Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary, Udaipur

Ensconced in the midst of Aravalli's, surrounded by lush forests and crystal lakes, Udaipur offers a natural habitat for several wild animals, birds, reptiles and rodents. There are few wildlife reserves in Udaipur but each wildlife forest is a natural beautific jewel that shines on the glistering Udaipur map that is a bright mosaic of wondrous marble palatial monuments.
Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary, Udaipur  
Among the important wildlife reserves in Udaipur are the Sita Mata Wildlife Reserve and the Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Reserve. Visit the 20-acre Bara Mahal wildlife conservatory located near and maintained by the heritage Udaivilas hotel in Udaipur that offers a natural home to peacocks, wild boar and spotted deer.
The Sita Mata wildlife sanctuary is located in forests of bamboo and dry deciduous vegetation about 108 km from Udaipur. The Sanctuary provides rich pastures for a variety of Deer that includes the Chousingha and for Caracal wild Boar, Pangolin and Leopards.
This thickly wooded jungle sprawls over the Aravalli ranges and the Malwa plateau with three rivers flowing through the forest. The Sanctuary provides rich pastures for a variety of Deer that includes the Chousingha and for Caracal wild Boar, Pangolin and Leopards.
Sitamata Sanctuary is spread over the Araveli and Vindhyachal mountain ranges and is the only forest region where teak trees of building value are found. In this sanctuary, around 50% trees are of teak. Besides these salar, tendu, amla and bamboo bel are also found in abundance. The leopard, hyena, jackal, fox, jungle cat, porcupine, spotted deer, wild bear, four - horned antelope and Nilgai are the animals found here.
Sitamata Sanctuary covers 423 sq. km. of mainly deciduous forest, known for its ancient Teak trees. Wildlife includes Deers, Sambas, Leopards, Caracals, flying Squirrel and Wild Boars. If one is looking for a picturesque countryside, peace and plenty of fresh air, this place is ideal and there are two very different accommodation options available.

The most conspicuous animal of the Sita Mata sanctuary is the flying squirrel, which can be seen gliding from one tree to another after sunset. Its activities are nocturnal and during the day the day it hides in the hollow. The best time to see this squirrel is between February and March, when most of the trees shed their leaves and it is easier to spot the squirrel on the branches of leafless trees.