The Keladevi Wildlife Sanctuary is a part of the Ranthambore National Park. The Ranthambore National Park was created by including nearby wildlife sanctuaries, one of which was the Keladevi Wildlife Sanctuary. Spread over an area of 676 square kilometres, the Keladevi Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most important wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan.
The Ranthambore National Park is flanked by the Rivers Banas and Chambal on the North and the South, respectively. Visitors can get a splendid view of the rivers from the sanctuary. The sanctuary boasts of great natural beauty and is home to a wide variety of bird and animal life. It is named after the Keladevi Temple situated within the premises of the sanctuary.
The commonly sighted animals in the sanctuary include sambhar, wolves, hyenas, sloth bears, leopards, tigers, jackals, wild boars, chinkara, and others. Visitors at the Keladevi Wildlife Sanctuary can enjoy jeep safaris and bird watching trips in the sanctuary. Usually day trips are conducted at the sanctuary.
The sanctuary is situated at a distance of 25 km from Karauli, which is another popular tourist destination in Rajasthan. A trip to the Keladevi Wildlife Sanctuary is a highly rewarding experience as the region is not only significant in terms of wildlife but also in terms of culture and history.
Best time to visit : September to March
Opening and closing hours : 10 am to 5 pm everyday
Type of Wildlife Safari : Jeep
Highlights of the park :
- Catch the captivating views of the nearby Banas and Chambal rivers
- Visit a part of the Ranthambore National Park
- A home to some of the exotic and rarest birds
- Spot some of the fascinating views of wildlife species