India is called the 'land of contrast' because of its diverse culture, people, geography, climate etc. India is surrounded by the Arabic sea on the West, Indian Ocean in the South and Bay of Bengal on the East. The Great Himalayan Mountains run along the length of the North India and is responsible for many climatic cycles which in turn affect the biodiversity of the country. Apart from the mightiest mountain range and coastline of 7517 km, the great plains of North India and the south peninsula forms the landmark of the country. This diversity in the physical features of the country is the basis for the rich biodiversity and the wildlife it supports.
India belongs to one of the richest biodiversity area in the world. It is one of the 12 mega diversity areas in the world in terms of wildlife. India along with 17 other mega diverse countries summoned to around 60-70% of the world's biodiversity. India along with the Himalayas is home to 7.6% of mammalian in the world, 12.6% of Avian, 6.2% of reptiles and 6.0% of plant species.
India is a complete package of everything and enjoys almost all the climatic types from the Thar Desert to alpine- glacier in the Himalayas. There are 89 National Parks and 489 wild life Sanctuaries dispersed through out this topography. From the Gir forest which is home to the Asian Lion to the Kaziranga which is home to the one horn Rhino, the country is remarkably incredible in terms of wildlife.
India has the largest deer population in the world and India has indigenous antelopes like Chausingha (four horned rhino), Nilgai (Blue Bull), Black buck (Indian antelope), Musk deer and many other antelopes, that are endemic of India.
India is home to 1250 species of bird, 2000 species of butterfly and 700species of fish.
There are many wildlife destinations to explore in India for Nature enthusiast. The best way to explore the wild is through a safari. Many Resorts near National Parks and forest have not just the lodging and dining facility but they also provide Safaris of various kinds for the tourist. Riding on Safaris increase the safety level, especially when you want to spot big animals like tiger, lions, wild hogs and Rhinos. It is also the best way to see wild animals at close proximity, as they not as intimidated as coming face to face with human being. The most popular way to explore the Wild in India is through Elephant Safari.
Various wildlife tour and travel packages are available in India for organized trips into the wild.
India has one of the highest populations of tigers in the World. Alarmed by the dwindling number of tigers many people had taken keen interest in spotting tigers in the wild before it become too scarce. Jim Corbett national Park, Ranthambore national Park, Bandhavgarh National Park, Kanha National Park and the Sunderbans are some of the popular places for tiger tours.
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Elephant Safari tour is one of the most enjoyable travel experience in the wild. It is difficult to spot tigers and big animals without going on an elephant Safari. Elephant Safari has huge advantage over Jeep Safari on the fact that it can navigate almost anywhere in the forest. Therefore it offers thrilling first- hand experience of sneaking up close to the wild habitat.
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3. Rhino Tours:
One horn Rhino is only found in the State of Assam in India. It’s Habitat, The Kaziranga National Park is a marsh land covered by tall elephant grass. The only means of navigating this Park is through elephants.
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There are more ways of exploring the diverse landscapes of wild India.
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