Wildlife tours in India are very popular among all kinds of tourists. These tours enable you to explore the different forest areas to discover the rich wildlife in different parts of India. Wildlife in India provide you a unique opportunity to see many rare species of animals, birds and marine life. If you are planning a trip with your kids, then you can consider Wild Tours in India that will give them ample fun. Wild tours in India are also an important part of many educational excursions organized by schools or colleges.
Wildlife Tours to Pangot and Corbett National Park: Corbett Park is one of the most famous national parks of India. The park was established in the year1935. Encompassing an area of 200 square miles, Corbett Park is home to a wide variety of animal and bird species.
Corbett Park has over 580 bird species. Some of well known bird species found are Red Jungle Fowl, Emerald Dove, Changeable Hawk-eagle, Brown Fish Owl, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, and Black-headed Oriole, Plumbeous and White-capped Redstarts, Himalayan Rubythroat, and Himalayan Bulbul. If you are a keen birdwatcher, then remember to carry a good pair of binoculars. Corbett National Park is also well known for its assortment of animal life. Some of the popular ones are Sloth Bear, Marsh Mugger crocodile, jackals and leopard. Do not miss out the famous Royal Bengal Tiger, a specialty of Corbett Park. Also look out for Indian Elephant.
Birdlife in Pangot forms an important part of wild tours in India. The Cheena Peak is a preferred zone of birds. Here you can catch a glimpse of popular bird species such as Grey headed Canary flycatchers, Black Headed and maroon orioles, White-throated Laughing thrushes, Hill Barbet, Slaty grey Woodpecker, Grey-winged Blackbirds and green backed tits. Also look out for Hill Barbet, Slaty grey Woodpecker and black chinned babblers. Lammergeier and Chukar, crimson Sunbird and the Fire-capped Tit are some of the other birds that flock to Pangot.
Wildlife Tours to Dudhwa National Park: Your wild tours in India can include a tour to the famous Dudhwa National Park. It is positioned off the Indo-Nepal border in Lakhimpur-Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh. Spread over an area of around 614 sq. km, Dudhwa National Park is one of the most well known eco-systems in India.
Dudhwa National Park is well known for the Indian deer, also known as the swamp deer or the 'barasingha', as it is called locally. The abundance of grasslands and swamps has made this place a well known habitat of the Indian deer, which is one of rarest of rare Indian wildlife species.
Dudhwa National Park is also known for its birds. It houses more than 400 bird species. Look out for popular bird species like egrets, duck, geese, teal, cormorants and herons in Dudhwa National Park.
Wildlife Tours to Sundarban National Park in Bengal: Sundarban National Park forms a significant part of most wildlife tours in India. Sundarban National Park constitutes of the dense mangrove forests, swamps and forest islands at the confluence of Brahamaputra and the Ganges. Spread over an area of over 1330.10-sq-kms, Sundarban National Park includes 54 islands. Royal Bengal Tiger is the specialty of this region which attracts scores of tourists every year. If you are lucky, you might spot a few of them.
Sundarban National Park also has a rich marine life. Watch out for popular aquatic species like red Fiddler Crabs, Hermit Crabs, Water Monitor, Olive Ridley Turtles and crocodiles.
Sundarban is a home to a wide variety of birds, such as Kingfisher, white bellied Sea Eagle, Lap-Wings, Sandpipers, Curfews, Whimbrels, Plovers and Pelican.
Last Updated On: 2011/07/04