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Discover the Wild Wonders: Top 10 National Parks in India

Top 10 National parks in India

India has a lot of national parks. From the most popular Top 10 National parks in India well-known ones like Kanha National Park, Bandhavgarh National Park and Periyar National Park to lesser known parks like Hemis National Park, Gir Forest National Park, Kaziranga National Park and so on. While there are some great places for your next vacation in India, it can be difficult to choose which one is best suited for your needs. So here we have compiled a list of top 10 national parks in India that would help you decide:

Top 10 National Parks in India With their Information

Kanha National Park

Kanha National Park is a wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh, India. It is the largest national park in Asia. It is home to the Indian rhinoceros, Indian elephant and Asiatic black bear. The park was declared as a tiger reserve in 1997 but has not been able to protect its population of tigers due to poachers who kill them for their horns and claws.

The park covers an area of around 930 square kilometres (350 sq mi) with terrain ranging from high mountains to flat plains at its southern end where it borders Maharashtra state’s Palamau district. The eastern part of Kanha National Park falls within Satpura Range (Western Ghats) while western portion lies within Malwa plateau region near Mandla district which shares similar geological structure as Ooty Hill Station located at 2 km distance from here

Sundarbans National Park

Sundarbans National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it’s the largest mangrove forest in the world. The park is located on the delta of the Ganges River, between Bangladesh and India.

The Sundarbans have been protected since 1978 by government laws that prohibit logging or fishing in these forests—but unfortunately this hasn’t stopped poaching from happening within them!

Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandhavgarh National Park is a national park in Madhya Pradesh, India. It is located in the Indravati River valley of Satpura Range. The park was established in 1974 and covers an area of 1,600 km² (615 sq mi).

Gir Forest National Park

Gir Forest National Park is a national park in India. It is located in the state of Gujarat, and one of the largest national parks in India.

It was designated as a tiger reserve on 1 November 2015 by Wildlife Institute of India (WII) with an initial area of 1277 km2. The forest was earlier named “Gir Sanctuary” and later renamed again to Gir Forest National Park after several villagers protested against its proposed inclusion as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its proximity to their homes.[1]

Kaziranga National Park

The Kaziranga National Park is located in Assam, India. It was established in 1869 and covers an area of 4640 square kilometers. The park is home to one of the most endangered species in the world, the one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis).

The park’s name comes from its location on the Brahmaputra River and its proximity to Myanmar’s Kachin State. It also lies within two districts: Nagaon district near Guwahati city and Kamrup district which borders Bangladesh on its eastern side

Periyar National Park

Periyar National Park is located in the state of Kerala. It was established in 1972 and covers an area of about 950 km2 (350 sq mi). The park’s main attractions include its biodiversity, including tigers, elephants and leopards; its rich flora; and its diverse fauna including deer, wild boar, jungle cats and jackals.

The park has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001. The park is also known for the popularity it attracts among tourists looking for adventure activities such as rafting down rivers or hiking through jungles with no electricity or internet connection available at all times during their stay

Sariska National Park

Sariska National Park is a wildlife sanctuary located in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, India. It covers an area of 866 square kilometers and is home to a variety of animals including tigers, leopards, wild dogs, hyenas, and more. The park also has several ancient ruins and temples within its boundaries, including the Kankwari Fort and the Pandupol Hanuman Temple. Sariska National Park is a popular destination for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts, offering jeep safaris and bird watching opportunities as well.

Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park is a national park in the state of Rajasthan, India. It is one of the largest national parks in India and has been the subject of several conservation efforts over the years. The park covers an area of 2920 km² and was established on 1 October 1987 by Government of India’s Ministry for Environment & Forests (MoEF).

The park was declared as a Tiger Reserve in 1979 under Project Tiger but it did not get its own tiger reserve status until 1989 when it became part of Ranthambore National Park.[1]

Hemis National Park.

Hemis National Park is the largest national park in India, located in the Himalayan foothills of the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. It is a protected area of the Indian government and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The park was established in 1973 as a buffer zone between two communities living along its boundary—the Hemis and Bhils—who had been feuding over cattle grazing rights for generations. The park also protects several small villages within its boundaries, including Badrinath, where Lord Vishnu’s birthplace lies; Kedarnath Temple via trekking route through Rerikesh Valley; Gangotri Village which has stunning views over Mana Pass; Someshwar Temple at Govindghat via trekking route from Hemis Reserve Forest Station (HRSF).

Conclusion

We hope you enjoyed our list of the top 10 national parks in India. If you want to visit any of these beautiful places, we recommend contacting your nearest tour operator or travel agency for help booking a trip to your chosen park.

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