National Parks

Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park, Tala, Madhya Pradesh, India

Bandhavgarh National Park is a strange land. Flowing through a vibrant and luxuriant Sal and bamboo forest, the wind murmurs the [Bandhavgarh Fort, Bandhavgarh National Park] songs of nature in the voice of silence. It seems to be quiet yet vibrant. Leaves rustle! Water trickles! Grasses stop to move! Even the wind pauses to hold its breath and watch the drama unfold! Then all of a sudden the Jungle springs to life! Langurs groan. Deers call, and you hear approaching crushing of dry leaves

Kanha National Park

Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India

It will not be wrong to say that Kanha National Park has won a noble prize. Afterall, it inspired Rudyard Kipling to pen down Junglebook which paved way to for noble prize in literature. The experts have predicted, that if ever Tiger faces extinction, Kanha will be amongst the last strong foothold of Tigers. What is it about Kanha that makes it a perfect place for Tigers? To beginwith evergreen forest, lot of undergrowth that provides ambush. The rolling grasslands and meandering streams

Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand, India

Renamed from Ramganga to jim Corbett National Park is an ode to the hunter turned conservationist cum Author Colonel Jim Corbett. Located on foothills of HImalayas, it is one of the most scenic national parks with rich bio-diversity. Tigers, Asian Elephants, Leopards, Sloth Bears, Deers, Crocodiles, Gharials, King Cobras and over 580 species of birds including water fowl, 17 types of woodpecker, raptors like the Pallas fishing eagle, harriers and kites, peafowl, kalij pheasant, the rare chir

Pench Tiger Reserve

Pench Tiger Reserve Gateway, Seoni, Madhya Pradesh, India

Pench National Park, a teak forest, located in states of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, is named after the river Pench which divides the park into two. This park shot into prominence when tourism increased in this forest from 2002. Primarily a teak forest this park sees amalgamation of four different hill ranges. Currently a legendary Tigress, named Collarwali, is the heart-throb of Pench. This park also has a very healthy corridor with Kanha National Park. Infact there have been

Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan, India

This park is a pure shocker. It is impossible to believe when you are in Sawai Madhopur town just 10kms away that Tigers are walking freely in closeby Ranthambore National Park. One of the first National Parks of India which came on the world map due to life dedicating efforts of Mr Fateh SIngh Rathore. With a 1000 year old fort ramparts in the background, and huge lakes in the park, the Tigers are at home in Ranthambhore. These lakes have couple of hundred crocodiles, rarely does one hear

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park, Kanchanjuri, Assam, India

Kaziranga; is home two-third of world's one horned Rhino population. A very successful conservation programme has ensured a population of about 2400 Rhinos in this park. It is also the highest Tiger density park, with over 110 Tigers last counted. Kaziranga is the only park outside Africa which has breeding population of many species of cats, like, Tigers, Leopards, Leoprad Cat, Jungle Cat, and Fishing Cat. Declared as World Heritage Site in 1974, it is also a very Important Bird Area. A

Panna National Park

Panna National Park, Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh, India

Panna National Park created history in Tiger conservation.  This park lost all Tigers to systematic poaching fron 2006-2008. Subsequently 3 Tigers were relocated from other reserves into Panna in 2009. These Tigers made Panna their home, and today with dedicated efforts of Mr Murthy the then Field Director the Tiger population has reached 34 Tigers (cubs included). But this park is on verge of creating history yet again as it will embrace the Ken and Betwa rivers

Satpura National Park

Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India

Satpura is an incognito National Park and alonwith Panchmarhi, Bori and Madhai is a highly disparate biosphere. Loacted in central India, this park is not a usual park in the itinerary of most guests, hence it is best protected, and least disturbed. There are varied ways to explore Satpura flora and fauna. The usual Jeep safaris, the boat safaris, and interesting walking safaris. Tigers are present here but no so often sighted as the other parks in this part of the country, but you are almost

Gir National Park

Gir National Park, Sasan Gir, Gujarat, India

Solitary home of Asiatic Lions, Gir National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary is a unique place. The efforts of the Government, local villagers, many NGO's are wonderfully synced in conservation of this species. Reselience of the locals towards Lions is heart touching, perhaps that is why Lions visit these villages to say thank you in the night, and often pick on the cattle. But the locals say nothing. Nowhere else in the world would you see such compassion towards any animal species.

