Wildlife trip to India is an excellent idea to explore the flora and fauna spread all throughout the subcontinent. Wildlife tourism in India is one of the crucial parts of "Incredible India" project. This tourism in India is planned in a way to endorse and promote the wild treasure of India to the external world out there. India is a land of amazing geographical aspects and it is really fascinating to explore the various types of animals in India. India is really famous with its animal sanctuaries, national parks, forest and tiger reserves and discovering the animals residing in India would be an interesting experience for all tourists.
India's forest comprises a vast range flora and fauna. It has Tropical Rainforest in Andaman Island and Western Ghats, Coniferous forest in the Himalaya and also has dry and moist Deciduous forest in eastern, southern and central part of India. The popular name in India for forest is Jungle. People in many territories offer prayers to the Goddess of jungle to keep them secure from the paws of wild beast. For the protection of wildlife in India, Government has introduced many acts like Wildlife Protection Act, Project Tiger and Forest Right Acts.
Indian Jungle constitutes Royal Bengal Tiger, Asian Elephant, Asiatic Lion, Leopard, Sloth Bear, Indian Rhinoceros, Wild buffalo, Nilgai, Gaur and different species of deer and antelopes are also present in India. Snow leopards, Elephant, Panther and one horned Rhinoceros are found in Himalayan region. Apart from these the dog family includes Golden Jackal, Bengal Fox and Indian Wolf. The wildlife impact on the culture of India is really profound which lead to the publication of Jungle book, Tale of Panchatantra etc. India has 89 national parks, 13 Bio reserves and more than 400 sanctuaries in the country. According to the survey, India is a home of about 60% of biodiversity.
Wildlife tourism in India provides many books for the information about sanctuaries and national parks. The famous national parks in this country are Kaziranga, which is renowned for rhinoceros, Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary, Ranthambore in Rajasthan and Jim Corbett National Park etc. In Bandhavgarh tiger reserve and in the deep forest of Sunderban one can spot the renowned Royal Bengal Tiger, leopard, cheetals, gaur and sambhar. Among the bird sanctuaries the most famous sanctuaries are Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and Dudhwa wildlife reserve. In this place herons, Egrets, storks and cormorants reside with the native birds like duck, teals etc. So the tourists and passionate photographers can make India a wildlife tour destination and discover the world of rare animals.