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 o wildlife population. The dense jungle, grasslands, hilly terrain and sprawling water bodies shelters the wide wildlife species of the region. 44% of the land in Chhattisgarh has been declared as forest zone. Wildlife tourism is rampant in Chhattisgarh. From warmth loving mammals to a rich population of avian life can be found in this bio diversity rich state. Wildlife in Chhattisgarh constitutes a major portion of the 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 beside 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 the prey and the predator. 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 National Parks - Indravati National Park, Kanger Ghati National Park, and Guru Ghasidas National Park. The most commonly sited animals here are Chinkara, the Indian Gazelle and Chital or Spotted Deer. If you are lucky enough you might catch a glimpse of the rare hill Mynah.
Wildlife in Chhattisgarh are infused wit a sense of romance and adventure. The best way to move about these parks and sanctuaries is by taking a Jeep safari.