This is the first fossil park in Asia which is actually situated on site where those specimen of mammoth animals were found and there is a museum showing all the creatures carbon prints found, they have displayed it in detail and you can check all the details with staff present there, they will tell you how those fossils were recovered and when, it is situated near industrial hub kalaamb on himachal haryana border.
Suketi is a village in Sirmaur District, Himachal Pradesh, India. It has Asia’s oldest Fossil park. At a distance of 21 km from Nahan, it displays lifesize fiber reinforced plastic(FRP) models of pre-historic animals whose fossil skeletons were unearthed here. The park is the first of its kind in Asia to be developed at the actual discovery site of fossils. The Park is located on the left bank of the Markanda river and is approachable by a link road 4 km from highway from Haryana. Located on upper and middle Shiwaliks, consisting mainly of soft sandstone and clay rocks, the park at present has six sets of life-size models, of Stegodon Ganesha, Sivatherium, Hexaprotodon sivalensis, Colossochelys atlas, Paramachairodus and Crocodilia, Mesozoic animals which once thrived in the region.
How to reach suketi fossil park?
From Chandigarh you can get bus facility to reach Kala Amb. It is 70 km distance. From Kala Amb it is 5 km distance you can get taxi to reach. From Ambala city you can get bus facility to reach Kala Amb. It is 40 km distance. From Kala Amb it is 5 km distance you can get taxi to reach. After crossing the Markanda river bridge toward Yamunanagar, there is a board of Himachal tourism indicate the Suketi fossal Park.