There are many wildlife sanctuaries and national park in Rajasthan and tourists must include Rajasthan National Park in their itinerary.
When we talk of a trip to Rajasthan, it usually conjures up an image of vast deserts, royal palaces, and historical forts, etc. But a great reason to visit Rajasthan is also the Rajasthan National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries
Where millions of tourists visit every year. The national parks of Rajasthan are home to some amazing flora and fauna. Where tourists also get an opportunity to get personal with animals by going on a jungle safari.
Famous National Park In Rajasthan,
Ranthambore National Park, Sawai Madhopur
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of the Indian state of Rajasthan. Ranthambore National Park is situated between the Aravalli and Vindhyacha mountain ranges, making it one of the best places to visit for forest lovers.
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve is spread over an area of about 400 sq km. And if it is connected to the sanctuary area from Sawai Man Singh then it is about 500 sq. km.
Sawai Madhopur Railway Station is 12 km away from Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.
The Ranthambore Tiger Reserve was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1957 and received the protection of “Project Tiger” in 1974. It got the status of a national park in 1981.
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Sariska National Park, Alwar
Sariska National Park located in the Alwar district of Rajasthan state is an important tourist destination for wild lovers, it is one of the major national parks in India and famous for tigers in the world, with Sariska Tiger Reserve nestled amidst hills. Sariska Tiger Reserve has an area of 865 square kilometers.
The Sariska Tiger Reserve was reserved for a wildlife sanctuary in 1955 but in 1978 it was reserved for such a tiger project.
Sariska Tiger Reserve 2005 Sariska Tiger Reserve is home to a wide variety of fauna including tiger, pita, leopard, nilgai, wild cat, deer, jackal, chinkara, wild boar, rabbit, monkey, reptile, and various types of birds.
The tiger population was stuck but in 2008 the tigers were shifted here by the Tiger Sifting Project.
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Desert National Park, Jaisalmer
Desert National Park is located in Jaisalmer, Thar Desert of Rajasthan. It is 12 km away from Jaisalmer district. Desert National Park is not only the largest park in the state but there is no national park equivalent in India.
The total area of the park is 3162 square kilometers. A large part of the park is covered with faint salt lakes and thorny bushes. Along with this, there is also a lot of sand dunes here.
20 percent of the park is covered with sand dunes. The main area of the park is lined with steep cliffs, small salt lake foothills, paved sand dunes, and barren land.
The most striking feature of this park is that the park is endless to see and covers a vast area stretching from the Indo-Pakistan border to Jaisalmer/Barmer. Deserts National Park is located close to the Thar Desert and despite its ecosystem being harsh and fragile, birds of this park are rarely found.
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Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur
Keoladeo National Park (Ghana Bird Sanctuary) is the largest bird sanctuary in India, located on National Highway 11 in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan state, India. Keoladeo National Park was earlier known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.
It houses thousands of rare and extinct species of birds, such as storks from Siberia, which come here during the winter season. Here 230 species of birds have made their home in this national park of India.
It has now become a major tourist destination and center, where ornithologists come in abundance in winter. It was declared a protected bird sanctuary in 1971 and later in 1975 it has also been declared a ‘World Heritage’
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Mukundara Hills National Parka, Kota
Mukundara Hills National Park or Darra Wildlife Sanctuary was declared as Mukundara Hills Tiger Reserve on 9 April 2013. It is located on Kota-Jhalawar road, 50 km away from Kota district of Rajasthan state.
Mukundra Hills is spread over about 760 sq km of four districts Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar and Chittorgarh. About 417 sq km core and 342 sq km buffer zone.
It includes parts of Mukundra National Park, Reserve Sanctuary, Jawahar Sagar and Chambal Bark Wildlife Sanctuary.
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