Nature is full of wonders and when it comes to Rajasthan the place will surprise you at every step. Whether it is the heritage sites of the city or the natural abundance, Rajasthan has everything that will make your Rajasthan Wildlife Tourism amazing and memorable. Talking about the Wildlife and natural forest areas of the region today we will discuss about some of the most amazing natural wildlife sanctuaries that are filled with some of the exotic species of animals, birds, reptiles and many other flora and fauna species.
- Ranthambore National Park – Sawai Madhopur
- Sariska National Park – Alwar
- Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary – Bharatpur
- Desert National Park – Jaisalmer
- Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary – Kumbhalgarh
- Darrah Sanctuary – Kota
- Mount Abu Sanctuary – Mount Abu
- Sita Mata Bird Sanctuary – Pratapgarh
1. Ranthambore National Park – Sawai Madhopur
Ranthambore National Park is one of the most important national parks in India and most popular Wildlife Sanctuaries in Rajasthan. It is situated in Sawai Madhopur at the junctions of the Aravalli and Vindhya hill ranges. It is one of the major attraction spot which captivates nature lovers and wildlife photographers at this destination. It is one of the best places to spot the Royal Bengal Tigers along with other animal species.
2. Sariska National Park – Alwar
It is one of the popular national parks and first tiger reserves to successfully relocated tigers in the world. It is situated in the Alwar district of Rajasthan. Surrounded by Aravalli hills, it covers 800 sq. km of area. A Bengal tiger is the main attractive spot of this place that will make your Wildlife Tourism memorable. It is also the home to other animal species like leopard, sambhar, chital, nilgai, jungle cats and hyena.
3. Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary – Bharatpur
The Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary/ Bharatpur bird Sanctuary is the home to large number of migratory birds. It is a very popular Tourist Destination in Rajasthan. An ornithologist from all over the India and the world love to visit this sanctuary during the migratory season. The park has been included in UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. This national park provides grazing grounds for the village cattle. It is home to 379 floral species, 366 bird species and 230 avian species.
4. Desert National Park – Jaisalmer
It is one of the largest National parks in the state of Rajasthan. It is one of the main attractions of Jaisalmer city. It is heaven for migratory and residents birds of the desert. If you are birds’ lover, the place will come as full of surprises to you during your Rajasthan Tours. The Great Indian Bustard is one of the main attractions of the park which is oneof the rare birds found only in India. It is brown and white in colors. One can also see Eagles, buzzards, vultures, falcons, kestrel and harriers. Sam Sand Dunes and the Gadsisar Sagar Tank are the popular tourist destinations in Rajasthan near the Desert National Park. A large number of migratory birds often visit this lake during the winters every year.
5. Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary – Kumbhalgarh
It is situated in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan. It is one of the famous wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan. It is home to various animal species like nilgai, four-horned antelopes, chinkaras, jungle cats, sambhar, sloth bear and leopards. Various bird species like doves, white breasted kingfisher, bulbuls, golden oriole and grey jungle bowl can be easily spotted here. Tourists can also visit the historic Kumbhalgarh Fort which lies within the sanctuary.
6. Darrah Sanctuary – Kota
It is one of the popular National parks in Rajasthan which is situated 50 kms away from Kota. It compromises of three wildlife sanctuaries-The Darrah wildlife sanctuary, the Chambal wildlife sanctuary and the Jaswant Sagar wildlife sanctuary. Deer, nilgai, wild boar, cheetah and wolves can be easily seen here. It was once the royal hunting preserve of the Maharaja of Kota. Jhalawar, a popular tourist destination is situated close to this park. There is a beautiful fort which is situated within the premises of this park. The Jenana Khana of the fort is famous for its architectural beauty.
7. Mount Abu Sanctuary – Mount Abu
It is one of the popular wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan which is situated in the Aravali hills- the oldest mountain ranges of the country. It is home to large number of animals, birds and plants. A large number of animal species can be seen here which includes- bears, lions, tigers, leopards, wild boars, jackals, Indian hares, jungle cats, sambhar and many more. There are around 250 species of birds and 112 plant families are found here.
8. Sita Mata Bird Sanctuary – Pratapgarh
It is one of the important wildlife sanctuaries which are situated in the Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan. Since a huge numbers of avian birds are found here so it is also called as Bird’s paradise. The white throated ground thrush and the black necked monarch are the two new bird species which are recently found here. Little egret, grey heron, black winged stilt, Indian darter and white eye buzzard are often found here. One can also see nilgai, leopards, wild bear, jungle cat, fox, wild boar, hyena and four horned antelope here. So much natural abundance and lots of things to do by you that will make your India Tourism memorable. So get ready for making your holidays by getting deep into the woods….