Top 5 places where you can spot tigers in India

Tiger loving wildlife enthusiasts are in for a treat. The dwindling number of tigers were a major concern but now there is good news. The global tiger population has increased by nearly 22 per cent. India being the home of maximum number of big cats, the numbers have grown here too. Go tiger-spotting this summer with this list of top 5 place where you can spot Tigers in India:

Best Places to Spot Tigers in India

  • Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh
  • Panna National Park , Madhya Pradesh
  • Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra
  • Bandipur National Park, Karnataka
  • Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka

Pench Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh

Pench Tiger Reserve

Increase in Tiger Population: 4%

USP: Tiger spotting, exciting forest camps, leopards and birds.

Pench Tiger Reserve is blessed with wildlife. The River Pench makes the forest thrive with life. Snuggled at the foothills of Satpura is favorable by Tigers, high population of chital and sambar, wild elephants.  Birds and butterflies are also a speciality. More Information

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Panna National Park , Madhya Pradesh

Panna National Park

Increase in Number of Tigers: 2%

USP: Spot tigers, birds, butterflies and leopards.

The famous Tiger Reserve, Panna National park has been awarded for its excellent upkeep by the government of India. More than 200 species of birds can be spotted including the bar-headed goose, king vulture, honey buzzard, and blossom-headed parakeet. Elephant safaris and forest camps add to the adventure. More Information

Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra

Tadoba  Andhari Tiger Reserve

Increase in Tiger Population: 4%

USP: Apart from Tigers, leopard are frequently spotted.

Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve has been ranked as of the finest and largest National Parks in India. In this reserve, the question is not if you have spotted tigers on safari but how many. The tiger reserve boats of a higher chance of tiger spotting than anywhere else in country in the country. Besides tigers, the forest also houses leopards and around 195 species of birds, including some rare species. More Information

Bandipur National Park, Karnataka

Bandipur National Park

Increase in number of Tigers: 6%

USP: Besides Tigers, Indian gaurs, elephants, sloth bears, muggers and four-horned antelopes inhabit the lands.

The erstwhile hunting ground of the Maharaja of Mysore, Bandipur National Park is blessed with wildlife. Several species of India’s endangered wildlife call the forest home.  It is now one of the top reserves where you could spot tigers in India. Both elephant and jeep safaris are conducted here. The forest is also home other native species of the Western Ghats. More Information

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Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka

Nagarhole National Park

Increase in number of Tigers: 5%

USP: Besides tigers, three are different snakes (including the king cobra), smooth-coated otters, antelopes, deer and sloth bears.

Nagarhole national park is inhabited by three major predators, tigers, leopards and dholes or wild dogs. The wild Asian elephants are also seen in huge numbers. The harmonious jungle is very exciting to explore. Jeep and elephant safaris offer thrilling adventures. More Information

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Debashree Chakraborty

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