Machiya Safari Park lies on the jodhpur-jaisalmer route. It is located in machiya forest block, around the hills near kaylana lake. It is a biological safari park housing the wildlife. The park was constructed with main objective to conserve the flora & fauna, and preserve the endangered species. The park spreads along 41 hectares of area; a part of the park is built as a zoo which is a re-establishment of old zoo situated in Public Park. Machiya Safari Park accommodates various wild animals viz. species within panthera genes: tigers, lion, and leopard, other species like Indian gazelle, black-buck, axis deer, hyena, fox, wild cats, lizards, monkeys, rabbits, blue bulls, indian wolf etc. The zoo also has a veterinary hospital, where the animals are taken care of.
Machiya Safari Park serves as an interesting place for school kids, there are educational tours held to make students aware of wild animals, endangered species and importance of conservation of wild life. It’s also a fascinating place for the bird watchers; amidst the park located is a fort that gives breathtaking view of the Sunset. Safari park is situated near man made bodies of water, Kaylana Lake, Takhatsagar Lake, and Akheraj Lake which makes this one of the most popular tourist attractions. The main highlights in the safari park are Elephant Rides for the visitors which provide panoramic & detailed view of the Safari park.
There are other facilities in the park like, rest houses, washrooms, cafeteria, and parking. The park is open throughout the year from 8am to 5pm in winters and from 8am to 6pm during summers except for Tuesdays. For those interested in Wildlife should visit the Safari Park.
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Nature, Photography, Adventure, Wildlife
Located around five kilometres from jodhpur, near Kaylana Lake