Jaisamand Sanctuary, Udaipur Images

About Jaisamand Sanctuary, Udaipur

The sanctuary is an expanse of dense woodland over a great area of 52 sq km. The leopard, hyena, jungle cat, fox and wolf include the predators of the sanctuary. Additional abundant animals here comprise sambar, chital, langur and chinkara. The Jaisamand Lake is the humble home of crocodiles, turtles and an amazing diversity of fish. Numerous living types of earthly and water-birds can also be seen here.


When to visit
Best time is November to April.

Activities
Boat rides, Jeep safari, Camping, Bonfire and bird watching.

Accommodation
Luckily for tourists, accommodation is not acutely problematic in Udaipur. The town has a high amount of guest houses, forest lodges and hotels, as well as some comfortable heritage properties.


How to reach Jaisamand Sanctuary, Udaipur


By Air
Nearest airport, Maharana Pratap Airport, Udaipur, connected to Jaipur, Jodhpur, Aurangabad, Delhi and Mumbai

By Rail
Udaipur Station has speedier connections with Delhi with the recently launched Mewar Express from Nizamuddin Station. The Lake City Express and Mewar Express are excellent options from Jaipur. Good connections from Ahmedanad as well as Mumbai.

By Bus
Udaipur is on NH8 which links Delhi to Mumbai via Jaipur and Ahmedabad. It is a 9 hr drive from Jaipur, a 14 hr drive from Delhi and a 17 hr drive from Mumbai. Halt for the night at Ajmer if driving down from Delhi, and at Ahmedabad if coming from Mumbai.