Wildlife tourism in India has been attracting tourists from all over the world. There are a number of wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in India which are appealing tourists, nature lovers, wildlife lovers, and wildlife adventure enthusiasts from all over the world. Indian jungles are home around 3500 species of mammals, two thousand different species of birds, nearly 30000 different kinds of insects and more than 15000 varieties of plants. Wildlife tourism in India will never fail to lure visitors and wildlife enthusiasts coming from different parts of the world. Know about some famous wildlife parks and sanctuaries of India.
Sariska Tiger Reserve Located in Alwar district of Rajasthan, Sariska is one of the most popular tiger reserves, national parks and wildlife sanctuaries of India. It attracts tourists and wildlife enthusiasts through out the world. Though there is not good population of tigers but the park is home to rich flora and fauna. Major wildlife attractions in the park are royal Bengal tiger, striped hyena, golden jackal, leopard, jungle cat, caracal, chital, four-horned antelope 'chousingha', wild boar, hare, hanuman langur, sambhar, nilgai, chinkara, and plenty of bird species and reptiles. The best way to explore the jungle is jeep safari. Safari rides are organized here.
Kaziranga National Park Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site, is one of the finest tiger reserves, national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in India. Noted for fantastic nature beauty and rich flora & fauna, the Kaziranga is located in Indian state of Assam in northeastern region. The park is worldwide famous with two-thirds of the world's Great One-horned Rhinoceroses, the highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world, great haven for avifaunal species, and large breeding populations of elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer. Other attractions are elephants, gaur, sambhar, hot deer, wild boar, Indian muntjac, jungle cat, golden jackal, hispid hare, Bengal fox, Indian small mongoose, small Indian civets, hog badger, etc. Elephant safari in the Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary is an exciting and enjoyable experience.
Periyar National Park Periyar is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuaries of India. Located in Indian state of Kerala it is home to rich flora and fauna. Major attractions in the park are tigers, leopards, panthers, elephants, mongoose, golden jackal, sambhar, deer, birds, etc. The Periyar River flows within the park. And boating on the lake is one of the most preferred to explore the attractions of Periyar.