India is a vast and diverse country. It is widely acclaimed for its cultural and geographic diversity. It is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the world with a large number of tourist options such as cultural tourism, heritage tourism, nature tourism, ecotourism, wildlife tourism, medical tourism, etc. Wildlife tourism in India is one of the most exciting and enjoyable options available. There are a number of wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in India that are noted for their rich flora and fauna. Take a look at some popular destinations to explore India’s rich flora and fauna.
Jim Corbett National Park – Named after hunter turned conservationist Jim Corbett, Corbett National Park is India’s first national park. Established as Hailey National Park in the year 1936, this famous wildlife park is located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is home to a rich flora and fauna that includes around 50 species of mammals, 575 species of birds, 110 species of trees, 25 species of reptiles, and 488 different species of plants. It is home to a good population of endangered Royal Bengal tigers. It is also a perfect destination for eco tourism in India. Wildlife safaris (jeep safaris and elephant safaris) are organized here, which are excellent ways to explore the allure of the jungle. Today, there are many packages available on the market to choose from for exciting jungle sightseeing in Corbett.
Ranthambhore National Park – Ranthambhore is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. It is one of the most popular and best national parks in India, known for its good population of Royal Bengal tigers. Other attractions in the park are leopards, panthers, wild boars, wild dogs, nilgai, sambars, striped hyenas, sloths, spotted deer, barking deer, etc. In fact, it is home to a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, trees, and plants. Safari Rides, Ranthambhore Fort, Padam Talao, Tigers, etc. are key Ranthambhore attractions. Today, Ranthambhore is one of the attractions of many of the wildlife tour packages available in India.
Kanha Tiger Reserve: Kanha is a famous national park and tiger reserve located in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The park is characterized by a significant population of animals such as tigers, leopards, sloths, barahsingha, and dhole (wild dogs). It is one of the popular attractions of many Indian wildlife tour packages.
Besides these, there are many other famous wildlife destinations that are attractions of many wildlife tour packages in India. Some other famous destinations are Periyar Tiger Reserve in Kerala, Sariska Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan, Dachigram Wildlife Sanctuary in Kashmir, Gir National Park and Lion Sanctuary in Gujarat, etc.