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About Rajasthan Wildlife

Best Wildlife Tourism Places to Visit in Rajasthan

Overview

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.

Other Popular Wildlife Sanctuaries in Rajasthan

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Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Explore the scenic Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, home to some endangered species of animals and a large number of birds. 

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Jhalana Safari Park Jaipur

Watch the arrival of migratory birds, the flight of avifauna, and enjoy leopard safari at Jhalana Safari Park in Jaipur.

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Mount Abu Sanctuary

See the highest peak in Rajasthan, Guru Shikhar; rich floral biodiversity; and several wild animals at Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Jorbeed

Visit Asia’s largest dumpyard to sight the numerous vulture species, eagles, and yellow-eyed pigeon in Jorbeed.

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Van Vihar Sanctuary

Explore the lesser-known Van Vihar Sanctuary, home to several deer species and dhok and khair trees in Dholpur District.

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Tal Chhapar Sanctuary

Witness blackbucks and a variety of birds at Tal Chhapar Sanctuary sprawling on the fringe of Great Indian Desert in Rajasthan.

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Sorsan Wildlife Sanctuary

Relish the best birdwatching experience at Sorsan Wildlife Sanctuary situated some odd 50 km from Kota.

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Sajjangarh Biological Park

Enjoy a visit to the zoological garden in Udaipur, Sajjangarh Biological Park which is home to 21 species of animals.

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Shegarh Sanctuary

Explore the natural habitat of tigers, leopards, sloth bear, and endemic deer species at Shergarh Sanctuary in Baran District.

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Sariska Tiger Reserve

Catch the sight of Royal Bengal Tigers at Sariska Tiger Reserve, the first reserve in the world with successfully relocated tigers.

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Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary

Relish the sight of leopards, sambhar deer, chitals, and chinkaras at Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in the buffer zone of Ranthambore.

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Nahargarh Biological Park

Enjoy Rajasthan’s first lion safari and sighting of many native wild animals at Nahargarh Biological Park near Jaipur.

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Mukundra Tiger Reserve

Spot the Royal Bengal Tigers amongst other wildlife species at Rajasthan’s third Tiger Reserve near Kota.

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Machiya Safari Park

Relish sighting rich wildlife like deer, desert fox, and monitor lizard along with Machia Fort at Machia Biological Park near Jodhpur.

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Kaila Devi Sanctuary

Spot sambhar, hyenas, sloth bears, panthers, jackals, wild pigs, chinkara at Kaila Devi Sanctuary in the buffer zone of Ranthambore.

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Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary

Explore Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary, the home of wildfowl, deer, antelope, nilgai, chinkara, black buck, desert fox and wild boar.

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Desert National Park

Get a sight of Indian Gazelle and endangered Great Indian Bustard at one of the largest national parks in India.

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Keoladeo National Park

Keoladeo National Park is home to around 370 species of birds & is the only place in India where the Siberian Crane can be spotted during the winters.

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Rajasthan Wildlife Tour Packages

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8 Nights - 9 Days

Ranthambore Corbett Tour With Agra

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Rs.52000
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10 Nights - 11 Days

Golden Triangle With Tigers

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Rs.62000
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7 Nights - 8 Days

Golden Triangle With Ranthambore Pa...

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Rs.32000
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15 Nights - 16 Days

Tiger Trails India

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3 Nights - 4 Days

Ranthambore Educational Tour

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People Ask for Rajasthan Wildlife

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

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