With over 99 national parks, 40 tiger reserves and 450 wildlife sanctuaries, India has spoiled fascinating species of flora and fauna. Every nook and cranny India’s rich fauna encompasses whether the Uttarakhand mountains or the deserts of Rajasthan. Mentioned below are 6 amazing wild life safaris of India.
1. Jim Corbett National Park (Uttarakhand):
2. Periyar National Park (Kerala):
Periyar National Park is probably one of the most reserves in India. It is the best place for wildlife tourism in the country. It stretched over the 925 km2 of the area; the park has scenic charm and rich biodiversity. It is also among the 27 tiger reserves that have India. The park is a repository of rare flora, endemic and in danger of extinction and fauna and forms the main basin of two important rivers of Kerala, Periyar, and Pamba. Elephants are the main attractions of Periyar. However, Wild Pigs, Barking Deer, Dole, Gaur, Sambar, Tigers and Indian Wild Dogs are other animals that consider this place as their home. In Periyar, the rarely found Lion Tail Monkey, the NilgiriLangur, Common Langur and Capo Macaque can also be found; it is also the shelter of NilgiriTahr, which is rarely seen. Periyar has such a rich birdlife, darts, cormorants, Kingfisher, the great Malabar Hornbill and Drongos tail racquet are some of the most common species here. Here, visitors can hike in the sanctuary and thus get a beter chance to witness close-up wildlife.
3. Kanha National Park (Madhya Pradesh):
4. Bandhavgarh National Park (Madhya Pradesh):
There is a long history behind the formation of Bandhavgarh. This national park has covered 437 Km2. It is located in the middle part of the Vindhya Hills. This park has a high density of wildlife and wide variety of habitats that make this national park more popular. It has many tigers and it is also called a land of white tigers. Before the formation of the national park, this place was called as Shikargarh or it was also famous as the hunting ground of the Maharaja of Rewa. In this place, the Maharaja and his guests used to hunt many species.
Bandhavgarh is the paradise of many birds such as White-browed tails, Pompadour Pigeons green, White and Black Malabar hornbills which are rare to see, macaws, emerald bee-eaters, owls, Minivets, Charming Flycatchers, Steppe Eagles, Gray Malabar Stumps, Pink-faced parrots, Bluebeard beetles, White-bellied Drongs, Whites Golden Front and Common Wood Shrikes.