Lake / Backwaters | Wildlife
At a distance of 6.5 km from Ranthambore National Park Entry Gate and 4.5 km from Padam Talao, Malik Talao is the smallest of the three lakes in Ranthambore National Park. It is one of the popular wildlife places to visit in Ranthambore.
Malik Talao is best known as a haven for birds and it attracts a large number of visitors. The lake is quite important to the wildlife of the park as it serves as the source of water and food for the animals and birds inhabited there. This small yet scenic lake is also home to the Marsh Crocodiles. Herds of wild boar and groups of peacocks, eagles and various migrated birds can be seen browsing along the banks of the lake. Kingfishers, egrets, herons, ibis, storks and cranes are some of the commonly spotted birds at Malik Talao making it the perfect place for bird watching in Ranthambore.
Tourists can visit this lake during their Jungle safari only.