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Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary

Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary, Rajasthan

District : Chittorgarh, Rajasthan
Total Area : 422.94 sq. km.
Date of Birth : 02/01/1979
Wild Animals : Flying Squirrels, Tiger, Bears, Wolf, Sambhar, Wild Boar, Wild Cat, Neelgai, etc.

SITA MATA WILDLIFE SANCTUARY IN RAJASTHAN
                                                          Photo by Hemant Shesh, CC BY-SA 3.0

The Sita Mata wildlife sanctuary is located in the Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan.  This sanctuary was established in 1979 in the southern forests of Rajasthan extending over an area of 422.94 sq. km. Sita Mata Sanctuary is about 108 km from the Udaipur district of Rajasthan.

The nearest cities are Dhariyawad and Pratapgarh. The miscellaneous forests of Pratapgarh shelter the endangered flying squirrels. This beautiful sanctuary has few rivers are known as Sita Mata, Karmoi, Jakham, and 2 more.

Flora in Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary

Sita Mata sanctuary is the most beautiful sanctuary like Mount Abu sanctuary. This forest has different types of flora like Salar, Peepal, Neem, Bamboos, Goondi, Alma, Khejadi(state tree), Ber tree and Rudraksha, etc.

The half sanctuary is covered with Bamboos also has 17 endangered species of plants with +100 medicine plants.

Fauna in Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary

This wildlife is so wild as beautiful, here you will see wild animals but you’ll catch many birds more than mammals.
Wild animals are like four horned deers, Wild Boar, Indian Leopards, Hyenas, Jackals, Wild Fox-cat, Bear, Neelgai, etc.
In Sita Mata wildlife sanctuary you’ll see more than 130 varieties of birds like Egret, Snake Birds, Painted Stork, Eagles, Black Partridge, Rain Quail, Indian Peafowl, Courser, Kingfisher, Green bee-eater, Owls, Red Rumped Swallow, etc.

How to Reach Sita Mata Sanctuary

By Road

This wildlife sanctuary is on Pratapgarh to Udaipur road. Personal suggestion is to hire a cab or use a rental car to explore in own way.

By Train

The nearest railway station is Mandsaur to reach this sanctuary and it is about 28 km. You also go with Chittorgarh railway station to explore whole city.

By Air

The nearest airport is Maharana Pratap Airport in Udaipur. Take a cab to explore Chittorgarh.

Best time to Visit Sita Mata Sanctuary

According to me, the ideal time to visit from my personal experience is October to March month. In Summers day time is too hot and night is soo cold.

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