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Guide To Desert National Park Jaisalmer

 
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    Desert National Park Jaisalmer

    The Desert National Park is dotted with Padam Talao Lake, Rajbaugh Lake, Milak Lake. It abounds in flora and fauna. It is one of the most popular Indian wildlife reserves.

    There are a large number of reptiles also found dwelling in the desert park of Jaisalmer. The monitor lizards, spiny tail lizards, saw scaled vipers are abundantly found. Desert National Park, Jaisalmer is the treasure trove of wild animals such as black bucks, chinkaras, hares, wolves, desert cats, desert foxes. Birdlife in this sandy habitat is vivid and spectacular. Birds such as the sand grouse, partridges, bee-eaters, larks and shrikes are usually seen. Bird watchers and bird photographers should not give this place a miss as well.

    [Also check out 12 exciting things to do in Jaisalmer]

    Pink Roses are only available in Pushkar area. There are fruit Gardens and small interior Villages where rural life style is still totally untouched from urbanization. In the park, you can go for Park rides, jeep safaris, camel rides, bird watching excursions and nature walks.

    Photo credit: Chinmayisk - flickr

    [Experience camel riding through the deserts of Jaisalmer on a full day desert safari tour]

    Useful information about the Desert National Park, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan:

    How to get there

    By train: From Delhi to Jaisalmer by train and then road transport.

    By road: RSRTC buses run regularly from Delhi to Rajasthan.

    Distance: Delhi to Jaisalmer - 882 kms, Jaisalmer to Desert National Park - 40 kms

    Best Time to visit: October to March

    Other Attractions in the Vicinity

    Akal Wood Fossil Park:

    It is 17 kms from Jaisalmer, holds a natural flora and faunas fossils that are estimated to be around 160 million years old. These fossils are quite rare.

    Pokran:

    It is a fort town. Pokran has a museum of weaponry, brocade clothes.

    Photo credit: TimVickers - flickr

    Facts

    Carry binoculars along with you.

    Collect or exchange as much small change as practical, very few people seem to have change, especially in rural areas.

    In the city you can travel by un-metered auto-rickshaws, buses, cycle-rickshaws or you can also use car cabs and car-taxi. The Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation operates regular bus service for local city tour..

    [Take a camel ride through the deserts of Jaisalmer]

    Package Includes:

    • Transfers by Non AC vehicle drop basis (01 vehicle)

    • Accommodation in double room

    • All Meals

    • Boat hire fees

    • Trek Guide, Porters, and forest guard charges

    • Forest entry charges

    Package Excludes:

    • Personal expenses and tips.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.

    Photo credit: Chinmayisk - flickr

    Things to Carry

    • A hat, cap or turban
    • Sunscreen and sunglasses
    • Long-sleeve shirt, long trousers, sneakers or other type of solid shoes. Remember, the sun is fierce!
    • Camera and film
    • Toilet paper and towel
    • Diary, pen, a book to read, cards or other games
    • Medical kit

    [Find out more about the other tours and experiences we offer in Jaisalmer]

    Other Information

    • Food and mineral water will be given at all times. Our cooks use only mineral water when cooking meals.
    • The meal will be purely vegetarian and freshly cooked over campfire.
    • You are not required to bring a sleeping bag. You will be provided clean bedrolls, this will keep you warm.
    • Make sure that, you do not spoil the sites of desert.

    [Contact us to book your tours in Jaisalmer]