Jungle Safari Holidays in India
Posted: Oct 16, 2020
In Hindi the word for forests in jungle and is very popular in India. As a matter of fact both words are common whence the spoken language is English. Hence do not be confused whence people discuss jungles of India.
Jungle safaris are excursions in the wild habitats protected as tiger reserves or National Parks in India. The reserves are most popular destinations whence people seek safari holidays. Of late it is a new form of recreation a way of vacationing which is quite exerting but does offer peace and relaxation.
For safari an elaborate preparation has to be made. It usually begins with choosing the best reserve with good probability of sighting big cats. Yes for all categories of holiday makers tiger is the targeted animal followed by the leopard, sloth bear and the bison. There are few reserves like Kaziranga dedicated to rhino conservation but here too the big cat dominates. Rare and elusive it generates thrill like no other animal does. Even for those among whom birding is a passion the big cat is included in the list of experiences.
Hence whence you venture into a jungle, the inevitable desire is to catch sight of the big cat. There more than fifty tiger reserves in India but few offer fair probability of sighting this majestic predator. So if your focus is on the big cats choose carefully among the popular ones. Some of the popular reserves are Kanha, Bandhavgarh, Ranthambore, Corbett, Pench and Tadoba. These are mostly moist deciduous jungles leaving Tadoba and Pench which are drier and mixed. The forests comprising of Sal tree dominance of Central India are very picturesque and verdant with flora of diverse types. They are greener and denser and thus picturesque.
While planning a safari in these parks first make a booking. Book safari permits as soon as your date is finalized. If you book an accommodation early than the hotel management can book safaris for you since they are familiar with the zones. Choosing a zone in the jungle is important since some have good presence of big cats while others may be lacking. The locals know this better than you so depend upon the advice of the tour operator or the hotel management in the respective destinations.
Next book the local services like transportation air or train tickets. This will facilitate your journey in India where ever you go. The best choice for overseas visitors is to become a part of group or package tour. All work here is done by the tour operator and you only book the International flight tickets. You can also buy a custom tour in which itinerary and
hotel accommodation is as per your wishes. This is also known as the tailor made tour and is designed as per your wishes. Tourists with similar interests could join you as well. The right hotel accommodation will enhance you jungle safari experience.
If you have chosen right destinations for jungle safari than you will rejoice. A good number of tiger sightings, animal watching and birding on safari will make your holiday in wild India.
Uday writes often on Indian wildlife especially about the tigers. He works as a naturalist and is fond of travel. Uday also provides search engine optimization service and website contents in English.