Welcome to Wildlife India!

Experience a wildlife odyssey in India with India Wildlife Tours. India is reputed to be the home to the finest game parks and tiger reserves, which offer a stunning array of wildlife. India Wildlife Tours presents tours, which have been specially designed to take you to discover some of India's well-known national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. The highlights of these wildlife tours are the exciting jeep safari and elephant rides in "Project Tiger" wildlife reserves at World famous Ranthambore, Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Parks. As a result of initiatives taken in the field of conservation, these parks have seen a significant increase in the number of tigers, which were once on the verge of extinction.

Wildlife Sanctuaries in India
There are 492 existing wildlife sanctuaries in India covering an area of 117,077 kms, which happens to be 3.56% of the geographical area of the country. Another 217 sanctuaries are proposed in the Protected Area Network Report covering an area of 16,670 kms. Maximum numbers of sanctuaries exist in size class less than 10 kms and there are only 2 sanctuaries, having more than 5,000 kms. The network of sanctuaries will go up to 709 after full implementation of the above report.

Biosphere Reserves in India :
The programme of Biosphere Reserve was initiated under the 'Man & Biosphere' (MAB) programme by UNESCO in 1971. The purpose of the formation of the biosphere reserve is to conserve in-situ all forms of life, along with its support system, in its totality, so that it could serve as a referral system for monitoring and evaluating changes in natural ecosystems. The first biosphere reserve of the world was established in 1979, since then the network of biosphere reserves has increased to 425 in 95 countries across the world (MAB, 2003). Presently, there are 13 existing biosphere reserves in India.

Tiger Reserves in India :
Project Tiger was launched by the Government of India in the year 1973 to save the endangered species of tigers in the country. Starting from nine reserves in 1973-74, the number has grown up to twenty seven in 1999-2000. These project tiger areas cover a total area of 37,761 kms, which happens to be 1.15% of the total geographical area of the country. The estimated tiger population in these reserves was approximately 1,500 and the total population within the country was nearly 4,000 in 1992.

---Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary ---Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary
---Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary ---Gir Wildlife Sanctuary
---Manas Wildlife Sanctuary ---Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
--»- Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary ---Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary
---Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary