Desert National Park

Desert National Park

Desert National Park Timings, Entry fees, Safari Cost, Online Booking

This area was declared as the National Park in 1980. It stretches over an area of 3162 Sq Km.

Commonly seen birds in the Desert National Park are

Eurasian Collared Dove, House Sparrow, Desert Lark, Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark, Bimaculated Lark, Trumpeter Finch,

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse, White-rumped Vulture, Indian Peafowl, Cream- Coloured Courser, Short-Toed Snake Eagle,

Tawny Eagle, Steppe Eagle, Cinereous (Black) Vulture, Egyptian Vulture, Black-Shouldered Kite, Common Kestrel,

Eurasian Griffon Vulture, Imperial Eagle, Laggar Falcon, Red-headed Vulture, Long-legged Buzzard, Common (Punjab) Raven,

Grey Francolin, Tawny Pipit, Greater Short-toed Lark, Black-Crowned Sparrow Lark, Variable Wheater. House (Striolated) Bunting,

Grey Necked Bunting, Purple Sunbird (Eclipse), Red-necked Falcon, Rosy Starling, Rufous-fronted Prinia,

Red-Vented Bulbul, Isabelline Wheatear, Chestnut-shouldered Petronia, Booted Eagle, Shikra, Indian Silverbill, Laughing Dove,

White-Eared Bulbul, Plain Leaf Warbler, Lesser whitethroat, Orphean Warbler, White-browed Fantail, Black Redstart, Indian Robin etc.

Rare to find Indian Bustard in this Park.

Animals such as Chinkara (Indian Gazelle), Domestic Camel, Fox can be seen here.

Opening Hours: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Accommodation inside Desert:

Inside Tent Cost: Rs.3000 (varies)

Own or Private Jeeps are allowed inside Park for Safari. Government vehicles are not available.

Tourist is allowed to stay inside the National Park. Accommodation is available inside Huts.

Camel Ride is available outside National Park.

Tourists inflow will be high during Nov, Dec and Jan months.


Season Month
Winter Oct-Mar
Summer Apr-Jun
Monsoon Jul-Sep


S.No Entry for Ticket Cost
1 Adult Rs.100
2 Jeep Charges Rs.100
3 Guide Charges Rs.200
4 Camel Vehicle Rs.100
5 Foreign Adult Rs.200

How to reach Desert National Park?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Jaisalmer which is 45 Km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Jaisalmer which is 44 Km away.

By Road

  1. Taxi is available from Jaisalmer to National Park.


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