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Looking for an adventurous holiday destination where you can have a close encounter with wildlife? then Darrah National Park at Mukundra Hills is the perfect destination for you. Located on the borders of Kota town in Rajasthan, a Northern state of India, the National park has the rich heritage of flora and fauna. This exquisite park is located in a valley located between Mukundra and Gagrola hills along with the boundaries of four rivers which are Ramzan, Kali, Chambal, and Ahu. This National park makes your vacation a memorable one with your family and friends. 

The major attraction of this national park is the endangered species like wild Bear, Tiger, Hyena, Sloth Bear, Leopards and so on. This national park is not only famous for its fauna but also for its flora which consists of rare species of plants and many medicinal herbs.

If you are a bird watcher or a photographer, then Darrah National Park at Mukundra Hills is the perfect stop for bird watching as this place contains more than 266 bird species. This Mukundra hill National park also popularly known as the tiger reservoir which is the third tiger reservoir among the other two tiger reservoirs in Rajasthan.

Darrah National Park in Mukundra Hills covers an area of 759 square km spreads across four districts which are Kota, Bundi, Chittorgarh, and Jhalawar.

How to reach Mukundra hill?

If you are planning to spend your holiday by visiting this national park the nearest airport to Mukundra hill Darrah National Park is Udaipur airport from their Kota town is 300 km from Udaipur airport you can take a railway service or taxi and reach this national park.

The nearest railway station to Mukundra hill Darrah National Park is the Kota railway station which is 50 km from the national park. Bus service is also available in Kota to reach this national park, based on your comfort you can select the mode of transport to reach this national park.

Tourist needs to take permit letter from the local forest ranger to visit this national park or a get a letter from the district forest office near Kota tourist office. Without this permit letter, they won’t allow entering the national park.

Mukundara hills Tiger Reserve at Darrah National Park
Mukundara hills Tiger Reserve | source: Rajasthan Tourism

Fun activities at Darrah National Park

Are you enthusiastic about the adventurous activity? then you should opt for jungle safari where you can have encounters with the wild beast in proximity which is fun and bring goosebumps. If you are an animal lover this safari provides a good opportunity to observe and understand the wildlife.

If you are a nature lover, then you can go for trekking along with friends and family venturing in the hills where you can see different plant species and birds. Darrah National Park provides lifetime experience.

You may be wondering how about facilities(food and water) forest department owns a rest house in the national park which provide accommodation to the tourist. Which is fully secure and very comfortable with all the amenities.

Places to Visit near Darrah National Park

Jhalawar

An old fort near the park which is constructed by Marathas during the war is a tourist attraction near the park.

Jhalara Patan

The remains of the Surya Bhagwan Mandir (Sun temple) which is built in the 10th century is another tourist site.

River Chandrabhaga

This river as a religious importance every year during the month of October and November during Kartik Purnima thousands of devotees take a dip the river waters and the ritualistic prayers. 

This Park is a must-visit place for nature lovers as it brings a memorable experience for a lifetime. So why wait, pack you are bag start your adventurous journey in the jungle.

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