Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Rajasthan
In This Section :
Introduction, Park Facts, Features, Wildlife, Temples,
Kankwadi Fort, Activities, Transportation, Accommodation, Tour Packages.
Facts about the Park
Rajsamand and Udaipur
84 kms North of Udaipur
Park Attractions :
Best Time To Visit :
November to March
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is a premier wildlife retreat, some 90 kms
from Udaipur city. It lies at the foothills of Aravali and features rocky
Kumbhalgarh lies bounded by rugged terrains of Aravali Hills. This wildlife
sanctuary is spread over the regions of Rajsamand and Udaipur. Due to its
close proximity with that of Udaipur, it is fast turning into a major
tourist attraction. The sanctuary is famous for its wolves. Its natural
beauty encompasses the peaceful stretches of forests that see a great many
species of flora and fauna. Avian species contribute an equal share and that
is how things come to life here, with the sweet sound of some rare birds. It
is a great hunt for photographers and people who have an inclination for
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is know for its wolves. Other wild species
supported by the sanctuary include leopards, hyena, jackal, sloth bear,
sambhar, nilgai and gazelles. Avian species include fowls, peacocks, doves,
parakeets, golden orioles, doves and kingfishers.
Kumbhalgarh Fort is an important one in the Mewar region. The fort was
built by Maharana Kumbha in the 15th century and is located far away from
the city limits. The fort walls are stretched for miles and the complex
houses numerous temples, palaces, gardens and water storage tanks.
Activities You Can Take Part In
Wildlife Safari is one of the most exciting feature of Kumbhalgarh Wildlife
Sanctuary. Jeep Safari for the same gives quite an interesting time here.
Open roof jeeps provide good opportunities of catching great many species in
their natural habitat.
Bird population further brings in the crowd to this forelorn destination.
One can find a good number of exotic birds in the park premises. The
beautiful parakeets and orioles make the place even more beatiful.
Kumbhalgarh Fort is one more interesting attraction to visit here. This
ancient monument creates a mystical aura and many a historical events
Transportation Services for Kumbhalgarh
Buses from Udaipur regularly ply to Kumbhalgarh.
Some buses stop at Kelwara. However, non stop buses are also available.
Nearest airport and railway station is at Udaipur.
Places Where You Can Stay
There are few hotels established near this popular sanctuary which serve
the accommodation and catering facilities. These hotels include Hotel
Ratnadeep, Kumbhalgarh Fort Hotel and Thandiberi Forest Guest House.
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary Tour Packages
Features : This package gives
you a day and night at Sariska National Park. You will get to explore
the park in a Jeep Safari. The tour will further proceed to wildlife
destinations like Ranthambhore and Bharatpur. And as an add-on you will
also be provided with guided city tours like that of Jaipur, Agra and
Features : The package is
best for the tourists who like to ride down along the place of their
choice. The cycle rides give you ample opportunities to witness the
natural beauty and setting of the place and when the place is something
like Sariska you can't get enough. For Sariska, however, you will get a
motor ride. The tour plan is as Delhi, Sariska, Jaipur, Bharatpur, Agra,
Khajuraho, Bandhavgarh, Kanha, Delhi.
Features : An eights days
exclusive package for adventure lovers. You will get a chance to explore
the famous Sariska National Park and more. Before reaching the wildlife
retreat amuse yourself at the famous monument Taj Mahal. This tour
package has both exciting as well as romantic - a great combination for