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Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

 
 

Kumbhalgarh is just 90 kms. from Jodhpur on the Udaipur - Pali - Jodhpur road. This jungle adjoins the historical Kumbalgarh Fort and used to shield the fort from invaders. Now it protects the rare species of animals, struggling for their survival. Situated in the lush green region of Udaipur, Kumbalgarh is Wolf-a rare sight the only sanctuary of Rajasthan, where activities of the rarely found wolf can be seen. More than forty wolves inhabit the Joba area of the sanctuary. During summer, when water becomes scarce, pack of wolves roaming around water holes is a common sight.

Location of Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Kumbhalgarh is at a distance of just 90 kms. from Jodhpur on the Udaipur - Pali - Jodhpur road. The jungle, adjoining the historical Kumbalgarh Fort, used to shield the fort from invaders. Now it protects the rare species of animals, struggling for their survival. The aravallis hills, which remain barren for most of the year, turn green during rains and provide shelter to sloth bear, leopard, flying squirrel.

Situated in the lush green region of Udaipur, Kumbalgarh is the only sanctuary of Rajasthan, where activities of the rarely found wolf can be seen. More than forty wolves inhabit the Joba area of the sanctuary. During summer, when water becomes scarce, pack of wolves roaming around water holes is a common sight.

About Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary :

Kumbhalgarh wildlife Sanctuary is covering an area of 578 sq Kms and is at an altitude of 500 to 1,300m. The kumbhalgarh sanctuary is supporting a rich variety of wildlife like the Panther, Sloth Bear, Wild Boar, Four Horned Antelope and scientifically bred Crocodiles in the lake, are the major attractions. The Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary is also noted for Flamingos, Cormorants, Spoonbills and Egrets usually seen in winter. The Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary is famous for it's wildlife which includes- wolf, leopard, jackal and a variety of birds.

Wildlife in Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary

Kumbalgarh Wildlife sanctuary has fine deciduous and scrub forests, fed by rivers, covering some impressive peaks and valleys of the Arravalli range. The Kumbhalgarh Wildlife sanctuary is home to a variety of wildlife, though you have to be lucky to spot anything because of the thick undergrowth.

Panther, sloth bear, nilgai antelope, sambar deer, 4-horned antelope, wolf, jackal, jungle cat, civet and hyena are among the many animals present in the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife sanctuary. Interesting birds include gray jungle fowl, red spurfowl, gray hornbill, gray and painted francolin, flycatchers, eagles, owls, owlets etc. Storks, ducks etc can be seen at the lakes.

How to reach Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary

There is no problem of reaching the Kumbhalgarh sanctuary. It is a well connected place. You have a host of choices to reach the place.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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