On Safari in India
RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK, INDIA
Ranthambore is one of the largest and best known National Parks in India. Situated in Rajasthan the park was named after the historic Ranthambhore fortress that lies within the park. Ranthambore is a wildlife sanctuary for tigers and this is the best place in India in which to see these animals in their natural habitat. A former hunting ground for the Maharajas of Jaipur, the park is also home to leopard, nilgai, sambar and the sloth bear along with the one of the largest banyan trees in India.
Stay in Ranthambore National Park and enjoy wildlife viewing on our Essential Golden Triangle
KANHA NATIONAL PARK, INDIA
Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh in central India is one of the best preserved parks in the country and home of the Kanha Tiger Reserve. Not only does the park house a significant Royal Bengal tiger population, it is also home to leopards, the sloth bear, barasingha and Indian wild dog. One of the most famous residents is the swamp deer, which is not found anywhere else in India. Kanha National Park has been instrumental in saving this species from extinction. The park was also one of the inspirations behind Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book”.
Visit Kanha along with Pench and Bandhavgarh National Parks and enjoy game drives through the parks on our Central India Wildlife Safari
YALA NATIONAL PARK, SRI LANKA
The most visited of the 14 national parks in Sri Lanka; Yala is home to a number of ecosystems ranging from monsoon forests to freshwater and marine wetlands. Most visitors head to Yala for the wildlife viewing; you have the chance to see the threatened Sri Lankan elephant, Sri Lankan sloth bear and wild water buffalo along with one of the largest leopard concentrations in the world. The area around the park was also home to ancient civilisations, with a number of pilgrim sites situated within the park.
Enjoy a jeep safari in search of wild elephants, buffalo, bears and the elusive leopard in Yala National Park on our Handpicked Sri Lanka
CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK, NEPAL
For a country known for its mountains and trekking, Nepal also has one of the best national parks for wildlife-viewing in Asia. Chitwan, which means ‘Heart of the Jungle’, was the first national park in Nepal and is a sanctuary for the one-horned rhinoceros and Royal Bengal tiger, both of whose numbers are steadily increasing. It is also home to both the world’s largest terrestrial animal, the wild elephant, and the world’s smallest terrestrial animal, the pygmy shrew. If you’re lucky, you can also spot leopards, deer, monkeys and sloth bears.
Discover Chitwan National Park on our Handpicked Nepal
trip. Enjoy jungle treks, elephant safaris and more.
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