5 Wildlife Safaris In Rajasthan That Guarantee Tiger, Leopard Spotting

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
 5 Wildlife Safaris In Rajasthan That Guarantee Tiger, Leopard Spotting

India’s largest state, Rajasthan is also known as the Land of Kings. It is famous for its beautiful temples and amazing forts. The cuisine and culture of this place are simply explicit. But did you know that this wonderful state is also the home to wildlife sanctuaries and parks and offers the best thrilling wildlife safaris in India? Well then here are 5 Wildlife Safaris in Rajasthan that you must visit to spot Tigers and leopards. 

1. Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore is said to be the most visited and famous reserve for spotting  Bengal tigers. It attracts a huge number of both foreign and Indian tourists. Besides them you can also spot mugger crocodiles, striped hyena, nilgai, Indian leopard, grey langur, etc. the terrain is uneven and rocky making your safari thrilling with the glimpse of Banas and Chambal river. 

2. Jawai Leopard Conservation

Located in Jawai Bandh Pali, this place is one of the hidden gems in India. The hilly terrain in Jawai makes the leopard safari a big attraction as you can easily spot these cats. You can spot leopards, crocodiles and over 100 species of migratory birds here. This place offers you the perfect ecosystem no matter which month you visit. 


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3. Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary is part of the Kathiawar-Gir dry deciduous forests ecoregion and extends across the Aravalli Range, too, in Rajsamand District. In addition, it has been a part of the Asiatic Lion Reintroduction Project, which continues to attract tourists from around the globe. Indian wolf, Indian leopard, striped hyena, sloth bear, nilgai, sambar, etc. too can be spotted here besides the mighty lions. 

4. Sariska Tiger Reserve

In the Alwar district, Sariska is the largest dry deciduous forest in India. It is part of the Kathiawar-Gir ecoregion, and the Aravalli Range as well. This place is also known for its mineral resources, such as copper. You can easily spot the Bengal Tiger here. Along with tigers, you can also spot hanuman langur, chinkara, Indian jackal, hare, etc. 

5. Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary

At a distance of 50 km from Kota, on the southeastern slopes of the Mukundarah hill range, the Darrah Sanctuary comprises three parks-the Darrah, Chambal and Jaswant Sagar Wildlife Sanctuaries. Panthers, antelopes, wolves, sambar deer, wild boar, nilgai, leopards, sloth bears, and chinkara are common sightings here.

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