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Machia Biological Park Overview

The Machia Biological Park is a bird lover's paradise located 8.5 kilometers from Jodhpur city. It is located close to Kaylana Lake and is a home to a variety of bird species. Known to be a prominent spot for birdwatching, you can also spot animals like lions, tigers, bears, and crocodiles. Apart from the variety of animals present in the park, there is also an exhibition gallery for herbs and plants. 

From the park, you can also reach Machiya Fort to check out the stunning views from the top. Out of all the attractions, the go-to one would be the leopard safari. Here, tourists can take a jeep ride amidst the rocky terrain and check out these predators at their best. There is also a veterinary hospital in the park where the animals are treated. The best part is, this Jodhpur package safari is conducted by experts and is a great place to learn about the animals and their habits.

Highlights

• Take a leopard safari in the Machia Biological Park and check out these majestic cats at their best.
• Explore the fort in the Machia Biological Park and learn more about the freedom fighters imprisoned here. 
• Go for a picnic in the Kalyana lake and explore the serenity and calmness of the Machia Biological Park. 
• Visit the Nature Interpretation Centre and learn more about the flora and fauna of this region. 
• Take a boat ride in the artificial Kalyana Lake and unwind after a long day of exploring the park. 
• Camp in the park and experience what it is like to sleep under thousands of stars. 

How To Reach

1 By Car: The activity location is 12.9 km from the city centre, it will take 21 min via the NH 62 route.

Best Time To Visit

Since the Machia Biological Park is open throughout the year, you can plan your visit to this park at any time of the day. 

1 Best Season: The best season to visit the Machia Biological Park will be the winter season. This season ranges from November to February as during this time, the climate is more favourable. 

2 Best Day: The best day in the week will be on the weekdays due to low possibility of crowds on weekdays. 

3 Best Time: The best time of the day will be the morning as during this time there is a high possibility of watching the animals. During this time the climate is also favourable, making it apt to plan your visit. 

Other Essential Information

  • There are different timings in summer (8 AM to 6 PM) and winter (8:30 AM to 5:00 PM), so do plan your visit.
  • The park is closed every Tuesday, so plan your visit accordingly. 
  • You will need at least a couple of hours to explore all the attractions in the Machia Biological Park. 
  • There is a separate entry fee for domestic tourists (INR 30 per person) and international tourists (INR 300 per person).
  • Visitors aged five years and below do not have to pay any fee to enter the park.
  • The climate can get pretty sunny, so carry enough sunscreen for a smooth time at the park. 
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Point of Interest for Machia Biological Park
Take a leopard safari
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Take a leopard safari

One of the most sought after attractions in the Machia Biological Park is the leopard safari. In this experience, visitors can experience the best of wildlife in this park. The journey involves travelling through a rocky trail and getting a glimpse of these predators. The safari is led by an experienced guide, so it is a great chance for you to learn more about these animals. During the experience, you will come across great opportunities to click pictures, so always be prepared. 

Visit the Kalyana Lake
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Visit the Kalyana Lake

This is an artificial lake that comes with the utmost tranquillity and a serene atmosphere. The Kalyana Lake was built by Pratap Singh in 1872 and ever since then, it is a major attraction. It is 84 square kilometres wide and comes with hills and rock formations on all sides. Some of the best things to do near this lake include going for walks, boating, and trekking. When you visit this lake, do not miss out on going for a picnic too. 

Visit the Machia Fort
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Visit the Machia Fort

Amidst the Machia Biological Park lies an abandoned fort waiting to be explored. This fort was a prominent spot where freedom fighters were jailed by the British during the freedom struggle. This is a hidden gem in the biological park as it is not visited much by tourists. The walk to the fort is nothing less than an adventure, so don't forget to check it out. 

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