Wildlife Wonders of India: Top Indian destinations for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers

Updated Jan 20, 2023 06:15 PM IST

From rhinos to Asian lions, experience India’s rich wildlife at these stunning destinations perfect for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers.

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India is the land of diverse wildlife and offers a wide range of options for wildlife enthusiasts. From one-horned rhinos in Kaziranga National Park to Bengal tigers in Sundarbans National Park, there is a wealth of animal life to discover. Whether you are interested in bird watching, nature walks or safaris, India has something to offer. In this article, we will take a closer look at some of the best destinations for wildlife lovers in India, including information on the types of animals you can expect to see and the activities available (HT photo)

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Kaziranga National Park, Assam: famous for its horned rhinos and other wildlife like elephants, leopards, and wild water buffalo.  The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular site for wildlife safaris.  Visitors can take elephant and jeep safaris to see the animals.  The park also offers bird watching and cultural tours (file photo)

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Kaziranga National Park, Assam: famous for its horned rhinos and other wildlife like elephants, leopards, and wild water buffalo. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular site for wildlife safaris. Visitors can take elephant and jeep safaris to see the animals. The park also offers bird watching and cultural tours (file photo)

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Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan: A popular place for tiger watching and also home to tigers, crocodiles and various bird species.  The park has a rich history, and visitors can also explore the ruins of Ranthambore Fort.  Visitors can take jeep rides and safaris to see the animals.  The park also offers bird watching and nature walks.  (HT Gallery)

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Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan: A popular place for tiger watching and also home to tigers, crocodiles and various bird species. The park has a rich history, and visitors can also explore the ruins of Ranthambore Fort. Visitors can take jeep rides and safaris to see the animals. The park also offers bird watching and nature walks. (HT Gallery)

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Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh: Known for its population of barasingha (swamp deer) and tigers, the park also has a variety of other wildlife including leopards, sloth bear, different types of deer, and birds.  Visitors can go on jeep safaris to spot wildlife (Wikimedia Commons)

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Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh: Known for its population of barasingha (swamp deer) and tigers, the park also has a variety of other wildlife including leopards, sloth bear, different types of deer, and birds. Visitors can go on jeep safaris to spot wildlife (Wikimedia Commons)

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Sundarbans National Park, West Bengal: The largest mangrove forest in the world, the park is home to Bengal tigers and estuarine crocodiles.  It also has a variety of other wildlife including spotted deer, saltwater crocodiles, and various types of birds.  Visitors can take boat safaris to spot wildlife (file photo)

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Sundarbans National Park, West Bengal: The largest mangrove forest in the world, the park is home to Bengal tigers and estuarine crocodiles. It also has a variety of other wildlife including spotted deer, saltwater crocodiles, and various types of birds. Visitors can take boat safaris to spot wildlife (file photo)

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Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand: India's first national park, home to Bengal tigers, as well as leopards, elephants, and more than 600 species of birds.  The park also has a rich variety of birds and other species of deer.  Visitors can go on jeep safaris to spot wildlife (HT Gallery)

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Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand: India’s first national park, home to Bengal tigers, as well as leopards, elephants, and more than 600 species of birds. The park also has a rich variety of birds and other types of deer. Visitors can go on jeep safaris to spot wildlife (HT Gallery)

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Gir Forest National Park, Gujarat: The only place where Asian lions can be found in the wild, the park also houses a variety of other wildlife including leopards, crocodiles, different types of deer, and birds.  Visitors can go on jeep safaris to see the animals, and the park also offers bird watching and nature walks (HT PHOTO)

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Gir Forest National Park, Gujarat: The only place where Asian lions can be found in the wild, the park also houses a variety of other wildlife including leopards, crocodiles, different types of deer, and birds. Visitors can go on jeep safaris to see the animals, and the park also offers bird watching and nature walks (HT PHOTO)

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Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh: A popular destination for spotting tigers, the park also houses a variety of other wildlife including leopards, sloth bears, different types of deer, and birds.  To see the animals, tourists can go on jeep safaris.  It is a must-visit destination for wildlife photographers and enthusiasts.  & nbsp;  (Sanjay Shukla/HT PHOTO)

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Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh: A popular destination for spotting tigers, the park also houses a variety of other wildlife including leopards, sloth bears, different types of deer, and birds. To see the animals, tourists can go on jeep safaris. It is a must-visit destination for wildlife photographers and enthusiasts. (Sanjay Shukla / HT Images)

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