In the Jungle of India....
India provide some of the best wildlife and nature viewing places in Asia. Visit a wonderful world of lush sub-tropical jungles, tall elephant grass, lakes and rivers - home to some of the most endangered animals on earth, the elusive tiger and the pre-historic rhinoceros, including many species of mammals, birds, insects and reptiles. You can tour to all these places on elephant back, jeep and boat. Savor the forest and its unique sanctuary on a quite nature walk with a local guide. The wildlife sanctuaries in India are such attractions that you just can't afford to miss while travelling in India.
All wilds are not harmful, in fact some of them like Camel and elephants help you to bond with another beasts too. Assay your holiday bank of several safaris here after:
A camel safari is indeed a distinct experience, as you will definitely feel a sense of immense thrill while riding it. If you're doing it the first time, try a one day safari only. It was the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC), in Jaisalmer who first came up with the camel safari idea and it soon caught on in other areas like Pushkar, Bikaner and Shekhawati.
Elephant safaris are popular in Kerala and some other sanctuaries in the country. It is true that the rider sits rather high from the ground and you may feel a little uncomfortable at first. But you will soon get used to the rhythmic walk of the animal and enjoy your safari. This is truly the best way to view wildlife at pretty close quarters.
You have the option to select from the various customized jeep safari tours offered by the tourism board of India. It can take you from high altitude destinations of Leh, Ladhak and Kinnaur - Spiti where to various sanctuaries & parks, which are epitome of wilderness. Experience driving through the mountainous valleys along winding passes and incredible heights is a journey every adventure seeker would love to have.
Jungle Safari in India
Corbett National Park
Best time to visit - September to May. Situated in the Himalayan 'Shivalik' foothills of Garhwal & Kumaon, Here you can have a close look at a Tiger, wild Tusker or the Himalayan deer.
Assan Bird Sanctuary
Best time to visit - November to February. Located in the Doon valley of the 'Shivalik' Range in Garhwal, the surrounding temperate forests of the Rajaji National Park house many rare species of birds.
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
Best time to visit - November to February. Bird watchers can see many migratory birds besides the usual. In fact, there are over 300 species here.
Ranthambore National Park
Best time to visit - October to April. Take a safari through 2 of the best tiger reserves in the country.
Best time to visit - October to April. 1400 sq kms of the Sasangir Forest houses the Asiatic lion, a rare species.
Bandhavgarh & Kanha National Parks
Best time to visit - November to June. These famous parks of Madhya Pradesh have done a good job of preserving wildlife. There has been a significant rise in the population of many of the endangered species, including the Tigers. A well developed infrastructure, dense forests, and an abundance of wildlife make for an unforgettable safari. Best season to visit is November till June.
To do & not to !!!
- Disturbing or going against the nature can cause you harm.
- Permits are required to camp in the Jungle premises
- Keep the surroundings clean and green