The land renowned for its diversity that pervades in its cultural establishment, its food, religions and even its topography. From north to south the topographical diversity is truly remarkable while its north is studded with some of the highest mountains, the central part is crowded with dense forests and the south is laced with shiny beaches and backwaters. Similarly the west states has desert while on its east side lies region’s where highest rainfalls occur. Such diversity is seldom seen elsewhere in the world and they make ideal habitat for a variety of wild animals. The country is therefore studded with over 551 animal sanctuaries which are great routes for setting on India wildlife tours. A favorite amongst adventure seekers these wildlife tours to India are great escape from maddening city world to the enthralling jungle life.
When planning to pick India wildlife tour packages for one’s holidays in India one must consider some of the best wildlife reserves in the country such as:
Kaziranga National Park: Densely forested and rich with a variety of wildlife Kaziranga National Park is located in Assam. Its bio-diversity and stunning geographical features have impressed wildlife lovers since ages winning it a respectable spot in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The park hosts two-thirds of the world’s Great One-horned Rhinoceroses and also boasts of the highest density of tigers amongst protected areas in the entire world. Its vast expanse is a treasure trove of numerous geographical assets such as elephant grass, marshland and thick tropical moist broad-leaf forests and four meandering rivulets including grand Brahmaputra which makes it the inspiration for several books, documentaries and songs.
Kanha National Park: The jungle which inspired creative genes in Rudyard Kipling for his famous novel “Jungle Book”, Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh is the royal habitat of a significant population of Royal Bengal Tiger. Its lush sal and bamboo forests, cascading ravines and grassy meadows are filled with a breeding population of leopards, the sloth bear, Indian wild dog and Barasingha. The color rich scenery is worth a look for every wildlife enthusiast on their India wildlife tours.
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary: Rhythmic twittering sounds and the sky filled with colorful formations made by groups of birds keep your binoculars ready to catch glimpse of these delicate sky wanderers. Nestled on the bank of Lake Vembanad, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is an ornithologist’s paradise. The place frequently flanked by migratory birds is a fine place to view local birds as well. One can spot local birds like the cuckoo, owl, waterfowl, heron, cormorant, egret, Brahminy kite, moorhen, duck and Siberian crane, parrot, flycatcher and some migratory birds come here from Himalayas.
These parks each with an individual character and specialty are a great attraction for those setting on India wildlife tours. Guests are guided by an expert naturalist in the park and all kinds of security equipments and procedures are maintained for their safe rendezvous with the wilds.