Kumbhalgarh sanctuary is located in the most rugged of the Aravali in Pali, Rajsamand and Udaipur districts of Rajasthan. It takes name after the impressive historic fort of Kumbhalgarh, which come into view over the Park. It is 578 sq Kms in area and at an altitude of 500 to 1,300m.
It is home to a very large variety of wild life, some of which are highly endangered species. The wild life includes wolf, leopards, sloth bear, hyena, jackal, jungle cat, sambhar, nilgai, chaisingh (the four horned antelope), Chinkara and hare.The bird life at Kumbhalgarh is also gratifying. The normally shy and untrusted grey jungle fowl can be spotted here. Peacocks and Doves can be sighted regularly feeding on grains scattered by the jungle guards. Bird like the red spur owls, Parakeets, golden Oriole, grey Pigeons, Bulbul, Dove and white breasted kingfisher can also be seen near the water holes.
Kumbhalgarh’s natural beauty is attracting many tourists and especially for its accessibility from Udaipur, which is 100 Kms from here. Foot tracking and horse safari organized by local tour operators are proving to be very popular. A typical safari route enters the sanctuary from the Kumbhalgarh Fort and cutting across the sanctuary it reaches Ghanerao, and then borders an old abandoned road. On this road, one can sight Chinkara, Neelgais, four horned Antelope and many birds
|Summer: Max : 37.0 degree C Min : 23.0 Degree C|
|Winter Max: Max : 29.0 degree C Min : 9.1 Degree C|
|Total area: Kumbhal Sanctuary 578 sq Kms at an altitude of 500 to 1,300m 65 Kms from Udaipur|
Nearest Airport Udaipur, Several flights from Delhi, Mumbai and other parts of India.
Nearest Rail Head: Udaipur on the Delhi Mumbai rail route. Several trains a day from Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and Jaipur.
Daily buses from Udaipur