Rajgir wildlife Sanctuary is situated at Rajgir, around 102kms from the capital city of Patna in Bihar. The Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary covers a picturesque plot that extends across an area that measures approximately 34 square kilometers. The Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary is dowered with the auspicious presence of the petite hammocks that roots back to the illustrious era of the Buddhists and Jains on its periphery. The climate that dominates at the Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary of Bihar falls a bit on the wetter and damper side as torrential showers constitute an integral part of the daily schedule of the park.
Flora and Fauna:
The flora that is present here distinguishes the Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary from the the rest of the wildlife sanctuaries. The variety and glaze of the trees found here is indeed unparalleled. The adjacent sanctuaries like the Gautama Buddha Sanctuary which lies in Gaya also attracts a good amount of tourists. Another sanctuary that falls in close proximity of the Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary is the Koderma Wildlife Sanctuary that stretches across an area of 177 square kilometers.
The place has a very beautiful classical monsoon climate. The place abounds in natural vegetation cover and mainly comprises of tropical deciduous forests. There are various rare species of plants & trees that are hard to find somewhere else.
The sanctuary shelters various species of animals like hyenas, leopards, nilgai, barkind deer etc. The time period between the months of October-June is the ideal period for visiting the sanctuary.
Major Wildlife Attractions:
The major attractions at the Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary in Bihar includes Leopards, Nilgai, Barking Deer, Hyena.
Best Time to Visit:
The period from October to June is ideal to visit the Sanctuary.
How to Get there:
Air: The nearest airport is situated at Patna (102kms).
Rail: The closest railway station is situated at Rajgir.
Road: The sanctuary is well connected by road to major places.
General Info / Tips:
Summers are very hot.
Rajgir (43 Kms.)
Leopard, Barking Deer, Spotted Deer, Langur