India has a very rich and diverse wildlife. From the mammoth mountain ranges in the north, the marshy lands in the east, to the tip of Kanyakumari in the south, India is home to a number of Wildlife conservation parks and sanctuaries.

Here’s a list of the places you should travel to this year for their exquisite wildlife in India.

Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan

This National Park is located in Rajasthan and was previously a famous hunting ground for the Maharajas. Now a wildlife conservation park, this park is most famous for its Tiger trails and Bird watching tours.

Things to do: Bakula has a lot of waterholes and hence is crowded with wildlife. The Raj Bagh ruins are ancient ruined structures, domes and arches. The Padam Talao is another lake worth visiting. The Ranthambore fort is ideally located. The view from the top is mesmerizing.

Species to see: Tigers, leopards, Hyenas, Jackals, Jungle cats, Indian Foxes and a wide range of birds like Pelicans, Ibis, Flamingos, Egrets, Parakeets

Opening/Closing times: The Park is open from October to June. It is closed for the remaining months of the year. The morning trip is from 6.30 am to 10 am. And the evening trip is from 2.30 pm to 6 pm.

Adventure Tip: You could soar high in the sky in a hot air balloon for some spectacular views of the National Park.

Sunderbans National Park, West Bengal

It is said that whether you spot a Tiger at Sunderbans or no, it is sure to have spotted you. Sunderbans with its marshy land, dense mangroves and Tigers, is a naturalist’s paradise. Spread over 54 islands, it extends into neighboring Bangladesh.

Things to do: Go on a Tiger trail, See the various watch towers and the crocodile park

Species to see: The Royal Bengal Tiger, Crocodiles, bull sharks, primates and snakes, dolphins

Opening/Closing times: It is best to visit the park between September and May.

Adventure Tip: This national park offers a unique experience of cruising in the waters & spotting the wildlife alongside.

Source: Travel Triangle