Jaipur is a place for staggering royal palaces, illustrious forts, undulating hills and furthermore an incredible spot for shopping. This Pink City is the entryway city to the striking state of Rajasthan. Here one can locate a not insignificant list of essentially breathtaking attractions. The city is loaded with shading and winding streets which will hypnotize you with a mix of a fragrant mixture of the old and new culture noticeable all around. Speeding transports dodge leisurely camels, while moderate cycle-rickshaws ply the streets here. Probably the best spot to visit in Jaipur is the Jhalana Safari Park.
Found simply off Malviya Nagar, this is a forest right in the heart of Jaipur. On one side you can locate the rough hills of the Aravalli range and on the opposite side, the dense forest alongside evergreen deciduous trees extending framing an incredible limit.
The Leopard’s Lair
Jhalana Safari Park is an interesting common attraction in Jaipur where you can get very close with a wide range of wild animals including the savage panthers! Visits are directed in open-rooftop jeeps which bring you profound into the forest to encounter the wild unlike to ever previously. This 2.5 hours safari will likewise enable you to get looks at blue bulls (nilgai), Panthers, peacocks, spotted deer, and other wild creatures. As the park isn’t as large as the other national parks around the nation, your chances of recognizing a leopard are entirely great too as there are more than 30 of them roaming about.
Bird lovers have something to anticipate also. If you visit Jhalana during the winters, you will almost certainly spot dunlins, flamingos, cranes, bar-headed goose, egrets, and cormorants. Aside from these, you can discover more than 100 unique types of species of birds and numerous kinds of raptors, for example, the white-eyes buzzards and shikras. You may even wind up spotting one of the 9 types of snakes that live in these backwoods.
The best part about the safari here is that it very well may be embraced by all, including senior citizens. This makes it an extraordinary spot to make a beeline for with your family also.
You may need to book your visits ahead of time as just 10 jeeps are permitted in two distinct movements of the day to enter the forest. This was done to make the safari as eco-friendly as possible.
While the park is open all year round, this spot is glorious to visit during the monsoons. This is the point at which the forest is at its prime and it is entirely expected to see tourists running to the spot to observe its magnificence. In any case, because of intemperate precipitation, the safari may not occur also. So it’s a superior bet to visit in the winter months. Thus, the best time to visit this park is from September to February as the climate stays cool during this time. No visit to Jaipur is complete without exploring it’s ‘wild’ side!
- Entry Fee: Indian – INR 50
- Photography: Allowed
- Timings: 5:45am-8:15am & 3pm – 6pm