India is the god’s own country. Incredible India it is when we talk about different cultures, traditions, customs and protocols under one roof. India has a very rich and deep history which goes as far as thousands of years back. Every state of this incredible nation has its own story and history. Several kings ruled this great nation one by one like Mughals, Mauryans, Gupta’s, and Marathas etc. Then India was colonized by British and they ruled this country for over 200 years. British rule marked the foundation of modern India. Today we can see India surpassing the British economy. India is a country of a variety of colours, languages, food, and customs. Also, India is blessed with rich wildlife, flora and fauna. Bengal Tiger is the national animal of India and when they roar the whole world listens. Hunting was somewhat a hobby of Maharajas in jungles of India which existed 200 years back. Today India has a rich and monitored wildlife across its land. Several wildlife sanctuaries are here established by Government. Wildlife sanctuaries are constantly lifting up the count of species that are prone to extinction. You can experience the wild adventure of wildlife sanctuaries by visiting them. In this article, I will present information about the best wildlife sanctuaries in India and how you may stay there.
10 Budget Stays at the Best Wildlife Sanctuaries in India:
- Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan
Ranthambore National Park is one of the royal national parks in India offering habitat to various forms of animal life. This park is located 130kms from Jaipur city. It is also ranked as one of the top 10 wildlife sanctuaries in India. This park is situated on the banks of Banas and Chambal rivers. Tigers are the pride of this grand park. Tiger safari of this park is very famed, and you can have some quality time too. There are various affordable resorts available here to stay and experience the wildlife, some of them are Tiger den Resort, Sherbagh, Vanya Vilas Resort etc.
- Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
Corbett National Park was established in 1936 and it is one of the oldest and best wildlife sanctuaries in India. This park was set up to protect and uplift several tiger species in India. This is an exotic destination for wildlife lovers and photographers. Several resorts and Inns are here that provide comfortable and exciting stay at the park like Corbett Tusker Trail Resort, Corbett Wild Iris Spa & Resort.
- Bandipur National Park, Karnataka
This Park was established to protect the Elephants. This park is home to immense endangered wildlife. It is the most popular national park in South India. You may stay here and experience the rich adventure this place has to offer. Some of the budget places where you may stay are Bandipur Safari Lodge, Tusker Trail resort, Dhole’s Den resort etc.
- Keoladeo Ghana National Park – Bharatpur, Rajasthan
This was established to provide habitat for bird life in India. This park was earlier known as Bharatpur Bird sanctuary. This park is home to hundreds of species of birds. This place is located in heart of Rajasthan and this is also a prime centre for zoologists and wildlife photographers. Budget places to stay and experience the bird life in Bharatpur are Hotel Surya Vilas, Kridha residency and Kadamb Kunj resort.
- Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka
This exuberant park is located in Mysore district of Karnataka. It offers habitat to a large number of predators like tigers, Leopard, Sloth Bear, and Bulls etc. It is also known as Rajiv Gandhi National Park. Forests of this national park are enriched with high quality and valuable wood. Interestingly, this park has over 60 species of ants. You can stay here and can have some quality time; some of the budget places to stay are The King’s Sanctuary, Jungle Inn and Vasudeva lodge.
- Sariska National Park, Rajasthan
Situated in Alwar district of Rajasthan, this park was declared a Wildlife reserve in 1955 due to a large number of tigers in this park. This place is home to imperial Bengal tigers. Other major animal species here are Leopards, Stripped Hyena, Wildcats and Golden Jackal. Quality places to stay at Sariska national park are MGM hotels Alwar, Tiger heaven resort, Tiger camp resort etc.
- Kaziranga National Park, Assam
This majestic heaven is the only habitat to one-horned rhino in the India. This park is located in Golaghat district of Assam. It is also one of the largest wildlife sanctuaries in India. It was declared as tiger reserve forest in 2006 due to a commendable number of tigers in its vicinity. Several budget hotels and resorts are available here that provide a comfortable stay, some of them are Nature hunt eco stay, Resort Borgos, Infinity resort and Landmark woods resort.
- Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka
This Park is covered by evergreen forests and rainfall. This place is a major attraction for wildlife lovers and adventurers. It is a habitat for several species of plants and animals. It is situated on the banks of Bhadra River which makes the view majestic. Some of the places to stay here are Muthodi nature camp, Lodhi resorts, Aman resorts etc.
- Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Swamp deer or Barasingha is the major attraction of the park because once it was prone to extinction. This park was established in 1955. The other prominent feature of this park is Bamni Dadar which is a famous sunset point. This point provides the ecstatic view of animal habitat and their life. Some of the budget and quality places to stay at Kanha park are Royal tiger resort, Mridu resort, Pug Mark resort and the famous Mogli resort.
- Sundarbans National Park
This Park is located in the deltaic region and it shares its boundary with the neighbour country Bangladesh. This place was an original habitat of Royal Bengal Tigers. Sundarbans have rich and thick Mangrove forests. Other major attraction here is Salt Water Crocodile. Some of the budget places to stay at Sundarbans Park are Tiger camp, Jungle camp, Mangrove retreat and United 21 resort.
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