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Tiger Safaris In India – Unmatched Wildlife Beauty

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India holds about 50% of tigers populations in the world. Even the national animal of India is the tiger. It all started in 1936 when India’s first tiger reserve named Jim Corbett National Park was established in Nainital to keep a check on the population of tigers once the population that seems to be decreasing day by day, due to rigorous hunting of Tigers for their skins and other body parts are now under control.

India has always been protecting tigers from being hunted, and even Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi has also contributed to this campaign by featuring on a show on Discovery Channel hosted by Bear Grylls named Man Vs Wild. So here we are going to discuss the famous tiger reserves in India.

In this post, we are going to read about these National Parks

  1. Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh
  2. Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan
  3. Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
  4. Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
  5. Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh
  6. Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh & Maharashtra
  7. Tadoba National Park, Maharashtra
  8. Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka
  9. Kaziranga National Park, Assam
  10. Sunderban National Park, West Bengal
  11. Periyar National Park, Kerala

1. Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh

If you want to see the roaring Royal Bengal Tigers, then look no further than the Bandhavgarh National Park. Bandhavgarh National Park is a wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh, has the most elevated amount of the tigers in India. Bandhavgarh is considered among the best places for wildlife safari in India. Around 50 Tigers have spread around in only 100 square kilometres. This park was likewise renowned for white tigers. Presently, the White Tiger species was not spotted form a very long time. Different creatures to spot in this park are Sambar, Chital, Wild Pig, Wild Pooch, Indian Fox, Panther, Buffalo, Blue Bull, Impala, Nilgai and others. This sanctuary of Madhya Pradesh has the highest density of India’s national animals and species of birds.

Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh

An ideal approach to draw nearer to tigers is by picking Jeep or Elephant Safari. There are four zones to cover in this park, and a defined set number of vehicles is permitted to access the National Park each day. The most likely zone where you can have a high percentage to see the Tiger is the Tala zone.

  • Best Time for Tiger Spotting is From: April to June; closed on all Wednesdays
  • Safari Timing For National Park: 5:30 AM to 10 AM and 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Nearest Airport: Jabalpur Airport, 197 Kms away from the park
  • Nearest Railway Stations: Umaria – 35 Kms and Katni – 100 Kms

Learn more about  Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh

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2. Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan

Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan is one of the largest wildlife parks in India. It have stretched around 1,334 square kms and this is the paradise among wildlife photographers. This place was once the hunting grounds for tigers and many other animals, but it all changed after the establishment of the National Park in the year 1980. Tigers are usually seen in Bakaula region of the National Park. There are ten zones in Ranthambore, and zone 4 has the highest population of tigers. Dense forest and abundance of water is the main reason for the sighting in this region. The longest-lived tigress named Machli was from this park. She lived for 20 years, which is way higher than the average life-span of others. Other vital animals to spot here are Jungle Cats, Fox, Crocodiles, Leopards, Sloth Bear, Jackals and others.

Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan

  • Best Time for Tiger Spotting is From: April to May
  • Safari Timing for National Park: 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM and, 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM
  • Nearest Airport: Jaipur Airport, 132 Kms away from the park
  • Nearest Railway Station: Sawai Madhopur Railway Station

Learn more about Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan

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3. Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Kanha National Park is best depicted as the foundation for Jungle Book written by Rudyard Kipling. This park has extremely high visibility as a massive zone of this park is secured by open areas. Aside from spotting tigers, you can discover Gaur, Palm Squirrel, Striped Hyena, Chinkara, Mouse Deer, Dark Buck, Jackal, Porcupine, Sambar and others. An ideal approach to spot tigers is by taking the early morning elephant safari from Mukki starting point of the park. Around 125 tigers dot the panoramic view of the park, and it’s a real treat for nature lovers and safari riders.

Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh

  • Best Time for Tiger Spotting is From: April to June
  • Safari Timing For National Park: Sunrise to 10:00 AM and, from 3:30 PM to Sunset
  • Nearest Airport: Jabalpur Airport, 175 Kms away from the park
  • Nearest Railway Stations: Gondia and Jabalpur

Learn more about Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh

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4. Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

This is one of the esteemed National Parks in the nation and probably the most seasoned one as well. The oldest National Park Jim Corbett is situated on the lower regions of Himalayas, this park has an assorted scene making it great for a variety of creatures to flourish. Top animals to spot in this park other than Tigers are Sloth Bear, Goral, Angling Feline, Panther, Chital, Yelping Deer and others. The ideal approach to spot Tigers is by visiting the eastern piece of the park, Bijrani. You can likewise get a full extended view of the park to spot tigers from top of watchtowers in Dhikala and different districts.

Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

  • Best Time for Tiger Spotting is From: March to June
  • Safari Timing For National Park: 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM and, 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
  • Nearest Airport: Pantnagar Airport, 50 Kms away from the park
  • Nearest Railway Stations: Ramnagar Railway Station

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5. Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh

Tigers are natural predators, familiarize to hide and seek and to survive in silence. Expecting such a creature to show up when a long line of lopes and jeeps keep running into the wilderness, is unexpected. Satpura National Park permits just 12 vehicles for every day. The best spot to spot tigers is Sonbhadra River. During summer, you can discover tigers swimming in the waterway to maintain their body temperature. This is one of the not many Tigers holds, where walk visits are allowed. Aside from Tigers, you can spot Porcupines, Wild Pigs, Chinkara, Chital, Gaur, Panther, Hyena, Dark Buck and others.

Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh

  • Best Time for Tiger Spotting is From: April and May
  • Safari Timing for National Park: 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Nearest Airport: Bhopal Airport, 135 Kms away from the park
  • Nearest Railway Station: Itarsi

Learn more about Satpura National Park, Madhya Pradesh

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6. Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh & Maharashtra

This park is situated in the heart of the nation, covering 758 square kilometres of the forest region. It holds approximately 43 tigers inside its limits. The lake is generally the primary Tiger spotting destinations. This park is a standout amongst other spots to discover various untamed life excellence. Aside from the illustrious Bengal Tiger, you can spot Yapping Deer, Hyena, Indian Panther Fox, Sloth Bear, Wild Hog, Wild Canine and others.

Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh & Maharashtra
Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh & Maharashtra

  • Best Time for Tiger Spotting is From – March to June
  • Safari Timing for National Park – 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM and 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM (timing may change with season)
  • Nearest Airport – Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, 92 Kms away from the park
  • Nearest Railway Stations: Seoni Railway Station

Learn more about Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh & Maharashtra

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7. Tadoba National Park, Maharashtra

Tadoba National Park is the largest National Park of the state Maharashtra. This park is well known for spotting tigers while travelling in a safari gypsy. Safari begins from both of the two entryways, specifically the Mohurli Gate and the Kolara Gate. Aside from tigers, the park is celebrated for Wilderness Felines, Crocodiles, Yapping Deer, Sambar, Indian Panther, Nilgai, Sloth Bear, Little Indian Civet, Indian Python, Wolf Insects and others.

Tadoba National Park, Maharashtra
Tadoba National Park, Maharashtra

  • Best Time for Tiger Spotting is From: March to May
  • Safari Timing For National Park: 5:30 AM to 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM to 6:30 PM (timing changes with season)
  • Nearest Airport: Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar International Airport, 140 Kms away from the park

Learn more about Tadoba National Park, Maharashtra

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8. Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka

Named after the Nagarahole stream of Karnataka, this National Park has the same place as Mysore and Kodagu. Nagarhole National Park is a piece of the renowned Nilgiri biosphere reserve and is well known for being a secured living space for Tigers and elephants. Aside from the high land, the park is well known for panthers, wild pigs, sloth bear, buffalo and above 250 types of winged creatures.

Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka
Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka

  • Best Time for Tiger Spotting is From: April to June
  • Safari Timing for National Park: 6 am to 8 AM and, from 3 PM to 5 PM
  • Nearest Airport: Mandkalli airport, which is 98 Kms away from the park
  • Nearest Railway Station: Mysore Railway Station, 96 Kms from here.

Learn more about Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka

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9. Kaziranga National Park, Assam

Alongside the famous Greater one-horned rhinoceros, the Kaziranga National Park has a wide variety of elephants, wild water bison, and bog deer. Over time, the Tiger population has likewise expanded in Kaziranga, and that is the motivation behind why Kaziranga was pronounced as Tiger Reserve in 2006. Similarly, the park is perceived as an Important Bird Area by Bird Life International for the preservation of Avifaunal Species. Bird species like lesser White-fronted Goose, Ferruginous Duck, Baer’s Pochard Duck, Dark Necked Stork, and Asian Openbill stork uniquely move from Central Asia throughout the winter season.

Kaziranga National Park, Assam
Kaziranga National Park, Assam

  • Best Time for Tiger Spotting is From: November to April
  • Safari Timing for National Park: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Except Sundays
  • Nearest Airport: Guwahati 217 Kms and Jorhat 97 Kms
  • Nearest Railway Stations: Helem-30 Kms, Jorhat 90 Kms, and Furkating 75 Kms

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10. Sunderban National Park, West Bengal

The Sunderbans National Park is a tiger reserve situated in the Sunderbans delta of West Bengal (India). The Sunderbans is named after the Sundari trees which are found in mass around there. The park was built up as a National Park on fourth May 1984 as prior it was made as natural life heaven in 1977, assigned as the centre zone of Sunderbans Tiger Reserve.

Sunderban National Park, West Bengal
Sunderban National Park, West Bengal

  • Best Time For Tiger Spotting Is From: March – April
  • Safari Timing For National Park: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Nearest Airport: Netaji Subhash Chandra International Airport, which is 109 km away from the park.
  • Nearest Railway Station: Canning, 48 Kms away from National Park.

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11. Periyar National Park, Kerala

Periyar National Park is a famous wildlife sanctuary and tourist attraction of Kerala. Apart from tigers and elephants, this place is lush with Indian Wild Dog, Sambar, Wild Pig, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Nilgiri Langur, Nilgiri Tahr and others.

Periyar National Park, Kerala

  • Best Time for Tiger Spotting is From: March to June
  • Safari Timing For National Park: 7:25 AM to 4:00 PM (Boat), early morning to 3:00 PM (Jeep)
  • Nearest Airport: Kochi international airport, which is 140 km away from the park
  • Nearest Railway Stations: Kochi 200 Kms or Madurai in Tamil Nadu 140 Kms

Learn more about Periyar National Park, Kerala

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