Rajasthan is known as a hot and arid destination which is also home to the famed Thar Desert. However, this India’s largest state is still quite rich in wildlife and is blessed with a variety of vegetation and a plethora of animal and bird species. In fact, Rajasthan is one of the top destinations in India for tiger sighting and birdwatching.
The state has semi green forests; mountainous terrains; dry grasslands; dry deciduous thorn forest and even wetlands for a biodiverse wildlife to thrive. There are about 480 species of plants and trees that can be found in Rajasthan. It is also home to a number of national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, and bird sanctuaries that make it to the top wildlife holiday destinations in India.
For tiger sighting, Rajasthan offers Ranthambore National and Sariska National Park, while for birdwatching, UNESCO World Heritage Site Keoladeo National park along with Tal Chhapar, Van Vihar, and Jorbeed make for the best destinations in the state. The Desert National Park is home to the critically endangered species of Great Indian Bustard. Apart from these, Rajasthan is home to a large number of leopards, blackbuck, great Indian spotted eagle, and marsh crocodiles.
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Q. Which is best place for tiger spotting in Rajasthan?
Ranthambore National Park is the best destination for tiger sighting in Rajasthan.
Q. Which is the best birdwatching destination in Rajasthan?
Keoladeo National Park, earlier Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is the best destination for birdwatching in Rajasthan.
Q. How many types of plants can be found in Rajasthan?
There are about 480 species of plants including 107 of trees, 55 of shrubs, 215 of herbs, 45 of climbers, 40 of grass and 15 species of lower plants that can be found in Rajasthan.
Q. Which wild animals can be spotted in Rajasthan?
Royal Bengal Tiger, Black Buck, Chinkara, Asiatic Wildcat, White Footed Fox, Great Indian Bustard, Great Indian Spotted Eagle, Leopards, Marsh Crocodile, Stripes Hyena are some of the wildlife species that can be spotted in Rajasthan.
Q. How many national parks are there in Rajasthan?
There are 5 national parks in Rajasthan, namely, Ranthambore National Park, Desert National Park, Sariska National Park, Keoladeo National Park, Mukundra Hills National Park