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Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary

Near the Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary you will find the game sanctuary, which is spread over an area of about 45 km & is easily accessible by road. The sanctuary is home to wild animals like Panthers, Wild Bear, Spotted Deer, Sambhars,four horned antelope.
The Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary is most often vivited not only for the wide variety of wildlife but also because of the Dhevar Lake, which is believed to be built by Rana Jai Singh , it was one of the largest lakes in Asia in the year 1691. this lake provided a stunning backdrop to the summer retreat - "Rubi Rani Ki Mahal".
Here at Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary you also have an option of visiting an island in the lake where Bhills , one of the most colorful tribes of Rajasthan dwell.

The congenial natural environs of the Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary is home to innumerable wild species like

  1. sloth bear
  2. leopard
  3. chital
  4. chinkara
  5. wild boar
  6. Hyena
  7. Chital
  8. Langur
  9. Variety of breeding birds like darter, open bill stork, pond heron, little cormorant and Indian shag.
  10. Also here at the Dhevar lake you can view the crocodiles and a number of fish.

How to Reach Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary:

Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary is nestled in picturesque locales beside san artificial lake known as the Dhevar Lake and was established in 1957. It extends over an area of 160 sq km. It is 51 km south east of Udaipur. The Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary in Rajasthan is 14 km in length & 9 km in width.The Dhevar Lake has the circumference of 88 km.
The Jaisamand wildlife Sanctuary is easily reached from Udaipur by road.