Experiencing a wildlife sanctuary in India is a beauty in itself only. India has taken wide measures to maintain its heritage and to keep its charm intact. To experience the ultimate charm of India, you can visit to one of its wildlife sanctuary. Where you will witness innumerable range of wildlife and infinite beauty of forest. Following this article will take you to Eight best places to visit for experiencing the ultimate wildlife in India.
1. RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK, RAJASTHAN
This park was formerly famous for maharajas hunting. Later it became a national park to get a thrilling wildlife experience. In this wildlife conservation park, you can encounter tiger and bird tour mainly. Rest other species that you can have a watch are: Leopard, Jackals, Indian Fox, Hyenas; and in birds: Flamingo, Egrets, Pelicans. This park is just 3 hour drive from Jaipur. You can visit this park from October to June and can get many nearby hotels to stay like: Taj Sawai, Tiger Den Resort, Sanctuary Resort and more. You can use Hot Air Balloon to have its picturesque view.
2. JIM CORBETT NATIONAL PARK, UTTARAKHAND
Located in district of Nanital, this park is famous for larger tiger reserve. If you are destinied to be lucky then you can see white tiger as well. Nanital is just 5 hour drive from delhi. The best thing to do here is visiting the Kosi River and the Corbett falls. You can spot Sambar Deer, Golden Jackal, Elephants, Tiger and more. If you are a bonfire party lover then you can do the same here as well at night to add more to your adventure. You can get many hotels nearby like: Le roi Corbett , The Den Corbett ,The river view retreat.You can visit this park from November to June.
3. SUNDARBANS NATIONAL PARK, WEST BENGAL
Sundarban is a natural paradise which is spread over 54 islands, extending to the border of Bangladesh. This park is around 95 km from Kolkata. If you want to go by drive then you can take the road via canning. Here, they say; if you spot a tiger or not but they will definitely spot you. With Royal Bengal Tiger you can also spot Crocodile, Dolphins, primates and snakes, sharks and more. The best time to visit this park is between September to May. While spotting the Wildlife you can have a cruising experience. There you will get many resorts to stay like: United 21 Resort.
4. KAZIRANGA NATIONAL PARK
If you want to explore northern side of India, then make this park first on your bucket list. This park is famous for one horned Rhino in the world. You can reach to this park within five hours drive from Guwahati. The best time to visit this park is between November to April. You can check Tea Plantations and spot Rhinos and Tiger. With them you can also spot Wild Buffalo, Elephants, Swamp deer and more. What adds more to your adventure is you can spot rhinos while sailing on Brahmaputra River.
5. GIR NATIONAL PARK, GUJARAT
Gir National Park is famous for its Asiatic Lion.If you want to spot Jungle King then you can experience an exciting safari in Gir national park. This is located near Junagadh, you can get a train directly from Ahmedabad. The most interesting part is you can spot many other species with Asiatic Lion; Indian Leopards, Bears, Blackbucks,Striped hyenas and more. You can manage your stay in: The Gateway hotel, Anil farm house, Gir Lion’s paw resort. The best time to visit here is between October to June.
6. PERIYAR NATIONAL PARK, KERALA
This park is located in the hilly areas of Cardamom Hill, Kerela. You can drive to this park, three hours from kochi. The slopes and Landscapes will make you fall in love with this park. What majorly you can spot here is: Deers,Tigers, snakes and reptiles, Elephants, Leopards. You can explore the nature more by bamboo rafting. Best time to visit Periyar National Park is between September to April.
7. TADOBA NATIONAL PARK, MAHARASHTRA
This national park is very famous for its Tadoba crocodiles. It’s one of the largest national park in Maharashtra with a beautiful flora and fauna. Tadoba is located near Nagpur city, close to the Chandrapur Railway station.The best thing you can spot here is the Chimur Hills and Andhari sanctuary. You can get a stay at Wildflower Resort, Tuli Tiger Resort, Svasara Jungle lodge. You can spot tiger here between April to May.
8. HEMIS NATIONAL PARK, JAMMU KASHMIR
If you want to spot some of endangered animals like; Snow leopard, Asiatic Ibex, Tibetan Wolf, The Red Fox then you should definitely visit this high altitude park in Jammu Kashmir. You will encounter pine forest here. You use Leh-Manali highway to reach this park. From Leh district, it’s just 5 km away. So, you can take an adventure trek with Leh-Ladakh trip. The best time to visit here is between April to June.You will find homestay facility, instead of hotels as there are many small villages situated near the park.