Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary

Open Time : 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Entry : paid

Address : Bundi Road, Kunadi, Electricity Board Area, Kota, Rajasthan, India

Why to visit Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary

Find time to explore the wilderness within your hectic schedule. The wilderness' tranquil beauty is immensely enticing, and it will absorb you in its many delights. The Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary, located 56 kilometres from Kota, is the ideal refuge from the city's congested streets. Originally, the Royal family used this reserve as a hunting place. In 1955, it was re-established as a sanctuary. Jeep safaris and trekking are available here. Antelopes and deer scurry by you in this area. Chambal, Darrah, and Jaswant Sagar are the three regions that make up the terrain. It is spread out over a huge region of 250 square kilometres, giving visitors plenty of possibilities to get lost in the maze of wildlife and environment.

The sanctuary is graced with a profusion of numerous rare floral species such as flower plants, trees, leaves, and medicinal herbs. The park's long, bushy trees give soothing shade, and the medicinal herbs have tremendous healing properties. Babul, Imli, Banyan, Ber, Dhak, Dhok, Kadam, Khajur, Khair, Karel, Khejda, Kakera, Mohua, and Neem are the park's prominent floral species. 

Visiting the eerie Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary is a pleasant experience because it showcases not just Rajasthan's untamed side but also its rich history. It's important to remember that the sanctuary is closed to tourists from July to September.A visit to Darrah sanctuary can be complimented by a visit to Jhalwar, which is in close proximity to the sanctuary. There is a marvelous fort but is in urgent need of restoration. 

Special Tip

The best time to visit the wildlife Sanctuary is between February to May. The entry fee is charged INR 20 (Indians) and INR 100 (Foreigners) approximately. If you want to indulge in trekking venture, carry a good pair of shoes and binoculars to see the glances of wildlife.

By Abhilasha Prasad

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