JAIPUR SAMBHAR DAY TOUR
DURATION: FULL DAY
DEPARTS FROM: YOUR PREFERRED LOCATION
TIME OF DEPARTURE: 8:30 AM
DROP: YOUR PREFERRED LOCATION IN JAIPUR
SAMBHAR LAKE – SAMBHAR WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
The Sambhar Salt Lake, India’s largest inland salt lake, a bowl shape lake encircles historical Sambhar Lake Town located 96 km south west of the city of Jaipur (Northwest India) and 64 km north east of Ajmer along National Highway 8 in Rajasthan. The Indian epic Mahabharata mentions the Sambhar lake as part of the kingdom of the demon king Brishparva, as the place where his priest Sukracharya lived, and as the place where the marriage between his daughter, Devayani, and King Yayati took place A temple dedicated to Devayani can be seen near the lake.
Upon arrival you will be received by our representative at your desired location in Jaipur and further start your journey towards Sambhar. On reaching start exploring Sambhar.
The Sambhar Lake is known for the production of brine/salt and also houses one of the largest salt manufacturing units in the country. Apart from this unit, tourists also flock the Sambhar lake to get a glimpse of the fames ‘Shakambari Devi’ temple and for bird-watching. Flamingoes, pelicans and the waterfowls are commonly sighted at the Sambhar Lake.
SAMBHAR WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
The Sambhar wildlife sanctuary is spread across 24,000 hectares and is among the finest wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan. This wildlife sanctuary is ideal for sighting avian species and is a bird paradise. Popular species of birds that are sighted at the sanctuary are coots, black-winged stilts and redshanks. The Sambhar Tiger Sanctuary is also a popular destination for those wanting to see the majestic Tigers.
In the evening after the sightseeing drive back to the Jaipur and you will be transferred to your desired place in Jaipur with some sweet memories.