And Wildlife Sanctuaries in India
Famous National Parks
Famous National Parks And Wildlife Sanctuaries in India
India has a rich and diverse wildlife. There are almost 500 wildlife sanctuaries and national parks across India which attract tourists and travelers from all over the world in great numbers. Indian is a nature lover’s paradise and with Mytravelo.com you can experience these fabulous natural habitats of different floras and faunas by having a customized vacation planned at affordable rates.
Tourists from different places visit these national parks and sanctuaries to experience the rich and diverse wildlife and natural vegetation covers almost 4% of India’s land. Wonderful landscapes, beautiful rock formations and dense forests spread for acres are an enthralling experience.
Some of the most famous of these national parks and sanctuaries have been discussed further :
- Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
It is the most famous and the oldest national park which is the hotspot wildlife tourist destinations in India. This forest reserve was started in saving the soon to extinct Bengal Tigers. You can also find leopards, Indian Pangolins, Himalayan Black bears along with over 500 species of beautiful birds and wonderful species of fauna. You can enjoy a safari through the dense forests of Corbett with an adventurous camping experience in Rishikesh.
- Kaziranga National Park, Assam
This national park is known for conserving the one horned Indian Rhinoceros. It was also declared a Tiger reserve in 2006 with the highest density of tigers in a protected area across the globe. Kazirange is a home to many other animals like Leopards, Indian Bison, Sloth Bears, Barasingha with a huge population of Indian Elephants and several wonderful species of birds. You can enjoy elephant safaris who guide you through the jungle.
- Gir National Park, Gujarat
To experience the real Asiatic Lions, you need to visit the forests of Gir where you can enjoy seeing the heroic lions strolling by and sun bathing in the months of October and June. The park was established in 1965 to conserve the Asiatic Lions. This park has lots of deep ravines, rivers and rocky hills.
- Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
It is known for its efforts for saving the Swamp Deer also known as Barasingha, which is almost an extinct species. It was established in 1955 and is known to be the most organized and best maintained of all the national parks in Asia. The highlight of this wonderful national park is the Bamni Dadar which is the Sunset Point. You can see different species of animals grazing, returning to their homes at the time of sunset from a high point which is a wonderful and memorable sight to experience.
- Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan
Ranthambore is located in the district of Sawai Madhopur. It was established in 1957 and won the protection of “Project Tiger” in 1974. It is known for frequent sights of tiger relaxing under the sun and having water from the pond which have been captured by many photographers.
These are some famous and well known national parks and wildlife sanctuaries spread across the Indian subcontinent.