23 May 2023

Udaipur: Jungle Safari Will Add To Charm Of Rajasthan's Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary, Know More About This Place

Udaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday inaugurated Jungle Safari at Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary through video conference in Udaipur on International Biodiversity Day.

Gehlot said that several historic decisions have been taken by the state government for forest and environment protection. Continuous development of wildlife, forest area and ecotourism is being done in the state. 

A major ecotourism site will be developed

With the introduction of Jungle Safari in Jaisamand Sanctuary, along with promoting tourism in Udaipur district, a major ecotourism site will be developed in the state and employment opportunities will also be available in the area. 

Extending best wishes to all the people of the state on International Biodiversity Day, he dedicated this gift to the people of the state. He said that due to the efforts made under Project Leopard in Jaisamand Sanctuary, the number of leopards has increased to 19 at present.

Situated on banks of Dhebar Lake

Among the sanctuaries in Rajasthan, the Jaisamand wildlife sanctuary has a special place and significance. Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary protects about 162.0 square kilometres (16,200 ha), mostly teak forest, on the shores of Dhebar Lake which is one of Asia’s largest artificial lakes. It has numerous other names like Jaisamand lake.  Tourists go for a boat ride in the beautiful lake which has more than 11 islands.

The amazing view of wildlife in the sanctuary and the charm of the lake attract tourists across the country. This wildlife sanctuary is home of numerous wildlife animals, different bird species, and aquatic creatures.  

Enjoy a close encounter with the rich wildlife

Crocodiles, turtles, and a variety of fish call Jaisamand Lake home. A variety of terrestrial and aquatic bird species can also be seen here.

A trip to Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary allows a close encounter with the rich wildlife in their natural habitat. The fauna include the panther, wild boar, deer, four-horned antelope, hyena, jungle cat, fox, wolf, Sambar, chital, langur, chinkara mongoose and various species of migratory birds. The sanctuary's ecoregion is that of Khathiar-Gir dry deciduous forests,

Sanctuary is 50 kilometres south of Udaipur

The Jaisamand Sanctuary is 50 kilometres south of Udaipur, a picturesque city of lakes, verdant valleys, and hills.

The Jungle Safari will certainly attract more tourists to enjoy the pristine and tranquil beauty of the area. 

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