India’s pride, Royal Bengal Tigers with whose presence the plush bio-diversity of India becomes richer and more appealing. Famous for its culture, traditions, customs and values, India has a special place in the heart of people from all across the globe. India tourism flourishes with its amazing heritage and vivid cultures, which are witness and cherished by many tourists, nationally and internationally.
To enrich the splendor of the country we have many national parks in India and wildlife sanctuaries in India which are one of the significant pillars of tourism in India. Travellers round the year travel through these bio-sphere reserves to cherish the beauty and charm of the wildlife of India. The major attraction of the Wildlife tourism is spotting the tigers. To enhance your tour experience we have brought to you best tiger spotting places in India where you look into the piercing eyes of big cats.
- Ranthambore National Park
- Kanha Tiger Reserve
- Bandhavgarh National Park
- Bandipur National Park
- Jim Corbett National Park
- Pench National Park
- Tadoba National Park
- Periyar Tiger Reserve
- Sundarbans Tiger Reserve
- Satpura National Park
1. Ranthambore National Park
The charm of Rajasthan Wildlife tourism, Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest national parks in north India. The park is nestled in the lap of Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, the park is merely 130 km from Jaipur. The park is spread in over 1334 sq km and is surrounded by the rocky ridges. Formerly known as the hunting ground for the royal families of Jaipur has now converted into the wildlife reserve which is holds a prominent position in wildlife tourism in India where one can see the union of wildlife, history and nature under one sky. One can spot tigers here twice a day at 6:30 AM and at 2:30 PM. This tiger trail runs for 3 hours. There are special zone made for the tiger safari in Ranthambore, these zones are Zone 1, Zone 4, Zone 6 and Zone 2.
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Suggested Tour: 10 Nights 11 Days Rajasthan Wildlife Tour Package
2. Kanha Tiger Reserve
Kanha Tiger Reserve which is also known as Kanha National Park is a prominent national park in Madhya Pradesh. In wildlife tourism in India Kanha National Park plays a vital role to make international and national travellers introduce with the rich bi-diversity of the country. The area is spread in two districts, Mandala and Kalaghat and declared reserve forest in 1879, wildlife sanctuary in 1933 and upgraded as national park in 1955. To spot tigers in Kanha National Park, one can enjoy the wildlife safari arranged by the national park authorities and you can also stay the in the wildlife resort and lodges for rest. To spot tigers, safari take place in two shifts in morning and in afternoon and it take around 3 to 4 hours to complete the tiger trail.
Suggested Tour: 9 Nights 10 Days Bandhavgarh Kanha Wildlife Tour Package
3. Bandhavgarh National Park
Another spectacular wildlife reserve in Madhya Pradesh, Bandhavgarh National Park is one of the most amazing wildlife reserves in India. The enthralling and plush flora and fauna of the place is considered as the original home of white tigers. Along with the tigers, the land is also filled with amazing species of animals such as Asiatic Jackal, Bengal Fox, Sloth Bear, ungle Cat, Dhole and many more. The exploration of this park can be done in two ways, first is jeep safari in Bandhavgarh National Park and second is elephant safari in Bandhavgarh National Park. The tiger spotting in Bandhavgarh National Park is conducted two times in a day, 10 am in the morning and at 4 pm in the evening.
Suggested Tour: 9 Nights 10 Days Bandhavgarh Kanha Wildlife Tour Package
4. Bandipur National Park
Famous National Park in Karnataka, Bandipur National Park is regarded as a beautiful and well-managed national park of India. The national park covers the area about 870 km approximately and is located amidst the picturesque surroundings of the majestic Western Ghats Mountains. The place is houses with the n numbers of tigers with other many species of exotic animals such as elephants, hornbills, deers, pythons, panthers and many more. People who take a visit to Bandipur National Park can enjoy trekking and open jeep safaris here. You can make your stay in the eco-friendly stay in this place.
