Bassi Wildlife Sanctuary

The sanctuary is located 25 km from Chhittaurgarh in Rajasthan. Covering an area of 50 sq km, near Bassi, supports a population of Panthers, Wild Boars, Antelopes, Mongoose and migratory Birds. Prior permission has to be obtained from District Forest Officer, Chittaurgarh before visiting the sanctuary. Best accommodation is available at Chhittaurgarh. Getting There: Air: […]

Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

The Principal Faunas here are Bonnet macaques lion tailed macaques, Nilgiri languor, Loris tigers, leopards, jungle cats, and civet cats, Mongoose, foxen bears, elephants, gaurs, Nilgiri tahrs, spotted deer, Sambar, barking deer, wild boars, pangolins etc. Reptiles which can be found here are crocodiles, Varner pond terrapins, cane turtles, geckoes, skunks, chameleons, snakes like king […]

Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary

Main attractions of Birds here are Indian rollers, cuckoos, common snipes, crow pheasants, jungle nightjars, kites, grey drongos, Malabar trogons, woodpeckers, large pied wagtails, baya sparrows, grey jungle fowls, Indian hill mynas, robins, jungle babblers, sunbirds and darters. Rare birds found here are Crimson – throated barbets, bee – eaters shrikes, fairy bluebirds, gray – […]

Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary

General Information: Date of establishment: 1959. Area: 159square.kilometers. Location: The sanctuary is at a distance of only 13kms from Siliguri and comes under Darjeeling Wildlife division. Main Wildlife Found: Royal Bengal Tiger, gigantic elephants, sturdy Indian bison, timid spotted, barking deer. Best Time to Visit: Throughout the Year Introduction: Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary is in the […]