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Get closer to Wildlife at these Sanctuaries

Get closer to Wildlife at these Sanctuaries

February 17th, 2020

India is like a landmine of diverse natural forests, flora and fauna. On this National Wildlife Day let’s take a look at some of the best of the lot:


Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan - It is still one of the most well-protected wildlife sanctuaries in India and one of the best places to catch a glimpse of the National Animal. Along with being home to the Royal Bengal Tiger, it also boasts of a great range of flowers, fauna and reptiles. It’s indeed a treat for the sore city eyes.

Best time to visit - October to June.

Get closer to Wildlife at these Sanctuaries

Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand - Established in the early 1900s, this park was named after the famous naturalist, Jim Corbett. Abundant with tigers, leopards, elephants, Himalayan tahr and a huge variety of birds, you can experience wildlife at its best here. It’s wrapped in rivers and ravines on all sides and makes a warm cocoon for its inhabitants.

Best time to visit - November to June.

Get closer to Wildlife at these Sanctuaries

Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh - Madhya Pradesh has done a great job in preserving its wildlife sanctuaries. Bandhavgarh is one of the many here. Like the other parks, this one has a huge number of Bengal Tigers, but what takes the cake are the White Tigers that roam the woods of this sanctuary. This park also has over  37 species of mammals, 250 species of birds and 80 species of butterflies that make a great point of attraction.

Best time to visit - October to June.

Get closer to Wildlife at these Sanctuaries

Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat - Gir is the exclusive home for lions in India and the only place you might get a good glimpse of the king of the jungle. Gir is home to a great range of other exotic wildlife like the Asiatic wild ass, hyenas, Gir foxes, pygmy woodpecker, brown fish owl and blackbuck etc.

Best time to visit - December to April.

Get closer to Wildlife at these Sanctuaries

Kaziranga National Park, Assam - This is one of the most untouched and virgin forests in India and gives you an authentic flavour of the natural flora and fauna of the South Asian region. Kaziranga has a large population of the famous One-Horned Rhino. Along with the rhinos, there are elephants, bears, panthers, various birds, some migrating from far corners of the world and more. 

Best time to visit - November to April.

Get closer to Wildlife at these Sanctuaries

This National Wildlife Day make sure to visit one of these Sanctuaries during your weekend holiday.