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Jaipur: Lion Safari at Nahargarh Biological Park visited by record number of tourists in Dec

More than 8500 tourists came to see the Asiatic lion’s family including two lions and one lioness at the park over the last three months.

Rimjhim Jethani | Updated:
January 3, 2019 4:30 pm
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Lion at Nahargarh Biological park of Jaipur.

Jaipur: Lion safari at Nahargarh Biological Park in Jaipur recorded the highest number of tourists in December last year.

More than 8500 tourists came to see the Asiatic lion’s family including two lions and one lioness at the park over the last three months.

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The Lion Safari at Nahargarh Biological Park started on October 3, 2018. A total of 1548 tourists visited the park in October followed by 2770 in November and 4475 in December.

Meanwhile, the biological park saw a rapid increase in the number of tourists from December 21 to December 31, 2018. Around 459 tourists visited the park during the last 10 days of 2018.

According to a senior park official, around 52360 tourists visited the park in the 2017 and a total of 57919 tourists visited the park in 2018. As compared to 2017, the number of tourists visiting Nahargarh Biological Park increased by 5559 last year.

The officials said that the reason for this increase could be the introduction of Lion Safari project.
According to the ACF of Nahargarh biological park Jagdeesh Gupta, the park’s popularity has increased among local as well as foreign tourists.

First published: January 3, 2019
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