Desert National Park Jaisalmer – Wildlife Tourism in India – Know About amazing world of wildlife in Rajasthan, India

Surely the Desert National Park Jaisalmer with huge area of over 3100 Sq. Km. [3162 sq.Km.] is among the largest wildlife shelters in the India. Situated quite close hardly 40 Km from the city of sand dunes Jaisalmer in the Rajasthan Desert National Park was established in the year 1980.
Desert National Park is renowned throughout the world as the natural home and protective ground for the endangered Indian Bustard and one of the best illustrations of Desert ecosystem. To spot Indian Bustard tourist need to visit park between November and January.
Among the bird watchers of the world Desert National Park is known as the Paradise place of migratory birds some of prominent visitor birds of park are Buzzards, Eagles [Short-toed Eagles, Tawny Eagles, Spotted Eagles], Falcons [Laggar Falcons], Harriers, Kestrel and Vultures. Tourist can also observe fossils of animals and plants which are considered 180 Million year old.
Vegetation in the Desert National Park is patches of sewan grass and aak shrub as about the 20% of park area is occupied by the Sand dunes. Ber, Dhok, Palm, Ronj etc constitute the floral life of the park. Tall and graceful, with long bare legs and long neck reaching to height of about one meter, Indian Bustard is the prime attraction of the Desert National Park.
Gadsisar Sagar Tank is the place where large number of migratory birds can be observed. Do remember being situated in the desert at summer peak temperature in the area of Desert National Park might go high to touch even to 50 degree Celsius so take care of visiting park before March.


Vital Tourist Information : Desert National Park Jaisalmer

Location :
Desert National Park is situated quite close hardly 40 Km from the city of sand dunes Jaisalmer.


City : Jaisalmer


State : Rajasthan [India]


Region : Central India


Weather & Climate :
Here visitors will experience typical desert climate of hot summers and cool chilly winters.


Temperature :
Summer : Max 46 º C Min 35 º C
Winter : Max. 14º C Min. 2º C
In the interior of the park temperature is bound to be bit higher because of desert around. At the peak summer 50º C is normal one here.


Tourist Season : Mid October to Mid March


Basic Travel Info :
Just reach Jaisalmer by Train, bus, Air journey and hire a cab/ taxi for road journey to park.


Spoken Languages :
Rajasthani - Hindi - Small ratio of population can speak English also


Dining / Food Facility :
Jaisalmer city offers all traditional delicious Rajasthani cuisines along with a bit spicy dishes reflecting distinct North Indian food culture. Some of the unique vegetarians cuisines of city are Vegetable kababs, kadi pakorao and Stuffed potatoes with mint paste. Murgh-e-subz a boneless chicken cuisine is among not to miss dishes.


Souvenir / Shopping :
While shopping at Jaisalmer look for famous embroidery work, Rajasthani mirror work, Rugs and Hand woven blankets.


Static & Biographical [Flora & Fauna] Info : Desert National Park Jaisalmer


Area : 3162 Sq. Km.


Forest Type :
Vegetation in the Desert National Park is patches of sewan grass and aak shrub as about the 20% of park area is occupied by the Sand dunes. Ber, Dhok, Palm, Ronj etc constitute the floral life of the park.


Plants :
Ber, Dhok, Palm, Ronj etc


Animals :
Bengal Fox - Blackbuck - Chinkara - Common Krait - Desert Cat - Desert Fox - Hedgehog - Monitor lizard - Russell's viper - Saw-scaled Viper - Spiny-tailed lizard - Wolf


Birds :
Buzzards, Eagles [Short-toed Eagles, Tawny Eagles, Spotted Eagles], Falcons [Laggar Falcons], Harriers, Kestrel and Vultures.


How To Reach Desert National Park Jaisalmer Rajasthan [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Jaisalmer railway station is connected via regular trains with Delhi, Agra and many cities of Rajasthan State.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Though Jaisalmer is border city but still well connected with Jaipur, Jodhpur and Bikaner and other cities. Regular bus service is functional for getting here.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Indian air force airport at Jaisalmer is functional between September- March. Domestic commercial flights are available from Jodhpur.