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National Parks

Location

Accommodation

Season

Animals / Birds

1.Bandhavgarh National Park
(Madhya Pradesh)

210 kms from Khajuraho Airport, 157 kms from Jabalpur Airport.

Bandhavgarh Jungle Camps, white Tiger Jungle Lodge, forest rest house, Maharaja
Hunting Lodge

November
June (Best
December
March)

Tigers, Leopards,
Gaur, Wild Dogs, Cheetal, barking Deer and variety of Birds.

2.Bandipur (Karnataka)

Flight : Bangalore
Carretera : 219 Kms from Bangalore
80 Kms from
Mysore.

Mysore Guest House
Bombay Tourist
Lodge, Bamboo Bank
Farm House, Forest
Lodge.

September
to October
Open: July
through April.


Elephants, Gaur, Cheetal

3.Chandraprabha (Uttar Pradesh)

55 kms from Varanasi

No Service for stay

November February

Loins, Tigers, Leopards, Birds.

4. Chilka
Sanctuary
(Orissa)

100 Kms from
Bhubaneshwar.

Tourist
Lodge

Open: Nov to Apr

Rhino,
Wild Buffaloes, Sambar, Deer, pigs,
Elephants. Birds include Stork, fishing Eagles, water fowl.

Area : 520 sq.kms; Climate : Winter Max. 28

5. Corbett
National Park
(Uttaranchal )

Flight: Delhi
Carretera: 245 Kms from Delhi

Annexe, Forest Rest
House, Tourist
Hutment (Dhikala)

November to
May (Best
February to
March) open
Nov. to June.

Tiger, Leopard
Hyena, Jackal, Wild
Sambar, Cheetal, Hog, Deer, Himalayan & Sloth Beers, Crocodile, Tortoise, Mahaseer Fish.

┴erea : 141 sq.kms; Altitude : 1700-4300 mts.

6.  Dachigam National Park (Jammu & Kashmir )

Flight : Srinagar 22 kms, Train : Jammu 200 kms

Lodges & Rest Houses or Hotels in Srinagar.

May a August Dachigam superior September to December . Dachigam bajo.

Hangul, Black Bears, Golden eagles, Leopards

Area : 498.29 sq.kms.

7.  Dhudhwa National Park (Uttar Pradesh)

Flight : Lucknow 250 km
Train : Dudhwa 4 km

Guest Houses

November May

Tigers, panthers, sloth bears, chital, sambar, nilgai, Birds, partridge, green pigeon etc.

Area : 3162 sq.kms.

8. Desert National Park (Rajasthan)

Flight : Jodhpur Train : Jaisalmer 32 km

Tourist
Lodge

All Year

Great Indian bustard, Black deer, Chinkara

9.  Gir National Park (Gujarat)

Flight: Keshod (86 kms)
Train : Sasan Gir (1 km).
 

Lion Safari Lodge

December-June (closed during monsoon - until October)

Lion, Tigers, Leopards, Chital, Neelgai, Chinkara, four horns antelope, wild pigs, crocodiles, black headed cuckoo shrike, eagle.

10. Govindsagar (Himachal Pradesh)

Flight : Chandigarh 135 kms. Train : nangal - 13 km

Tourist Lodge available at Bhakra

May - August

Crane, ducks, Geese

11.  Guindy (Tamil Nadu)

Flight : Chennai
Train : Chennai

Tourist
Lodge

May-August

Elephants, deer, wild cats, deer, black kites, wild cats, black kites wings.

12.  Hazaribagh (Jharkhand)

Flight:Ranchi-100 km Train: Hazaribagh-67 km

Tourist Lodge

February-March

Tigers, Elephants, Languor, 1200 species of Birds.

13.  Jaldapara
(West Bengal)

Flight: Bagdogra-13 km 
Train : Birpara - 20 km

Tourist Lodge

October - May

One Horn Rhino, Tigers, Elephants, Birds.

Area : 1,945 sq.kms; Altitude : 450-950; Climate : Winter Max. 29░ C and Min 2░ C

14.  Kanha
(Madhya Pradesh)

Flight : Nagpur
Carretera : 280 Kms
from Nagpur.

