Travel in Rajasthan, India
A Rajasthani Kid is playing "Ek Tara"
Thar Desert Jaisalmer in Background, Rajasthan, India

Experiences of Rajasthan - Wildlife

Fast Facts
Ancient History
Fairs & Festivals
Art & Culture
Music & Dance
Weddings
Textiles
Crafts
Palace on Wheels
Shopping Ideas
Deserts
Rajasthan Geography
City Guide & Map
Costumes
Cuisine
Archaeology
Forts
Gardens
Lakes
Languages
Monuments
Museums
Religion
Sam Sand Dunes
Adventure Safari
Temples - Holy Places
Tribes
Thar Desert
Transport
Distance
The Royal Orient
The Fairy Queen
Wildlife

Fairs & Festivals Rajasthan

  Nagaur Fair, Nagaur
  Desert Festival, Jaisalmer
  Baneshwar Fair, Baneshwar
  Gangaur, Jaipur
  Mewar Festival, Udaipur
  Elephant Festival, Jaipur
  Urs Ajmer Sharif, Ajmer
  Summer Festival Mt. Abu
  Teej, Jaipur
  Marwar Festival, Jodhpur
  Pushkar Fair, Ajmer
  Camel Festival, Bikaner
  Kite Festival
 

Travel Itineraries

  Rajasthan Adventure Tour
  Beautiful Cities Tour
  Camel Safari Tour
  Colorful Rajasthan
  Desert Tour India
  Desert Safari Package
  Rajasthan Festival Tour
  Golden Triangle India
  Golden Triangle Khajuraho
  Rajasthan Heritage Tour
  Pushkar/Golden Triangle
  Rajasthan Music & Dance
  Pushkar and Desert Safari

u More . . . !

Rajasthan Tourist Destinations

  Jaipur
  Jodhpur
  Jaisalmer
  Udaipur
  Mandawa
  Pushkar
  Barmer
  Bharatpur

 More . . . !

Wildlife Sanctuaries

  Ranthambore National Park
  Bharatpur Birds Sanctuary
  Sariska National Park

u More . . . !

Hotels Directory Rajasthan

  Hotels in Pushkar
  Hotels in Udaipur
  Hotels in Jodhpur
  Hotels in Jaisalmer
  Hotels in Jaipur

u More . . . !

Indian States Information

  Himachal Pradesh
  Jammu & Kashmir
  Kerala
  Madhya Pradesh
  Uttranchal
  Uttar Pradesh

uMore . . . !

National Capital Territories India

Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Chandigarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Lakshadweep
Pondicherry Delhi
Delhi Map Delhi Hotels

u More Delhi Hotels. . . !

Tourist Place in Delhi

Red Fort Jama Masjid
India Gate
National Museum
Parliament House
Jantar Mantar Raj Ghat
Rashtrapati Bhawan
Delhi Zoo Qutab Minar
Birla Temple Appu Ghar
 
 
 
 

Wildlife

» Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary Get More Information
This is truly a fantasy of feathers. It is the bird kingdom, where time takes wing. Welcome to the Keoladeo Ghana National Park at Bharatpur in Rajasthan. Spread over an area of little over 232 sq kms, Keoladeo derives its name from the Shiva Temple in the heart of the sanctuary. Formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, ornithologist Salim Ali, is credited for bringing this park to public notice.

» Ranthambore National ParkGet More Information
The Ranthambore National Park was the hunting ground of Maharaja of Jaipur. In 1955, it was declared a game sanctuary; in 1980, it became a national park. But with the commissioning of Project Tiger in 1972, it was included in the project. With the addition of neighbouring Keladevi and Mansingh sanctuaries, the total area of the national park stands at 1,334 sq km. But the entire park - the core area is just 392 sq kms - is not open to the public.

» Sariska Wildlife SanctuaryGet More Information
Sharp cliffs of hills and narrow valleys of the Aravallis dominate the landscape of Sariska, whose forests are dry and deciduous. Within the Sariska wildlife sanctuary there are the ruins of medieval temples of Garh-Rajor, belonging to the 10th and 11th centuries.

 

 

» Keoladeo Ghana National ParkGet More Information
Keoladeo Ghana’ name signifies the location of the temple of Lord Shiva (Keoladeo) in the centre of the Park and dense (ghana) forest covering the area. It's a soggy green paradise, an ideal home for a large variety of birds. the most famous of them being the magnificent but nearly extinct Siberian crane (Grus leucogeranus). This interlocking ecosystem of woodlands, swamps, wet prairies and dry Savannah is considered to be one of the world's richest heronries, where thousands of birds get busy courting, mating and nesting.

» Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary  Get More Information
The lake and forested hills of this reserve, 32 km from Bikaner on the Jaisalmer road, are inhabuted by wildfowl, hares , wild boar, desert foxes and a number of deer and antelopes including blackbucks and bluebulls. The lake at Gajner attracts water birds in thousands. Imperial sand gouse migrate here in winter. Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary, houses the former Hunting lodge of Bikaner and has a beautiful lake surrounded by a dense forest.

» Sitamata Wildlife Sanctuary Get More Information
Sitamata Sanctuary spread over the Araveli and Vindhyachancal mountain ranges and is the only forest region where teak trees of building value are found. In this sanctuary, around 50% trees are of teak. Besides these salar, tendu, amla, bamboo bel are also found in abundance. The leopard, hyena, jackal, fox, jungle cat, porcupine, spotted deer, wild bear, four - horned antelope and Nilgai are the animals found here.

» Jai Samand SanctuaryGet More Information
Jaisamand Sanctuary is situated 50 kms south of Udaipur the picturesque city of lakes verdant valleys and hills. It is on the bank of Jaisamand Lake, the second largest artificial Lake in Asia. The sanctuary extends over an area of 52 sq kms of thick forests land. The leopard, hyena, jungle cat, fox and wolf are among the carnivores of the sanctuary.

» Desert National SanctuaryGet More Information
Established in 1980, it is a colossal park sprawling on 3162 sq km. It ha shrubs and trees in addition to rolling sand dunes. The wildlife wealth her comprises fox, desert cat, hare, spiney tail uromastix and sand fish. Thousands of sparrows, imperial sand grouse during the winter.

 

» Darah SanctuaryGet More Information
This area is like one long strip and nowhere is wider than 6kms. The forest area lies between two parallel mountain ranges about 52 to 65 kms long. This sanctuary is surrounded by the rivers - Chambal, the Kalisindh the Amjhar and the Ahu, which form its natural boundaries.

