Top 5 Top Wildlife Sanctuaries in Rajasthan

Tripiwiki : 25 Jun 2024
Rajasthan, meaning "Land of the Kings", is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Western India. The vast sand dunes of the Thar Desert attract millions of tourists from around the globe every year. The palaces of Jaipur, lakes of Udaipur, and desert forts of Jodhpur, Bikaner, and Jaisalmer are among the most preferred destinations of many tourists. Rajasthan is known for its historical hill forts & palaces, it is claimed as the best place for tourism-related to palaces.

Following are the Top 5 Top Wildlife Sanctuaries in Rajasthan

Desert National Park, DNP, Jaisalmer (1 out of 5 places to visit in Jaisalmer)

Desert National Park is a unique and the only habitat of its type in the Indian subcontinent situated in the districts of Jaisalmer and Barmer in Rajasthan, India. The Desert National Park is one of the largest national parks, covers an area of 3162 km² of which 1900 km² is in Jaisalmer district and remaining 1262 km² is in Barmer district of Rajasthan State. The area falls in the extreme hot and arid region of very low rainfall zone of the country. Despite a fragile ecosystem, there is an abundance of birdlife and also houses one of the heaviest flying birds in the world, the endangered Great Indian Bustard. Desert National Park is in tentativelists of World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Desert National Park is located at approx 46km from Jaisalmer, 329km from Jodhpur, 605km from state capital Jaipur.

Hill Forest (2 out of 5 places to visit in Udaipur)

Best place for picnic and photography in monsoon. The forest, a river and historical ruins. Lap of nature... place of mind peace. Located at approx 96km from Udaipur. 143km from Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Bharatpur (3 out of 5 places to visit in Bharatpur)

Keoladeo National Park is located in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan, India. Formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, the Keoladeo National Park is recognised as one of the world’s most important bird breeding and feeding grounds. Keoladeo National Park lies between two of India's most historic cities, Agra and Jaipur which hosts thousands of birds, especially during the winter season. Keoladeo was declared a national park and then later listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. Keoladeo National Park is located at 15km from Bharatpur, 191km from state capital Jaipur, 58km from Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 210km from New Delhi.

Ranthambore Fort and National Park, Ranthambore National Park, Sawai Madhopur (4 out of 5 places to visit in Sawai Madhopur)

Ranthambore wildlife sanctuary is known for its Bengal tigers. and tigers can be easily spotted even in the daytime. Ranthambore is also counted as the famous heritage site because of the pictorial ruins that dot the wildlife park. Ranthambore Fort which is part of the National Park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the group Hill Forts of Rajasthan. The Ranthambore Fort is situated inside the Ranthambore National Park which was the hunting grounds for the Maharajas of the Jaipur dynasty. Ranthambore Fort is located at approx 32km from Sawai Madhopur, 190km from state capital Jaipur, 260km from Agra, 380km from New Delhi.

Sariska National Park, Sariska Tiger Reserve, Alwar (5 out of 5 places to visit in Alwar)

Sariska National Park is a tiger reserve situated in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, India. “Sariska National Park”, is one of the important national parks and tiger reserve in Rajasthan. As of October 2018, there are 18 tigers including five cubs. Sariska National Park is located at approx 113km from state capital Jaipur, 176km from Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 189km from New Delhi.

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