Apart from the cultural diversity, wildlife is something that has made India famous throughout the world. India is sure to astound anyone who is looking for a rich wildlife experience. India wildlife tour is available throughout the country. Here are some of the best wildlife destinations.
- Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan
- Corbett, Uttrakhand
- Periyar National Park, Kerala
- Gir National Park, Gujarat
- Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh
- Kaziranga National Park, Assam
- Sariska Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan
- Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan
In this segment, we will be discussing about some of these, which are frequented the most by tourists, wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.
First, in our discussion will be Ranthambore that is situated in Rajasthan. Ranthambore is a beautiful forest which is of a very unique character. It is hilly with arid vegetation and very attractive watering holes in the core zone where the animals come to quench their thirst late in the afternoon. This is when you get to see the various species of deer, sambhar, spotted and others. Ranthambore has a relatively high density of tigers and chances are that you can see a tiger are pretty high. We put the odds at 3 out of 5. The government regulated office allows jeeps and canters in an organised fashion to visit the forest in the early hours of the morning and late in the afternoon. During your free time you can also visit the Ranthambore Fort.
Secondly we will talk about Bandhavgarh National Park situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh in Central India. Bandhavgarh has arguably one of the highest tiger populations in the country. Total area being 450km², almost double that of Ranthambore, has 22 species of mammals and over 250 species of birds. The jeep safaris are quite stunning in the rocky park. Timings of the safaris are the same. After your safaris, you can travel to Khajuraho and visit the world famous temples.
Lastly, we move on to the Periyar Tiger Reserve that is located in Kerala. Here you will find typical dense rich tropical vegetation. Besides the Royal Bengal Tigers, this national park also has a lot of elephants. The sight of these huge mammals and their young ones besides the Periyar River is truly magnificent. Apart from the wildlife at the national park, you can also enjoy boat rides on bamboo rafts on the Periyar River, wildlife walks in the sanctuary which will thrill your senses.
If you are looking to explore more, you can go to Kaziranga National Park in the North Eastern part of the country which is home to the single horned Asiatic Rhino. The wildlife diversity and choices in India excites most enthusiasts. Come to explore!