Five best places for wildlife photography in IndiaLast updated on Nov 05, 2019, 11:55 am
Traveling is about exploring new places, getting some fresh air, seeing the unseen, and doing the undone.
Then why should vacations be always about pretty hill towns? They shouldn't be.
The adventure soul in you deserves to see the wild side of our travel-versatile country, and also get along some spectacular shots.
Here are five best places for wildlife photography in India.
Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
The first ever national park to be established India, the Jim Corbett National Park is a top spot for capturing mighty mammals.
Based in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand and spread over a sprawling area of 1,300 sq km, the national park is known for its majestic, striped tigers, wild elephants, sloth bears, langurs, peacocks, and gharials.
November-May is the best time to visit.
Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan
Offering an amazing mix of wildlife and history, the Ranthambore National Park is quite popular, mainly because of its proximity to the national capital.
Featuring rocky plains and sloppy cliffs, the park is a treat for lovers of wildlife and photography.
Take a Jeep Safari to spot the tigers there.
Also, there are hundreds of bird species that deserve to get clicked.
Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Experience the picturesque setting featured in Rudyard Kipling's classic novel- 'The Jungle Book' at Kanha National Park.
Boasting of lush saal, bamboo woods, streams, and grasslands, it will give you some of the best shots of your life.
Apart from tiger sighting safaris, the park is popular for its barasinghas, and many other birds and mammals.
November-May is the best time to go there.
Kaziranga National Park, Assam
Largely covered with swamp and grasslands, the Kaziranga National Park in Assam is home to around 2,000 one-horned rhinos, their largest population across the globe.
Further, highly dense population of tigers is also present there. Other mammals include elephants, swamp deer, water buffaloes, leopards and many species of resident and migratory birds.
November-May makes for the best time to visit.
Hemis National Park, Ladakh
Located high up in the Himalayas in the union territory of Ladakh in northernmost India, Hemis National Park is known for its snow-covered peaks and alpine tundra.
What attracts countless wildlife photographers to the area is its dense population of the marvelous snow leopard.
Although their sightings are rare, visiting Hemis with a camera is always worth it.