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Where I can enjoy wildlife safari in India?

by /bio/ravig »

Below are the best places for Tiger Safaris. If you are interested in sighting Rihno's and Elephants than Kaziranga National Park is also a very good option.

 

Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan

Hemis National Park, Ladakh

Jim Corbett, Uttarakhand

Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Sasan-Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat

Kaziranga National Park, Assam

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RE: Where I can enjoy wildlife safari in India?

by /bio/travenix »

India is blessed with an abundance of forests and green cover. With the cities expanding over the years and population of animals deteriorating, steps were taken to create safe havens for them. Several such places have opened up all across the country and are called National Parks.

Into the Wild

Exploring these wonderful natural surroundings gives you a feeling of prehistoric times when urban development and modernization were not present and life existed in jungles. India has many national parks, and some of the most famous parks attract tourists from all over the world for their flora and fauna. Here, we’ve listed them down so that you can start planning your trip as well!

1. Bandhavgarh National Park

Located in Madhya Pradesh, this national park is famous for the Royal Bengal Tiger, and that is reason enough to go here. The star attractions are the leopards who roam around freely here. Apart from these, there are about 40 species of mammals and more than 250 species of birds, which make it a paradise for every nature lover.

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2. Jim Corbett National Park

In the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand lies this vast national park named after the famed tiger hunter, Jim Corbett. From striped tigers to elephants, you can see thousands of animals’ prying eyes at you when passing through here. With an area of over 1300 sq. km., you can expect to get lost easily in the wild here and get mystified by it too!

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3. Ranthambhore National Park

If you’re looking to spot tigers in Rajasthan, there’s no better place than here. With more than 1300 sq. km. of open jungle with the 10 th century Ranthambhore Fort at its heart, you can be prepared to get awed by the sheer vastness of this park. Bird lovers are in for a treat here, with more than 300 species residing in the forest. You can take a ride through the forest in jeeps and open-top canters to explore the region. ranthambhore

4. Sundarbans National Park

Located in West Bengal and home to the Royal Bengal Tiger, Sundarbans is the largest mangrove sanctuary in the world. It is also the world’s largest river delta and you can spot spying eyes through the thickets here with tigers lurking around every corner. You could also spot many birds and spotted deer as well! sundarbans 

5. Periyar National Park

Located in Kerala, this national park is situated at the base of the picturesque Western Ghats and is known for its serene lakes. Thousands of photography lovers come here every year to photograph this landscape with the friendly giants – elephants. You can also find wild pigs, barking deer and sambar here.

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RE: Where I can enjoy wildlife safari in India?

by /bio/galagali23 »

Top 6 Safari Destinations in India

From breathtaking points atop ancient ruins to walking safaris, India is a major location for spotting these endangered species

 

1. Bandhavgarh national park

One of the famous wildlife sanctuaries situated in Madhya Pradesh, Bandhavgarh national park has the highest concentration of tigers in the region. Once you book bandhavgarh tour packages, you can explore the rich wildlife of the park that is spread over 100 square kilometers

2. Gir national park

One of the India’s oldest sanctuaries, Gir national park is tantamount with the majestic Asiatic lions. The park encompasses 1412 sq. km of deciduous jungle mixed together with semi-evergreen and diverse flora, acacia (large genus of shrubs & trees), scrub forest, grasslands and rock-strewn hills.

3. Kanha national park

Known as the Largest National Park in Madhya Pradesh, Kanha national park has large open green meadows where probabilities of spotting rare wildlife species such as tigers are high. Kanha National Park is also abode of hard-ground barasingha, a species of deer only found here & is on the verge of extinction.

4. Pench national park

Located in the southern section of the Satpura range, Pench national park it is alienated by river Pench into almost two equivalent parts. Pench national park shelters over 285 inhabitant and migratory birds.

5. Ranthambore national park

When you come across a photograph of a tiger in India, it is more often than not taken at Ranthambore National Park. One of India's biggest national parks at 1,334sq.km, and perhaps its most famed, Ranthambore National Park is a favorite destination for wildlife photographers.

