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Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary

Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary

Situated in the beautiful surroundings of the Thallassery region there is a small paradise of greenery near Kannur in Kerala. This Indian wildlife heaven spans over an area of around 55 sq km and is found on the Western Ghat slopes and is also a wildlife zone in the northernmost part of the state of Kerala. The highest peak of this region is the Katti Betta which rises to a height of around 1145m. A perfect wildlife paradise this is a great place to visit in this part of India. The elevation here varies from a height of 60 metres to 1145 metres. With Thallassery as the nearest station, this sanctuary Karipur International Airport in Kozhikode is the nearest airport. The Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary has a plethora of flora and fauna and is a great representation of the biodiversity of Western  [...]

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Kerala Travel Pleasures

Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Kerala Travel Pleasures

With its pleasant climate and a salubrious atmosphere, the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary is a beautiful paradise in the state of Kerala in India. With the Lakkidi dale ensconced in between the hills of the taluk of Vythiri, the Wayanad district has today become a great tourist attraction in this part of Kerala in India. The flora and fauna here is very typical of those found in the western ghats of the Indian subcontinent. The cool climate and the evergreen plantations give a lot of reason for the place to be a heavenly abode for all the tourists who visit this place. With the best plantations of coffee, the Wayanad wildlife region has the most fascinating surroundings and a perfect ambience. Rose wood, mullumurikku, anjili and caussia are other plants that are found here in plenty. The silver  [...]

Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary

Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary

Located in God’s own country Kerala, Idukki is a place which is full of natural beauty and green surroundings. Idukki is home to the Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary which spreads over an area of around 77 square kilometres in the taluks of the Thodupuzha and Udumpanchola of the district of Idukki. At a height of around 450 to 748 m above the sea level, the Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary has a great forest land between the Rivers Periyar and Cheruthoni. With the scenic background it has and the pristine ambience it exudes, the Idukki sanctuary is like a canopy of verdant expanse on a heavenly land. The deciduous and the evergreen forests dominate the area and the total experience here is exotic, ecstatic and adventurous. Boat rides along the sanctuary are a great excitement for the tourist who comes  [...]

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

Located in the southern part of India in the state of Karnataka, the Ranganathittu bird sanctuary is a beautiful haven for bird lovers and a perfect delight for naturalists. With the River Kaveri flowing by, there is a group of six islets here which abound in the aquatic insects during the rainy season. Ranganathittu is thus a favourite nesting place for all birds. It was in the year 1940, that it got the position of a bird sanctuary thanks to the efforts of Dr.Salim Ali the famous ornithologist. Today this is a blessing for all wildlife lovers and occupies a great place in the hearts of all those bird watching enthusiasts. With around 2,080 foreign tourists and 2, 02,417 domestic tourists, the sanctuary is today slowly growing in popularity and fame. The sanctuary has the best climate suited  [...]

Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary Attractions and travel guide

Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary Attractions and travel guide

Situated in the beautiful state of Karnataka in India, Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary comes with the best wildlife experience and offers the most to the person coming here with a lot of adventure in mind. Around 485kms from Bangalore, the Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is a great haven for all wildlife enthusiasts and can be reached from Goa which is around 125 kms from here and from Hubli which is 75 km away from this place. Karwar is more than 93 kms from Dandeli and thus the sanctuary is the fulcrum of many regions around and is a great spot to visit. With the most serene and calm settings, this wildlife sanctuary is a great habitat for most of the rare animals and birds that remain here protected and untouched by the vagaries of tourist travels. This is an unexplored treasure in Karnataka and  [...]

BR Hills Wildlife Sanctuary Travel Guide

BR Hills Wildlife Sanctuary Travel Guide

Located in the Kemmannagudi area in the state of Karnataka in India, the BR Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is a perfect amalgamation of wildlife and travel resorts. This is a wildlife lover’s dream come true destination and it is certainly a treat to watch the whistling winds, the dancing trees, and the flowing streams here. With the background of the most pristine surroundings, the sanctuary spans an area of around  540 square kilometres.This wildlife haven is 3,375 ft above the sea level and the undulating terrain with the beautiful canopy of deciduous forests here lend a sense of beautiful belonging. The BR Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is a great connecting bond between the Western and the Eastern Ghats of India. With the river Cauvery traversing the zone, the Kollegal region sees the river  [...]

