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Desert National Park

Desert National Park

The Desert National Park is located at a distance of 40 kms. from Jaisalmer and exemplifies the unusual ecological biodiversity of the renowned Thar desert. Thar is the only desert of India. Its fragile and unique ecosystem supports different and most unusually varied life forms in form of wild life species. All these plants and animals can be seen in the one of a kind Desert National Park in Jaisalmer city of Rajasthan. Spread in wide landscaped area of 3150 sq km, the Desert National Park is the biggest park of India in terms of wild life. The park is situated very close to India-Pakistan border and is an excellent example of diverse wildlife. Located in the most hot and humid temperature zone area, this land can be witnessed with rugged mountains, cracked land, salt lake bottoms and sand dunes, but still is a perfect place to explore reptiles and animals. The park is a natural habitat for a long list of wild life.

Wildlife Species in Desert National Park

In the Desert National Park, you can see varieties of birds include chinkara, hare, desert fox, black buck, wolf, desert cat to name just a few. One of the most sought after vantage points of the park is the Sudashri watch tower from where one can observe the varied resident wildlife species of the sanctuary. The Sudashri tower offers excellent wildlife photography opportunities and you can shoot your cameras to your hearts Content.

A tourist can also explore other attraction spots (historical, natural as well as religious places) near about the park. The Jaisalmer Fort, Desert Festival, Havelis, Sam Sand Dunes, Gadsisar Lake, Govt. Museum - Jaisalmer and Wood Fossil Park (with 180 million-year-old fossils that are the geological landmarks for the study of the Thar Deser) are such kind of other places of attraction near about the Desert National Park.

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A tourist can also explore other attraction spots (historical, natural as well as religious places) near about the park. The Jaisalmer Fort, Desert Festival, Havelis, Sam Sand Dunes, Gadsisar Lake, Govt. Museum - Jaisalmer and Wood Fossil Park (with 180 million-year-old fossils that are the geological landmarks for the study of the Thar Deser) are such kind of other places of attraction near about the Desert National Park.

Travel (Air/Rail/Road) Information

The Desert National Park is well connected with railway route and road route. Nearest airport Jodhpur is just about 5:30 hrs drive and a tourist can take a taxi from the Airport. The distance from major destinations to this place is- Jaisalme - 40 km, Udaipur -51 km and Jodhpur - 290 km.

Wildlife Lodges/Resorts

A number of guest houses, forest lodges and hotels, including some luxurious heritage properties provide a cozy accommodation for the tourists who wish to stay during their journey of Desert wildlife sanctuary.