Rare and exotic animals get out of their secret shelters to bask in the wintry sun. An infinite number of birds shoot up to the sky to embrace the warm breeze and abundant sun rays. Overall, these wildlife sanctuaries in India act as a sensuous treat for people from all walks of life.
Here are a few must-visit wildlife sanctuaries in India in December:
1. Ranthambore National Park, Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan
With a perfect blend of untouched nature, rare wildlife, and history, Ranthambore National Park is an ideal place for wildlife photographers and history buffs. The national park also boasts a handful number of tigers. Ranthambore National Park was once a hunting reserve of the Maharajas. Apart from its stunning sanctuary, it is also home to 10th century Ranthambore fort, ruins of Chhatris, and an archaic temple.
2. Sundarbans National Park, West Bengal
A UNESCO World Heritage site, Sundarbans National Park, is a swamp forest with various water-bodies. The park is famous for being home to a considerable number of Royal Bengal tigers and spotted deer. The tigers here are known to be man-eating tigers, but their allure pulls animal lovers from far- off lands. The national park is also rich in its flora, avifaunal, reptiles, and marine life treasures.
3. Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Home to the elusive leopards in good numbers, Pench National Park also houses more than 285 residents and migratory birds. The avifauna species in the park also includes four endangered species of vultures. The national park is so fascinating that it has served as an inspiration behind the famous Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling.
4. Kaziranga National Park, Assam