Things to Know about Visiting Jhalana Safari Park Jaipur
Oct 06, 2023 By Juliana Daniel

Jhalana Safari Park Jaipur is a stunning countryside resort with an enchanting natural landscape and a variety of wildlife, plants, and birds.

It's the first Safari Park of its genre that has Leopards retained in India. Since 1948, the Haunting of the Leopard has been banned, as the genre was rapidly dying.

Let me introduce you to wildlife and give you all the information that you need to know before visiting this place.

Safari Park - Jaipur

In 2016, they started construction to turn this place into a public Safari Park, and in 2017, they opened this park for visitors. Before turning this place into a public promenade, it was used as a hunting ground for the royal Maharajas of Jaipur.

They used to hunt animals in this forest. In the year of 1972, it was banned by the government because some of the rare wildlife species were dying out. Leopards are also one of them, still only about 40 - 30 are alive.

The landscape of Jhalana Safari Park Jaipur covers almost 20 km of area. From Jaipur to Jhalana distance is 10 - 11 km, and you can be reached in a maximum of 20 - 25 minutes. The smooth area of this park gives comfort to the tourists to roam around.

There are two zones; one zone is the base zone, and the other one is Shikaar Audhi. If you choose the second zone, you can visit the Royal hunting place of the Maharajas.

The Maharajas of Jaipur used to hunt in that place. Also, there is the best vantage site, where the royals used to find animals to hunt, from which tourists can now witness the sunrise and sunset.

For nature lovers, this place is absolutely perfect as it has a peaceful environment and amazing views. For introverts, this place could be quite relaxing as it is not filled with people like the other crowded places.

National Park - Wildlife

Roughly there is almost 500 wildlife, such as deer, monkeys, Desert Fox, Desert Cat, Sambar deer, jackals hedgehogs, blue bulls, lizards, hyenas, small Indian mongooses, desert gerbils, Bengal monitor, langur, porcupines, and rhesus macaque.

Tourists can see various kinds of birds, such as peacocks, migratory birds, owls, Dusky Eagle, Spotted Owlets, and Indian Pitta. i.e., Looking out at these birds will be a fascinating moment. You may also be one of the lucky ones who watch the peacock dancing.

Jhalana Safari Park Jaipur has about 40 - 30 leopards and five whelps. All of the forest wildlife, including leopards, are kept with the best care and the modern needed facilities to grow their breed.

Forest authorities have been taking care of them for the past several years.

This generation of leopards quite resembles a farouche cat. It's a harmless animal, and they are not afraid of visitors and vehicles in the park because they are used to it. When you get a close look and have a chance to be snapped with them, you'll feel really excited and nervous at the same time.

The Jhalana Leopard Safari best time to visit is in summer. Between November - May, you may have more chances to see the leopards and other animals. Because of the hot weather, they often get thirsty, so they wander around to drink water.

During the winter season, you can see birds more often because birds seem to fly more in winter than in summer.

Jhalana Park - Prices

Visitors should book their trip in advance as the park only enables ten vehicles in one day. Each of the jeeps seats only 6 passengers. So, normally, people book their tickets for a month or two.

Tickets are not refundable because of the park's policy, and you have to book the park tickets at full price. For buying tickets, your ID is necessary, and if you're foreign, your passport details are also compulsory.

Jhalana Safari Park Jaipur price is affordable on the tourists' pockets. For Indians, the park prices start from 1350 per person, and it costs 7000 for the full vehicle. Foreigners have to pay 2500 per person and 14000 for a full vehicle.

There are two timetables for the park. In summer, Jhalana Safari Park timing starts from 5:45 - 8:50 in the morning, right on the sun dawn, and in the evening starts from 3:45 - 6:15 at sunset. In winter, the tour starts 6:45 - 9:30 in the morning and 3:00 - 5:50 in the evening.

The timings of the park are set according to sunrise and sunset as the park is famous for its best sunrise and sunset views. When you glance at it, you'll get stunned and lost in this breathtaking scenery.

Other Important Considerations To Keep In Mind!

Everyone can get a tour of this park, as it is open to locals and foreigners. For visiting this park, there is no age. Under six-year-old children get free entry; you can bring your little ones and enjoy this offer.

Just for safety, it is recommended that pregnant women and 3 months pregnant avoid this tour. Also, people with injuries avoid this trip too. Because this place contains wildlife, a precaution is better than an accident.

The park can be closed for any reason and at any time without any previous notice, so tourists need not worry about it. Their booking will be adjusted at another time and date. Also, due to weather conditions, you'll be notified of new timings.

Tourists should read all the instructions given by the park management and must follow the local guide's directions, as they are experienced and know this place better. You should be there about half an hour before time.

Timing is very important to visit this park as all of its activities are at different times. All the tourists are requested to gather at their designated place half an hour before the end of their time.

In case of any damage, the actual cost will be reimbursed.

Conclusion

Jaipur Safari Park is a worthwhile place for wildlife lovers. Families can bring their children there freely as children love to see nature and animals, you'll feel really joyful while watching their excitement. End your wait and plan your holiday trip to this mesmerizing forest.

Happy holidays!

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