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Akal Wood Fossil Park

Barmer Road, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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A wood fossil park less known

The wood fossil park of Akal is not known to many - in fact very few know about it. This park... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
piyush2884
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Navi Mumbai, India
Amazing fossils

This park is 18 Kms from the Jaisalmer Fort car park. The road till the park is good, takes you 20... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Ajay A
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“fossils” (18 reviews)
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Barmer Road, Jaisalmer 345001, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 14 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
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Fabulous place if you are interested in Fossils and Archaeology or history lover... Here fossilized trees are sleeping like mummies. What I got to know from here that during Pre-Jurassic times this place used to be a forest with flowing river. More fossils are being...More

Thank Gaurav V
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Yeah dear friends its beyond history. Here 180miliions old or more than that old tree trunks are preserved. near about 17km from jaisalmer city.

Thank kvs05
Reviewed 12 February 2016

This is one tourist destination in Jaisalmer which has hardly got any visitors. It is basically an area where wooden fossils have been discovered and the area cordoned off and converted to a fossil park. Some of the fossils have been collected together and put...More

Thank Mukta2016
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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
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