Tales from The Jungle Book are a childhood staple and in India’s wildlife parks, they leap out from the page.

India’s hectic and sprawling cities eventually give way to deserts, jungles and rolling hills where elusive creatures play hide and seek with wildlife watchers. Your India trip could be all about ticking big cats, bears, elephants and exotic birds off your bucket list or part of a longer adventure.

The country's national parks and wildlife reserves are epic in size, consistently beautiful and home to an incredible array of wildlife species, the most iconic of which being the iconic Bengal tiger. The number of parks and sanctuaries throughout the country reflect the importance of protecting endangered wildlife species, which is now a major focus in India. The opportunity to see a tiger in the wild is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and although sightings are not guaranteed, you will have to opportunity to witness some beautiful landscapes while you seek out these elusive creatures.

India Wildlife Reserves holidays - perfect for...

  • Relive the Jungle Book in Central India's Kanha National Park
  • Periyar is Southern India’s premier wildlife park and wildlife sanctuary, renowned for its large Indian elephant population
  • Ranthambore National Park is the most famous of India’s parks and is easily combined with a tour of the Golden Triangle
  • Beautiful Bandhavgarh National Park has one of the highest population densities of tigers in the country so well worth a visit if you want to increase your chances of a sighting

“India is astonishing, breathtaking, and captivating, often all at the same time. Cities can be frantic, but there are always quiet temples to explore and places to pause for wonderful food. Visiting India is something none of us will, or should, ever forget.” - Simon Reeve

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Places to go in India Wildlife Reserves