Jungles always give us a sniff of adventure. From elephant rides to viewing of tigers and other endangered species, from the dense greeneries to the migratory birds; these jungles can give one an experience of a lifetime. Those who love adventures and wildlife, national parks are the best place to have a holiday for them. This is also a photographer’s delight as one can frame some beautiful and royal species here.
Adventure calls you in a dense forest!
Corbett National Park: The oldest national park in India, it is one of the top wildlife sanctuaries in the whole world. It was put up way back in the year 1936 and is named after the famous wildlife story writer and famous hunter Jim Corbett, who saved people’s lives from the man eater tiger. This sanctuary is mainly for the reservation of the tigers of Bengal. Located in Uttarakhand, one can see the stunning Bengal tigers here. This is the most popular sanctuary for the wildlife lovers.
Kaziranga National Park: This wildlife sanctuary situated in Assam is the only place where one can get to see the one horned rhinos. This is an estranged species, which is found here, in the largest national park of North East India. It is located in the Golaghat district of Assam where one can also see a large number of tigers. If one visits this place in winter, they will get to see a large number of migratory birds.
Bandipur National Park: This place is also known as the natural home of elephants. This national park is located in Karnataka and covers parts of Western Ghats and the Deccan Plateau. The lush green nature and wildlife attracts you the most here. One can find several endangered species here too. This park is located at about 80 kilometers away from Mysore.
Bandhavgarh National Park: This National Park is situated in Madhya Pradesh’s Umaria district and it was in 1968 that was declared to be a national park. This park has a large number of tigers, leopards and deer. The most exciting thing to watch here is the large number of white tigers. One can also go for a Tiger Trail Safari here to have an exciting view of the animals and the feel of the dense forest.
Kanha National Park: This is also located in Madhya Pradesh and was established in the year 1955. This park has a rare and extinct species of Swamp Deer, which is also known as “Barasingha”. Apart from the beauty of jungle and wildlife, there is also a beautiful sunset point called Bamni Dadar. One can also get a view of the entire park from that point.
All the above mentioned national parks can be reached by trains. Indian Railways network has all the options available for you. While traveling, you can also order food from the railway restaurant as they come up with a variety of dishes for their passengers. You can enjoy the meal alone or with family and friends.