Wildlife safari is always an activity which packs adventure. If you have had enough of India’s buzzing cities and are more of nature lovers’ clan then the serene sanctuaries teeming with wildlife is what you would love to discover anyday. The notion of wildlife safari in India is hugely influenced by the iconic Bengal tiger—India’s national animal. But once you book your best wildlife safari in South India, you get to see impressive array of wild things which can be spotted in India’s teakwood forests, grasslands, mountains, rivers, and other natural spaces.
- Nagarahole National Park, Karnataka– It is also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park. The premier tiger destination is surrounded by the lush forests and marshlands. The hills of the Western Ghats oversee the park and it is rich with the treasures of fragrant sandalwood and teak trees, thick groves of bamboo, and dozens of winding streams. If you are looking to spot the big cats, the most suited mode would be a jeep safari while a slow drift in a coracle—a small round boat—along the Kabini River, one can spot quite a lot of aquatic birds, crocodiles, and Indian elephants.
- Madumalai National Park– The Park which was established in 1940 was the first national park in South India. The national park is habitat to a lot of animals like leopards, tigers, sloth bears, striped hyenas, dholes, golden jackals, and Asian elephants thereby making this park a must to add in your best wildlife safari in India. Madumalai National Park is also the hub for spotting the best of bird’s species such as crested serpent eagle, crested hawk-eagle, the Malabar grey hornbill, and the Malabar trogon.
- Dandeli wildlife sanctuary- Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the famous wildlife sanctuaries in South India and the largest in the state of Karnataka. The sanctuary is replete with a wide variety of flora as well as fauna in this wildlife sanctuary. Spare a thought for other activities of recreation as well with the facilities of trekking, fishing, crocodile sighting, and white water rafting that give you plenty to rejoice all throughout the safari.
- Kudremukh National Park- Kudremukh National Park covers an area of 600 sq km and is admired for its natural beauty. One can hardly discover the vastness of flora and fauna in this national park in its entirety. As bonus, you can opt for trekking. As for animals to spot, leopards, tigers, and wild dogs in this national park can be seen strolling around pretty much with ease.
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