Some National Parks across India
…………………………..worth visiting
Bandhavgarh National Park
 Located in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh. Bandhavgarh was declared a
national park in ...
Bandipur National Park
 Located in the south Indian state of Karnataka. It was once a private hunting reserve
for the Mah...
Blackbuck National Park
 Blackbuck National Park at Velavadar is situated in the Bhavnagar District of Gujarat
state, Ind...
Corbett National Park
 Situated in Nainital district of Uttarakhand , Corbett National Park comprises
520.8km2. area of h...
Eravikulam National Park
 Eravikulam National Park is a 97km² national park located along the Western Ghats
in the Idukki...
Gir National Park
 The Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary established in 1965, with a total
area of 1412 km²...
Hemis National Park
 Hemis National Park is a high altitude national park in the eastern Ladakh region of
the state of Ja...
Kaziranga National Park
 Kaziranga National Park is located in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state
of Assam, I...
Nagarhole National Park
 Located in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh. Bandhavgarh was declared a
national park in 19...
Ranthambore National Park
 Ranthambore National Park is situated in Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern
Rajasthan.
 ...
Simlipal National Park
 Simlipal National Park is a national park and an elephant reserve situated in the
Mayurbhanj dist...
Sunderbans National Park
 The Sunderbans National Park (1,330.12km²) is a National Park, Tiger Reserve, and a
Biosphere R...
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National parks in india aj

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  • 1. Some National Parks across India …………………………..worth visiting
  • 2. Bandhavgarh National Park  Located in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh. Bandhavgarh was declared a national park in 1968, with an area of 105km².  The buffer is spread over the forest divisions of Umaria and Katni and totals 437km².  The density of the tiger population at Bandhavgarh is one of the highest known in India.
  • 3. Bandipur National Park  Located in the south Indian state of Karnataka. It was once a private hunting reserve for the Maharaja of the Kingdom of Mysore.  The park spans an area of 874km², protecting several species of India's endangered wildlife.  A potential new UNESCO World Heritage Site, the park features leopards, elephants, sloth bears, wild boars and wild dogs.
  • 4. Blackbuck National Park  Blackbuck National Park at Velavadar is situated in the Bhavnagar District of Gujarat state, India.  It is spread over an area of 34.08km², which was primarily a "vidi" (grassland) of the Maharaja of the princely state of Bhavnagar.  The park primarily includes Blackbucks, Wolves, Houbara bustard, Hyenas and Lesser Floricans, with foxes, jackals and Jungle Cats as the main carnivores species.
  • 5. Corbett National Park  Situated in Nainital district of Uttarakhand , Corbett National Park comprises 520.8km2. area of hills, riverine belts, marshy depressions, and others.  The park acts as a protected area for the endangered Bengal tiger of India.  Pioneer in ecotourism, Corbett National Park has 25 reptile species, 580 bird species, 50 species of mammals and 110 tree species. It was also the first park to launch a Project Tiger conservation initiative.
  • 6. Eravikulam National Park  Eravikulam National Park is a 97km² national park located along the Western Ghats in the Idukki district of Kerala in India.  Twenty six species of mammals have been recorded in the park including the largest surviving population of Nilgiri Tahr.  A new bright reddish-orange-coloured frog with multiple glands and extremely short limbs has been discovered in the Eravikulam National Park.
  • 7. Gir National Park  The Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary established in 1965, with a total area of 1412 km² in Gujrat.  It is the sole home of the Asiatic Lions and is considered to be one of the most important protected areas in Asia due to its supported species.  The count of 2,375 distinct fauna species of Gir includes about 38 species of mammals, around 300 species of birds and around 37 species of reptiles.
  • 8. Hemis National Park  Hemis National Park is a high altitude national park in the eastern Ladakh region of the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India.  Hemis is a 4,400 km² park and is presently the largest national park in South Asia.  The park is home to a viable breeding population of about 200 snow leopards, especially in the Rumbak catchment area.
  • 9. Kaziranga National Park  Kaziranga National Park is located in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam, India.  A World Heritage Site, the 430km² park hosts two-thirds of the world's Great One- horned Rhinoceroses.  Kaziranga is recognized as an Important Bird Area by Birdlife International for conservation of avifaunal species.
  • 10. Nagarhole National Park  Located in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh. Bandhavgarh was declared a national park in 1968, with an area of 105km².  The buffer is spread over the forest divisions of Umaria and Katni and totals 437km².  The density of the tiger population at Bandhavgarh is one of the highest known in India.
  • 11. Ranthambore National Park  Ranthambore National Park is situated in Sawai Madhopur district of southeastern Rajasthan.  National Park area: 275km² core area. 392km² including buffer zone.  Besides tigers, the reserve has thriving bird population with more than 270 different species of birds here.
  • 12. Simlipal National Park  Simlipal National Park is a national park and an elephant reserve situated in the Mayurbhanj district in the Indian state of Orissa.  The park has an area of 845.70 km² and has some beautiful waterfalls like Joranda and Barehipani.  The park is a treasure house of 1076 species of plants belonging to 102 families. 96 species of orchids have also been identified here.
  • 13. Sunderbans National Park  The Sunderbans National Park (1,330.12km²) is a National Park, Tiger Reserve, and a Biosphere Reserve in India. It is located at South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India  The mangrove vegetation of Sundarbans consists of 64 plant species.  The Sundarbans forest is home to more than 400 tigers. The Royal Bengal Tigers have developed a unique characteristic of swimming in the saline waters, and are famous for their man-eating tendencies.

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