Lush greeneries, soft and cozy environment, amazing wilderness and tremendous varieties of flora and fauna; these are the most impressive and exceptional part of Incredible India. Especially India’s beautiful National Parks. People throng to this astonishing land to catch the most rewarding features of it including traditional, religious, heritage and of course the wildlife splendors.
So, if anyone is thinking to catch the real wilderness of India, the national reserves and wildlife sanctuaries existing at different parts of the country may bring ample opportunities for the wildlife lovers to make a detailed investigation of the same. From north to south and east to western India, there are almost 89 national parks, 13 Bio reserves and 400+ wildlife sanctuaries all across the country to bring a magnanimous eco-tourism. You can surely make your winters more blissful and rewarding with the adherence of festival touch by making a glorious visit to India’s top five national parks. Catch the best parts of them as under:
Corbett National Park
Located in Nainital district in Uttarakhand, the first national park of India, Corbett is actually India’s pride that spreads the message of ecological conservation by promoting the tiger project first, fits for the world heritage site. People recognize this place for the famous hunter turned conservationist Jim Corbett who encouraged the locals for preserving the wild species including the most endangered one-the Indian tigers. People throng at Corbett for the famous tiger tour amidst the lush surroundings and dense varieties of floras. Categorized into four systematic entry zones, namely Bijrani, Jhirna, Sonanadi, Dhikala and Domunda, Corbett brings the perfect accessibility for every kind of nature and wildlife lovers.
Kaziranga National Park
Golaghat & Nagaon district, Assam. A world heritage site that comprises of two thirds of world’s endangered species of one-horned rhinoceros. The popular reserve that boasts the highest density of tigers among the protected areas in the world was declared as tiger reserve in the year 2006. Also the perfect home to large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer, the park is also recognized as an Important Bird Area by Birdlife International for conservation of avifaunal species. It is the main hotspot of Eastern Himalaya biodiversity to bring diversity and visibility for the worldwide tourists that recently opened on 1st of November.
Bandhavgarh National Park
Highly dense area with large biodiversity at the most prominent hillock of the Umaria district in Madhya Pradesh, the Bandhavgarh National Park is the most distinguished area for tiger tourism especially the white tigers. It is the most prominent site for both the heritage and the wildlife lovers. As the presence of the Bandhavgarh Fort makes the place more explicit that brings impressive legendary tales from Ramayana. The park that belongs to Vindhaya Mountain ranges of Central India at an area of 446 sq kms also brings the largest populated species of leopards, so can be considered as the perfect hub for the wildlife lovers in India.
Bandipur National Park
Established 1973, Karnataka; once the hunting reserve of the Maharaja of Kingdom of Mysore, Bandipur reserve today is diverse wildlife and biomes at its dry deciduous forest. The park is a part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve along with other reserves including Nagarhole, Wynad and Madumalai National Park to make it the largest protected area in Southern India. Bandipur is the most preferable spot for different endangered species of flora and fauna and is the most visited land for most of the leisure tourists as it is very near to the most prominent hill station- Ooty.
Gir National Park
Established in 1965, the wildlife sanctuary in Gujarat, Gir is most noted destination to spot the pure Asiatic Lions at an area of 1412 sq km. Gir brings the supreme dominance of the existence of this species all over the world where once can encounter the largest population of the Asiatic lions living reposefully at its jungles. A must visit place where the glory of the predators dominate the whole ambience of the jungle.
Shubhanshi is a blogger. She loves travelling all around the world and sharing her views about various destinations in India and abroad. She is also a keen Indian wildlife lover and keeps on visiting various National Parks of India like Kaziranga National Park, Bandipur National Park etc.