Rajasthan Travel Guide

Wildlife in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is a state of the royals and it has numerous evidence of the royal culture in its rich heritage and society. Along with its cultural abundance, Rajasthan also has enough of wildlife beauty in it. Wildlife Sanctuaries & National Parks of Rajasthan are Ranthambore National Park, Sariska Tiger Reserve, Keoladeo Ghana National Park in Bharatpur, Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary, Sitamata Sanctuary, Tal Chappar Wildlife Sanctuary, Gajner Sanctuary, Mount Abu Sanctuary, Desert National Sanctuary, Darrah Sanctuary and Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary. Major national parks and bird sanctuary are Ranthambore national park, Sariska tiger reserve, and Bharatpur bird sanctuary.

Rajasthan Wildlife means Ranthambore National Park and it is defined through Tigers. And among other creatures you can watch birds like Owlets, the Ubiquitous Langur, Leopard, Caracal, Hyena, Jackal, Jungle Cat, Marsh Crocodiles, Wild Boar, Bears and various species of Deer.

Talking about Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary, it was a royal game hunting reserve of the Maharaja of Kota. In this place tourist will get to see the spotted Deer, Wild boars, Bears, Sāmbhar, Leopards, Panthers and Antelopes. In the Desert National Park you will find great Indian Bustard. Some other beautiful animals will include to Chinkara, Wolf, Blackbuck Indian Fox, Desert Fox, Hare and Desert Cat. Among the birds you can find grey partridge. You can also find birds like blue tailed and green bee-eaters, drongos, common and bush quail and Indian rollers.

If you are going towards the famous Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary then you will find Sloth Bear, Wolf, Leopards, Jackal, Hyena, Jungle Cat, Sambhar, Nilgai, Chinkara, Chaisingh and Hare. You can also see birds like Grey jungle Fowl, Peacocks, Doves, Red Spur Owls, Parakeets, Golden Oriole, Grey Pigeons, Bulbul and White Breasted Kingfisher
Other wildlife sanctuaries of Rajasthan have their own collection of wild beauties which are to be explored through a long visit in Rajasthan.

List of Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks of Rajasthan

Most Famous Wildlife Sanctuaries in Rajasthan


Darrah National Park
City : Kota
Darrah National Park in Rajasthan, India is a national park was found in 2004 consisting of three wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan - Darrah WLS, Chambal... Read More
Desert National Park
City : Jaisalmer
Desert National Park was established in the year 1980 with an objective to preserve both desert flora and fauna. Scores of tourists visit this place... Read More
Keoladeo Ghana National Park
City : Bharatpur
Rich of natural flora and fauna, spread in over 29Km2 of area, the Keoladeo National Park (formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary) is a... Read More

Khichan Bird Sanctuary
City : Kheechan
Khichan Bird Sanctuary is located at a distace of 171 kms from Jaisalmer city in the village of Khichan. This natural sanctuary serves as home... Read More
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
City : Kumbhalgarh
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary situated in the Rajsamand District of Rajasthan and surrounds the Kumbhalgarh fortress. The sanctuary spreads across the Aravalli Range, covering parts of... Read More
Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
City : Mount Abu
Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the hill station of Mount Abu which is the only hill station of Rajasthan and one of the... Read More

Nahargarh Biological Park
City : Jaipur
Nahargarh Biological Park or Nahargarh Zoological Park is one of the most recent count to Rajasthan’s adventure tourism.This Biological Park is located on the Jaipur-Delhi... Read More
Ranthambore National Park
City : Ranthambhore
Ranthambore National Park is one of the largest national parks in northern India situated widely in the state of Rajasthan. This wonderful national park is... Read More
Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary
City : Udaipur
Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary, which encloses the Sajjangarh palace, was established in 1987 in the city of Udaipur of Rajasthan. It covers an area of 5.19... Read More

Sariska Tiger Reserve
City : Sariska
The Sariska Tiger Reserve is an Indian national park located in the Alwar district of the state of Rajasthan. This area was a hunting preserve... Read More
Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary
City : Ranthambhore
Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary Eco Tourism Site Balas is situated 9 km away from Sawaimadhopur on Sawaimadhopur-Kalibhat road. It is a part of Sawai mansingh... Read More
Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary
City : Pratapgarh
Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary situated in south-east portion of Pratapgarh district Rajasthan, and has been declared as the protected forest area... Read More

Tal Chhapar Sanctuary
City : Churu
Tal Chhapar Sanctuary is a sanctuary located in the Churu district of Bikaner division in Rajasthan. Before independence Tal Chappar sanctuary was a Private Hunting... Read More