Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Sason wild life in India (Fall/Autumn)

Fall / Autumn

Arrival : September
Duration : September and October

Why Fall / Autumn
When the Autumn comes the festivals are not far behind. Yes, this is the season of festivals in India. The entire atmosphere bounces with fun & festivals. Most of the major festivals are celebrated during this season. The entire ambience goes gaga. The swaying paddy fields look like green ocean and the air reverberates with drum beats and the chanting of mantras.

This is another most pleasant season of India, when the rain is gone and the winter is on its way. This is one of the most ideal time to visit India, as the climate is neither to hot nor too cold. Autumn is somewhat like the spring season. Before departing, the rainy season spreads a carpet of greenery all around, which leaves the environment booming. The most spectacular is the Flora & Fauna, which is worth a visit, as India boasts of some rare & exquisite variety of them.

Venture Around in Fall / Autumn
This is the right time for the wildlife enthusiasts. India is the most ideal location for the tourists, who are keen in seeing varied type of floras & faunas sheltering in varied types of topography. Most of the wildlife sanctuaries and parks are open during this period of the year.
Some Wildlife Sites You can visit in India :
Bandipur National Park, Karnataka
If you are heading towards south then visit Bandipur National Park in Karnataka. Bandipur National Park starts blooming with the arrival of pre-monsoon showers in the month of April. This park is home to many birds and animals. The charming surroundings, the rare inhabitants, the pleasant climate and the closeness to several astounding destinations of the south, Bandipur is the most perfect place for one who is interested in all. You will come to see elephants, gaurs, and some beautiful birds in its surroundings.

Nearby Attractions : Close to Bandipur are numerous charming places of Karnataka, adding glory to its beautiful land. Rich in cultural and tradition, Karnataka also boasts of its world renowned Carnatic Vocal Music. Watch the cultural shows organised in the Karnataka and know Karnataka through its rich dance and music forms. Also visit the ancient ruined kingdoms of Hampi, an art which will leave you astounding.

From Bandipur, the closest sanctuary open during the Autumns is Periyar National Park in Kerala. So, if you are a die-hard fan of wildlife India then move to Periyar National Park in Kerala.

Periyar National Park, Kerala
It would not be a good idea to miss this sanctuary, as Periyar boasts of some excellent stock of wildlife. Make sure that you have added Periyar in your Wildlife India Tour itinerary, before heading towards India. Periyar harbours thousands of elephants often seen roaming in groups.
Apart from elephants, you will also have an encounter with Tigers, Gaur, Wild Pigs, Sambar, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Dole or Indian Wild Dog, etc. Periyar also inhabits the elusive Nilgiri Tahr, which is rarely seen here. Also cruise through the Periyar lake to get a glimpse of the beautiful birds fluttering in the lakeside of the park.

Nearby Attractions : Kerala Backwater Houseboats and Beaches.

Have you Caught the Sight of Royal Tigers?
If not then here is the chance. Fly to Madhya Pradesh. Coming straight from the south this will be a pleasant break. Bandhavgarh and Kanha in Madhya Pradesh will offer you an absolutely different atmosphere and climate from the south. The jungles of Madhya Pradesh are so rich, dense and verdant that, once they inspired Rudyard Kipling to write the "Jungle Books."

Bandhavgarh National Park & Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh
If you are dying to watch the elusive big cats, then you are now in the right place, as Bandhavgarh is renown for it's big cat population. The Bandhavgarh region at the central part of India is bestowed with a large variety of natives in terms of animals and plants. You can easily sight tigers, leopards, gaur, chital, sambar, dholes, wild boars here.
Make you wildlife India tour more prolific with more tours to Central India wildlife in the state of Madhya Pradesh. You can not miss out this tiger country, yes it is Kanha National Park. If you are still not satisfied of tiger sightings, then slip away to the Kanha National Park, not far from the Bandhavgarh. Kanha has high concentration of tigers, the best place in the world to see tigers. Tiger sightings are very common here.

Other than the tiger, some of the more frequently seen animals in the park consist of Leopards, Gaur, Sambar, Chausinghas, Barasingha, Deer, Swamp Deer (Barasingha), Blackbuck, Wild Boars, Porcupines, Mouse Deer, Hyenas, Jackals, Wild Dogs (Dholes), etc. Kanha has over 300 different species of birds within its complex.

Nearby Attractions : The temple city of Khajuraho, the Hill resort of Panchamarhi, Panna National Park, Gwalior, Ujjain, Sanchi, etc.

Are you Looking for the Asiatic Lions?
When you are in India, how can you miss out the Asiatic Lions. India's Gir National Park is the last home of the Asiatic Lions. To believe it, you have to see it. You don't have to search for them, they are abundant in the Gir National Park of Gujarat in India. From Kanha it will be quite easy for you to visit the Gir National Park, as Gujarat is the neigbouring state of Madhya Pradesh.

Gir National Park, Gujarat
So, you have decided to take a glimpse of the elusive Asiatic Lions. The home of lions - Gir National Park is the most ideal place if you are here to observe Lions. But, be careful, may be when your are hunting for lion, some other creature might hunting for you, yes another member of the big cat family - the Leopards. Leopards are the second most seen predator in the Gir, in fact, Gir is also home to one of the largest Leopard populations in any park in India.

Though, your entire day will be engaged with the Lions and Leopards of the Gir, it would be a great idea to take some time out of your tour itinerary and visit the most revered Somnath Temple and the Veraval beaches, both will give you a most needed break.

But, Don't Miss Out This

Ranthambhore National Park, Rajasthan
Yes, Ranthambhore has something which others don't. Ranthambhore National Park is home to several carnivores including Leopard, Wild Dog, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Jackal, and Tiger.

