Desert National Park

The Desert National Park is situated in the west Indian state of Rajasthan near Jaisalmer.

This is one of the largest national parks, covering an area of 3100 sq. km..

The desert sanctuary being a fragile ecosystem has its own flora and fauna. .

Birdlife in this sandy habitat is vivid & spectacular. .

The great Indian bustard is another magnificent bird found in relatively fair numbers..

It migrates locally in different seasons..

The region is a haven for migratory and resident birds of the desert. .

One can see many eagles, harriers, falcons, buzzards, kestrel and vultures..

Short- toed eagles, tawny eagles, spotted eagles, lagger falcons and kestrels are the commonest of these..

Sandgrouse are spotted near small ponds or lakes. .

Sea shells and massive fossilized tree trunks in this park record the geological history of the desert. .

This is a good option for people covering the Bikaner-Jodhpur-Jaisalmer sector..

General Information of Desert National Park

Best time of visit in Desert

November to March

Accommodation in Desert National Park

Mama Guest House at Khuri, Narain Nivas Palace in Jaisalmer

Nearest Town

Jaisalmer (40 km)

How to get there

Rail

Jaislamer

Air

Jodhpur and Jaisalmer

Road

Jodhpur

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