Tiger Reserves in India You Must Visit
Here’s a list of the Tiger Reserves in India You Must Visit to stand face-to-face with these gorgeous beasts in their natural habitat.
Ranthambore National Park
One of the biggest and most renowned national park, Ranthambore National Park is located in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. It is a huge wildlife tourist attraction spot frequently visited by wildlife photographers and lovers. Also this was a really famous former hunting ground of the Maharajas of Jaipur. This place is especially known for its tigers.
Kaziranga National Park
Located in the Golaghat and Nagaon district of Assam, Kaziranga National Park is a World Heritage Site known for one-horned rhinoceroses. The rhino population according to 2015 census is 2,401 in this national park. Majorly it is home to large number of tigers and is considered to have the highest denssity of tigers among protected areas of the world.
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Spread over an area of 925 sq. km, Periyar is rich in boidiversity especially tigers. It is a reserve of rare and endangered flora and fauna. Situated in the districts of Idukki, Kottayam and Panthanamthitta in Kerala, it is also known as Thekkady.
Sunderbans covers a huge area of 10,000 sq. km but most of it is in Bangladesh and the remainder in West Bengal of India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and covered by mangrove forests. It is known to be the largest reserve for Bengal tiger.
Jim Corbett National Park
Established in 1936, Jim Corbett is the oldest national park in India. It was primarily established to protect the endangered Bengal tiger. Named after Jim Corbett who had a big hand in its establishment in Nainital district, this park was one of the first to start for the Tiger Project initiative.