The vast enchanting geographical regions of India are sprinkled with numerous national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. The magnetizing beauty of the verdant landscapes, exotic flora and fauna captivates the attention of wildlife fanatics and nature lovers from different parts of the world. The national parks in India are renowned worldwide for the unique collections of the beautiful and rare wildlife species. These national parks and sanctuaries are certainly turning out to the popular hotspots for alluring the visitors who want to spend an unforgettable vacation in the wilderness of jungle.
Here is a list of prominent national parks that cast a magic spell upon the tourists with the wonderful assortment of exotic flora and fauna:
Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
The world renowned Jim Corbett National Park is nestled in the enchanting Nainital district of Uttarakhand district in India. The park has been named after a famous hunter turned conservationist Edward James Jim Corbett. There are around 550 bird species, 48 mammal species and 23 species of reptiles in the park. Jeep safari is a very popular activity among the tourists that offers them a fun-filled experience of seeing the animals closely. The best time to visit the park is from November to May.
Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Located at Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh, Kanha National Park is very popular among the wildlife lovers. It is also famous by the name ‘Land of Tiger’, mainly because of high density of the tigers. The park was established in the year 1955 and is spread over a land of around 940 square kilometers. Besides the tigers, the other animals found in the park are black deer, jungle cat, elephants, leopards, hyena, bison and lots more. A short elephant ride is also conducted in the park that provides a great chance to see the mighty big cats (tigers) roaming freely in their natural surroundings. The right time to visit the park is from October to June.
Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh
The awe-inspiring Bandhavgarh National Park is situated in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh state in India. It is also known as the ‘Land of White Tigers’. It is the only national park in India whether the unique white tiger can be seen. The park boats of a high population of the Bengal tigers that can be seen quite frequently. The lush forests and picturesque atmosphere charms the visitors with its stunning beauty. The best time to formulate a visit to the park is from October to June.
Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan
The Ranthambore National Park located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan is without a doubt one of the breathtaking national parks in India. A tour to Rajasthan cannot be termed as complete without a visit to this particular national park. The park is popular among the incredible wildlife species that thrive here such as the tigers, leopards, elephants, jungle cats, sloth bears, sambars and many more. There is also a beautiful Ranthambore Fort nestled inside the park that fascinates the visitors. The ideal time to make a visit to the park is from October to June.
Periyar National Park, Kerala
Periyar National Park is one of the famous wildlife destinations of South India. The park is located in the Thekkady district of Kerala. The amazing wildlife and serene beauty of wildlife just enthralls the visitors. The pristine Periyar Lake meandering within the boundaries of the park has its charm of its own and many animals can be seen there quenching their thirst. A board safari ride in the park provides an excellent view of great flora and fauna. The park is an abode of the Indian elephants. The excellent time to visit the park is from October to February in the winter season and March to May in the summer season.
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Therefore, a visit to these amazing national parks in India not only helps you to knock out the stress from your mundane life but also offers a pleasurable experience that will certainly remain glued to your heart.
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Jyoti is a well-traveled writer whose love for nature can be seen in her writings. She like to travel different destinations across the world. With her flair for writing and personal travelling experiences, she offers vividly descriptive write ups. When Jyoti is not traveling she pens-down her experience through articles and blogs.