As far as wildlife is concerned, the Indian peninsula is a continent in itself where the sheer diversity of the wildlife astounds you with more than 350 species of mammals and 1200 avifauna species in the country.
The people want to do only one thing in the cities during the summers – they want to get away from it. They want a cool getaway in India itself where they can have some respite from the scorching heat of the plains.
In the days gone by, the rulers of Kota hunted in the area that is now the Darrah Sanctuary. This 266 sq km area was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1955. It is spread across a hilly terrain and its thick forests are inhabited by animals like the wolf, chinkara, leopard, sloth bear, and many others. If you want to visit the Darrah Sanctuary, then the best times is between the months of February and May.