Wildlife in India

India owns mega biodiversity with an impressive array of flora and fauna populating its mangroves, grasslands, rivers, mountains, and other natural habitats. Two of the four global biodiversity hotspots the Himalayas and the Western Ghat are home to the incredible wildlife in India. With 20% of its land covered by forest, India is among the 17 countries that comprise 70 percent of the world’s biodiversity. There are several wildlife parks in India scattered all over the country making great opportunities for travelers to take a wildlife safari in India.

Boasting of innumerable Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks, India is one of the countries in the world that is home to a vast variety of wildlife including a number of endangered and rare species of fauna and avifauna. There are more than 400 wildlife sanctuaries, 13 bio reserves, and 89 National Parks in India housing tigers, lions, rhinoceros and elephants, species of deer and other attractive birds.

In fact, there are several species of animals and birds that are unknown to common people and can only be seen in sanctuaries or National parks in India. The unique variety of fauna and avifauna in India attracts a lot of wildlife enthusiasts from all parts of India and across the globe.

If you’re ready to follow the royal roar of the Bengal Tigers or are eager to spot Asiatic elephants, rhinos, Asiatic wild dogs, monkeys, deer, and other species, visit the famous wildlife sanctuaries in India. Those who want to encounter nature’s wildest populations in their natural habitat can opt for a jeep safari or for a more natural way of meeting the wild animals in India, enjoy elephant safari in the various national parks and sanctuaries in India.

The best wildlife sanctuaries in India include the names Bandhavgarh National Park, Corbett National Park, Kaziranga National park, Periyar National Park, Gir National Park, Ranthambore National Park, etc. You can explore here the rich biodiversity of India that includes mammals, birds, butterflies, evergreen forests, and many endangered wild animals in India.

Tourism of India offers some of the best wildlife packages in India that cater to nature lovers, photographers, and wildlife enthusiasts to enjoy jungle safari in India. The well-designed wildlife itineraries allow travelers to enjoy wildlife safari, natural beauty, and heritage exploration all at the same time. A wildlife tour in India takes you to the famous destinations that are known not just for wildlife but other tourist attractions. This makes wonderful opportunity for wildlife tour in India with family and friend.

The wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in North India are located within the vicinity of the Taj Mahal at Agra, and forts & palaces in Rajasthan that you can explore with our Golden Triangle Tour with Ranthambore. You can couple your trip to Corbett with Nainital, one of the scenic hill stations in Uttarakhand. The same way you can visit the famous rock-cut temples of Khajuraho during your wildlife tour of Madhya Pradesh. You will reach the beautiful hill stations in Kerala and other famous destinations during your wildlife tour in South India.

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