If you are looking to sample India’s incredible biodiversity, there are few better places to head to than its numerous stunning national parks. We’ve rounded up a list of the country’s most incredible parks to locate rare animals and plants, take in breathtaking views and immerse yourself in dense greenery.
This UNESCO World Heritage Site spreads out across the state of West Bengal and the neighboring country of Bangladesh. The Sundarbans, the world’s largest coastal mangrove forest, covers an area of about 10,000 square kilometers (3,816 square miles) and is home to the Bengal tiger, among other endangered animal species.
Sundarbans National Park, Dayapur, Gosaba, West Bengal, India, +91 90079 95888
Also known as the Kanha Tiger Reserve, this is the largest national park in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Home to a large population of Bengal tigers, leopards, and other wild animals, this dense forest is the one in which Rudyard Kipling based The Jungle Book.
Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India, +91 76422 50760