If you think that the royal Rajasthan is all about stunning palaces and forts, then you really need to rethink. The state is also a home to some of the finest wildlife destinations of India. Its varied geography is one of the reasons for its rich bio-diversity. Once the hunting reserves of the raja-maharajas of the bygone era, these wildlife destinations are now the popular attractions of Rajasthan.
The two most famous wildlife destinations are:
Keoladeo National Park
One of the finest bird sanctuaries in the world, Keoladeo National Park is a paradise for bird lovers. A home to around 380 species of birds, the Park is a World Heritage Site. Here you can enjoy the sightings of a variety of resident birds and migratory birds as well. Also known as Bharatpur National Park, the Park attracts tourists from all over the world. How thrilling it would be to sight migratory birds such as Cranes, Pelicans, Geese, Ducks, Eagles, Hawks, Shanks, Stints, Wagtails, Warblers, Flycatchers, Buntings, Larks and Pipits! A variety of other wildlife like nilgai, Golden jackal, wild boar, sambar etc also inhabit the Park. The most propitious time to visit the Park is from October to March.
Ranthambore National Park
It is one of the most famous national parks in the world. Wildlife lovers from all over the world come here to treat their senses to wilderness. Located in the Sawai Madhopur district, the Park is famous for its tigers and a variety of other wildlife. It provides shelter to around 320 species of birds, including both resident and migratory, 40 species of mammals and 35 species of reptiles. The landscape of the Park is equally attractive. It has several architectural structure, each having its own unique history and charm.
North India Tourism offers amazing attractions to adorn your holidays with delightful memories. Rajasthan is an extraordinary destination boasting of a variety of attractions. Rajasthan Wildlife attracts many a tourist from across the globe. Ranthambore National Park and Keoladeo National Park in Rajasthan are famous the world over.