India offers everything that any tourist can dream of and Indian wildlife is one of the best examples of this fact. There is a large variety of animals, birds and other creatures that make this country one of the best places to enjoy wild safari tour. There are many animal habitats and the country is renowned for its biodiversity and various geographical features. Indian boasts of nearly 500 wildlife sanctuaries, 100 national parks and 14 biosphere reserves that make it one of the best destinations to enjoy wildlife tourism. There are more than 400 species of mammals, exotic birds and many varieties of fish. Some famous animals are Royal Bengal tiger, Asiatic Lion, Indian Elephant, Indian one-horned rhino and many other animals that attract visitors from all over the globe.
There are many wildlife sanctuaries that are located across the country which are ideal for watching tigers. Karnataka in South India has six tiger reserves, the most in any state while Madhya Pradesh has the second largest population of tigers. The tiger is the largest member of the cat family and one of the most beautiful and elegant animals to see. Bandipur National Park is a great place to see this majestic animal with your family.
Bandhavgarh National Park is home to the maximum number of tigers and the nearby Kanha National Park offers you the best chances of getting close to this wonderful animal. You can also see leopards, lions and animals like nilgai, sambar deer and porcupines. If you want to see a snow leopard you can visit the Govind Wildlife Sanctuary & National Park in Uttarakhand.
Indian elephant is a really large and graceful animal and it can be found easily in the Western Ghats region. It is home to nearly 10000 elephants and Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve is one of the best places to see them. Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Mudumalai National Park and Nagarhole and Bandipur parks are also good places to see these amazing creatures. The Indian Rhino is also a grand animal and Kaziranga National Park located in Assam is a place that offers the best chances to see them closely.
There are some important things that you must understand before going for wildlife safari. You must check about local conditions, weather, food and accommodation well in advance to avoid any last minute confusion. It is also essential to know about your destination and guides who will accompany you during your trip in order to enjoy a memorable Indian wildlife safari.