For all the wild-life lovers, Rajasthan is the place to be. Largest state in India in terms of area, Rajasthan is rich in varieties of wildlife. Come to Rajasthan and witness the incredible beauty of wildlife in their natural habitats.
There are many national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan. These national parks and wildlife sanctuaries are teeming with wildlife species and are cynosures for the eco-tourists. The national parks and wildlife sanctuaries are ideal habitat and biological refuge for varieties of wildlife as tiger, elephant, leopard, gaur, sambar, giant squirrel, a number of bird species like hill myna, peafowl, hornbills and various reptiles.
There is a huge variety of wildlife to be seen, and different regions of Rajasthan offer different experiences.
Exploring National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries in different parts of the state is a right way to spend your holiday, including a family holiday. The spectacular wildlife, historical forts located in the parks, stunning natural beauty will leave you mesmerized and relaxed. It is great way to escape the stress the daily routine. Needless to say, the wildlife sanctuaries of Rajasthan allure wildlife photographers and enthusiasts in large number.
Kumbhalgarh sanctuary, Darrah Sanctuary, Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary, Keoladeo Ghana National Park also Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, are some of the famous national parks in Rajasthan. The lavish bounds of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries of Rajasthan are ideal habitat and biological refuge for varieties of wildlife as tiger, elephant, leopard, gaur, sambar, giant squirrel, a number of bird species like hill myna, peafowl, hornbills and various reptiles.
Located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, Ranthambore National Park is one of the most visited parks in India. The park is mainly famous for its tigers. Ranthambore national park is also popular for its large population of the Black bucks.
One of the oldest wildlife reserves in India, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary was the hunting ground of the rulers of the princely state of Bharatpur. Siberian Cranes is the signature bird of this sanctuary. Other most commonly spotted birds at Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary are the red spur fowl, grey jungle fowl, etc. Herons, ducks, teals, cormorants, waders hawk eagle, serpent eagle, the collared scops owl, the yellow-legged green pigeon, parakeets, drongos, woodpeckers and barbets, scarlet minivets, hornbills and diverse warblers.
Situated 107 km from Jaipur, Sariska National Park is one of the most famous tiger reserves in India. Originally the private hunting ground of the erstwhile rulers of Alwar, this national park in Alwar district is an entrancing preserve for tigers.
Located 84 km north of the lake city of Udaipur, Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary is a premier destination for a rendezvous with the wild. Spread over an area of 578 sq km, the sanctuary is home to a large number of species that include some endangered ones. A haven for avian population, the Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary is visited for spotting jungle fowl, peacocks, doves, red spur owls, golden oriole, parakeets, grey pigeons, bulbul and white breasted kingfisher.
32 km from Bikaner, Gajner Palace and Wildlife Sanctuary is a destination for the wildlife lovers who come here to spot chinkara, nilgai, black buck, imperial sand grouse and wild boar. Within the confines of the sanctuary is situated the Gajner Palace, a summer resort of the rulers of Bikaner, now converted into a hotel.
45 km from the golden city of Jaisalmer, Desert National Park is home to a variety of wildlife including deer, black buck, chinkara, desert fox, the rare long-necked bird called the Great Indian Bustard.