Are you planning to visit the most amazing national parks in India? Do you know which one is famous for what? If you are a wildlife lover, you must visit any of the following Indian national parks once.

The national park is an area reserved for improving wildlife and biodiversity. It preserves the animals by avoiding poaching, hunting, deforestation, and grazing on cultivation. The national parks emphasize maintaining every single floral or fauna species. 

India has incredible biodiversity. There is at least one national park in each state displaying the vivid flora and fauna of the region. You will find Royal Bengal tigers, Asiatic lions, cheetahs, leopards, great single-horned rhinoceros, elephants, etc., in the national parks of India.

There are a total of 106 national parks in India. They are full of several endangered species and standard varieties. You can see over 500 bird species in the Indian national parks as well.  

Top national parks in India amaze you with uniqueness

Diversity and natural treasure make India one of the most lovable countries in World. From exploring various hills stations in India to spend a couple of hours amid forest, attracts foreigners as well.

National parks have another attractions. People get attracted to its ambiance, silence, along with various types of wild (mainly) animals.

Here in this article, I am going to reveal 8 most popular national parks in India you can plan visiting once.

Jim Corbett National park

It was earlier known as the ‘Hailey National Park .’Corbett National Park is famous for tigers. It was the first national park in India. 

Jim Corbett was started in 1936 to protect the Bengal Tigers. It is a fantastic adventurous destination for wildlife lovers. The oldest park in the country is fit for an Eco tour with incredible natural resources. 

Among top national parks in India, Jim Corbett National Park stands first. Jim Corbett hunted many man eaters mainly in north Indian range. This national park is a tribute to this legend.

The best time to visit the Jim Corbett National park is between March to June. Most of the zones of this popular national park remain closed during the Monsoon months. 

The beauty and wilderness of the Jim Corbett National park attract tourists from all over the globe. Many film shootings and wildlife documentaries in India took place here. 

Kaziranga National park

Kaziranga is one of the most popular national parks in India. It is the only natural habitat of the endangered one-horned rhinoceros in India. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage site. 

The Kaziranga national park also has water buffaloes, elephants, and other animals. It is also famous as a Tiger Reserve.

Kaziranga is one of the most visited parks in India. The fantastic wildlife makes it in the top 10 national parks in India. There are hotels near Kaziranga National Park. You can enjoy the boat, Jeep, and elephant safari at Kaziranga National Park. 

Ranthambore National Park

The Ranthambore National park is present in Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan. It is one of the top national parks in India. The impressive Tigers are the main attraction of this national park. 

You can also see many predators and dry deciduous forests in the Ranthambore National park. There are various lakes and forts here. It maximizes adventure and attracts more tourists. The two popular attractions are Ranthambore Fort and Padam Talao.

Padam Talao is the largest water body of all in Rajasthan. The Jogi Mahal at the corner of this lake is a beautiful sight. The scenic beauty and fantastic wildlife make Ranthambore National Park a special place.

Periyar National Park

The Periyar National Park is present in the beautiful Western Ghats. It is the only wildlife sanctuary in South India. It has an artificial lake flowing through the forests of Periyar National Park. 

It is famous for its incredible beauty and wildlife. It also falls under the Project Tiger Reserve. You can enjoy jeep safaris across the Periyar National Park. Tourists can also enjoy boat rides on the beautiful Periyar Lake. It adds to the fun. 

The best time to visit the Periyar National Park is between September to April. You can also try adventure sports like river rafting and trekking in this national park. 

You may also experience Fruitful Nature Walks, Elephant Safari, Tiger Trailing, and Boat Cruises. Most tourists love to take a trip to Cardamom Hills from the Periyar National Park. 

Gir Wildlife Sanctuary 

The Gir Wildlife Sanctuary is known as the Sasan Gir Sanctuary of Gujarat. It is famous as the home of Asiatic Lions in India. Gir Wildlife Sanctuary has been looking after wild plants and animals since 1965.

It is one of the most extensive and well-maintained reserve areas for the Asiatic Lions. You can visit the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary from October to June. December to March is the ideal time to visit the place.

There are also 210 leopards in the forest area of Gir Wildlife Sanctuary. Sambar, Chausingha, Chinkara, Flamingoes, Nilgai, Woodpeckers, and Crested Serpent Eagles can also be seen.

Sundarbans National Park

The Sundarbans National park is the largest and oldest national park in India. The beautiful Sundarbans are present at the extremes of West Bengal. It is also famous for its humid freshwater forests. 

Sundarbans have the best weather conditions for mangroves. The mangrove forests are a beautiful sight to the eyes. It is also one of the most extensive mangrove forests in the world.

The Sundarbans National park has a variety of magnificent flora. Tourists worldwide come here to see the Royal Bengal Tigers in action. 

This national park also contains a large number of other endangered species. It includes tigers, deer, and other animals. The best time to visit the Sundarbans National park is between October to March.

Hemis National Park

It is incredible to witness wildlife in high-altitude regions. We have such a national park in Ladakh in India. I am sure wildlife lovers are excited to read this.

It would help if you indeed visited Hemis National Park. It is the largest national park in India. This adventurous national park has some beautiful landscape views. 

It is a unique national park. It remains covered with snow most of the time. It is famous to tourists for its heavenly beauty. The tourists can view the Zanskar Range and the Indus river flowing at Hemis National park.

You have to cover the Hemis National Park in Ladakh on foot. It is the only national park with no vehicles inside the park—the best time to visit the Hemis National Park is between May and October. 

Most Popular National Parks in India
Most Popular National Parks in India

Silent Valley National Park

The Silent Valley National Park is definitely one of the best national parks in India. It is extremely rich in biodiversity. There are different kinds of wildlife and trees in the national park.

You can easily visit the Silent Valley National park on your Kerala trip. It is located in the Palakkad district of Kerala. It is a beautiful wildlife treat for tourists.

You can see exotic animals and birds like the lion-tailed macaque, tiger, smart Indian civet, etc. The Silent Valley National Park has 1000 flowering plant species and 108 orchids. There are near to 13 species of fish and so much more. It would help if you visited Silent Valley National Park between December to April to have a fantastic time.


There are also other national parks in India like Kanha National Park, Bandhavgarh National Park, Nanda Devi Biosphere & Valley of Flowers National Parks in the Himalayas, etc. All the national parks are treasure troves for nature lovers. It contains a wide range of flora, fauna, and geographical and climatic diversity. 

We have so many beautiful national parks in our country. It becomes challenging to choose one. So we have decided to name a few for you to visit. This article helps you to satisfy your adventurous wildlife soul.