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Wildlife

Wildlife in South India is diverse. Thanks to the region’s varied climatic conditions and topography, here you are greeted with over 500 species of mammals, 1225 varieties of Birds, 1600 types of reptiles and 57,000 species of insects. The ecosystem of South India is such that the place makes a great habitat for animals. Blessed with a cool tropical climate and virgin rainforests, the region takes you on the best wildlife experiences which are raw and breathtaking.


Wildlife Sanctuary of Kerala
Periyar Tiger Reserve, Kerala
Periyar Tiger Reserve seems like a heaven with ample of Mother Nature. It was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1978. It has a pristine lake which adds to its beauty. Enjoy boating here to enjoy beautiful vistas of nature around while spotting animals that flock around the lake to gratify their thirst.

 Do not forget to carry your camera to click some exceptional wildlife photographs. Some of the commonly found animals here include tigers, elephants, wild pigs, sambars, gaur, etc. apart from over 260 species of birds.        


Eravikulam National Park, Kerala
Located at a serene location just km from Munnar, Eravikulam National Park is acts home to the exotic Nilgiri Tahr apart from Nilgiri Langur, leopards and the Indian Bison. Here lies South India's highest peak, Anamudi. The rare flora and fauna attract travellers from all over the world here. If lucky, you can spot the special Neelakurinji flowers here which bloom once every 12 years.


Kumarakam Bird Sanctuary, Kerala
Kumarakam Bird Sanctuary spreads over 14 hectares and remains a paradise for bird watchers. Here migratory birds like the Siberian stork, egret, darter, heron and teal can be seen. Also, do spend some time boating along the Vembanad Lake to savour exotic nature nestling around.


Wildlife Sanctuary of Karnataka
Bandipur National Park and Rajiv Gandhi wildlife Park, Karnataka
Bandipur National Park and Nagarhole or Rajiv Gandhi wildlife Park, Karnataka
Both these wildlife heavens are situated in the state of Karnataka. Kabini River Reservoir separates Bandipur from Nagarhole. The Bandipur Tiger Reserve is a great place to spot over 70 majestic tigers apart from more than 300 Asian elephants, Leopards and Bears. These parks look beautiful with exceptional flora which makes a great home for these wild animals.


Dandeli Kali Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka
Booming with flora and fauna, Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is the biggest wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka. It houses a wide variety of animals like elephants, wild boars, tigers, rare black panthers, crocodiles, wild dogs, monkeys and mongoose.


Wildlife Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu
Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary is a must visit place for travellers visiting Tamil Nadu. This Sanctuary is loaded with fauna where you can enjoy a safari to spot Bengal Tiger, Indian Leopard, Indian Elephant, and gaur. Both Jeep Safaris as well as Elephant Safaris are available here to let you peep into the world of wild closely.


Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu
The wonderful Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the well-known wildlife Sanctuaries of Tamil Nadu. With a serene setting in the Western Ghats, Anamalai Wildlife Sanctuary acts home to a diverse wildlife, including tiger, nilgiri tahr, gaur, panther, elephant, wild boar, civet cat, jackal and deer.



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