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  • Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary
Best Time To Go
October - March

SAJJANGARH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

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Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary is situated 5km in the West of Udaipur, the lake city, which surrounds the Sajjangarh Palace overlooking Udaipur City. From the Sajjangarh Palace, one can have a magnificent view of lakes of Udaipur and Aravalli hill ranges. The view of Sunrise and Sunset attracts every visitor atop of Bansdara hill

In the Sajjangarh Wildlife sanctuary, a Safari Park was created and wild animals like Chital, Sambar, Wild Boar, and Blue Bull were reintroduced. Animals like Panther, Hyena, Hare and Jackal has reappeared apart from variety of reptiles and birds. The wall extended further and now the entire hillock has been fenced, improving the vegetal cover of the sanctuary area.

In the Hills, at a short distance on the North-West of Sajjangarh, there is an artificial lake named Jiyan Sagar, popularly known as "Bari Lake" or "Tiger Lake". The lake was constructed by Maharana Raj Singhji, the ex-ruler of Mewar, in 1664 AD and was named after Jana Devi, the mother of the Maharana. The lake has an area of 1.25 square miles with a storage capacity of 400 million cubic feet of water.

PLACE NEARBY

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Tiger Lake
In the Hills, at a short distance on the North-West of Sajjangarh, there is an artificial lake named Jiyan Sagar, popularly known as "Bari Lake" or "Tiger Lake". The lake was constructed by Maharana Raj Singhji, the ex-ruler of Mewar, in 1664 AD and was named after Jana Devi, the mother of the Maharana. The lake has an area of 1.25 square miles with a storage capacity of 400 million cubic feet of water.

Safari Park
Herbivores like Chital, Sambar, Blue Bull, Wild Boar etc. have been reintroduced in the Safari Park to view the wild animals from dose quarters. A network of forest roads has been provided to reach different parts of the Safari Park.

Jhar Water Hole & Mahua Grove :
Situated on western aspect of Bansdara hills is a perennial source of water "Jhar Water Hole", surrounded by number of ancient Mahua trees. Temple of Lord 'Shiva' is in close vicinity of this sacred grove. One can experience the effect of microclimate created by the surrounding forest area sitting at this place. During rainy season, the springs flowing through the area add the beauty many more times.

Maharana Pratap Nature Trail :   
From Gorilla viewpoint one can track to Bari Lake through this nature trail and can study the beautiful geographical features of Aravali hills along with rich flora and fauna present in the area

GENERAL INFORMATION

Area : 5.19 sq. km
Rainfall : 750 mm annually
Climate :
Hot Summer (27.0°C Min to 34.0° C Max)
Cold Winter (8.0° C Min to 25.0° C Max)
Clothing :
Summer Light Tropical’s
Winter Light Wollens
Season : Winter Oct. - March
Summer April – June
Language : Rajasthani, Hindi, English
Best time for visit : October to March

 

TRAVEL TIPS

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Air

Airport Dabok, Udaipur

Rail

Udaipur

Road

Convenient mode of travel from Jaipur by deluxe buses.