Tal Chhapar Sanctuary is a sanctuary located in the Churu district of Northwestern Rajasthan.
Imagine taking a step back in time as you explore the vast expanse of the Thar Desert and the legendary Shekhawati region. This sanctuary is a veritable treasure trove of flora and fauna, with prosopis trees, acacia, and broad grasslands as far as the eye can see.
But what really sets this sanctuary apart is the blackbucks! Yes, you heard that right, Tal Chhapar is home to a thriving population of these magnificent creatures, and they are just waiting to be spotted. In addition to these beauties, you’ll also encounter a variety of other desert animals and reptiles.
And let’s not forget the bird-watching opportunities! With over 122 species of birds, both resident and migratory, calling this sanctuary home, you’re in for a treat. From the Harriers, Eastern Imperial Eagles, and Little Green Bee-eaters to the migratory birds from Central Asia and Europe, you’ll be amazed at the variety of avian life you’ll see here.
And the best part? The daily jeep safaris (starting at 8 am) will give you an up-close and personal experience with the wildlife of Tal Chhapar. Trust us, it’s worth every penny (just Rs 3500 for a single trip). Don’t forget to bring your binoculars and cameras!
And when it’s time to take a break, indulge in the delicious local cuisine, like Bharwa Mirchi, Dal Bati, and Churma. These traditional Rajasthani dishes are so scrumptious, you’ll forget all about the world outside. And with an entry fee of just Rs. 20, there’s no excuse not to pay Tal Chhapar a visit.
So, pack your bags and get ready for an adventure like no other. Tal Chhapar Wildlife Sanctuary is waiting for you!”
Tal Chhapar is a refuge of the blackbuck.