EXPLORING THE TOP 10 NATIONAL PARKS IN INDIA

Written By

Sagar Singh

India's oldest national park, renowned for Bengal tigers, elephants, and diverse birdlife, set against the scenic backdrop of the Himalayan foothills. 

1. Jim Corbett National Park - Uttarakhand 

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to the one-horned rhinoceros and various wildlife species, sheltered in the unique ecosystem of Assam's grasslands and wetlands. 

2. Kaziranga National Park - Assam 

Rich history meets wildlife spectacle, where Ranthambore Fort forms an impressive backdrop to the park's population of tigers, leopards, and other fauna. 

3. Ranthambore National Park - Rajasthan 

A unique mangrove forest and river delta sanctuary, sheltering Bengal tigers and saltwater crocodiles in the elusive wilderness of the Sunderbans. 

4. Sunderbans National Park - West Bengal 

Inspiring Kipling's "The Jungle Book," this park's lush forests and grasslands offer sightings of tigers, leopards, and the enchanting barasingha deer. 

5. Kanha National Park - Madhya Pradesh 

Part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Bandipur's diverse terrain harbors tigers, elephants, gaurs, and a rich variety of avian inhabitants. 

6. Bandipur National Park - Karnataka 

Amidst Kerala's Cardamom Hills, Periyar's scenic lake hosts wild elephants, sambar deer, and a vibrant birdlife, making it a nature lover's delight. 

7. Periyar National Park - Kerala 

A premier tiger reserve in Maharashtra, teak forests and open grasslands here offer sightings of tigers, leopards, and wild dogs. 

8. Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve - Maharashtra

Home to the rare Asiatic lions, Gir is a vital sanctuary for these big cats, alongside leopards, chitals, and crocodiles in the Gujarat wilderness. 

9. Gir National Park - Gujarat 

In the high-altitude landscapes of Ladakh, Hemis is a haven for the elusive snow leopard, ibex, Tibetan wolf, and diverse bird species. 

10. Hemis National Park - Ladakh, Jammu, and Kashmir 

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