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5 Tiger Spotting Places in India

5 Tiger Spotting Places in India

You sit on the edge of your seats, waiting for the king of the jungle to appear! India's national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, and game reserves can claim to offer adventurous travellers a taste of the wild, as well as the thrill of coming face to face with wild animals in their natural habitat. There are approximately 400 such avenues in India, and each one has something unique to offer, whether it is tiger or lion sightings, rhino or elephant spotting, or any of the other predators and prey animals!


  1. Jim Corbett National Park - Uttarakhand

    The only national park in India, Jim Corbett, allows overnight stays in the jungle. In the Uttarakhand province's Nainital district sits Corbett National Park, a smaller portion of the larger Corbett Tiger Reserve, and a Project Tiger Reserve. For its abundance of tigers, the enchanted terrain of Corbett is well-known and legendary. As India's oldest and most prominent National Park, Corbett was first established in 1936 as Hailey National Park. It is also recognized for being the site of the 1973 debut of Project Tiger. The Project Tiger in India, which was founded to safeguard the most endangered species and the Royal of India known as Tigers, was born in this special tiger territory, making it best recognized as its father. 

  2. Ranthambore National Park - Rajasthan

    Ranthambore National Park is located about 13.5 kilometers from the city of Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan. Located at the junction of the Aravali and Vindhya hill ranges, this is one of the finest places to view wild animals, especially as they are used to being stared at here. The park covers an area of approximately 400 sq km, and if combined with the area of Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary area, is around 500 sq km.  

  3. Kanha National Park - Madhya Pradesh

    Kanha National Park is located in Madhya Pradesh's Maikal range of Satpuras, which constitutes the central Indian highlands.It's fascinating to note that the national park is now known as the Tiger Reserve and is being hailed as one of the best wildlife refuges in the world.

    Kanha National Park, which spans two revenue districts, Mandala and Kalaghat, was established as a reserve forest in 1879 and reclassified as a wildlife sanctuary in 1933.  

  4. Tadoba National Park - Maharashtra

     The "Tadoba National Park," also known as the "Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve," is Maharashtra's oldest and largest national park. It is one of India's 47 project tiger reserves. It is located in Maharashtra's Chandrapur district, about 150 kilometres from Nagpur. The total area of the tiger reserve is 1,727 square kilometres, which includes the Tadoba National Park, which was established in 1955. The Andhari Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1986 and merged with the park in 1995 to form the current Tadoba Andheri Tiger Reserve. The name "Tadoba" is derived from the name of the God "Tadoba" or "Taru," which is praised by the local tribal people of this region, and the name "Andhari" is derived from the name of the Andhari river, which flows through this area.  

  5. Nagarahole National Park - Karnataka

    Nagarahole is named after the Nagarahole (Cobra river in Kannada), a winding river that runs through its centre. In the state of Karnataka, it is divided into two districts: Mysore and Kodagu. 

    It was established as a sanctuary in 1955, covering an area of 258 square kilometres. It was later expanded to include the adjoining areas of the Mysore district, and it now covers an area of 643.39 square kilometres. It was designated as a national park in 1983. 

    Nagarahole National Park is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and, along with Bandipur National Park (875 square kilometres), Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary (325 square kilometres), and Wayanad (350 square kilometres), is one of the last remaining and best-protected habitats for endangered species such as the elephant and tiger.

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