Wildlife Sanctuary is situated 5kms in the West of
tourist city Udaipur, which surrounds the Sajjangarh
Palace overlooking Udaipur City. From the palace, one
can have a magnificent view of lakes of Udaipur and Aravalli
hill ranges. The view of Sunrise and Sunset attracts every
visitor atop of Bansdara hill.
Safari Park was created and wild animals like Chital,
Sambar, Wild Boar, and Blue Bull were reintroduced.
Animals like Panther, Hyena, Hare and Jackal has reappeared
apart from variety of reptiles and birds. The wall extended
further and now the entire hillock has been fenced,
improving the vegetal cover of the sanctuary area.
In the Hills, at a short distance on the North-West of
Sajjangarh, there is an artificial lake named Jiyan Sagar,
popularly known as "Bari Lake" or "Tiger Lake". The
lake was constructed by Maharana Raj Singhji, the
ex-ruler of Mewar, in 1664 AD and was named after Jana Devi,
the mother of the Maharana. The lake has an area of 1.25
square miles with a storage capacity of 400 million cubic
feet of water.