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Sorsan Wildlife Sanctuary in Kota

Sorsan Wildlife Sanctuary in Kota

Location: Kota, Rajasthan, India
Total Area: 41 sq. km.
Established on: 31/01/1975
Fauna: Gray Langur, Nilgai, Blackbuck, Chital, Wild fox, Striped hyena, etc.
Flora: Indian jujube (ber), Dhok & Khair trees with few medicinal herbs.

Information About Sorsan Wildlife Sanctuary

Sorsan is a wildlife sanctuary in the Kota district of Rajasthan, India. On the other hand, It is also a bird sanctuary from 1975. Sorsan wildlife sanctuary is covering an area of 41 sq. km. It is a good option to explore if you’re in the Kota district of Rajasthan. There is also has a 16th century temple of Bharamini Mata.

Fauna

Sorsan wildlife sanctuary is famous for local & migrant birds. If you’re exploring this sanctuary in summer, you’ll capture pictures of birds like Quail, Indian Golden Oriole, Baya Weaver, Indian Robin, Greylag Goose, and many more.

Image of Indian Robin Bird in Kota
Image By PJeganathan, (CC BY-SA 4.0)

"Greylag

And if you’re visiting here in winter you’ll see Migrant birds like Rosy Starling, Larks, Warbled, Starling, Flycatchers.

Flora

The Sorsan wildlife sanctuary is a dry land with a seasonal river during the rainy season. It is the house of plant species like Indian Jujube (also called Ber), Khair, Dhok, Cactus, and many more.

Best Time to Explore Sorsan Wildlife

According to my personal experience best time to visit here, between Rainy season to the winter season. In another way September to February is the best time to visit Sorsan Sanctuary.

How to Reach Sorsan Sanctuary in Kota

By Airway

The Jaipur International airport is the closest airport from this wildlife sanctuary. Sorsan is about 279 km away from Jaipur airport.

By Railway

The nearest railway station to reach Sorsan is Baran Railway Station, it is about 25 km away from the sanctuary. Another option is Kota Junction and it is about 69 km away from Sorsan.

By Roadway

Sorsan sanctuary is well connected with NH 27 and Major District Road 54. Transport services are available at major bus stands around the cities in Rajasthan and the distance between Sorsan from Major cities of Rajasthan are mentioned below:-

Cities in Rajasthan

Distance in km

Jaipur

287 km

Chittorgarh

241 km

Udaipur

351 km

Ajmer

274 km

Jodhpur

459 km

Kota

70 km

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