Ranthambore National Park
It is a world renowned National Park. Famous for its tigers and several other wildlife species, Occupying a prized place on the itineraries of wildlife aficionado from across the globe, the Park was once the hunting reserve of the raja-maharajas of Rajasthan. The lakes Raj Bagh Talab, Milak Talab and Padam Talab are the promising sites for tiger sighting. Covering an area of 1,334 sq km, the Park also houses the Ranthambore Fort and Joghi Mahal. The best time to visit is from October to February. Sambhar, Jungle Cat, Jackals, Leopard,Monitor Lizard, Sloth Bear, Indian Hare and Marsh Crocodile are some of the other animals spotted here.
Corbett National Park
The Park was established in 1936 and it was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1973. Yes It is one of the oldest sanctuaries of India. project into the jungle on an elephant's back and experience the wilderness. The fauna of the park includes the evergreen Sal (Shorea robusta)and all the associated trees, the Sheesam (Dalbergia sissoo), Kanju (Holoplete integrifolia).You can also opt for Jeep safari. Close encounters with wildlife will surely give you kicks. It is very famous for its wildlife for many centuries now. Hunting was constrained barely to wild animals 1904 and was absolutely forbidden since 1939.This mistical place wasonce ruled by the period of the Gond kings.
Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary:
It is one of the high-flying tourist spots of Rajasthan that is visited by numbers of tourists throughout the year. It is among the best protected forests in India which is located in the backdrop of Aravalli mountain range. It has royal landscapes and a variety of wildlife. In 1955 it became wildlife sanctuary and in 1978 it came under India's Project Tiger scheme and became the Tiger Reserve of India. Tourists throughout the world visit this place to see resting, roaming and hunting tigers in specific and panther, jungle cat, jackal, hyena, and fox in general.
Kaziranga National Park
Kaziranga National Park is one of the primmest national parks in the world and also known as the pride of the North East India. Located in the extreme geographical location, the park offers a gigantic range of flora and fauna. You must be already aware about the rich abundance of the rhinos in the park, which is why the park has been rated as the finest parks in the world. Talking in detail, the park is located in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam, India. The park is one of the best locations to view wildlife giants such as elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer. Kaziranga is also known as an "Important Bird Area by Birdlife International for conservation of avifaunal species" (quoted in a website). If we look at other parks in the country, the Kaziranga has been highly successful in conserving the wildlife. Also, watch out for a gigantic stretch of tall elephant grass, marshland, and dense tropical moist broadleaf forests, which have been showered by the beauty of Brahmaputra and other four rivers.
Sundarbans National Park
You must be aware of the glorious Royal Bengal tigers and thus must know the most charismatic location on the planet Earth, which is comprised, of the richest flora and fauna. Yes, we are talking about Indian Sunderbans, a land where the entire Indian wildlife is embroidered to the perfection. No wonder, why the UNESCO described it a World Heritage Site. The Sundarbans are also the largest Tiger Reserve and National Park in India and natural arena to get vis-à-vis with rare Masked Finfoot, Mangrove Pitta and the Mangrove Whistler.The national park is situated at the bottom portion of the Ganges and is stretched in the territories of Bangladesh and West Bengal, which atually forms the delta. The Sunderbans are also known for its freshwater humid forests, which provides best climatic conditions for the growth of mangroves. Thus known as one of the biggest mangrove forest as well. Apart from a gigantic variety of flora, the park offers world's best window to sneak peak Royal Bengal Tigers. According to officials, the park has almost 300 tigers, 30,000 spotted dears and many other animals in plenty.
Monday, March 15, 2010
Ranthambore National Park