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Akal Wood Fossil Park

Barmer Road, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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once in a life time opportunity

Not an oft visited place. But should not be missed by those who practically wish to see the fossils... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ruchi K
Find fossils of a bygone era

This place has fossils a few million years old when it was an ocean there. Unbelievable! ask an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pune, India
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Barmer Road, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not an oft visited place. But should not be missed by those who practically wish to see the fossils which all of us read about in our middle school.

Thank Ruchi K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has fossils a few million years old when it was an ocean there. Unbelievable! ask an archaeologist.

Thank mytrystwithangkorwat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This fossil park is situated on Jaisalmer- Barmer Highway , it's a part of Desert National Park. Worth place for students and serious travellers. Roads inside the park are in very bad shape, needs maintenance.

Thank singh_30in
Reviewed 22 November 2017

The wood fossil park of Akal is not known to many - in fact very few know about it. This park contains 180 million year old wood fossils i.e. what you see over there is 180 million years old ...just imagine! It is also reminiscent...More

Thank piyush2884
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This park is 18 Kms from the Jaisalmer Fort car park. The road till the park is good, takes you 20 minutes to reach. The road inside the park is mettled, the path leading you to the first 4 fossils is accessible by any car....More

1  Thank Ajay A
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Even thought I was Bird Watching and looking for one species that likes the habitat here it was great to see these fossil trees.

Thank Jeff-ABIRDER
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This wood fossil park displays the wood fossil of 180 million years old.History buff will definitely love this place.Some of the fossil include the remains of a forest which has submerged in the sea.

Thank khan25kareena
Reviewed 20 December 2016

If you have deep interest in history or you have interest or understanding of fossil science then you can take plunge to visit this place. If you are going by your own car then there is a nominal fee and you need to drive through...More

1  Thank shantanushukla
Reviewed 15 October 2016

One can see 18 fossils spread over the park. The fossils are 18 million years old wood fossils, preserved by nature. A must for students and interested people.

Thank sunandito1974
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Nice place if u are interested in fossils, but very few visitors. Wooden fossils more than millions of year old are preserved here

Thank virkos
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25 February 2016|
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Response from Anurag G | Reviewed this property |
It is around 19 kms from fort. Road is satisfactory so it will take you around 30 minutes to reach there. If you know about fossils you can stay there for a whole day, or else if you are just another tourist like me 1 hr... More