135 Wildlife Sanctuaries in India that you should visit - With photos & details

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135 Wildlife Sanctuaries to explore in India

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Amirthi Zoological ParkKannamangalam, Kathalampattu R.F, Amirthi, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632102, India

Opened in 1967 and is about 25 hectares of area. Half of this jungle is cleared to serve as a tourist spot while the other half is served as a wildlife sanctuary.

Aarey Milk ColonyAarey Milk Colony, Shivaji Nagar, Aarey Colony, Goregaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400065, India

This falls in the Eco-sensitive region of the Sanjay Gandhi national park and is an urban, unclassed and degraded forest. It is classified as mixed moist deciduous type forest.

Achanakmar Wildlife SanctuaryATR office, Kawardha Road, Mungeli, Chhattisgarh 495334, India

The Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve is a biosphere reserve in India that extends across the states of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, covering a total area of 383,551 hectares. The forest area of the reserve has tropical deciduous vegetation and The faunal composition of the Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve is quite rich. More diverse and flourishing populations of wildlife can be found here.

AgasthyakoodamAgasthyamalai, Vazhichal, Tamil Nadu 627425

The most difficult trek in Kerala, taking you to the top of Agasthyakoodam through forests and valleys and waterfalls.

Amaravathi Crocodile FarmTiruppur, Tamil Nadu 642102, India

The Amaravathi Crocodile Farm is considered as the biggest crocodile reproducing focus in southern India. The mugger crocodiles, famous as the Persian crocodiles and bog crocodiles, are the ordinarily discovered species.

Anamalai Tiger ReservePollachi, Tamil Nadu 642101, India

Earlier known as Indira Gandhi Wildlife sanctuary is a protected area in the Annamalai hills of Pollachi and Walparai.  It would be a wonderful experience to visit this place and enjoy the serene nature and climate, and to know about the animals and their habitat.

Arabari Range ForestGutiamara, West Bengal 721147, India

Arabari Forest Range is the name of a forest range in the West Midnapore district. Conservation efforts were begun in 1972 by an Indian Forest Service. Now the forest is dense green and one can have a safari by the permission of the forest department. There are a lot of wildlife population inside the forest and they are conserved very carefully by the forest department

Askot Musk Deer Sanctuarynear Askot, Askote, Uttarakhand 262543, India

This sanctuary has been set up primarily with the object of conserving the musk deer (Moschus leucogaster) and its habitat. Intensive efforts have been initiated to conserve this rare species. Other mammals found in this sanctuary include the Bengal tiger, Indian leopard, Himalayan jungle cat, civet, barking deer, serow, goral and Himalayan brown bear. Many species of high altitude birds are also found in this sanctuary.

Asola Bhati wild life sanctuaryAsola Wild Life Sanctuary, Asola, New Delhi, Haryana 121003, India

Asola-Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary covering 32.71 sqkm area on the Southern Delhi Ridge of Aravalli hill range on Delhi-Haryana border lies in Southern Delhi as well as northern parts of Faridabad and Gurugram districts of Haryana state. The biodiversity significance of Ridge lies in its merger with Indo-Gangetic plains, as it is the part of the Northern Aravalli leopard wildlife corridor, an important wildlife corridor which starts from the Sariska National Park in Rajasthan.

Ballavpur Wildlife Sanctuary & Deer ParkBolpur, West Bengal 731204, India

This lush territory is situated close Santiniketan in Bolpur subdivision of Birbhum District was created in 1977. It is home to three water bodies which is the host for so many migratory birds and there are also so many wildlife populations also.

Balpakram National ParkSouth Garo Hills, Meghalaya 794114, India

Balpakram National Park is a national park in the south of Garo Hills in Meghalaya, Balpakram National Park is a national park in the south of Garo Hills in Meghalaya,

Bandhavgarh National ParkBandhavgarh, Tala, Madhya Pradesh 484661, India

Bandhavgarh National Park is spread at vindhya hills in Madhya Pradesh has a core area of 105 sq km. It was the former hunting preserve of the Maharaja of Rewa and at present is a famous natural hub for White Tigers. The area of Bandhavgarh is being flourished with a large biodiversity, Over the years, the park has shown a great number of increases in the count of the tiger species and this is the reason why tiger tours is so famed to attract a large number of tourists at its vicinity.

Bandipur Tiger Reserve And National ParkNH 67, Hangala Village, Gundlupet Taluk, Bandipur, Karnataka 571126, India

This national park is famous for its wildlife riches which covers around 874 sq km. This park suits people who love nature, photography, and adventure.

Bannerghatta Biological ParkBannerghatta Rd, Bannerughatta, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560083, India

Founded in 1970.  A portion is also a biological reserve. Popular destination with a zoo, a pet corner,  an animal rescue center, a butterfly enclosure, aquarium, snake house, and a safari park

Bengal Safari park5th Mile, Sevoke Rd, Salugara, Siliguri, West Bengal 734008, India

Situated within the verdant forested area of Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary and it is the first animal safari park of the North Bengal region. Surrounded with thick green forests and with a lot of wild animals. Tourists can spot and observe wild animals in their natural habitat at Bengal Safari Park.

Bhadra DamLakkavalli Dam, Vadiyuru, Karnataka 577115, India

Bhadra dam a  wildlife sanctuary and tourist destination which is located on Bhadra river, a tributary of Thungabadra river

Bhadra Wildlife SanctuaryBehind Ranganathaswamy Temple, Tarikere, Lakkavalli, Karnataka 577115, India

Covering a vast area of 490 sq kilometres which is surrounded by the hills of the western ghats on all sides

Bhitarkanika National ParkParamanandpur, Odisha 754248, India

​​​​​​​Bhitarkanika, lying in the estuarine region of Brahmani-Baitarani rivers in the North-Eastern corner of the Kendrapara district of Odisha, is the second-largest viable mangrove eco-system of India. This huge area of mangrove forests and wetlands is intersected by a network of creeks with Bay of Bengal on the East. It houses some 215 species of birds, including wetland migrants from central-Asia and Europe, menacing saltwater or estuarine crocodiles, and a lot of other fauna species are th

Binsar Wildlife SanctuaryBinsar, Uttarakhand 263628, India

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is perched on top of the Jhandi Dhar hills in the Himalayas. From a place called Zero Point in Binsar one can see the Himalayan peaks like Kedarnath Peak, Shivling, Trisul, and Nanda Devi.  Binsar was established in 1988 for the conservation and protection of the shrinking broad leaf oak forests of the Central Himalayan region, and it has over 200 bird species.

BRT Tiger ReservePunajur State Forest, Karnataka 571127, India

Situated between the western and eastern ghats. Having a wonderful ecosystem is the worthy delight of floral, faunal and cultural affluence