Wildlife Tours in
Wildlife Tour Packages Visitors to India not only want
to be awestruck by ancient monuments like palaces, forts
and temples but many also seek the thrills of exciting
wildlife views. India is home to many National Parks.
There are over 80 national parks and 500 wildlife sanctuaries
in India with incredibly diverse wildlife. Many visitors
come to India eagerly seeking to view the tiger. The chance
of spotting a tiger greatly depends on the size of the
national park and the number of tigers. Reading up on
India wildlife is a good idea as there is tons to chose
Some of the best national parks in India are :
Sunderbans, in West Bengal is a magnificent tangle of
mangrove jungle that's the only one of its kind in the
world. Spread over 54 islands, it extends into neighboring
Bangladesh and is only accessible by boat.
Bandhavgarh in Madhya Pradesh has the highest concentration
of tigers in India. It has dense green valleys and rocky
hill terrain, with an ancient fort built on 800 meter
(2,624 ft) high cliffs. Elephants are also available for
tiger tracking in the morning and treks in the evening.
Ranthambore is the world's foremost tiger-spotting destination
where tigers can still be glimpsed in the wild. It has
a formidable 10th century fort and supports diverse flora
and fauna including 30 tigers.
Sariska National Park, near Alwar, in Rajasthan has quite
a few tigers. One of the most visited parks in India,
covering 800 sq km,it is open throughout the year due
to the presence of religious monuments inside the park
and historical ruins . Sariska houses 10th century medieval
temples and a 17th century castle on a hilltop.
Manas Tiger Reserve, in Assam, is one of the largest extending
over 1000 sq miles. There are nearly a dozen rivers crisscrossing
the reserve! The reserve incorporates eighteen Reserved
Forests intertwined with revenue villages.
Keoladeo National Park at Bharatpur is Asia's celebrated
avian wonderland. Its 29 sq km, extensive swamps and lake
has a staggering number of birds - some 375 species including
200 year round residents, 150 migratory species from as
far as Tibet.
The crowning glory of all and the most popular is Jim
Corbett National Park in Uttaranchal - the first ever
wildlife reserve of India, established in 1936, over an
area of more than 500 sq km in the Himalayan foothills.
The Jim Corbett National Park is so named in the honor
of legendary hunter turned conservationist, Major Jim
Corbett, best known for hunting man eating tigers and
leopards in the Kumaon and lower Garhwal regions in the
The park is located just 300 km northeast of Delhi which
many tourists go for eagerly. There's rock climbing, fishing,
elephant, jeep, and open bus safaris along with excellent
stay facilities like resorts, forest lodges and hotels.
The season is from February -June and the park is closed
from mid June to mid November. Access points are the Ramnagar
Railway Station (25 Km ) and Pantnagar Airport (60 Km
Corbett National Park is the birth place of the highly
successful Project Tiger which managed to control the
rapidly declining population of the tiger. The best season
for game watching is winter, when the birds are also in
Tiger, Leopard, Smaller Cats, Sloth Bear, Himalayan Black
Bear, Wild Dogs, Jackal, Elephants, Spotted Deer, Sambar
Deer, Barking Deer, Wild Boar and Monkeys.
There are over 500 species of birds in the park. A visit
to Corbett in the winter can be a life long memory for
the best travelled bird watchers.
Places to See In Corbett
Dhikala : the most well known destination in Corbett,
it is located at the edge of the broad Patli Dun valley
through which the Ramganga flows in numerous channels.
Dhikala offers an awesome uninterrupted panoramic view
of the valley, with the Kanda ridge in the backdrop.
Garjia Temple : 14 km from Ramnagar, on the way to Ranikhet,
is a huge rock in the midst of river Kosi. This place
has been named Garjia Devi after the deity Goddess. The
temple is visited by thousands of devotees from different
parts of the state. A large fair is held here on kartik
Poornima. Ramnagar is the last bus terminus, from where
Garjia Devi Temple is 14 km.
Bijrani: The area in and around Bijrani once formed part
of a shooting block. During the British period, it was
much famed for the quality of game hunting that it offered
to shikaris. In comparison to Dhikala, the terrain at
Bijrani is drier and also has more diverse vegetation.
Jhirna : This rest house lies just inside the southern
boundary of the Park. The vegetation is mostly scrub and
gradually reverting to a wild state, developing grassland
habitat. The nearby terrain consists of numerous sots
and narrow gorges. The hills to the north are covered
with dense patches of bamboo. Apart from being a good
habitat for tiger, leopard and deer, the place hosts other
interesting mammals like sloth bear and wild boar. A variety
of birds can also be enjoyed here.
Corbett Wildlife Museum : Corbett Museum at Dhangarhi
where can view the personal belongings and life history
of Mr. Jim Corbett ,still intact at the museum.
Tours in India:
As a leading tour operator for Wildlife in India we
offer various tour itineraries. You may choose from
the following Wildlife Tours:
» Elephant Safari
» Horse Safari
» Camel Safari
» Coast to Mountain
» The Wild Adventure
» The Lure of Jungle
» North East India Wildlife Tour
» Wildlife Safari Tour in India
» Wildlife Tour in India
» Bird Watching Tour
» Corbett Adventure Tour
» Jeep Safari Adventure in Uttaranchal
» South India Wildlife Tour
» North India Fishing Tour
» India Jungle Tour
» India Wildlife Tour
» Indian Elephant Safari Tour