India is a land of diversity and this time what we are talking about is geological variations. The entire Indian subcontinent is endowed with different physical features which bring in a lot of variation in the respective environments. Perhaps, this diversity has given birth to such exotic and exclusive flora and fauna in the country. From, the Himalayas in the North to the Nilgiris in the South, from rich wildlife of the Western Ghats to the classic vegetation of the North East, India is typically a treasure of natural benedictions. So, if you are seeking closer scrutiny of this amazing wildlife, then you are in the aptest location. India has plenty of options to let you explore these protected wildlife reserves. So, let us begin with the best of them:
Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
Being the oldest National park of the country, it has claimed the first position on the list. Officially established in the year 1936, Jim Corbett was Asia’s first National Park. The vicinity of the park stretches from Nainital to Garhwal. The primary attraction of the park is it’s high tiger inhabitants. These hefty striped cats are the major lure for National as well as international tourists.
Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan
Ranthambore national park spread across an area of 1340 Square kilometres and includes two flowing rivers Banas and Chambal within its territory. This immense space is the residing place for a high number of royal cats, Tigers. As, we know how endangered these species is, the few of them left in such parks beckons a lot of wildlife lovers. Other than tigers, the park is home to a large number of Sloth bears and Sambhar which are found on this deserted land only.
Sundarbans National Park
With each step closer to Sunderbans the environment starts getting moist and damp. This is intriguing as well as exciting for nature lovers to witness such variation of climate. Sunderbans set in the delta region of Brahmaputra and Ganges offers a rich lineage of wildlife. Another asset of the region is the widespread mangroves vegetation here which is the largest in the world. This place will let you witness an amazing sight of tigers, claimed to be the world’s best swimmers in the world, bathing in the flowing streams.
Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Be it lavish vegetation, natural resources, reserved fossils or exotic species of wildlife, Madhya Pradesh is a storehouse of the greatest natural opulence. One such store could be found in the Kanha National park, which boasts of having some of the most exclusive wildlife lineages. Here, be prepared to see the entire Mogli jungle be it black panthers, huge serpents, Koala bears or Royal Bengal Tigers.
Kaziranga National Park, Assam
This National Park is so hugely separated from human inhabitants that a visit here just feels out of the world. Not only it is about the wildlife but the climatic conditions and the lush foliage is just a wondrous delight for the eyes. This park hosts an exclusive variety of one-horned rhinoceros which is the prime asset of the region. Other than that, other exotic species like hippopotamus, Classic variety of birds and Bears could also be found here.
Gir National Park, Gujarat
While you are on for a wildlife excavation trip, how can you skip to encounter the king of the animal family? Well, certainly the royalty itself, the Lion asks you to come and visit them and none other than the Gir National park could be a better choice for that. The major jewel of this natural treasure are the Asiatic lions which are found in this restricted region only.
Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh
This park is yet a new entry in the regime of wildlife reserves in India. The territory of the park is primarily marked by the Dangerous striped cats, Royal Bengal Tigers. Though, the region is predominantly occupied by Tigers, yet there is no dearth of other exotic species too which includes Crimson-breasted Barbet, Nilgai and sloth bears.
Tadoba National Park, Maharashtra
Tadoba Park has a lot of beauty in store for its tourists. Apart from a rich heritage of wildlife, the place is bestowed with classic natural beauty. The park contains an enchanting lake which overtime has gained a lot of popularity due to its magnificence and this also draws in a lot of tourists. Other than that, the entire vicinity of the park is endowed with lush flora which makes a Safari here even remarkable.
Bandipur National Park, Karnataka
The fauna of this amazing National Park is totally exclusive and of its ilk. Some of those exotic species to be found here are- Chital, Mouse deer, Sambar, Wild dogs, Barking deer and Porcupines and Black capped hare. And we do not even need to describe the cranny beauty if the region when we already know it exists in the rich terrain of Western Ghats.
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam
The exciting feature of this Wildlife Park is its location. It is situated on the border of Assam and Bhutan which is a rich geographical region. The entire area is dotted with creamy vegetation of flora and exotic species of fauna and to add to all that there is this classic weather. All together these things make a visit here worth remembering.
Rohit is a blogger and travel lover. He travels different places and share his experience at TransIndiaTravels.com.