Earlier the hunting preserve of the Maharajas of Jaipur, the Park at Ranthambore
was once the scene of royal hunting parties. Today, it is famous for its
tigers and is one of the best places in the country to see these majestic
predators in the wild. .
A wildlife retreat, where history and nature meet, Bandhavgarh is not
too far away from Kanha. Set amidst the Vindhyan ranges, the Park has
a series of ridges running through it. Initially just 105.40 sq. km. in
area, Bandhavgarh with 25 resident tigers, was noted for its high density
tiger population. Today, it has been extended to an area of 437 sq. km.
Located in the Mandia district of Madhya Pradesh, the Kanha National Park
is a Tiger Reserve that extends over 1945 sq. km. of undulating country.
Elevations range from 450 to 900 meters. A horseshoe shaped valley bounded
by the. spurs of the Mekal ridge gives Kanha an interesting topography.
Nestling in the foothills of the Himalayas, the Corbett National Park
extends over an area of 520.82sq.km. Varied topography and vegetation
gives Corbett a rich diversity in habitats and natural beauty. Flat valleys
are interspersed with hilly ridges and the Park's rolling grasslands known
as the Chaurs provide visitors with an excellent view of its inhabitants.
The magnificent Ramganga River flows through the entire length of the
Park and little forest streams tumble through the ravines.
Located on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River in the far North
East of India, Assam, Kaziranga National Park covers an area of approximately
430-sq-kms with its swamps and tall thickets of elephant grass making
it the ideal habitat for the Indian One-Horned Rhino. Due to limitless
poaching of this prehistoric survivor, the Kaziranga National Park was
declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1940