Rajasthan Wildlife National Parks

Rajasthan is home to many unique and beautiful species of wildlife. The National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Rajasthan India are an exotic destination to visit, on Rajasthan Wildlife Tours. See the impressive Indian Tiger at Ranthambore National Park or Nilgai, Blackbuck, Cinkara, Peacocks and other exotic creatures on Rajasthan Wildlife Tours. A Rajasthan Wildlife Safari tour is sure to be an unforgettable experience. Anil India Tours Tours offers tours to the wildlife sanctuaries and National Parks in Rajasthan.

Some of the popular Rajasthan Wildlife Tours are :

Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary


The Darrah sanctuary is spread over an area of 250 sq. kms and is strategically located 50 kms. away from the town of Kota.

In the days of yore, Darrah sanctuary used to be the royal hunting ground of the erstwhile maharaja of Kota. This sanctuary is densely wooded and is spread over a hilly terrain.

The Darrah sanctuary was officially declared as a protected area in 1955. Some of the resident species of this mysterious sanctuary are wolf, cheetah, nilgai, deer and wild boar.


Desert National Park


The Desert National Park is located at a distance of 40kms. from Jaisalmer and exemplifies the unusual ecological biodiversity of the renowned Thar desert. The park is teeming with wildlife and some of the resident species include chinkara, hare, desert fox, black buck, wolf, desert cat to name just a few.

One of the most sought after vantage points of the park is the Sudashri watch tower from where one can observe the varied resident wildlife species of the sanctuary.


Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary


The Gajner wildlife Sanctuary is located at a distance of 32 kms. from the town of Bikaner. In the days of yore Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary used to be royal hunting grounds of the Maharaja of Bikaner. There is a sparkling lake inside the sanctuary and in the sweltering summer months one can see a variety of wild animals that come to the lake to quench their thirst.

Apart from being a perennial favorite with the resident animal species of Gajner Wildlife sanctuary, the lake also draws a variety of avian species.


Jaisamand Sanctuary


Jaisamand sanctuary was established in the year 1957 with an area of 160 sq.kms. The Jaisamand Sanctuary is famous for deer, wild boar, panther, four horned antelope, chital, chinkara and numerous avian species.

The sanctuary is located besides an artificial lake, which is popularly referred to as Dhevar Lake. Legend has it that Rana Jai Singh constructed the Dhevar lake which is 15 10 kms.


Keoladeo Ghana National Park


The Keoladeo Ghana National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is strategically located just 7 kms away from the town of Bharatpur. This renowned park is spread over an area of 29 sq. kms of marshy land and is the nesting ground of hundreds of varieties of birds, including certain migratory birds which are on the verge of extinction.

History reveals that in the year 1938, attracted by the huge diversity of birds, Lord Linlithgo along with his entourage hunted a staggering 4273 birds in one single day.


Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary


The Kumbhalgarh sanctuary is spread over an area of 578 sq. kms and is located at an altitude ranging from 500 to 1300 meters. The sanctuary is a mere 65 kms. from Udaipur.

The Kumbhalgarh sanctuary has a bewildering array of wildlife species like leopards, hyena, sloth bear, wolf, jackal, jungle cat, hare, nilgai and the four horned antelope all of which makes Kumbhalgarh any wildlife enthusiasts dream come true.


Mount Abu Sanctuary


The sanctuary located in Mount Abu was declared as a protected area in the year 1960 and ever since then this sanctuary which is spread over the gorgeous Aravalli range of mountains has been attracting not only domestic tourists but also tourists from overseas. Mount Abu is Rajasthan's only hill station and in the days of yore it used to be the summer retreat of Rajasthan's royalty.

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Ranthambore National Park


Ranthambore National Park is one of the most popular National Parks in India. It was conferred the status of a National Park in the year 1957 and came under the ambit of "Project Tiger" in the year 1974. The park is strategically located in the midst of the imposing Aravalli and Vindhya mountain ranges covering an area of 400 sq. kms.

Of all the National Parks of India, Ranthambore is one of the most picturesque with the backdrop of an invincible fort located on a hill top while the park is spread in the foothills.


Sariska National Park


In the days of yore, Sariska used to be the hunting ground of the Maharaja of Alwar. It was declared as a National Park in 1955. The park is spread over an area of 479 sq. Kms. and is divided into three zones - core, buffer and tourist zone. In 1979, Project Tiger initiative was launched in Sariska National Park.

Sariska National Park is teeming with wildlife and some of the resident species include sambhar, nilgai, wild cats, wild bear, chital, four horned antelopes and a variety of deer.