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Indian Wildlife Tours

 

"Nothing exists for itself alone, but only in relation to other forms of life" Charles Darwin.

When you think through Darwin's perspective it makes sense.

Well even when you think through an anti Darwinian perspective it again makes sense.

 

India, the world's most ancient ecosystem, exemplifies this notion of Darwin as it has been home to some (or many) indigenous species since eons & a tour dedicated to Indian Wildlife gives you the opportunity to discover one of the largest biodiversity on the planet.

 

The thrill of watch a tiger prowl through the jungles and elephants bath in the ponds is immense.

 

To look forward to a wildlife tour you have to first choose the areas you want to explore as there are 166 registered national parks & wildlife sanctuaries in India. With so many regions to explore you will have to distinguish the important ones that can have you decide your trip.

 

Corbett National Park

 

A drive to Ramnagar nestled in the Himalayan foothills takes you to the Corbett National Park. The park is named after Jim Corbett, a legendary tiger hunter who hunted the man eater tigers. However he shot more tigers with his camera than his gun. This wildlife reserve is the venue where Project tiger was started.

 

If you spend a night at the Corbett National Park and may have a good chance to catch a glimpse of the endangered jungle cat.

The wildlife reserve comprises of valleys, grassland and dense forests . Here you will find Tigers, Leopards and Elephants and there are as many as 110 tree species, 50 mammals' species, 580 bird species and 25 reptile species.

 

Leopards are mostly spotted in the hilly terrain. Nocturnal cats like Leopard Cat, Jungle Cat and Fishing Cat are slinking around in search of their prey. If lucky you may spot Sloth Bear in the lower areas of the park.

 

When you elevate to higher altitudes you can spot Himalayan Black Bear. Watching a variety of species it feels like a show arranged just for you. Other animals which you can find here are The Dole or Wild Dog, Jackal, Himalayan Palm Civet, Indian Gray Mongoose, Common Otter, Black nape Hare and Porcupine.

 

Ranthambore National Park

 

A full day is spent in game viewing at Ranthambore National Park, which is nestled at the intersection of the Aravalli and Vindhya hills.

 

Apart from Tigers and Leopards the jungle offers you to see striped Hyenas, Sambar deer, Chital, Nilgai, Macaques, Jackals, Caracals, Sloth bears, Rufous tailed Hare & what not ! Your walk to the fort makes you catch a sight of almost all the wild diversity around.

 

Keoladeo Park

 

Keoladeo National Park, a World Heritage Centre, has a wide range of bird species from all over the world like the Siberian crane. There are as many as 380 species of birds spotted in this sanctuary which comprises marshes and bogs. Somewhere around forty four thousand trees around the compound make the atmosphere full of fresh air.

 

October to February is when the migratory birds settle there. Walking through various posts and countless embankments leading off into the greenery where on the trees, birds have made their unique dwellings you can take some nice shots of the 'bird home'.

 

 Bandhavgarh Reserve

 

A visit to the renowned temples of Khajuraho is worth it. As you stroll through the enclave you may witness superb examples of Indo Aryan architecture. After the visit you leave for Bandhavgarh.

 

The Bandhavgarh National Park is situated in the district of Sahdol and is ensconced among the Vindhya hills. This national park was declared a tiger reserve under Project Tiger in 1993.

 

Game viewing in the Bandhavgarh reserve where you will find variety of animals as well as bird species is pretty eerie. You may be lucky to spot tigers, leopards, gaur, chital (spotted deer), Sambar deer, Dholes, nilgais, wild boars, chinkaras etc. Bird watchers can see here white browed fantails, steppe eagles, green pigeons, grey malabar hornbills, blossom headed parakeets, parakeets, blue bearded bee eaters etc.

 

 Kanha National Park

 

Kanha National Park, an integral part of the Kanha Tiger Reserve is the same forest which is quite vividly described in Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book.

 

Here wildlife is in the form of variety comprising of tigers, Leopards, Gaur, Sambar, Chausinghas, Nilgais, Sloth Bears, Barking Deer etc. The park also houses 300 species of birds. The authorities have made immense efforts to preserve the wildlife. The land is abounded in meadows which are open grasslands that have sprung up in fields of abandoned villages & evacuated to make way for the animals.

As the day passes by you listen to the various sounds of the jungle and spend time in the lap of nature which is exhilarating.

 

 Sunderbans National Park

 

Situated at the Sunderbans delta formed by river Ganges, Sunderbans National Park is the home to the original White Tiger. Densely covered with mangrove forests the park is quite humid. Mainly tiger reserve it also houses reptiles like monitor lizard, estuarine crocodile etc however Swamp Deer, Hog Deer and Water Buffalo are on the road to extinction.

 

The trip involves some laborious travel by train or road, and then by boat but it pays off once you reach the lush green delta.

 

While it is full of wildlife throughout the year, the best time to visit Sunderbans is during winters between December and February when migratory birds come for their stay.

 

 Sunderbans National Park

 

A notable destination in southern part of India when it comes to jungle safaris on a boat, the Periyar National Park is particularly known for its elephants. Located in heart of Cardamom Hills

 

is the home to the most native and exotic species of mammals, birds, amphibians and beautiful fishes.

 

Being an semi evergreen rain forest , there you can see typically tall tropical trees ( hmm that rhymed!).

 

At Periyar the must see are its elephants, 38 different fish types, 160 kinds of butterflies, approximately 330 kinds of Birds & the must do is a safari on the boat cruise.