Indian country has rich and diverse wildlife. Rich flora and fauna of the country is emerging as one of the major tourism attractions. Lots of tourists come to India to explore the rich and diverse flora and fauna of the country. There are more than100 national parks and 500 wildlife reserves in India are preserving this diversity. From these numerous destinations five most famous are following.
Jim Corbett National Park This is the oldest wildlife protected area of the country. It is located in foothills of Himalayan Mountains in Uttarakhand district. Jim Corbett is an ideal place for adventure lovers. It covers approximately 520 km-sq area. Landscape of this regions is comprises of hills, marshy depressions, lands and large lakes. Bengal tigers are the major attractions of this park. Apart from tigers other attractions of this park are Himalayan Black bears, Indian Grey Mongoose, otters, yellow-throated martens, Indian pangolins, and langur.
Ranthambore National Park This reserve is located in Sawai Madhopur district of state Rajasthan. It covers approximately 400 sq-km area. Significant populations of tigers are found in this tiger reserve. It is one of the best places in India to see the Bengal Tigers in their natural habitant. This area is enclosed by the Banas and Chambal rivers from north and south directions. Various lakes are also present in the park. Leopard, wild boar, hyena, sloth bear and chital can also spotted easily in this park.
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is also located in Rajasthan state. This is one of the finest bird reserves of the world. This bird sanctuary is also famous as the paradise of birds. More than 380 inhabitant and migratory species of birds are found in this wildlife reserve. The rare Siberian Crane. Cranes, Hawks, Geese, Shanks, Ducks, Eagles, Warblers, Stints, Wagtails and Buntings are the major attractions of this sanctuary.
Kanha National Park Kanha National reserve is located in the Madhya Pradesh. The park covers approximately 1945 sq-km area. The protected area is the natural habitant of significant population of tigers. Sloth bear, leopard, spotted dear, wild boar, striped hyena, jungle cat, jackal and various specious monkeys are the other major attractions of this wildlife destination. Approximately more than 200 species of birds are also present in this reserve.
Sariska Wildlife Reserve
Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Alwar district of state Rajasthan. The protected area covers approximately more than 850 sq-km area. Bengal tiger, leopard, jungle cat, striped hyena, golden jackal, chital are the major attractions of this reserve. Various specious of birds are also found in this reserve.
These are some famous national parks and wildlife sanctuaries of the country. Apart from these destinations there are various other equally adventures destinations also present in the country. So plan an adventures tour to these destinations and enjoy your vacations.
Sanjay is an expert in India Wildlife Travel and Tourism. Currently he services rendering his services Wild Life Sanctuaries. He has authored many books on tour guide. For more information about Wildlife in India please visit the India Wildlife Tour.