General Information for Rajasthan Wildlife Sanctuaries & National Parks -

Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary
General information
  Total Area
>  
  Best time to visit
>  Oct - June
  Accommodation
>  Hotels & Restaurants
  Nearest Town
>  Udaipur
  How to get there
>  Rail Delhi, Air Delhi, Rail Jaipur, Air Jaipur
  Species found
>  Leopard, Hyena, Jackal, Fox. Jungle cat, Porcupine,  Spotted Deer, Wild  Bear, Four-Horned antelope, Nilgai
  More   information
>  Field Director, Sitamata Sanctuary, Udaipur, Rajasthan.
Darah Wildlife Sanctuary
General information
  Total Area
>
52- 65 kms Long and wide by 6 kms.
  Best time to visit
>  Oct - June
  Accommodation
>  Hotels & Restaurants
  Nearest Town
>  Kota
  How to get there
>  By bus-Kota
  Species found
>  leopard, jackal, hyena, jungle cat, sambar, spotted deer,nilgai
  More information
>  Field Director, Darah sanctuary, Kota, Rajasthan.
Desert National Park
General information
   Total Area
>  3162 sq. kms
  Best time to visit
>  All the year
  Accommodation
>  Hotels & Restaurants
  Nearest Town
>  Jaisalmer
  How to get there
>  Air-Jodhpur
 Rail -Jodhpur
  Species found
>  Great Indian bustard, blackbuck, chinkara, desert fox, bengal fox,  wolf , desert cat etc.
  More information
>  Field Director, Desert National Park, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
Jaisamand Sanctuary
General information
  Total Area
>  52 sq. kms
  Best time to visit
>  Round the year
  Accommodation
>  Hotels & Restaurants
  Nearest Town
>  Udaipur
  How to get there
>  Road-Udaipur (50 kms)
  Species found
>  Leopard, Hyena, Jungle Cat, Fox, Wolf, Sambar,Chital, Langur,  Chinkara.
  More  information
> Field Director, Jaisamand Sanctuary, Udaipur, Rajasthan
Mount Abu Sanctuary
General information
  Total Area
>  288 sq.kms
  Best time to visit
>  Throughout the year
  Accommodation
>  Hotels & Restaurants
  Nearest Town
>  Mount Abu
  How to get there
>  Rail-Udaipur (185 kms)
 Rail Delhi (Delhi - Ahemadabad Rail Track)
  Species found
>  Grey Jungle Fowl, Sloth Bear, Wild Boar, Sambar, Chinkara, Langur  etc.
  More  information
>  Field Director, Mount Abu Sanctuary, Mount Abu, Rajasthan.
Sariska Wildlife or Tiger Reserve
General information
 Total Area
>
 765.80 sq. kms
 Best time to visit
>
 All the year except July,   August & September
 Accommodation
>
 Hotels & Restaurant
 Nearest Town
>
 Alwar (21 km)
 How to get there
>
 Rail-Alwar (21 km)
 Air-Jaipur(108 km)
 Species found
>
 Tiger, panther, hyena, junglecat,civet,sambar,nilgai,  chowsingha,partridge,
 green pigeon, red spurfowl.
  More information
>
 Field Director, Sariska Wildlife or Tiger Reserve, Alwar, Rajasthan.
Khumbalgarh Sanctuary
General information
 Total Area
>  N. R.
 Best time to visit
>  Oct. - June
 Accommodation
>  Hotels & Restaurants
 Nearest Town
>  Falna 25 kms
 How to get there
>  By rail (Delhi - Ahmedabad rail track) 
 By road (Udaipur) 90 kms
 Species found
>  Leopard. Sloth Bear, Jackal, Nilgai, Wild Boar, Sambar, etc.
 More  information
>  Field Director, Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary, Udaipur, Rajasthan.
Keoladeo Ghana National Park
General information
 Total Area
>
 28.73 sq kms
 Best time to  visit
>
 Throughout the year.
 Breeding season : Aug-Oct
 Migrants : Oct-Feb.
 Accommodation
>
 Hotels & Restaurants
 Nearest Town
>
 Bharatpur
 How to get  there
>
 Rail-Bharatpur (2 km)
 Air-Agra (50 km), Air-jaipur(176 kms)
 Air-Delhi (176 kms)
 Species found
>
 Siberian crane, cormorant, stork,  spoon   bill, quail, coot, heron,
 teal, tern,  sambar, chital,blackbuck,  wild  boar,civet etc.
 More  information
>
 Keoladeo Ghana National Park,  Bharatput,Rajasthan.
Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary
General information
Total Area
>
404 sq. kms
Best time to  visit
>
October to June
Accommodation
>
Hotels & Restaurants
Nearest Town
>
Sawai Madhopur
How to get there
>
Rail-Sawai Madhopur (11 kms)
Air-Jaipur(145 kms)
Species found
>
Tiger, panther, hyena, jungle cat civet, sambar, chital, nilgai, bear
wild boar, partiridge, green pigeon,   red  spurfowl etc.
More  information
>
More Facts & Details
Photo Gallery > Through Your Eyes

Our Travel Network
 [India Palace on Wheels]  [Indian Tigers]  [Car Rental in Rajasthan] [ Tour Operator India]
 [Indian Wildlife Tour]  [
India Travel Club]  [India Travel Guide]
 [
Hotels in India]  [Rajasthan Hotels]  [Indian Heritage Hotels]
 [Hotels in Rajasthan]  [Rajasthan Heritage Hotels]
 [Travel Agents in India[Indian Himalayan Journeys]
 
 Click Here Our International Travel Agents &  Hoteliers
Rajasthan Hotels Directory

 Home Page

 Tour Booking

 E-Mail

 Hotel Booking

 Car-Rentals

 City Guide & Map

 Contact Us

Copyright © 2004 -2011, All Rights Reserved
Conceptualized & Developed by travel-in-rajasthan.com