India’s Top 10 Wildlife Destinations

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Welcome to India! A country of many popular wildlife destinations that captivate your heart with 450 wildlife sanctuary, 99 national parks and 40 tiger reserves surrounded by heavy range of lush green flora and fauna. If you are madly wildlife lover and want to spend some golden time in wilderness, then India is ultimate destination to visit. A breathtaking beauty of nature and wildlife is awaits you and your family in India. So come and discover the vast area of wildlife.

1. Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

Jim Corbett National Park in Ramnagar is one of the oldest and most popular national park of India. The journey of park started in 1936 as Asia’s first national park and it was established in 1974 as the first Tiger Reserve under Project Tiger. The park is popular for the glimpse of Royal Bengal Tiger and apart from this visitor can also explore here some other exiting things like safari, fishing, birds watching and some other adventure activities. If you want to stay in the midst of verdant grassland and lush green flora & fauna, it is the best place for you. Come and explore the mind blowing wildlife as well as the eye catching beauty of nature.

Best Time to Visit: Mid November – June and March – May.

Corbett Elephant

2. Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan

Spread over the land of 1,334 square km over the land of Rajasthan, Ranthambore National Park is especially popular for Tiger sighting. The Royal National Park is surrounded by Chambal and Banas River and consider as an ideal habitat for predators and other wild animals. The place is also ultimate choice for wildlife photographers, here they can get the chance to capture best moment of wildlife. Besides tigers, visitors can also explore here some other major animals like Wild Boar, Sloth Bears, Leopard, Nilgai, Hyena and Sambhar.

Best Time to Visit: October – June and March – May.

Ranthambore Tiger

3. Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Located in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh, Bandhavgarh National Park is another enchanting place to explore wildlife in India. One of the largest national park of Madhya Pradesh established in 1968 and offers you heavy range of Royal Bengal Tigers, leopard and deer. Bandhavgarh is also popular for best wildlife safari in India. If you really want to explore wildlife deeply then you must have to visit this place and stay here for some time.

Best Time to Visit: Mid October – June and March – May.

Bandhavgarh National Park

4. Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Kanha Natioanl Park is another enchanting wildlife destination for wildlife lovers. The park was established in 1 June 1955 and made as Kanha Tiger Reserve in 1973. The park is ranked in the top 10 wildlife destination of India, which offers you heavy range of royal Bengal tiger, Indian leopards, barasingha, Indian wild dog and sloth bear. The mind blowing lush sal and bamboo forest, verdant meadows and ravines of Kanha National Park is really heart touching, which is enough for your trip to this place.

Best Time to Visit: Mid October – June and March – May.

Kanha National Park

5. Sunderban National Park, West Bengal

Spread over the land of 1,330 square km. Of the land of West Bengal, Sunderban National Park was declare as Tiger Reserve in 1973 and established on 4 May 1984. The main attractions of this largest park are Royal Bengal Tiger, Common Grey Mongoose, Wild Boar and Fox chital. People visit this place from over the country to enjoy heavy range of wildlife as well as beautiful sceneries of lush green forest. You can explore here 250 species of birds, 55 species of reptiles and 58 species of mammals. The National Park is also includes in UNESCO’s World Heritage Site.

Best Time to Visit: The Park remains open throughout the year but visit October –May (for tiger sighting).

Sunderban National Park

6. Gir National Park, Gujarat

Considered as one of the most protected National Park of India, Gir National Park is only home to endangered Asiatic Lion. The park was established in 1965 over the land of 1,412 km for national park and 1,153 km for the Sanctuary. There you will found around 2,375 species of fauna, which includes about 38 species of mammals, 37 species of reptiles, around 300 species of birds and more than 2,000 species of insects. Visit the park in best season and enjoy the safari, wildlife and verdant surrounding to make your trip memorable in Gujarat.

Best Time to Visit: October – May.

Gir National Park

7. Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Spread over the land of 293 square km in Madhya Pradesh, Pench National Park was established on 1983 as a national park. The park is famous for large number of wildlife which includes around 40 tigers, 39 species of mammals, 13 species of reptiles and 3 species of amphibians. The place is also best for bird watchers, they can enjoy here heavy range of birds like junglefowl, peafowl, crimson-breasted barbet, crow pheasant, racket-tailed drongo, red-vented bulbul, magpie robin, Indian roller, pintail, minivet, wagtail, egret and herons, muniya, waterfall and blue kingfisher.

Best Time to Visit: November – May.

Pench National Park

8. Kaziranga National Park, Assam

Kaziranga National Park in Assam is one of the most popular national park of India, which was established in 11 February 1974 and declared as Tiger Reserve in 2006. The park is spread over the land of 429 square km and known for One Horned Rhinoceros. Beside this, Kaziranga national park also offers you variety of wild animals including wild Asiatic water buffalo, eastern swamp deer, elephants, gaur, sambhar, wild boar, Indian muntjac and hog deer.

Best Time to Visit: November – April.

Kaziranga National Park

9. Tadoba National Park, Maharashtra

Situated in the midst of dense reserve forest and spread over the 1727 km over the land of Chandrapur district, Tadoba Andhari Reserve is the largest national park in Maharashtra, which was established in 1955. One of the perfect national park for those want to experience endless flora & fauna like Tigers, Hyenas, Barking Deer, Gaur, Leopards, small Indian civet, sloth bears, jungle can, spotted deer and many more. Enjoying wildlife in the midst of magical landscape and rugged cliff is really awesome experience for wildlife lovers, so if you really want to enjoy that kind of mixture then must visit this place.

Best Time to Visit: February – May.

Tadoba National Park

10. Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Positioned in the midst of rugged terrain, sandstone peaks, ravines and dense forests, Satpura National Park is pristine wildlife habitat in Madhya Pradesh. The park covers an area of 524km. Being rich in a variety of flora and fauna, the park is very perfect place for wildlife enthusiasts. One can enjoy spotting different species of animals like leopard, tiger, sambar, Indian muntjac, chital, wild boar, buck, flying squirrel, pheasants, thrushes are name a few. Beside wildlife Satpura National Park also offers you a variety of vegetation with 1300 species including sal, teak, tendu, bel, mahua, grasses and many more medicinal plants.

Best Time to Visit: Mid October – June.

Satpura National Park

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