Wildlife Sanctuaries in India

Humans are rapidly encroaching into wilderness areas that were once ruled by exclusive animals like Tigers, Rhinos, Lions, Elephants etc. In order to support the efforts of the people to save them, the government has set up several wildlife sanctuaries to secure safe and natural habitats to the wildlife. You can visit these amazing sanctuaries to experience the majestic wildlife of India!

India, the home to a variety of animals and birds, most of which can be seen in wildlife sanctuaries across the coutry. Such as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary known as largest bird sanctuary in Asia, which is much more famous as a refuge of migratory birds like barons, ibis, pelicans and painted storks that make it their temporary home during the winter months. Two splendid protected habitats situated in the Himalayan foothills are the Corbett National Park and The Dudhwa National Park that provide an unforgettable wildlife experience. The most pleasant time to visit any wildlife sanctuary in India, with the exception of Dachigam is the months between October and March. However, the chances of spotting wildlife are better from March to June when the weather is hot.

Bharatpur Wildlife Sanctuary
Location : Bharatpur, Rajasthan
Nearest Access : Bharatpur
Main Wildlife Found : Sambar, Chital, Nilgai, Boar, Migratory Birds
Coverage Area : 232-sq-kms

Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary
Location : Alwar, Rajasthan
Nearest Access : Alwar (37 Km)
Main Wildlife Found : Tigers, Leopards, Wild Dogs
Coverage Area : 765.80-sq-kms.

Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Location : Kumily, Kerala
Nearest Access : Kumily (4-kms)
Main Wildlife Found : Elephants, Tiger, Nilgiri Tahr, Nilgiri Langur
Coverage Area : 777-sq-kms.

Gir Wildlife Sanctuary
Location : Gir, Gujarat
Nearest Access : Junagadh (42-kms)
Main Wildlife Found : Asiatic Lions, Leopards, Chowsingha
Coverage Area : 1412.13-sq-kms.

Nagarjunasagar-Srisailam Sanctuary
Location : 29-km From Macherla, Andhra Pradesh
Nearest Access : Hyderabad (150 kms)
Main Wildlife Found : Spotted Deers, Mouse Deers, Black Bucks, Sambhars, Nilgai
Coverage Area : 3568-sq-kms

Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary
Location : 13 Kms Of North-East Of Kothamangalam, Kerala
Nearest Access : Aluva (48 kms)
Main Wildlife Found : Malabar Grey Hornbill, Crimson-Throated Barbet, Bee-Eater
Coverage Area : 25 sq. kms.

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Location : 12 Kms From Kottayam, Kerala
Nearest Access : Kumarakom
Main Attractions : Water Fowls, Siberian Cranes
Best Season : June To August

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