Indian Wildlife Sanctuaries

Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary

Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary is part of the estuary of the River Godavari. It supports a rich growth of mangrove vegetation that makes it a distinct place to explore. The habitat is suitable for a variety of wild and feathered species.

Location : Kakinada port along Bay of Bengal
Area : 235.70 sq. kms
Prime attractions : Fishing Cats, Jackals, Estuarine Crocodiles, Sea Turtles and birds like Sea Gulls, Pelicans, Storks, Herons, Snipes, Ducks, and Flamingoes
How to reach : It is at a distance of 70 kms from Rajahmundry and 20 kms from Kakinada by road. The sanctuary is well connected by state buses.

Indian Wildlife Sanctuaries - Fauna

Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary is part of the estuary of the river Godavari. It supports a rich growth of mangrove vegetation that makes it a distinct place to explore. The habitat is suitable for a variety of wild and feathered species.

Location : Kakinada port along Bay of Bengal
Area : 235.70 sq. kms
Prime attractions : Fishing Cats, Jackals, Estuarine Crocodiles, Sea Turtles and birds like Sea Gulls, Pelicans, Storks, Herons, Snipes, Ducks, and Flamingoes
How to reach : It is at a distance of 70kms from Rajahmundry and 20 kms from Kakinada by road. The sanctuary is well connected by state buses.

Pakhal Wildlife Sanctuary

The sanctuary is a great place to experience a wildlife tour of India. The flora of the sanctuary consists of tropical dry deciduous mixed forests, bamboo and mixed teak forests. Explore the sanctuary and watch the best of wildlife in India in the most natural surroundings.

Location : 50kms from Warangal along the shoreline of Pakhal Lake
Area : 860sq kms
Prime attractions : Spotted Deer, Sambhar, Nilghai, Wild Boar, Guar, Python, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Hyena, Sloth Bear, Panther, Tiger, Ducks, Teals, Cormorant, Spoon Bills, and Storks
How to reach : Buses are available from Hyderabad.

Renuka Wildlife Sanctuary

Reputed as one of the smallest yet fascinating wild life sanctuaries in India, Renuka Wildlife Sanctuary is well connected by motorable road. Renuka Lake and temples attract tourists from across India.

Location : Near Nahan, Sirmour District.
Prime attractions : Chittal, Sambhar, Kakkar, variety of Waterbirds, Red Jungle Fowl, Black Pheasant and Peacock.
How to reach : Regular buses are available from Nahan to reach to Dadahu, from where you can walk for about 40 minutes to the lake. Though some buses continue to the lake.

Dandeli Kali Sanctuary

The calm and peaceful Dandeli Kali Wildlife Sanctuary offers a welcome respite from the chaotic city life. Here, a variety of unexplored wildlife is sure to leave you mesmerized. It is also reputed as the largest sanctuary in Karnataka and an important wildlife sanctuary in India.

Location : 93 kms from Karwar, Karnataka.
Area : 5729.07sq. Kms.
How to reach : Sloth Bear, Bush Grail, Deer, Elephant, Sambar, Tiger, Gaur, Panther and Partridge

Aaralam Wildlife Sanctuary

Aaralam Wildlife Sanctuary is a tranquil little sanctuary. The entire sanctuary is covered with tropical and semi- evergreen forests that give it a distinct look. This wildlife tour of India offers a variety of flora and fauna endemic to the Western Ghats is also found here.

Location : 35 Kms From Thalassery, Kerala
Prime Attractions : Elephants, Boar, Bison, Leopards, Jungle Cats, Squirrels, Elephants, Sloth Bear, Sambar, Mouse Deer.
How to reach : The nearest airport is Kozhikode and the nearest railhead is Thalassery.

National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary

The National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary is reputed for its variety of exotic rare wild species. The unusual gangetic dolphin is the main attraction of National Chambal Sanctuary. Presently the sanctuary is the part of a large area co-administered by Rajasthan, MP and UP.

Location : Etawah, Uttar Pradesh
Area : 635sq. Kms.
Prime Attractions : Crocodiles, Alligators, Chinkara, Sambhar, Nilgai, Wolf and Wild Boar.
How to reach : The nearest railhead and airport is Agra. Buses and taxis are available at regular interval from here to reach to the sanctuary.

Palamau Tiger Reserve

An exciting wildlife tour of India, Palamau Tiger Reserve has the distinction of being the forest where the world's first tiger census was conducted. Sal forests and sthickets of bamboo cover the undulating terrain. The circuitous Koel River and its tributaries meander through the park.

Location : 217-km East Of Guwahati, Assam.
Area : 1026 sq. kms
Prime Attractions : Tiger, Panther, Sloth Bear, Gaur, Indian Porcupine, Wolf, Wild Boar, Dhole (Wild Dogs), Chinkara, Sambar, Mouse Deer and Pangolin.
How to reach : The nearest important railway station is Daltongunj, which is connected to many places in the region with regular trains. The sanctuary is well connected to other cities in the region by regular buses.

Chail Wildlife Sanctuary

The magnificent Chail Wildlife Sanctuary is dotted by the Deodar and Oak forests with grasslands. Park has clouds, hills, sprawling green and almost everything that will add to the adventure of exploring the Chail Wildlife Sanctuary.

Location : Solan Valley
Area : 10,854.36 hectares
Prime Attractions : Sambar, Goral, Himalayan Black Bear, Red Deer, Silver-White Oak, Barking Deer, Indian Hare Common Langur, Leopard, Rhesus Macaque, Himalayan Yellow Throated Marten.
How to reach : The approach of Chail is along the Kalka-Shimla route. One has to take a detour from Kandaghat. From Kandaghat, it is an hour and a half journey by road to Chail.

Manali Wildlife Sanctuary

Located in the picturesque valley of Manali, this sanctuary is reputed for its variety of flora and fauna and breathtaking scenic beauty. Alpine lush green pastures and glaciers beyond gallant thatch welcome the tourists with open arms. It is an important place in terms of Himachal Pradesh tourism and offers a great Indian wildlife tour package.

Location : 2kms from Manali town
Area : 31.80sq. kms
Prime Attractions : Himalayan Black Bear, Himalayan Palm Civet, Barking Deer, Flying Fox, Goral, Indian Hare, Stripped Hyena, Leopard, Himalayan yellow throated Marten, Serow, Kashmir flying Squirrel and Himalayan Tahr.
How to reach : Taxis, cars and other modes of transportation are available Manali. The nearest railway station is Joginder Nagar while Bhuntar is the nearest airport.

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