tern, Flocks of migratory waterfowl, Cranes such as Common, Demoiselle and Sarus, etc.