India is a paradise for all the wildlife lovers. The country homes several fabulous wildlife sanctuaries and national parks, which make it one of the major wildlife tourist destinations. As you take a note you will realize that each wildlife sanctuaries in India homes around two thousand different species of birds, 3500 species of mammals, nearly 30000 different kinds of insects and more than 15000 varieties of plants. In India there are over 441 wildlife sanctuaries in India, covering nearly 4.5% of the total geographical area of the country. Visit these Wildlife sanctuaries in India and explore the wilderness of the nature. Marvel at the beautiful landscapes, amazing rock formation and diverse range of flora and fauna. So if you are looking for excitement India is the place for you. Paying a visit to India’s wildlife sanctuaries is something that one should not rule out. Few animals found in these sanctuaries are the Asiatic Elephant, the Royal Bengal tiger, the Snow Leopard and the Siberian Crane. You will be amazed to know that many of the sanctuaries are famous for some particular specie of animals. For instance, the Kaziranga in Assam is known for the Indian Rhinoceros, while Periyar in Kerala is famous for its elephants. Below given is the Wildlife Sanctuaries Chart in India. To witness the wild in their wilder instincts pick up any of the destinations from below and make it the most memorable vacation of your life.
||ANIMALS / BIRDS
|Bandhavgarh National Park Umaria (M.P)
||210 kms from Khajuraho Air Port &
157 kms from Jabalpur Airport.
||Bandhavgarh Jungle Camps white Tiger
Jungel Lodge, forest rest house, Maharaja Hunting Lodge
||November to June (Best December to
||Tiger, Leopard, Gaur, Wild Dog,
Cheetal, Barking Deer and Variety of Bird life.
|Area : 105 sq.kms; Altitude
: 811 mtrs; Climate : Winter Max. 28
|Corbett National Park (Uttar Pradesh
||AIR: Delhi Road : 245 Kms From Delhi
||Annexe, Forest Rest House, Tourist
||November to May (Best February to
March) open Nov. to June.
||Tiger, Leopard Hyena, Jackal, Wild
Sambar, Cheetal, Hog, Deer, Himalayan & Sloth Beers, Manjak,
Crocodile, Tortoise, Mahaseer Fish.
|Kanha National Park (Madhya Pradesh)
||AIR : Nagpur Road : 280 Kms From
||Kipling Camp, Safari Lodge, Wild
Chalet, Forest Rest House.
||November to May (Best January to
April ) Open Nov. to June.
||Tiger, Leopard, Hyena, Hardground
Barasingha, Black Buck, Cheetal, Gaur (Indian Bison), Sambar Sloth
Beer, Wild Dog Barking Deer, Birds include black LBISE, Vulture,
crested serpent, Eagle.
|Area : 940 sq.kms; Altitude
: 450-950; Climate : Winter Max. 01° C
| Keoladeo Ghana National Park(Bharatpur)
||AIR : Delhi to Agra, Road : 177 kms
from Delhi, 48 kms from Agra.
||Sarus Tourist Bungalow, ITDC, Forest
Lodge Shanti, Kutir Golbag Palace Hotel.
||November to February (Best August to
October when Indian Water Birds are Nesting ) Open year round.
||Black Buck, Cheeta Nilgai, Sambar,
Indias most spectacular bird sanctuary, open-billed Stork, Egret,
painted Stork, Darter, White LBIS, SpoonBill, Grey Heron, Sarus,
Crane, Carmorant, Migratory Geese, Duck Rosy Pelican Siberian Crane,
|Area : 29 sq.kms; Altitude
: 250 mtrs; Climate : Winter Max. 32 and Min 22° C
|Ranthambore National park(Rajasthan)
||From Delhi 380 Kms. From Agra : 330
Kms From Jaipur 156 Kms.
||Forest Rest House Jhoomar Bawri
(RTDC) Sawai Madhopur Lodge Tiger Moon
||November to April, open Oct to June.
||Tiger, Leopard, Nilgai, Chinkara,
Sambar, Common Langur, Crocodile Numerous water fowl.
|Area : 350 sq.kms; Altitude
: 250 mtrs; Climate : Winter Max. 45 and Min 10° C
Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary
|From Delhi 239 Kms from Jaipur : 11
||Tourist Bungalow Sariska Palace
Forest Rest House
||Best the December to March. Open Year
||Tiger, Sambar, Nilgai Four-Horned
Antilope Wild Boar, Chinkara, Cheetal, Leopard, Caracal Jungle Cat,
Hyena, Langur A rich Bird Life include Peacock.
|Area : 850 sq.kms; Altitude
: 140 mtrs; Climate : Winter Max. 45 and Min 10° C
Lake Sanctuary (Orissa)
|100 Kms from Bhubaneshwar.
||November to April (Best February to
March) Open Nov. to April.
||Great Indian One Horned Rhinoceros,
Wild Bufalo, Sambar Deer, Hog Deer, Pig, Wild Elephant. Bird Include
the Lesser adjutant black necked Stork, fishing Eagle and numbers of
Tiger Reserve (Assam)
|176 Kms from Gauhati Airport
||Tourist Lodge Forest Rest House At
Mothanguri 22 Kms. from entrance.
||November to June (Best January to
March ) open Oct. to Apr.
||Tiger, Leopard Wild Buffalo, Hog
Deer, Golden Langur and a very rich Bird Life.
|Sunder Ban Tiger Reserve (West
||166 Kms from Calcutta
||December to February
||Tiger Mugger and Ridley turtle.
|Bandipur National Park (Karnataka)
||AIR : Bangalore Road : 219 Kms. From
Bangalore 80 Kms from Mysore.
||Mysore Guest House Bombay Tourist
Lodge, Bamboo Bank Farm House, Forest Lodge.
||September to October Open : July to
||Mixed Dedicious Hill Forest Elephant,
|Area : 874 sq.kms; Altitude
: 780 - 1455 mtrs; Climate : Max. 29 and Min 17° C
||Road : 97 Kms From Mysore 64 Kms from
||Forest Rest House Bamboo Bank Farm House, Jungle
||September to October Open: Year Round
||Leopard, Elephant, Sambar Cheetal, Glant Squirrel
and many varieties of Bird.
|Nagarhole National Park (Mysore)
||From Bangalore 200 Kms. From Mysore : 67 Kms.
||Forest Rest House
||November to June (Best Tented camps)
||Tiger, Gaur, Elephant, Cheetal, Sambar, Sloth
Bear, Barking Deer Wild Dog, Etc.
|Area : 573 sq.kms; Altitude
: 800-850 mtrs; Climate : Winter Max 33 & Min 14°C
|Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary (Kerala)
||Air : Cochin 208 Kms, Road : 160 Kms
From Cochin & 258 Kms. From Madurai.
||Aranya Niwas, Lake Palace, Periyar
||September to May Open year round
||Great Hilltop Sholas around a vast
artificial lake with elephant, Gaur, Sambar, Pig, Nilgai, Langur
Rich Bird Life