Rajasthan is an incredible land known for its rich cultural heritage and wonderful attractions. Wildlife is one of the main attractions of Rajasthan which attracts tourists from far and wide. The diverse topography of this land has resulted in abundant wildlife. The wildlife destinations of Rajasthan house a wide variety of wildlife such as tiger, leopard, nilgai, deer, wild pig, sambar, reptiles and birds. It is truly a paradise of birds.
Although there are several wildlife destinations in Rajasthan but the most famous ones are:
It is one of the most famous Tiger Reserves of India. Visit this Park and treat your eyes with mesmerizing drama of nature. It is known for its tigers and a variety of other wildlife species. Located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, the Park was established as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the Government of India. Covering an area of 392 sq km, the Park boasts of wildlife such as leopard, dhole, wild pig, sambar, nilgai, chital, gaur and crocodiles. Housing the majestic Ranthambore fort, the Park remains open from 1st October to 30th June.
This Park is the perfect place for bird lovers as it houses around 380 bird species and several species of mammals. It is recognized as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Established in the year 1956, the Park covers an area of 29 sq km. Lohagarh fort and Bharatpur palace are the other attractions here.
This sanctuary is located in the Alwar district of Rajasthan and was once the hunting reserve of the rulers of Alwar. It came under Project Tiger Scheme in 1978. At one point of time it was famous for its good population of tigers but now as a result of poaching the tiger population has greatly disappeared. A variety of other wildlife can be seen here.