The much-awaited Lion Safari at Nahargarh Biological Park (NBP) is all set to be thrown open for visitors on October 3. The entry fee for the safari is Rs 200 per person.
Jaipur: Local residents and tourists can now enjoy the first ever lion safari of Rajasthan at Nahargarh Biological Park in Jaipur. The much-awaited Lion Safari at Nahargarh Biological Park (NBP) is all set to be thrown open for visitors on October 3.
The entry fee/booking price for the safari is Rs 200 per person. People will be able to enjoy the safari in covered vehicles. According to forest officials, the ticket cost is Rs 200 per person. The visitor will be taken on a lion safari in a covered vehicle. Forest guides accompany visitors in these vehicles to ensure safety during the safari.
The timing hours for the Lion Safari will be from 9 am to 4 pm. For now, four minibuses are being installed for the Safari. Visitors will be able to able to the enjoy the Lion Safari for 1 hour in the buses.
Facilities including three water bodies, water tanks, night shelters, veterinary compounds and much more have been built for lions. Around 3 km long and 5.5-meter tall fencing has been designed around the area.
Lion Safari at Nahargarh Biological Park (NBP) in Jaipur was inaugurated on September 13. CM Vasundhara Raje inaugurated the Nahargarh lion safari project from CMO during the Wildlife’s board meeting. Forest minister Gajendra Singh Khimsar was also present in the meeting.
According to officials, the total cost of the Lion Safari project funded by the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) is Rs 4 crore. The visitors will be able to sight three cubs named as Tejas, Tripur, and Taara roaming freely over an area of 36 hectares. The trio was given birth by Asiatic lioness Tejika who died earlier this year. Ten different shelters have been built for the lions. More lions will be brought in from Gujarat for the Safari which will be thrown open for the tourists on October 3.
The safari was supposed to be inaugurated by the end of July but the work couldn’t be completed on time.