The Baagh

November to
May (Best time apart from January to April) Open: November to June.
 

Tigers, Leopards,
Hyena, Barasingha, black deer, Cheetal, Gaur
(Indian Bison), Sambar, sloth bears, wild dogs, barking deer, Birds, including vultures, snakes, eagles.

15.  Keoladeo
Ghana (Rajasthan)

Flight: Delhi to
Agra, Train:
177 kms from Delhi, 48 kms from Agra.

Sarus Tourist
Bungalow, ITDC,
Forest Lodge
Shanti, Kutir
Golbag Palace
Hotel.

November
February (Best time August to October) open all year round.

Black deer, Cheetal, Nilgai, Sambar, Indian
MOST spectacular bird
sanctuary, open-billed
Stork, Egret, painted
Stork, Darter, White
Ibis, Spoonbill,
Grey Heron, Sarus,
Crane, Cormorant,
Migratory Geese, Duck, Rosy Pelican
Siberian Crane.

16.  Keibul Lam Jao National Park (Manipur)

Flight: Imphal 32 km
Carretera: Dimapur - 229 Kms.

Government Rest houses and Tourist lodges.

December  -May

Tigers, Leopards, pig-tailed langoor, hornbills,  Colorful species of Birds.

17. Kaziranga (Assam)

Flight: Guwahati 217 kms Train : Jorhat

Government Rest houses and Tourist lodges.

November- April

One Horn Rhino, wild buffalo, Elephants, gaur, Leapord, cat, wild boar, civet, otter, Swamp Deer, Sambar, Tigers, python, pelican partridge, florican.

18.Little Ran of Kutch (Gujarat)

95 Kms
from Ahmedabad

Tourist Lodge
Forest Rest House

November April

Wild donkeys, ducks, cranes, storks, pelicans, partridge.

19. Manas Tiger
Reserve (Assam)

176 Kms
from Guwahati Airport
 

Tourist Lodge
Forest Rest House
At Mothanguri 22 Kms.
from entrance.

November 
June (Best time is in addition to January to March)
Open: October to April

Tigers, Leopards
Buffalo, Deer, Langoor
 

20.  Melgat
(Maharashtra)

Flight: Nagpur 250 km
Train: Amravati 100 km

Rest House Dhakna and Forest Bungalow.

During the summer

Tigers, many species of mammals, lizards, Birds, turtles, fish, snakes.

21.  Madumalai (Tamilnadu)

Carretera: 97 Kms
from Mysore
64 Kms from Ootacamund.

Forest Rest House
Bamboo Bank Farm
House, Jungle Huts

September to October

Open all year.

Leopards, Elephants, Sambar, Cheetal, Giant Squirrel and many varieties of Birds.

22. Nagarhole
National Park (Karnataka)

From Banglore
200 Kms. From
Mysore : 67 Kms.

Forest Rest House

November
June

Tigers, Gaur, Elephants,
Cheetal, Sambar, sloth bears, barking deer, wild dogs, etc.

23. Nagarjunasagar Srisailam sanctuary (Andhra Pradesh)

Flight: Hyderabad 150 kms Train: Hyderabad 150 kms

Guest Houses an cottages near temples within the sanctuary

October - June

Tigers, Panthers, Sloth bear, Chital, sambar, Nilgai, blackbuck, jackals, foxes, wolves, crocodiles.

24. Nalsarovar (Gujarat)

Flight: Ahmedabad 64 kms Train : Viramgam 40 km

Govt. Tourist Lodge, Miao, Rest house at Namchik.

November- February

Lake Migratory Birds, flamingos, cranes, geese

25.  Namdapha National park (Arunachal Pradesh)

Flight: Dibrugarh 163 kms Train: Hyderabad 150 kms

Govt. Tourist Lodge, Miao, Rest house at Namchik.

October - March

Tigers, Leopards,  gaur, goral, deer, red pana, jungle fowl.

