The Dihaila Jheel here plays host to many migratory birds. The status of the Karera is that of the Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary and it was notified in 1981 as a sanctuary. The vegetation is reverie and swamp with mixed deciduous forests. Ber bushes and other wild plants are found in abundance. There are no trees except acacia throughout this forest. The Karera Bird Sanctuary is located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The sanctuary is a distance of around 55 km from Shivpuri (latitude 25°40' N to longitude 77°44"E) on the Jhansi-Shivpuri main road. There is a good road network that connects the sanctuary to Shivpuri and other places in the region.
Best time to visit November to March.
Gwalior at a distance of 150 from Karera is the nearest airport. There are regular flights from Gwalior to Mumbai, Delhi , and Indore .
Jhansi at a distance of around 44 km off Karera is the nearest railway station. Jhansi is a major railway hub connected to Delhi , Mumbai, Calcutta , Chennai and many more cities in India by several good trains.
Karera is connected to Shivpuri and Jhansi . It is also connected to Gwalior and other important cities in the region by a good road network.
Rest houses are available within the park area. One can also stay at Jhansi or Shivpuri where good accommodation options are available.