Information About the Desert National Park
Best Time to Visit
Being located in the midst of a sandy and undulating terrain, Desert National Park in Jaisalmer presents a unique landscape comprising rocks and compact salt lake bottoms, intermedial areas and fixed dunes. It is an excellent example of the desert ecosystem and the park remains open throughout the year. The pleasant ecosystem comprises varied flora and fauna, along with the rich wildlife that offers a cherished experience through the rugged mountains, cracked land, and sand dunes of the desert.
The ideal time to visit Desert National Park, Jaisalmer is from October to the month of March when the weather is most pleasant for sightseeing in Jaisalmer. Although the golden city of Jaisalmer remains bustling with tourists throughout the year, it is most preferred to visit during the cooler months of the year. In winters, the temperature usually ranges between 5-23 degrees Celsius. If you are interested in bird watching at the Desert National Park, then the most suitable time is between the months of December to February.
If you are here not for mere fun but to try for adventures then Jaisalmer is worth visiting round the year. Nevertheless, in summers there are chances you might get affected with heat stroke due to high desert temperatures which go as high as 50 degrees.
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
Flora and Fauna
Things to Carry
- 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