Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary attracts nature lovers. Has it is located in the midst of Kumbhalgarh Fort and the forest where a stream of water body flowing at Sanctuary from the Aravalli ranges is a delight to the eyes of the visitors. The greenery of the forest is an additional beauty to this Sanctuary. This sanctuary is located 48 km from Rajsamand district. From here tourists can opt for transport based on their budget and convenience. Tourists can either go for trekking or opt for jeep safari where you can have a close encounter with the wild animals. During the months from December to march, tourists can see the number of animals when compared to other months.
If you are planning a stay at the sanctuary, the forest guest houses are available. The cost for night halt ranges from 200 rupees to 400 rupees based on the rooms. For rooms in the sanctuary, you need to contact the forest officials.
Near this Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary, hotels and restaurants are available. Hence among them, few offer Jeep and horse safari for the tourist at the sanctuary. The popular jeep safari route is from a Kumbhalgarh to Thandi Beri covers an area of 15 km and the time it takes is 3.5 hrs.
The Horse ride safari route is different from Jeep safari. The famous horse ride safari route is from Kumbhalgarh to Ghanerao through Thandi Beri. There are also other routes available for horse safari. During the safari, you can encounter Leopards and Bears. Food must be carried by the tourists as there is no hotel available inside the sanctuary. Jeep safari fair is 2500 rupees, for 6 people.
Trekking at this Sanctuary gives an immense connection with nature. There are numerous trek routes available. Among them, a popular one is the Tirthankar natural trail and the other is the same as the jeep safari route. Trekkers have to pay an amount for the trekking at the entrance. You can hire a tour guide to help you during trekking.
The sanctuary is named after this fort. Once this place was a hunting place for kings who ruled this region. This majestic fort was believed to be built in the 7th century by the Mauryan rulers. In fact, the fort makes tourists awestruck with its architectural brilliance and especially the view from the top of the hill is a breathtaking view.
This is situated near a Joba village at Muchala Mahaveer temple. In fact, a large amount of Indian wolfs inhabits the forest which covers an area of 500 hectares. If you are brave and an adventurous person you can visit this place and take pictures of wolfs if you see any by chance.
This divine temple for Jains is located near to the sanctuary. In fact, there are two other temples dedicated to Jains and a Lord Surya temple.
Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary provides you a close encounter with wild animals and different varieties of birds. In fact, it provides a wonderful nature view from the fort.