The man began living in a wilderness, taming his way through life, only to make the modern cities a jungle. If you are the rare breed who would rather leave the city behind and live in the jungles again, a trip through the natural life India brings to the table may be the nearest you get to that fantasy! Here’s taking a look at some of the best-untamed wildlife safaris in India.
Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan
Spreading over more than 1,334 square kilometres, not short of royalty themselves– tigers. Being the primary fascination, tigers catch the enthusiasm of natural-life photographers. While you appreciate a safari in Ranthambore, the wild felines turn out to appreciate the glow of the desert.
Moreover, in the event when you can’t detect these grand felines, you won’t be frustrated as you will get the chance to see different wildlife like Sloth Bears, Wild Boars, Sambar.etc.
Best time to visit – October to June while tiger sightings occur amongst March and May.
Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Bandhavgarh is considered as a part of the best places for an untamed life safari in India, directly being an ensured domain wherein diverse wild creatures can live and thrive. The tiger population is one of the most densely populated in India. Previously, it additionally filled in as hunting ground for the royals.
Best time to visit – October to June and tigers are located from March to May.
Gir Forest National Park, Gujarat
The Gir wildlife sanctuary is one of the last natural habitats for Asiatic lions on the planet. There are absolutely no tigers here. Apart from lions the next apex predator found here is leopard. The park offers various safari rides through the wilderness only to experience true nature and scenic beauty.
Best time to visits– Though, April and May are very hot but considered as the best time for witnessing wildlife and photography.
Sundarbans National Park, Bengal:
Sundarbans are the part of world’s largest delta formation in Bengal – known as the Sundarbans delta; formed by 3 rivers namely- Brahmaputra, Meghna and Ganges. The entire place is covered in mangrove forests, and its home to one of the most majestic looking creatures namely; The royal Bengal tiger.
It also has tremendous populations of reptiles, invertebrate and several bird species.
The safari here is not in jeeps but in canoes.
Best time to visit: September to March are the best months to visit Sundarbans, the winters being the most pleasant period in the area.
Kaziranga National Park, Assam:
All those who have thought Indian one-horned rhinoceros only livedduring the Jurassic-period, then a safari to Kaziranga is a must for them. One of the most sought-after wildlife destinations in India, Kaziranga National park’s 430 square kilometre area with elephant-grass meadows, swampy lagoons, and dense forests is home to more than 2200 Indian horned rhinoceros, approximately 2/3rd of their total world population. Formed in 1908 on the recommendation of Mary Curzon, the park is located in the edge of the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity hotspots – Golaghat and Nagaon district.
Best time to visit: November to April is the best time to visit Kaziranga National Park.