India is an interesting eco tourism destination for watching wildlife. The most thrilling tiger safaris take place in tiger reserves and National Parks. Tiger is the main attraction among major mammals. Other animals are Indian One Horned Rhino, Elephant, Asiatic Lion, Bison, Bear, Wild Ass and the Leopard.
The wild animals can be seen in various habitats of India. Many species are found in one or two places. These are highly endangered species and are being conserved in the protected areas.
The wild life tours offers a chance for photographing wildlife as well for local sightseeing. The tours are usually of two weeks and are suited to all age groups and Nationality. It is advisable to book the tour in advance since last minute booking may cost you more. The best season for wildlife watching in India is the winter. The summers are also good but it get very hot.
Group travel packages are the best way to tour
India. Apart from safety and less costs the travel arrangement are taken
care of by the operator. You can book tours in your own country through the destination management company. The tour preparation should
begin with acclimatizing your self with the country. You should read all
about the places you are going to visit and the animals and bird you
are going to see. Further help is given by the nature guides and tour
leaders who accompany you throughout the tour.
Major mammals the keystone species are most popular for wildlife watching. The endangered wildlife of India is protected in National Parks and tiger reserves. There are large number of tiger reserves where tigers are being protected. Like wise the Asiatic Lion is found only in the Gir National Park in Gujarat. The One horned Rhino finds home in Kaziranga National Park. Indian Elephant can be seen in many places the best being Corbett Tiger Reserve. Asiatic Wild Ass is found in Gujarat and the cold desert of Laddakh. The black buck is also found in open grassy wildlife sanctuaries along with Indian Wolf and Caracal.
The best way to go for wildlife watching in India is on wildlife package tours managed by tour operators.The package tours operate on number of circuits offering a chance to watch large number of wildlife species. The tour operators take care of accommodation in wildlife resorts and traveling arrangements. The cost of the packages vary depending upon the luxury provided.