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 highway in the vicinity of the Nahargarh Fort. The park is situated along sides of the Aravalli Hills range, and the Park was closed for years, as it was a one of the chosen Rescue Centre of Rajasthan. Elephant Safari in Nahargarh Biological Park was created to endorse eco-tourism.
Lately in June 2016 Ram Niwas Bagh Zoo or Jaipur Zoo has also been shifted to Nahargarh Biological Park making it even better and full of different flora and animal species. The construction of the park started in the year 2013 and was completed March 2016. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje inaugurated the park which also consist the zoo. Now the zoo and the park are more amazing to visit.
The Nahargarh Elephant Safari is a two-kilometer-long safari which allows a Sura Ka Baori waterhole in the way as a resting place while the journey. Wild animals and birds can be seen in large numbers here. This route has a bird’s eye view point where different species of antelopes and deer can be observed. Some of the exotic animals known to inhabit the park and can be seen from the elephant Safari are tiger, leopard, lion, panther, sloth bear, caracal, deer, gharial, crocodile, pangolin, jackal, wild dog, wolf, hyena, civet, ratel, otter, fox, rhesus monkey and langur.
The Nahargarh Elephant Safari becomes a unique experience for tourists to appreciate and enjoy nature in a very exciting and enjoyable way. The birds and other wild animals in the park usually do not get disturbed by the elephant which is a wild animal even in captivity. A climb to the hills on elephant back is further enriched by the superb views of the jungle and hills. Nahargarh Biological Park is representative by three ecosystems i.e. Aravalli Eco-system, Wetland Ecosystem, and Desert Ecosystem. The natural habitat of all these ecosystems can also be enjoyed during the elephant ride.
Through this leisure Elephant Safari of Nahargarh Biological Park one can view the beautiful line of birds in the park. Tourists will experience one of the best diverse Eco-system methods in the Nahargarh Biological park is the diversity of avifauna which is indeed amazing. In winter season the park is visited by hundreds of migratory water birds like a large cormorant, grey leg-goose, coot, pin-tail, teals and the surrounding forests are visited by golden back woodpecker, Indian pitta, and other beautiful birds. The resident birds of the park are also worth mentioning. The rare bird white-naped tit is a common species of the park. Besides this, the peacock, black-partridge, short-eared owl, grey hornbill, tree-pie, various falcons and other birds are also found in this park. The Elephant Safari will take around six to seven hours to complete.
Nahargarh Biological Park Timings : 8.30 am to 5.30 pm . It is closed on Tuesdays
Location : About 23 kms from Ajmeri Gate.
Nahargarh Biological Park Entry Fees: Starting From Rs 30