Rajasthan is a state located in the northwest of India. It draws numerous tourists to visit its palaces, deserts, monuments, lakes and such others. The main attraction for tourists is the vast Thar Desert and one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world, the Aravallis.
National Chambal Sanctuary
Based on the bank on the Chambal River very close to the tri-point of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, the National Chambal Sanctuary is administered by three states while it was earlier declared as a part of Madhya Pradesh in 1978. Now it is known the National Chambal Gharial Wildlife Sanctuary as it is the primary habitat of gharial. Including this sanctuary in your Rajasthan tour, you will have opportunity to have a glimpse of the red crowned roof turtle, dolphin and other endangered animals along with gharials.
Keoladeo National Park
Previously known as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, the Keoladeo National Park is a very popular bird sanctuary and hosts several thousands of birds particularly in summer. This national park is the home of more than 230 bird species and has become a major tourist attraction due to the arrival of ornithologists in the hibernal season.
As an artificial wetland, this park has dry grasslands, woodland swamps, woodlands and wetlands. Making it as a part of your trip to Rajasthan, you can view 366 bird species, 50 species of fish, 5 lizard species, 379 floral species, 7 amphibian species, 13 snake species, 7 turtle species and a wide variety of invertebrates. Apart from residing birds, it hosts visiting migratory birds including water birds.