|Rajasthan, though a dry place still
has several world sanctuaries and parks
of National Importance and there are
other small sanctuaries that makes up
for a perfect wildlife tour of Rajasthan
for the visitors who come to see the
extravaganza of the Royal state that
abounds in Magnificent forts, Palaces,
Havelis giving a colourful impression of
the peoples living in the so called
Some of the best includes the
Ranthambore and Sariska Tiger Reserve
and National Parks which were originally
the hunting grounds of the Maharajas of
Rajasthan. Other prominent sanctuaries
in Rajasthan Wildlife Travel packages
are the Desert National Park, Keoladeo
Ghana National Park in eastern
Rajasthan. Souther Rajasthan has
Jaisalmand Wildlife Sanctuary, Darrah
wildlife Sanctuary. Chambal wildlife
Sanctaury, Kumbhalgarh Wildlife
Sanctuary and the Mt.Abu Sanctuary. The
northern and Western Rajasthan preserves
the sanctuaries of Taj Chappar, Dhwala
Park, Gajner wildlife Sanctuary and the
Dhawa Doli wildlife sanctuary.
Sariska NationalPark 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.
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.
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
The Kumbhalgarh sanctuary is spread over
an area of 578 sq. kms and is located at
an altitude ranging from 500to 1300 meters.
The sanctuary is a mere 65 kms. from Udaipur.
Ghana National Park
The KeoladeoGhana National Park is a UNESCO
World Heritage Site and is strategically
located just 7 kms away from the town of
Jaisamand sanctuary was established in the
year 1957 with an area of 160 sq.kms. The
Sanctuary is famous fordeer, wild boar,
panther, four horned antelope, chital, chinkara
and numerous avian species.
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.
The Desert National Park is located at a
distance of 40kms. from Jaisalmer and exemplifies
the unusual ecological biodiversity of the
renowned Thar desert.
Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary
The Darrahsanctuary is spread over an area
of 250 sq. kms and is strategically located
50 kms. away from the town of Kota.