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Kesarbagh Wildlife Sanctuary

Kesarbagh Wildlife Sanctuary, Dholpur

Location: Dholpur District in Rajasthan
Total Area: 15.05 Sq.Km.
Established in 1955
Animals: Sloth Bear, Wild Cats, Hyena, Jackal, Wild Boar, Mangoose, Cheetal, etc.

Kesarbagh is a wildlife sanctuary of the Dholpur district in the Rajasthan state of India. This sanctuary covered a total area of 15.05 with military school and a beautiful lake. It is a dry forest with different types of fauna and various types of flora. There is also a Kesar Bagh Palace, which was used by Rao Sahib of Jojawar as a hunting ground. Kesarbagh was converted into a wildlife sanctuary in 1955.

Flora & Fauna in Kesarbagh Wildlife Sanctuary


This beautiful wildlife sanctuary has huge varieties of flowering plants. The forest is covered with so many trees like Parrot tree(Dhak), Desert Date(Hingot), Common Babul, White Babul, Ashoka Tree, Dhawa, etc.


Forest beauty is always less without wild animals. Kesarbagh sanctuary also has a huge variety of animals like Jackals, Sloth Bear, Cheetal, Wild Boar, Hyenas, Wild Jungle Cats, Civet, and much more.

Best Time to Visit Kesarbagh Wildlife Sanctuary

According to my personal experience, the best time to visit here is in the winter season. Another option is to come in the rainy season but not to visit here in the summer season.

Visiting Timing of Kesarbagh Sanctuary

WeekdaysDay Timing
Monday10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday10:00 AM to 5:00 PM


How to Reach Kesarbagh Wildlife Sanctuary

By Airway

Agra Airport is the nearest airport to reach Kesarbagh in Dholpur district of Rajasthan. It is about 70 km away from destiny.

By Railway

The nearest railway station to reach the Kesarbagh sanctuary is Dholpur Junction. It is 11 km away from the Kesarbagh Sanctuary.

By Roadway

This wildlife sanctuary is located on National Highway 23 and Dholpur to Bari Road. The nearest bus stand is the Main Dholpur Bus stand. Bus services are always available from every city of Rajasthan and the distance between major cities to Kesarbagh are mentioned below:

Distance B/T Cities in Rajasthan to Kesarbagh Wildlife Sanctuary

Major Cities in Rajasthan

Distance in Kms


275 Km


327 Km


588 Km


97 Km


93 Km

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