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National Parks in North India

If a wild experience in nature's lap is what you seek, national parks in North India are precisely what you need. These heavily forested national parks in India provide a comfortable habitat to scores of animal species and birds. Northern India is flanked by the Himalayas on one side and the Thar desert and the Aravalli hills on the other. The rich and fertile alluvial soils support a wide variety of vegetation and plant life.

Among the most famous national parks in India are Kanha National Park, Bandhavgarh National Park, Ranthambore National Park, Jim Corbett National Park and Gir National Park are present in the North India region. These national parks are spread majorly in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Rajasthan. Some of the animals that you can easily spot here include Royal Bengal tigers, Indian leopards, caracal, Javan mongoose, wild boar, striped hyena, chital, sambar deer, nilgai, jungle cat, golden jackal, small Indian civet, many others.

The reason behind such a rich diversity of wildlife in North India is because of the presence of the mighty Himalayas range, the great Indian Thar desert, and the Aravalli range. These landscapes provide a convenient atmosphere where a wide range of flora and fauna, including endangered species, can thrive.

Given the scope, both tourists and researchers in large numbers visit North Indian national parks and sanctuaries every year. The presence of rich biodiversity in these national parks, with the proper maintenance and conservation, has contributed to a great degree to the development of eco-tourism in North India. 

These national parks and sanctuaries in India are visited majorly from October to June. In the monsoon season between July and September, most of the wildlife parks remain closed. During the winter season, the climate is pleasant for sightseeing and for wildlife safari. Summers are really good for sighting the big cats which come out of the wild in search of water.

Also, because these national parks are immensely popular tourist destinations, there is no shortage of stay options of superior standards and also of budget options at these locations. These stay options provide a range of facilities to provide the best wildlife experience to tourists. 

When all is said, given such a wide variety of wildlife parks and their unique specialties, it is difficult to make a decision on which one to choose. To make your search considerably easier, we have included comprehensive details of the popular wildlife parks in North India below. Do reach out to Indian Holiday for more details on these national parks and sanctuaries of North India and to book customizable tour packages at the best prices.