Desert National Park
Desert National Park
4.5
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
About
Desert National Park, Rajasthan, India, is situated in the west Indian state of Rajasthan near the town of Jaisalmer. This is one of the largest national parks, covering an area of 3162 km². The Desert National Park is an excellent example of the ecosystem of the Thar Desert. Sand dunes form around 20% of the Park. The major landform consists of craggy rocks and compact salt lake bottoms, intermed
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  • Yogesh Toshniwal
    Nagpur, India17 contributions
    Excellent
    This is the best activity in Jaisalmer. We did Jeep safari in the desert which was the best thrilling and adventure activity in rajasthan and the camel ride which is also absolute fun. In the evening there was folk dance and folk songs followed by rajasthani dinner. The whole activity takes around 5 -6 hours which is worth it.
    Visited January 2020
    Written 6 February 2020
  • Himanshu J
    Noida, India150 contributions
    You See what You See -- you take away nothing
    Km after Km of sand and shrubs and Wind turbines. its amazing we have a road here -- rather a network of roads for the Indian Army to move in isolation away from the main highways. you can come back complaining about NOTHING - or you can APPRECIATE the "NOTHING"
    Visited December 2019
    Written 25 January 2020
  • Smallgoat
    New Delhi, India343 contributions
    Great abundance of birdlife on the dunes
    A 3 hr safari in the DNP was the highlight of our trip to Jaisalmer. I recommend going early, to get past the checkpost at sunrise. In March, we saw many unusual birds: the critically endangered great indian bustard, cinereous and griffon vultures, eastern imperial eagle, trumpeter finch, the isabelline and desert wheatears, black-crowned sparrow lark and the greater short-toed lark. Best of all, they were easy to spot in the wide open desert and made for some wonderful photographs against the dunes. There is very limited traffic here: most people head for the dunes for a camel safari instead, and that too later in the day. So if you are interested in wildlife, do NOT miss this!
    Visited March 2020
    Written 11 March 2020
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Hasan Khan
Jaisalmer District, India1 contribution
Aug 2023 • Couples
Good Experience in Desert national park Very good View in Desert dunes wildlife safari experience is very good There were many birds in the morning, the fun of seeing different birds is something else.
Written 19 August 2023
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Raj Sudan
21 contributions
Feb 2023
Thar DNP
The Desert National Park in Thar desert of Rajasthan has two thematic attractions. One, the enchanting sand dunes. Two, the desert wildlife. Plenty of the antelope family, not too many but visible-with-effort foxes, and the birds. The majestic of all being the Great Indian Bustard. My trip in Feb 2023 was for birding as I have had enough of the dunes previously. The Bustard was sighted and photographed first followed by some other birds on a two-day safari.
Here’s a list of the birds captured on camera: The Great Indian Bustard, Yellow-eyed Pigeon, Cinereous Vulture, Egyptian Vulture, Long-legged Buzzard, Tawny Eagle, Spiny-tailed Lizard (the docile vegetarian reptile), Crested Lark, Indian Courser, and Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse.
Written 6 June 2023
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Mas Yoda
Lisbon, Portugal4 contributions
Oct 2022
Loved the place , If you are lucky then you can see The Great Indian Bustard and other wildlife of Park .
Written 29 November 2022
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The Traveller
Jodhpur District, India78 contributions
Feb 2021 • Family
This is very famous national park of india in Jaisamer. Many animals are also there. Interior from main road.
Written 1 March 2021
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DeepeshRaj
Mohali, India13 contributions
Jan 2021 • Family
Wonderful experience and a great visit to the desert national park . Great indian bustard, fox and short toe eagle were among couple of animals we saw.
Written 3 January 2021
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Nabanita Das
Hyderabad, India20 contributions
Feb 2020
It was awesome experience with camel safari, Jeep Safari , night stay in the desert camp house and traditional folk dance and music seating like royal family members.
Written 12 June 2020
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Smallgoat
New Delhi, India343 contributions
Mar 2020
A 3 hr safari in the DNP was the highlight of our trip to Jaisalmer. I recommend going early, to get past the checkpost at sunrise. In March, we saw many unusual birds: the critically endangered great indian bustard, cinereous and griffon vultures, eastern imperial eagle, trumpeter finch, the isabelline and desert wheatears, black-crowned sparrow lark and the greater short-toed lark. Best of all, they were easy to spot in the wide open desert and made for some wonderful photographs against the dunes.

There is very limited traffic here: most people head for the dunes for a camel safari instead, and that too later in the day. So if you are interested in wildlife, do NOT miss this!
Written 12 March 2020
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good-living-montreal
Montreal, Canada204 contributions
Feb 2020
While we enjoyed the jeep ride and a bit less the camel ride, it seems that there are too many tourists coming there, especially during the Desert Festival and you have a feeling that it will destroy the natural beauty of the dunes.
Written 1 March 2020
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Yogesh Toshniwal
Nagpur, India17 contributions
Jan 2020
This is the best activity in Jaisalmer. We did Jeep safari in the desert which was the best thrilling and adventure activity in rajasthan and the camel ride which is also absolute fun. In the evening there was folk dance and folk songs followed by rajasthani dinner. The whole activity takes around 5 -6 hours which is worth it.
Written 6 February 2020
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Himanshu J
Noida, India150 contributions
Dec 2019
Km after Km of sand and shrubs and Wind turbines. its amazing we have a road here -- rather a network of roads for the Indian Army to move in isolation away from the main highways. you can come back complaining about NOTHING - or you can APPRECIATE the "NOTHING"
Written 25 January 2020
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