5 Must-Visit Biological Parks In Rajasthan

The largest state of India is quite a place of many interests for tourists to explore.

The beauty of the state lies in its various traditions, majestic culture, classical vibes, fascinating wildlife, vibrant places, exquisite experience & more!

Rajasthan is not just famous for its historical forts and royal palaces but also for its rich biodiversity.

The state has over 2000 plant species, 87 species of mammals, 114 species of fish, 500 species of birds, and 81 species of reptiles.

To protect its rich wildlife and endangered species, the government of Rajasthan has built many protected areas. These include National parks, Wildlife sanctuaries, Conservation reserves, Tiger reserves, and Biological and Zoological parks.

Here is a list of Rajasthan’s 5 Biological parks you can visit :

Nahargarh Biological Park, Jaipur

This massive and beautiful park with an area of 720 hectares is situated under the Aravalli range, 12km away from Jaipur city is very well known for its abundant wildlife and nature.

The park has 285 species of birds and a variety of animals.

Wildlife: White-naped tit (Bird), Asiatic Lions, Royal Bengal tigers, Hyenas, Panthers, Crocodiles, Himalayan Black Bear, Wild boar etc.

Timings –

Summer ( 15th March- 14th October) : 8.30am – 5.30pm

Winter (15th October- 14th March) : 9.00am -5.00pm

(Closed on Tuesdays)

Ticket :

Indian Visitors : 50/-

Foreign Visitors : 300/-

Students : 20/-

Sajjangarh Biological Park, Udaipur

Sajjangarh Biological Park is situated in the foothills of the popular Sajjangarh Palace or Monsoon Palace of Udaipur

The park sprawls in area of 36 hectares and is home to a rich variety of wildlife.

Wildlife: Himalayan Black Bear, Leopard, Striped Hyena, Indian porcupine, Sloth Bear, Chital, Jackal, Blackbuck, Star Tortoise, etc.

Timings –

Summer (16th March – 20th October) : 9am – 5.30pm

Winter (21st October – 15th March) : 9am – 5pm

(Closed on Tuesdays)

Ticket :

Indian Visitors : 30/-

Foreign Visitors : 300/-

Camera : 80/-

Video Camera : 200/-

Machiya Biological Park, Jodhpur

Machiya Biological Park situated almost 8.5 km from Jodhpur city, near Kaylana lake is another beautiful biological park in Rajasthan.

Inside the park, visitors can notice its historical Machia fort which is known as a freedom-fighting monument.

The area of the park is enclosed in 41 hectares with many species of wild animals and plants.

This park is a paradise for bird lovers as it is home to a variety of bird species. There is also a bird-watching point inside the park to spot them.

Wildlife:  Royal Bengal Tigers, Asiatic Lions, Desert Fox, Indian Grey Wolf, Indian Jackal, Black Buck, Indian Gazelle, Himalayan Black Bear, Indian Rock Python, etc.

Timings :

Summer : 9am-5.30 pm

Winter : 8.30am-5pm

(Closed on Tuesdays)

Ticket :

Indian visitors : 30/-

Foreign Visitors : 300/-

Students : 15/-

Marudhara Biological Park, Bikaner

The stately built Marudhara Park is situated in the Bichwal area, 11 Km from Bikaner has a wide range of wild animals and plants.

The park is constructed according to the norms of the Central Zoo Authority of India in an area of 445 hectares in which a modern zoo has been built in the area of 50 hectares and a desert safari in the remaining area.

The park is basically constructed to provide a new home and better facilities and protection for the remaining animals of the old Zoological park of Bikaner.

Abheda Biological Park, Kota

Rajasthan’s fifth biological park is situated on Nanta road, 10 km from Kota city is expected to open before 15th August.

The 40 crores budget park has an area of 126 hectares and will have 44 enclosures built for various wild animals and birds.

The Central Zoo Authority of India approved the construction of the park in February 2017 and after four years it’s almost ready to be the new home for wildlife.

Wildlife to expect: Tiger, Panther, Lion, Jackal, Indian Fox, Indian Wolf, Bear, Hyna, Chital, Chinkara, Sambar, Black Deer, Whistling Teal, Sarus Crane, and many more!

For more info read the blog: https://kotacityblogdotcom.wpcomstaging.com/abheda-biological-park/

If you’re looking for places with incredible wildlife and abundant nature, these Biological parks are the perfect spot for all the nature & wildlife lovers to explore and get captivated.

Which Biological Park are you planning to visit first?

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Happy exploring!