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Wildlife in Chhattisgarh

The newly formed state of Chhattisgarh, situated in central India, is one of the most naturally rich states of India. It abounds in eco-diversity and supports a wide variety of wildlife population. The dense jungle, grasslands, hilly terrain and sprawling water bodies shelter such a wide variety of wildlife species in the region. 44% of the land in Chhattisgarh has been declared as a forest zone. Wildlife tourism is rampant in Chhattisgarh. From distinct species of mammals to a rich population of avian life, it is indeed a biodiversity-rich state. Wildlife in Chhattisgarh constitutes a major portion of tourism in Chhattisgarh. If you are an animal enthusiast, Chhattisgarh is the perfect destination for you. Moreover, the Government of Chhattisgarh has initiated the construction of many guest houses and lodges nearby these National parks and wildlife sanctuaries in order to raise the tourism factor in the state.

Wildlife in Chhattisgarh is a study of different colors - of numerous prey and predators. There are at least 3 national parks and as many as 11 wildlife sanctuaries in Chhattisgarh. If you are planning a Tour to Chhattisgarh, don't miss out on the three popular national parks - Indravati National Park, Kanger Ghati National Park, and Guru Ghasidas National Park. The most commonly sighted animals in these parks are chinkara, the Indian gazelle, chital or spotted deer, leopards, tiger, nilgai, jackal, Four-horned antelope, sambar, jungle cat, porcupine, barking deer, monkey, striped hyena, bison, and so much more. It is also a supreme place to gaze at wandering birds. If you are lucky enough, you might catch a glimpse of the rare hill Mynah bird.

Undoubtedly, wildlife in Chhattisgarh is infused with a sense of romance and adventure. The best way to explore these parks and sanctuaries is by taking a Jeep safari. Do reach out to Indian Holiday for more details regarding the same.