Darrah National Park
Darrah National Park is a national park and is located 56 km south of Kota in Rajasthan. This national park consists of three wildlife sanctuaries as Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary, Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary and Jawahar Sagar Wildlife Sanctuary. The Park is spread over an area of 250 square kilometers.
Darrah National Park was established as a National Park in 2004. Earlier it was a royal hunting preserve of the Maharajah of Kota. In 1955, it was declared as a protected area by the Government of India and visitors now require seeking permission from the local forest ranger to visit the park.
The Park is blessed with an abundance of foliage and medicinal herbs in an otherwise desert state. There are long shrub trees within the jungle.
Leopards and Wolves are the major attraction of this Park. Apart from this, the mysterious sanctuary houses a variety of animals including wolf, nilgai, cheetah, deer and wild boar.
Jungle Safari and trekking are the Activities that tourist or visitors can do in the Park.
Best time to visit:
Darrah National Park is open throughout the year. Best time to visit the park is during the months of October to March.
Visitors are advised to get in touch with officials of the sanctuary for complete information entry timings and fee. Usually the park remains open in between 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM.
There are several accommodation options around Darrah National Park to accommodate outsiders or tourists. Visitors are advised to get in touch with us to get know about accommodation and other facilities along with charges.
By Air – The nearest airport from Darrah National Park is Udaipur which is around 295 km from Kota.
By Rail – The nearest railway station is Kota which lies on Delhi Mumbai rail route.
By Road – Kota is well connected to other major cities of Rajasthan including Ajemr, Bikaner Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur and Jodhpur.