Indian travel destinations at Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary

Indian travel destinations at Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary

With beautiful backgrounds and the most pleasant surroundings, the greenery in India is something to be proud about. With the most pristine ambience and a splendid verdant expanse around, India is a land of gardens, parks and sanctuaries. Bird Sanctuaries in India provide the ideal setting for inhabitation and growth of the avifauna and the surroundings here also protect the most endangered bird species. Under such conditions, the Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary only comes as another saving grace in the Indian avifauna hubs. Situated in the state of Orissa, The Chilka Lake is one of the largest inland salt water lagoons in Asia. It has the beautiful Honeymoon Island and the Breakfast Island along with it and is separated from the majestic Bay of Bengal by a ridge made of sand. The lake  [...]

Bandhavgarh National Park Travel Guide

Bandhavgarh National Park Travel Guide

Existing since the year 1968, the Bandhavgarh National Park, is a haven for all wildlife lovers. Tourists coming across the world would surely love to visit this one stop paradise for wildlife enthusiasts. In the year 1986, the park underwent a great extension and now the park spreads over an area of around 44,864 hectares. In the year 1993, the place was declared as a tiger reserve. Situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh in the district of Umaria, in India, this was earlier owned by the Maharaja of Rewa and then later it came under the possession of the Indian Government. Bandhavgarh provides some of the most exciting and enriching experiences for all the tourists and this gives the topographic diversity which is normally associated with such regions. The Sal forests form the main vegetation  [...]

Jim Corbett National Park Travel Experiences

Jim Corbett National Park Travel Experiences

The Jim Corbett National Park is named after the famous hunter Jim Corbett who was also a conservationist. He was majorly responsible for establishing this national park in India. Started in the year 1936, this was initially named the Hailey National Park. Located in the district of Nainital in the state of Uttarakhand, this is a protected zone and houses the Bengal tiger which falls under the endangered category. The Project Tiger mainly focuses on ensuring that this species of tiger survives. With the geographical zone of the sub Himalayan region forming a background, the ecological nature of this park makes it a perfect ecotourism destination and the plethora of flora and fauna only adds to the beauty of the experience here. With around 488 species of plants and a myriad variety of fauna,  [...]

Wild Stories from Desert National Park

Wild Stories from Desert National Park

Rajasthan is the desert king of India and a place to be, if you want to visit royal locales of Indian origin.This place with the best hues of Rajasthan culture and the ideal combination of Indian folklore and ancient history is also the region of the world famous Thar Desert. This huge expanse of sand with its special ecosystem is today an ideal tourist destination. Come to this land of great vibrance, extreme vigour and the wildest pleasures. This state in India is today counted as one of the world’s greatest attractions and many come here from afar just to experience its mystique. Amongst the many wonders of Rajasthan, the Desert National park is a perfect paradise for a nature lover. Located very near the city of Jaisalmer this region spanning an area of 3162 square kilometers is  [...]

Where love Rules – Taj Mahal

Where love Rules – Taj Mahal

Situated on the banks of the River Yamuna, there is a love monument Taj Mahal which is proof of true love across the world. Agra, the city near Delhi is the proud owner of the one of the Seven Wonders of the World - the Taj Mahal. This is a great masterpiece of excellent architectural grandeur and sheer magnificent construction. Situated around 200 km from New Delhi, this was under the great Mughals who reigned over the northern part of India. The Mughals, who had descended from the Mongols and the Turks, were patrons of art and architecture and the Taj Mahal was built during the reign of one such erstwhile Mughal emperor – Shah Jahan. Shah Jahan was fifth in the line of Mughal emperors and held great respect for his wife Mumtaz Mehal. He got this monument built in memory of his  [...]

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