India is a great place to visit. You can visit the country from east to west and north to south and you will find the must-see places everywhere. There are religious places famous for religious tourism. There are hill stations. There are historical places. Among all this India is also a place for some environment-friendly tourism. For the conservation of biodiversity, the government has set up many national parks. Here we are listing a few of these national parks for you.
Jim Corbett National Park, UttarakhandJim Corbett National Park India’s first national park. It was established in 1936. It is situated in Ramnagar, Uttarakhand. This park is named after the great tiger hunter Jim Corbett. Jim Corbett national park is famous for its tigers; however, one can easily find peacocks, monkeys and elephants. There are many resorts in and around the Jim Corbett National Park to stay. It is well connected by road to Delhi and Dehradun. The best time to visit this park is from November to May. There are extreme heat wave and monsoon season in the other time of the year and it is not advisable to visit the park at that time.
Kaziranga National Park, Assam
Kaziranga National Park is famous for the rhinos. This park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to rhinos, elephants, leopards and tigers. This place is situated in Golaghat and Nagaon district of Assam. This park has the highest number of rhinos. It also has a great number of tigers in it. It has been declared as Tiger Reserve by the Indian government. Tourists can visit the park in open vehicles. The government of Assam manages lodge for tourist’s stay. The best time to visit this beautiful place in Assam is from November to April.
Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Bandhavgarh National Park is located in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh. This park has three zones which are named as Tala, Magdhi and Khitauli. This park is famous for tigers. It was declared a national park in 1968. This park has a Tiger Reserve. This park has 105 sq km of its area open to the tourist who comes here to get a glimpse of the might tigers. Best time to visit Bandhavgarh National Park is from October to March.
Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan
Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan is a large park consisting of 1334 sq km jungle. This park is situated in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. This park is well connected with the Sawai Madhopur town. Tourist can reach Sawai Madhopur and then reach the park. It is also near to Kota Railway station. Tourist coming from trains can either deboard the train at Sawai Madhopur or Kota and reach the park easily. This park is famous for its Bengal tigers; however, one can see leopard, nilgai, sambar, hyena, langur. Jaipur is the nearest airport to this park. The best time to visit Ranthambore National Park is from October to March.
Sunderbans National Park, West Bengal
If there is a place to spot royal Bengal tiger then that place is Sunderbans National Park in West Bengal. You can see the royal Bengal tiger in this national park in its full glory. This park has mangrove forests. This park is home to royal Bengal tigers, salt-water crocodile, Leopard Cat and Macaques. There are a large number of reptiles in the park. These reptiles include python, king cobra, rattlesnake and many others. This UNESCO heritage site is the world’s biggest mangrove sanctuary. Best time to visit Sundarban National Park is from September to March.
Bandipur National Park, Karnataka
Bandipur National Park was declared as a national park in 1974. This park covers an area of 880 sq km. It is home to elephants, leopards, chital or spotted deer and langurs. The best time to visit the park is from March to June. This park is a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Bandipur is located in Chamarajanagar district. Tourists can visit this park and see Indian elephants, tigers and Indian rock pythons. The best time to visit this national park is from October – March.
This is our list of great national parks in India. So pack your bags and get yourself ready to visit any of the parks given above. We will keep coming up with new information for you.