The magic, charm and charisma of the state of Rajasthan is unequaled in the world for its dunes, heritage, culture, safaris and sand. Rajasthan is the land of kings that tells the story of the great warriors and their chivalry, their romance, glory and tragedy. With invincible forts, magnificent palaces, and serene lakes Rajasthan is truly a country of courage. Rajasthan is colorful, dynamic, attractive and irresistible.
The state has always been popular for its enormous ancient monuments and the heritage left by our ancestors but the royal state does also have several popular wildlife sanctuaries and National Parks which are giving refuge to many exotic wildlife species. The forested zones of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries work as oasis in the parched out land of Rajasthan and provide the wildlife species with all required provisions. Out of many wildlife spotting places in Rajasthan, few places like Ranthambore, Keoladeo, Sariska and Darrah National Park are popular worldwide and draw international tourists on large numbers to its divinity.
Ranthambore National park is one of the finest animal reserves of India nestled amidst the lush picturesque surroundings of Aravali and Vindhya mountain ranges of Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan which is about 130 km from Jaipur. Sprawling across 400 sq km Ranthambore was established as Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in the year 1955 and later on was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1973 and became National Park in 1980. The lush vegetation undulating rugged terrains, numerous rocky cliffs, manmade artificial water resources support wide variety of wildlife. Today the Animal reserve provides shelter to various endangered species of animal and plants.
Keoladeo Ghana National Park, formerly known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, is famous bird sanctuary of India. Located in the town of Bharatpur city, it is home to wide variety of avifaunal species including resident and migratory birds. It is finest bird sanctuary of the country and attracts bird watchers from all over the world. In winter seasons, a number of different species of migratory birds can be seen here, including Siberian cranes. Cycle-rickshaw ride in the park is the most preferred way to birding in this famous bird sanctuary.
Sarasik is one of the famous national parks of North India tour packages, is nestled in Alwar district of Rajasthan. The park is packed with diversified flora and fauna supporting dehydrated deciduous type. Some time ago the hunting preserves of the erstwhile Alwar state it was declared a flora and fauna reserve in 1955. Later on in 1978 the park was endowed the status of Tiger reserve under the Project Tiger. Spread across the area of 800 Sq km Sarasik is much larger and less commercialized animal reserve of India.
Wildlife lovers can avail different wildlife tour packages of Rajasthan that take them to the famous wildlife destination in the state. Stretching across an area of 3000 sq km, the Desert National Park includes undulating sand dunes, bottoms, rough rocks and wood fossils. Some of the enchanting wildlife species found here include …