Asiatic Lions and Horseback Safari at Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary across the Aravalli Range in Rajsamand District, Rajasthan, India.

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary as seen from Kumbhalgarh fort.

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over an area of around 578 square kilometers. It is at an altitude of around 1,600 feet to 4,300 feet, above sea level.

Kumbhalgarh Wildlife park is home to many species of animals and birds, including some of the highly endangered species of animals. Horseback safari and trekking packages are available with local tour operators.

Kumbhalgarh Sanctuary is now undergoing a Asiatic Lion Reintroduction Project from 2009. Lion safari or Jeep safari are available here.

Ancient and Historic Kumbhalgarh fort, the second largest fort wall in the state of Rajasthan, is situated inside this Wildlife Sanctuary.

How Do I Go to Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary?

Majority of the Tourists to this wildlife sanctuary comes from Udaipur, known for its palaces, lakes, courtyards and gardens. Udaipur is at around 85 kilometers from Kumbhalgarh village, where the entry point to the Wildlife Sanctuary is located. There are other entry and exit points also.

Udaipur City railway station is a major station at Udaipur. Udaipur Airport or Dabok Airport alias Maharana Pratap Airport or Udaipur Airport or Dabok Airport is the airport on the outskirts of Udaipur city.

Tags: Aravali hills, Asiatic Lion, endangered species, Hill Forts of Rajasthan, Horseback safari, Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Rajsamand, trekking

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