Machiya Safari Park
#17 of 18 Places to Visit in Jodhpur
Distance (From Jodhpur Jn): 8.5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Place Location: Near Kalyana Lake
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 8.5 km from Jodhpur Junction, Machiya Safari Park is a biological park situated near Kalyana Lake on the Jodhpur-Jaisalmer Route in Jodhpur. It is a must see place for those interested in wildlife.
Machiya Biological Park was conceptualized in the year 1982-83. This park is basically the satellite zoo of old heritage zoo of Jodhpur. Machiya Biological Park has an area of 41 ha out of 604 ha of Machiya Forest Block. The Machiya Safari Park is an abode to numerous wild animals like deer, desert fox, monitor lizard, blue bulls, rabbits, wild cats, mongoose, monkeys, etc.
It also has a bird watching point which serves as an excellent place for bird enthusiasts. Inside the park premises, there is a fort from where one can get a scenic sunset view. Elephant riding is the main attraction of the park, which gives a bird's eye view of the picturesque wildlife park.
Timings: 8.30 AM to 5 PM on all days except Tuesday
Entry Fee: Rs. 30 for Indians, Rs. 300 for Foreigner, Rs. 80 for Camera and Rs. 200 for Video