India is known for its spectacular natural beauty and its wildlife. In the north of India, their lies a glorious mountain ranges of Himalayas. The natural beauty of Ladakh creates some magical landscape. The Thar Desert of Rajasthan is also very beautiful. Near to it are places like Udaipur, Mount Abu and Jaipur which will give you everlasting impression. There are number of traveling destinations in India which will fill your heart with great enthusiasm and excitement. Every year number of visitors travels India and appreciates its outstanding natural beauty.
India has about 65000 species of fauna including 350 of mammals, 197 of amphibians, 408 of reptiles, 2546 of fish, 1244 of birds and 15000 of flowering plants. There are number of Nation Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in India.
Dachigam National Park, 22 kms from Srinagar is one of the superb wildlife reserves in India. It is home to some of the unique Himalayan flora and fauna. The Dudhwa National Park in Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh is home to the Barasingha or Swamp Deer, leopards, one-horned rhinoceros and the wild elephants. Birds found in abundance here are owls and storks.
Corbett National Park (Project Tiger) in the Terai region of Uttaranchal has around 50 mammals, 25 reptile species and 580 birds. The Himalayan black bear, sloth bear, leopards, jungle cat, fishing cat, common otter, Indian grey mongoose, elephants and clacktaped are found here. Rajaji National Park, located at the edge of the sprawling Dehradun valley includes python, wild boar, kakar, chital, bear, elephant, tiger, sambar and lots more. Travel India to explore more wildlife and its natural beauty.
Important wildlife reserves and sanctuaries in India are Bharatpur National Park in eastern Rajasthan, Ranthambore National Park (Project Tiger) near Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan, Sariska Tiger Reserve at Kankwari fort, near Alwar, on the Delhi- Jodhpur Highway, Gir National Park and Santuary in Gujarat, Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Maharashtra, Bandhavgarh National Park and Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh, Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary in Bihar, Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary, Topchanchi Wildlife Santuary and Palamau Tiger Reserve in Jharkhand, Sunderbans National Park and Tiger Reserve, Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary in West Bengal, Manas Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve and Kaziranga National Park in Assam.
Other significant wildlife reserves are Namdhapa National Park (Project Tiger) in Arunachal Pradesh, Tikarpara Gharial Sanctuary, Ushakothi Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhitarkanika Sanctuary, Similipal Tiger Reserve (Project Tiger), Nandankanan Biological Park, Chandka Elephant Reserve, Chilika Lake in Orissa, Nehru Zoological Park, Kwala Sanctuary, Pranahita Sanctuary, Eturnagaram Sanctuary, Pakhal Sanctuary, Kinnerasani Sanctuary, Papikonda Santuary, Coringa Sanctuary, Kolleru Sanctuary, Krishna Sanctuary, Pocharam Sanctuary, Manjira Sanctuary, Nagarjunasagar- Srisailam Sanctuary (Project Tiger), Rollapadu Sanctuary, Gundla Brahmeswaram Sanctuary, Sri Lankamalleswara Sanctuary, Pulicat Sanctuary, Kaundinya Sanctuary (Project Elephant) and Sri Venkateswara Sanctuary & National Park in Andhra Pradesh. There are many other wildlife reserves and sanctuaries in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
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