If you are a true wildlife lover, then Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary in Rajasthan will surely enthuse you with an enthusiastic diversity of flora and fauna. The landscape of the Ranthambore National Park is formed of massive rock formations, steep scarps, perennial lakes and streams and forest suddenly opening up into large areas of Savannah, but, the most captivating sight is a tiger on the backdrop of the Ranthambhore Fort, a sight you will cherish through out your life. The terrain of Ranthambore Wildlife Sanctuary is a combination of impregnable forests and open bush land. In comparison to other sanctuaries, Ranthambore has rich diversity of fauna and flora - species list comprises of 300 trees, 50 aquatic plants, 272 birds, 12 reptiles including the Marsh Crocodile & amphibians and 30 mammals.

The park area is totally a different world with wide population of ancient Banyan Trees, Dhok & Pipal trees, clusters of mango trees crisscrossed with evergreen patches. Being a typical dry deciduous type forest, the park is mostly populated by Dhok, found through out the region.
Nearby Attractions : The royal land of Rajasthan.

Want to have More!
If Madhya Pradesh inspired Rudyard Kipling to write "Jungle Book", then Corbett National Park inspired the great wildlife expert Jim Corbett to write the "Man-Eaters of Kumaon." What are you thinking about? Just add this to your wildlife India tour itinerary, or you will miss out the opportunity to converse with the Himalayan wilds.

Corbett National Park, Uttranchal
Ready! Then take a jeep or an elephant to venture inside the park. An elephant ride will make your trip completely tasteful. Corbett is situated in the state of Uttaranchal in North India. Apart from Tigers, Elephants, Leopards / Panthers, Jungle cats, Fishing Cats, Leopard cats, Himalayan black bears, Sloth bears, Deers, Hog deer, Barking deer, Ghorals, Wild Boars, Pangolins, Jackals, Martens, Dholes, Civets, Mongooses, Otters, Hares, Porcupines, Chital (spotted deer), Sambar deer, Macaques, Langurs and Blue Bulls (Nilgais) are some of the species which are found here. Besides, you can also revive yourself in the salubrious ambience of the state.

Nearby Attractions : And, if you are really too tired then take a break here, as you have entered the most hypnotising part of the country. Entire Uttaranchal is amazing. Go to any corner, and you will be totally absorbed. Do, you know that Taj Mahal is very close to Corbett. If you keep interest in the history of India, then add this most spectacular marvel of India to your tour itinerary.

More to See and Feel!
Don't oversleep amidst the pampering climate of the Uttaranchal, or you will miss out this most rare sight, that is Sudarbans National Park in the eastern state of West Bengal in India. Move to Eastern part of India to sight the largest delta of the world at Sundarbans, harbouring some 400 tigers within its verdant saline and aqua surroundings.

Sundarbans National Park, West Bengal
Sundarbans is the most appropriate sight after Corbett. This is the ultimate destination for tiger viewing. The Sundarbans forest inhabits more than 400 tigers. The Royal Bengal Tigers in this saline and aqua surroundings are extremely good swimmers. The animal stock of the Sundarbans is quite varied. As you thrive to get a single glimpse of the Royal Bengal Tiger you will have a meeting with - Fishing Cats, Macaques, Wild Boar, Common Grey Mongoose, Fox, Jungle Cat, Flying Fox, Pangolin, Chitals, etc. on the way. Besides, you can also meet various resident and foreign birds.

Did you Miss out Something?
Oh yes! The One-horned Rhinos, isn't it? How can you forget this ancient rare and endangered creature housing in the northeastern part of India. You might not find this massive creature anywhere else in the world. So, from Sundarbans, extend you tour to Assam, where you will find this
40 to 50 million years old creature.

Kaziranga National Park, Assam
If you are hunting for Rhinos, then this is the place for you. Kaziranga supports the largest number of rhino in the subcontinent. The Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctruary is home to the great one horned Indian Rhino, about 900 in number. Apart from Rhinos, it is also famous for Indian Elephants.

The Autumn Delights
After you have finished with your wildlife trip, you can go to other parts of India. Wherever you go, whatever you do, there is a lot for you to enjoy. Whatever the destination is, you will enjoy and be amused by its settings. Be it the attractions, the culture, the costumes, the language, the festivals, India will always confuse and amuse you.

If you keep keen interest in the festivals of India, then this is the time to enjoy. Durga Puja, Dussehra and Deepavali are some of the major festivals, you can cherish in India during the Autumns. If you are interested in Durga Puja, then head towards West Bengal - The idols of Goddess Durga accompanied by her whole family and the exquisite Puja Pandals, the Bengali Sweets are just irresistible. Dussehra is another Autumn festival celebrated through out India, but, the most ideal place to celebrated it is Karnataka and North India. As like many festivals, Dussehra symbolizes the triumph of good over evil. Deepavali is celebrated through out the world by the Hindus with great pomp and show. But, India is the best option to make your festival celebration more accomplishing. This is the great festival honouring Mother Lakshmi (goddess of wealth). Generally all Hindus participate and celebrate this festival.

Few Difficulties
Although Autumn is the best time to visit India, you might face some problem. There are many chances of falling ill, if authentic food and water is not consumed. There are chance of Mosquito bites too, specifically in the remote areas. People generally speak their local language, the educated one can speak English. The terrain is varied and sometimes very challenging. You may face difficulty in finding your kind of food. Except from some luxurious hotels, you may not find your choice of food. Transportation in the remote areas are not too appreciable.

Few Suggestions
Don't get into any unknown or illegal activity. Do not disturb the local culture and local atmosphere. Try to respect the local lifestyle. Get well informed about the routes and the place you are going to visit. Drink packaged bottled water and consume food from authentic restaurants. Use mosquito repellents to avoid mosquito bites. Contact us whenever in trouble, while travelling Wildlife India.

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