Suggested Tour: 9 Nights 10 Days Delhi Jaipur Agra with Wildlife Tour Package
5. Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett National Park is the part of Corbett Tiger Reserve that is nestled in the lap of Nainital district of Uttarakhand. One can find n number of tigers over here, enhancing the grace and beauty of the park. It was established as Hailey National Park in 1936. Later it was launched as India’s first tiger reserve in 1973. Along with the huge numbers of tigers, the place is filled with more than 650 species of birds including locals and migratory along with 50 different species of raptors and numerous species of animals. There are different zones settled in the park which are meant for sightseeing of wildlife in Jim Corbett National Park. These zones are named as follows The tourist zones, Bijrani Safari Zone, Dhela Safari Zone and Durga Devi Zone just to name a few.
Suggested Tour: 5 Nights 6 Days Elephant Safari Tours in Corbett National Park
6. Pench National Park
Another beautiful and amazing national park which is an integral part of the state of Madhya Pradesh, Pench National Park has got its name from the Pench River which is gushing in the park and flourishing the wildlife in Pench National park. Spread in the area of 758 sq km this park is another excellent example of tiger reserve with the glorious history. Very few know but this tiger reserve is the original inspiration of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book. Along with the fierce stripped cats, you can also spots numerous animals over here such as cheetal, nilgai, leopard, wolf, jackal, fox, palm civet and etc. On the same hand, the place is filled with more than 285 species of birds (local and migratory). The jungle safari in this place is generally done two times in a day, which starts at 7:30 am and 3:00 pm and it runs for more than 3 hours.
7. Tadoba National Park
Maharashtra is known for its unique culture and traditions and what adds values to its beauty is the presence of Tadoba National Park. It is the beautiful and largest National Parks in Maharashtra. Tadoba National Park is listed among the 47 project tiger reserve prevailing in India. The name Tadoba is derived from the tribal God Taru who is praised the tribal people. In 1955 the area is acknowledge as National Park, in 1986 the neighboring area is declared Andhari Wildlife Sanctuary and in 1995 park and sanctuary merged and formed India’s Project Tiger- Tiger Reserve. One can find huge numbers of tigers in Tadoba National Park. Along with tigers, people also love to watch Hyenas, Spotted Deer, Wild Boars, Gaurs and many other places. For tiger spotting in Tadoba National Park, the place organizes jungle safari here. You can enjoy gypsy or jeep safari to explore the wildlife of Tadoba National Park. In morning from 6 am and in afternoon from 3 pm. Tadoba National Park is also known as “Jewel of Vidharba”.
Suggested Tour: 13 Nights 14 Days Bird Tour of North India
8. Periyar Tiger Reserve
Kerala is famous as God’s own country because of its picturesque beauty and natural charm. Periyar Tiger Reserve in Kerala is one of the national parks located and enhancing the beauty of South India. This park is also featuring as the significant place in South India tourism. Filled with bounty of natural beauty and rich bio-diversity, this place is the most protected area for the elephants and tigers. The major attraction of this sanctuary is the 100 years old lake. The jungle walk in this park gives you a blissful experience to enjoy watching the white tigers which are rare to see and are on the edge of being extinct. The huge species of raptors, birds and insect are filling the jungle with rich bio-diversities.
9. Sundarbans Tiger Reserve
This national park is the prominent tourist attraction in West Bengal. The forest is compact with abundance of wildlife. The forest has got its name from the trees of Sundari which are present in here in abundance. The royal Bengal Tiger of this place are the major attraction of this place. One can see the tigers here can swim in the saline waters. Sundarbans Tiger Reserve is also serving as the natural habitant of many exotic species of animals such as jungle fowl, giant lizards, spotted deer and crocodile and ets.
Suggested Tour: 6 Nights 7 Days Sunderbans Wildlife Tour Package
10. Satpura National Park
A less off-beat and lesser known park in India, Satpura National Park is the house of many tigers and park where one can enjoy watching plethora of wildlife in India. Jeep Safari in Satpura National Park is something that will make you introduce you with the rich flora and fauna of the place. There is a premium hotel located near the park. There is Sonbhadra River in the park which comes as the major attraction in here. Locals, travellers can be seen here swimming in the pristine water of the river. A huge variety of animals, birds, reptiles, insects and vegetation can be found here in this park, watching which will be a pleasing experience for you.
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