6. Tadoba national park

 

Situated in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra, Tadoba national park is stretched over a land of about 625 sq km. The best time to spot tigers in Tadoba national park is during the summer, when they use up their time in Tadoba Lake and waterholes such as Pandharpauni and Panchadhara. 

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RE: Where I can enjoy wildlife safari in India?

by /bio/mangatsingh »

  1. Jim Corbett National park.

  2. Ranthambore National park.

  3. Sundarbans National p.ark

  4. Gir National park.

  5. Kaziranga National park.

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RE: Where I can enjoy wildlife safari in India?

by /bio/travenix »

Wildlife safaris take you right into the bowels of dense jungles, far away from civilization, into the wild! Some of the best national parks in India also have great safaris. Join us on this tour to explore the wild side of India!

1. Ranthambhore National Park

Known for its royal tigers, Ranthambhore National Park in Rajasthan is spread across an area of 1334 square kilometres. An absolute treat for wildlife photographers, you can spot these animals roaming freely in the forests along with sloth bears, sambars and wild boars. The wildlife safari gives you a chance to see all these animals up close.

2. Jim Corbett National Park

Named after the famed hunter, Jim Corbett, this national park was indeed the first one in Asia. The wildlife safari takes you into the jungles to give you close encounters with tigers, which are the main attraction at this park, along with elephants, Himalayan tahrs, and serows. The best time to spot tigers is between February and May.

3. Hemis National Park

Spread across 4400 square kilometers, this national park in Ladakh is chilled throughout the year and if the weather is not enough to give you the chills, the sight of snow leopards here definitely will! The safari will not only give you some excellent views of the park but also that of other animals like Tibetan argali sheep and Ibex.

4. Gir Wildlife Sanctuary

Located in Gujarat, this place is best known for the majestic Asiatic lions. It is one of the few places where their population has sustained thanks to the conservation efforts, making it a unique safari. This is probably the only safari in the world to see these Asiatic lions. The journey will give you a close look at the life of the king of the jungle. You can also spot jackals, striped hyenas and Indian fox here.

5. Kanha National Park

We’ve all come across this national park of Madhya Pradesh in books and cartoons of The Jungle Book. If you’re looking to spot your very own versions of Sher Khan (Royal Bengal tiger), Baloo (bear)  and Bagh era (black panther), this is the place you should take a wildlife safari in. Kanha National Park gives you a chance to live your childhood dream, for real!

6. Manas Wildlife Sanctuary

This UNESCO World Heritage site in northeastern state of Assam has one of the most scenic wildlife safaris in India. Located on the India-Bhutan border, you will get a chance to do elephant rides, jeep tours and even raft excursions here. You can spot tigers, pygmy hogs and Indian rhinoceros among other animals. The India-Bhutan border passes through this national park and breaks it into two.

7. Satpura National Park

The dense forests of Satpura National Park in Madhya Pradesh are not for the faint-hearted. You can spot predators lurking around every corner of the jungle. Some of the animals you can see here are black bucks, spotted deer, pangolins, and leopards. The thrill is only increased by the rugged terrain of this region.

8. Sundarbans National Park

Sundarbans National Park is located in the Sundarbans delta, which is the world’s largest forest cover of mangroves, in West Bengal. The safari is on boats and you can actually spot the royal Bengal tigers swimming in the waters here! It is the biggest tiger reserve in India and a must-visit for every wildlife lover.

9. Bandhavgarh National Park

This national park in Madhya Pradesh used to serve as hunting grounds for Indian royals in the past and today it is the most densely populated tiger reserve in the country. On your safari, you can spot the royal Bengal tigers roaming freely in the jungles along with a host of other animals.

10. Tadoba National Park

Tadoba was declared a national park in 1955 and today it a great place in Maharashtra to spot tigers. You can also get to see leopards, barking deer, hyenas, and gaurs. The safari will take you to the main lake of the national park that is surrounded by dense forests. The lake itself is so beautiful that many people come on the safari to just see this natural wonder!

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