Being in a forest is in itself an
exciting experience and a wildlife vacation ranks among the best available
holiday options. Perhaps the fact that wandering into the animal territory
where life is dictated by the rising and setting of the sun, generates a
sense of exhilaration and a new zeal into our urbanized souls. The reasons
may be many but the sighting of a wild animal in its natural habitat surely
makes for a fascinating moment. Be it the spine chilling trail for the
majestic predator through the jungles of Corbett or the expedition in search
of the rarest and most beautiful avian species in the forests of Bharatpur -
Indian wilderness will simply leave you bedazzled! The experience will be
livelier if you plan to stay in a wildlife resort where an altogether
different experience awaits you. A wildlife holiday in India will give you
pleasant memories to cherish for life. We at Wildlife Tour India have an
excellent infrastructure and add to it the years of experience, to ensure a
hassle free and adventurous holiday escapade for you.
Indian Flora and Fauna
The Indian subcontinent is rich in both floral and fauna species. According
to estimates, India has about 18% of the plant and 8% of the total animal
species found in the world, which makes the country a paradise for wildlife
enthusiasts and nature gazers. The prime attractions found in the Indian
wilderness include the lord of the beasts, Royal Bengal Tiger and the
mammoth Indian Elephant. Other wildlife species include the Black Buck,
Indian Rhino, Cranes, Leopard, Indian Lion, White Bengal Tiger, Camel,
Indian Peacock and Cobra among other varied species of birds and animals.
National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries
The variety of India's flora and fauna can be found in the country's over
500 national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. Venture through the uncharted
territory and embark upon a journey that is sure to leave you slack jawed
and your appetite whetting for more.
These parks and sanctuaries flaked all over the country have their own
unique attractions to offer. Touring options inside the reserve areas
abound. Jeep, elephants, camel are the one's for safaris inside the park.
Boat cruises take you to joints where you can watch the wildlife basking
near the water bodies in summer or frolicking about. Or you can simply
saunter around in a group if you are a brave-heart - that is. Get on a quest
for the nearly extinct Snow Leopard in the Himalayan national parks or
challenge the might of the majestic Indian Tiger at Corbett.
A wildlife escapade in India is not complete until one decides to spend a
few days amongst the wilderness. Wildlife resorts located in different
national parks and wildlife sanctuaries lets you experience just that.
Imagine living in a tree house, eighty feet above the ground or an antique
wildlife resort where your dinner partner may be a wild beast feasting on
its prey. Wake up to the twittering of birds or the roar of a lion,
definitely a spine chilling experience. If all this sounds too fancy, just
hop on a plane and experience the fascination at close quarters. Wildlife
Tours India has a range of tour packages that are customized to take
complete care of your visit and stay and ensure you leave with pleasant
memories to cherish for a lifetime.
Travelling in the wilderness is sure an exciting experience but it also
requires some sense and sensitivity. To ensure the best out of your travel,
just follow these basic tips and carry away much more than beautiful moments
in the wild....
- Wear comfortable walking shoes and a sun hat. Do not wear bright
colors or strong perfumes and please follow the rules to avoid being
penalized and for your own safety.
- Most Indian parks require an entry permit that can be easily obtained
at the gate from the respective administration centers at nominal
- Do not smoke and after a camp fire put out every last timber to shut
the risk of a fire.
- Do not litter, carry all the garbage out of the park and dispose them
off in a garbage bin.
- Remember to carry along all the essentials including prescribed
medicine, sunscreen, mosquito repellent and torch light with spare
- Do not ever try to feed the wild animals.
- For wildlife photographers, it is essential to carry adequate
protection for your camera from dust and moisture. Carry loads of films
to capture every moment.
- A survival kit including first aid, a Swiss army knife and tents and
sleeping bags may come in handy.
- Prior information about the park, basic tools like a binocular and
knowledge of basic animal habits will enhance your experience. It is
best to take along an official trained guide who will also load you with
jungle lores as you go trailing.