26. Nandadevi (Uttaranchal)

25 km from Joshimath

Govt. Tourist Lodge

April - Nov

Snow leopards, Himalayan black bear, goral, deer, Langur

27. Palamau sanctuary and Tiger Reserve (Jharkhand)
 

Flight: Ranchi (180 kms)
Train: Daltongan 25 kms.
 

Tourist Lodge and Forest Rest Houses.

All Year

Lions, Tigers, Leopards,
Chital, Neelgai, Chinkara, four antelope horns, Wild bear, crocodiles, flycatcher, black headed cuckoo, eagle.

28. Papikonda (Andhra Pradesh)
 

Flight: Tiruchchirapalli - 200 kms
Train: Point Calimere - 0.5 km

Tourist Lodge and Forest Rest Houses.

Nov - June

Tigers, Panthers, gaur, Cheetal, Sambar, black buck, barking deer, crocodiles, jackals, wild dogs.

29.  Point Calimere (Tamil Nadu)
 

Flight: Tiruchchirapalli - 200 kms
Train: Point Calimere - 0.5 km.

Tourist Lodge and Forest Rest Houses.

Nov - Jan

Flamingos, herons, teals, curlews, plovers, black deer.

30. Periyar
(Kerala)

Flight: Cochin
208 Kms,
Carretera: 160 Kms
from Cochin
& 258 Kms from Madurai.

Aranya Niwas, Lake
Palace, Periyar
House

September - May 
(Open through out the year)

Great Hilltop Sholas
around a vast artificial
lake with Elephant, Gaur, Sambar, Pigs, Nilgai, Langur, Birds 

31. Ranthambore
(Rajasthan)
 

From Delhi
380 Kms from
Agra: 330 Kms
from Jaipur
156 Kms.

Forest Rest House
Jhoomar Bawri
(RTDC) Sawai
Madhopur Lodge
Tiger Moon

November
April, open
October a June.

Tigers, Leopards,
Nilgai, Chinkara,
Sambar, Common
Langur, Crocodile
Various Birds.

32. Ranganthitoo Bird Sanctuary
(Karnataka)
 

Flight: Bangalore 110 kms
Train: Srirangapatnam - 10 kms

Forest Rest House
Tourist lodge

July - August

Open billed stork, white ibis, little egret, cattle egret, darter, cormorant, pond heron, river tern, spoon bill, crocodiles etc.

33. Sariska
(Rajasthan)

From Delhi
239 Kms  from Jaipur : 11 Kms.

Tourist Bungalow
Sariska Palace
Forest Rest House

Best Time to Visit December March. Open all year.

Tigers, Sambar, Nilgai, Four Antelope Horns,
Wild Bear, Chinkara,
Cheetal, Leopards, Wild cats, Hyena, Langur, various Birds, etc.

34.Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh)

Flight : Gwalior 120 km
Train : Jhansi 95 kms

Tourist Bungalow
Sariska Palace
Forest Rest House

February - May

Chinkara, Nilgai, Tigers, Leopards, Birds, Chowsingha.

35. Simlipal National Park
(Orissa)

Flight : Jameshedpur 140 km, Kolkata - 240 km.

Forest Rest Houses
 

Oct to June

Tigers, Leopards, Elephants, Sambar, chital, Chausingha and deer.

36. Sunder Ban
Tiger Reserve
(West Bengal)

166 Kms
from Kolkata

Forest Lodge

Dec to Feb

Tigers, Crocodile and turtles.

37. Tadoba
(Maharashtra)

Flight : Nagpur-208 km Train : Chandrapur 45 km

Forest Lodge- within the park

March - May

Tigers, leopards, Nilgai, gaur.

38.Veanthagal Water Birds
(Tamil Nadu)

Flight : Bangalore 220 kms

Train: Mysore 90kms

Forest Lodge

Nov - Feb

October - Mar

Different water birds

39.Velvadar
(Gujarat)

Train: Bhavnagar

Within the Park

October - June

Black deer

40. Wild Ass Sanctuary
(Gujarat)

Flight : Ahmedabad - 156 kms

Train :Dharangadhra - 25 kms

Forest Lodge

December  February

Wild Donkeys, Nilgai, Wolf, Chinkara