Dudhwa National Park

Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, Palia Kalan, Uttar Pradesh, India

The Dudhwa Tiger Reserve of Uttar Pradesh includes the Dudhwa National Park, and two nearby Sanctuaries, viz. Kishanpur and Katerniaghat and Pilibhit Tiger reserve. It is close to the Indo-Nepal border. Founded by relentless efforts of Legendary Prince turned Conservationist Late Shri Billy Arjan SIngh, Dudhwa is a nature lover's forest. Home to Tigers, Asian Elephants, Rhinos, Sloth Bears, Crocodiles, Otters, and over 450 species of birds, this is also one of the most scenic Sal

Nagarhole National Park

Nagarhole National Park, Mysore - Madikeri Rd, Hunsur, Karnataka, India

Naga (Snake) Hole (Streams), is one of the most popular parks in South India. Not only for Wildlife Lovers, this park also attracts lot of nature lovers. The boat rides on the adjoining Kabini reservoir, the waterfalls, streams make this park very picturesque. Should you wish to click Leopards sitting on a tree, with legs hanging, with green bokeh as a backdrop is a beautiful memory. Nagarhole National Park is a part of Nilgiri Biosphere, and might be recognised as a World Heritage

Bandipur National Park

Bandipur National Park, Bandipur, Karnataka, India

Spread in a vast area, encompassing 874 square kilometers, Bandipur National Park is a great example of Project Tiger’s conservation efforts. This tiger reserve was utilized as a private hunting reserve by the Maharaja of Mysore in the earlier times. Along with Nagarhole National Park, Mudumalai National Park and Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary; it forms a part of the highly renowned Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. It is also the largest habitat of Asian Elephants in South Asia. Located in state of

Keoladeo National Park

Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India

Bird, Keoladeo National Park A paradise for the avian world, and the pilgrimage for the bird lovers, it was known as the best duck shooting reserve in the British empire. But was declared a reserve for birds in 1956 and later upgraded to National Park. UNESCO has listed it as a world heritage site. The geographical location is ideal as it is on the main North-South avian route of India. Although small in size, 29 sq km. Only, it boasts to house more than 375 species of beautiful birds, and more

Nameri National Park

Nameri National Park, Guwahati

Nameri National Park is a park easily combined and done with Kaziranga. Just two hours of drive from Kaziranga is this beautiful little paradise where you can do a walking safari, a rafting safari, and lot of birding. Angling has recently been suspended since this park came under the umbrella of Project Tiger. Golden Mahasheer known as Tiger of the HImalayan rivers is the star attraction in Jia Bhoroli river that passes through the park. it is like rafting in paradise. Both sides a pristine

Rajaji National Park

Rajaji National Park, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

In 1948, the first Indian Governor General of India was invited to a hunting expedition in this part of the country.  He was overwhelmed by the beauty of this forest and the rich wildlife it was endowed with.  He refused to hunt, and instantly proposed for the area to be protected for it’s wildlife and forests.  Eventually this led to the formation of Rajaji Wildlife Sanctuary, named in honor of C Rajagopalachari fondly known as Rajaji. In 1983 it got the status of a

Sundarbans National Park

Sundarban National Park, Gosaba, West Bengal, India

Sundarbans National Park is located in World's largest Ganges Delta formed by the confluence of the rivers Ganga, Brahmaputra and Meghana. A national park, a Tiger reserve and a biosphere reserve is home to the largest population of Royal Bengal Tigers in the world. Historically known for notorious man eating Tigers, the number of the conflict have been reduced almost by 75% over last few years due to some intense work by the forest department. Sundarbans is the world's largest

Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary

Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary, NH 25, Ravanhar, Uttar Pradesh, India

Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary, renamed in 2015 Shahid Chandra Shekhar Azad Bird Sanctuary, is a bird sanctuary located in Unnao district on the Kanpur-Lucknow highway in Uttar Pradesh, India consisting of a lake and the surrounding environment. It is one of the many wetlands of Northern India. The sanctuary provides protection for 250 species of migratory birds mostly from CIS(or formerly USSR) countries, but the numbers have been dwindling since the 1990s, most having relocated to newer areas in

Rann Of Kutch National Park

Rann of Kutch National Park,Surendra Nagar District, Gujarat, India

Rann (Salt Marsh) located in Kutch district of Gujarat is famous for the Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary and it is the largest wildlife sanctuary in the country, a part of it is also in Sindh (Pakistan). Rann is a very uncommon landscape which was once a part of the Arabian Sea. With desert located on one side and Sea on the other the range of Eco-System in Rann of Kutch varies from Mangroves to desert vegetation. The conditions here are harsh for the wildlife and also the vegetation.

Sariska National Park

Sariska National Park, Alwar, Rajasthan, India

Sariska National Park lies only 175kms from New Delhi, in the Aravalli hills and is the former hunting preserve of the Maharaja of Alwar. Sariska itself is a wide valley with two large plateaus and is dotted with places of historical and religious interest, including the ruins of the Kankwari Fort, the 10th century Neelkanth temples, the Budha Hanumab Temple near Pandupol, the Bharthari Temple near the park office, and the hot and cold springs of Taalvriksh. Sariska was the first Tiger