Arrival : November Duration : November to February.
Generally, this is the most visited season in India. Winters in India not only captivates tourists to its diverse and vibrant land but also innumerable bird species to its pleasant surroundings. If you are here in the winters, then you will be completely overwhelmed by the bird sights and bird population. The pleasant and bearable winter atmosphere creates a delightful synergy of mutual bonding in the bird sanctuaries of India. Both the resident and the foreign birds live together mutually, where neither of the two encroaches others territory. During winters Sun is soft and solacing, right time to recline under the Sun. Once you sit you will never feel like getting up or you may fall asleep then and there. But, don't do that amidst the wilds, you might get into a danger.
Venture Around in Winters Some of the Wildlife Sites you Can Visit During Winters.
Though the entire wildlife in India is verdant during the winters, birds sanctuaries are the most lovely places during this period. With the arrival of the winters, several birds from arctic and semis arctic region reach India to spend their winter vacation. But, don't get too much absorbed in birds that, you miss out the other very priceless wildlife sights in India. Winters is the best time to observe them all. Most of the wildlife sanctuaries and parks are open during this period of the year.
Some Wildlife Sites You can visit in India : Roam in the Bird's Paradise
When it comes to name a few bird's paradise in India the name of Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary comes first. This is one very charming and mind-boggling bird's home. So, if you are coming to see birds in India, then make sure that Bharatpur or Keoladeo is there in you travelling list. Again, you might meet other animals during other periods of the year but, you might miss out the most appreciable bird sights, which covers most of the atmosphere of India during winters. If the Indian songs have not hypnotised you yet, then the Indian Bird's melodious notes will and when it is accompanied by the dancing peacocks, then will you able to deny a visit to those bird areas.
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Rajasthan
If you are in Rajasthan, then this is the place for you to view the birds. Situated in the northwestern state of Rajasthan, Bharatpur or Keoladeo is one of the major winter vacationing areas for large numbers of aquatic birds from Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, China and Siberia. More than 375 species of birds are found in this small wildlife park of 29 sq-km out of which 11 sq-km are marshes and the rest is scrubland and grassland. The beauty of this park is praiseworthy during winters.
Nearby Attractions : The entire state of Rajasthan is just irresistible.
Still Want to See and Hear More
If you are still dying hard to see the birds fly, swim, dance, fight and hear them sing and shout, then here is another opportunity for you. You can again find the fluttering, dancing, running, singing birds in the Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary in Haryana. Close to Delhi, this is the most accessible destination, if you have landed in Delhi first.
Sultanpur National Park, Haryana
The Sultanpur National Park is lush with lawns and trees and shrubs and masses of bougainvillea. There are about 250 species of birds in the Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary. Some of them are resident, while others come from distant regions like Siberia, Europe and Afghanistan.
If you are in India to just see and observe birds, then go straight to South India, here the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in the state of Kerala is another finest destination of the birds.
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuaries, Kerala
The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, known for it varied avian population is an ornithologist's paradise. The main attractions are local birds like the waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron and the water duck, as well as the migratory Siberian cranes. Parrots, teal, larks, flycatchers, wood beetle, and other birds are seen here during their respective migratory seasons.
Want to take a Break from the Bird Sights
If you are in the north of India and want to take a break from the bird sights and sight some very elusive creatures in the wilds, then peep into the Corbett National Park in Uttaranchal, the most revered wildlife destination in north India.
Corbett National Park, Uttranchal
Corbett National Park, that once impressed the wildlife lover and expert Jim Corbett, is one of the first and finest wildlife park in India. If this information has made you curious then come and see what was that, which compelled Jim Corbett to spend most of his life here. Take a jeep or an elephant to venture inside the park. An elephant ride will make your trip completely tasteful. Along with the Tigers, also search for Elephants, panthers, fishing sats, leopard cats, Himalayan black bears, pangolins, jackals, martens, porcupines, spotted deer, etc. You will also find numerous birds here. Besides, you can also revive and rejuvenate yourself in the salubrious ambience of the state.
Nearby Attractions : Though the entire state will keep you absorbed, Taj Mahal at Agra, which is very close to the park will surely spellbind you.
Have you seen a Lion Before?
If not, then here is the chance to see them, not one or two but many. Yes, if you are really interested in this ferocious creature, then head towards, Gujarat, where, the Gir National Park will offer you some very unique glimpse of the majestic Asiatic Lions.
Gir national Park, Gujarat
If you are interested in Lions, then move towards west of India, which houses the Gir National Park in the state of Gujarat. The home of lions - Gir National Park is the most ideal place if you are here to observe Lions. But, apart from lions, you will also have encounters with the second most seen predators of the Gir - Leopards. In fact, Gir is also home to one of the largest Leopard populations in any park in India. You will not be disappointed at Gir, as Gir National Park shelter are numerous other animals, birds and reptiles.
Don't Miss This!
Now, if you want to be in a different setting with varied attractions then move to south India. South India with its verdant forest life also has some very appealing and captivating sights to break the monotony of your tour. This will definitely leave you astounding. But, a visit to the Periyar National Park will offers you some thing which you might not find elsewhere. It would be an exhilarating experience to take a boat cruiser to view the exquisite wildlife of the South India.
Periyar National Park, Kerala
While you are on a boat ride, try to take a glance of every corner, or you might miss some very rare species of South India The animals you will find here are Elephants, Tigers, Gaur, Wild Pigs, Sambar, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Dole or Indian Wild Dog. There are, now, an estimated 40 tigers in the Periyar national Park. Four species of primates found at Periyar are - the rare lion-tailed macaque, the Nilgiri Langur, Common Langur And Bonnet Macaque. The Periyar lake will give you a glimpse of the beautiful birds residing in the park.
The intoxicating atmosphere, the Christmas bells, the New Years Eve are some of the delights which keeps the tourists preoccupied in their tour during the winters. If you want to celebrated the Christmas in India, then Goa and Kerala are the most ideal location, as they possess several very ancient and amazingly structured churches of India. Winters in these parts of India are perfect, if you are looking for a smiling and soothing sun to laze on the soft sand of the palm fringed beaches.
This is the time when the markets look delightful with varied vegetables and fruits. The shopping complex are tastefully set for the visitors. During winters, you can taste numerous delicacies of India, which you might not find during other periods of the year. This is the best time to savour on some truly India snacks like samosas, pakoras, etc.
During winters, the north Indian region is generally covered under the thick carpet of fog. The flights and trains are generally delayed due to fogs. The extreme northern part of India is too chilling and sometimes very unbearable. The state of Jammu & Kashmir is generally covered under the thick layer of snow and the routes are blocked by snow. At some parts of Himalayas, the temperature goes under 0 degree centigrade. In very high altitudes, nose bleeding is a very common phenomena.
Carry winter accessories suitable to avoid the cold. Stay away from the cold waves. Also wear heavy warm clothes during your tours to the high altitude zones. Don't get into any unknown or illegal activity. Play safe with the locale culture and lifestyle. Take proper measure while travelling the high altitude zones.
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