5 Best National Parks in India for Family Holidays
In the digital age where everyone leads half a virtual existence, how great would it be to step outside and let your kids get a taste of life in the wild? Take beautiful pictures and enjoy adventurous experiences. With the help of an online photo collage maker, you could even create a collection of all the magnificent creatures you’ve encountered to look through once you’re back home. 5 Best National Parks in India for Family Holidays
So for those of you looking to get into that spirit of adventure, here are five national parks in India that you can plan your trip around!
The Gir Forest National Park, Gujarat
Head on over to the land of the lions and observe the king of the jungle bask in his glory in the wild. Among safaris, you can also rent a boat and paddle through the lakes around the forest. The park is also home to other big cats, lizards, hyenas, crocodiles, and black bucks.
The park is open to explorers during the months of October to June and the best way to get there is from Junagadh, the closest city to the park.
Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
Up amidst the mountains of Uttarakhand, you’ll find this beautiful park that is home to majestic tigers, golden jackals, elephants, some gorgeous birds and various species of deer. Once you have a permit, you can drive around on the lookout for these beautiful animals.
You can also catch a glimpse of the beautiful Corbett waterfalls and wander out to the nearby river of Kosi. The park even allows for a bonfire night for those with the necessary permits.
The ideal time to drop in for a visit is between November and June, and the park can be accessed from Delhi, Nainital, Lucknow, and Dehradun.
Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Smack dab in the middle of India lies the Pench National Park. If it isn’t known for its Bengal tigers then it has to be known as the setting for “The Jungle Book”. On a good day, you can spot wolves, sloths, foxes, boars and a ton of other animals on your drives around the park.
The park is easily accessible by road once you get to the city of Seoni. Like most other parks on this list, the best time to visit is between the months of November to May.
Kaziranga National Park, Assam
While it may take a five-hour drive from Guwahati, this park is well worth it. You can spot rhinoceroses, tigers, deer and wild buffalos through the safaris or observe the park from the top of a watchtower! And for all the tea lovers out there you can check out the tea plantations in the vicinity of the park too.
This park is open to visitors for a period of six months spanning November to April.
Periyar National Park, Kerala
Set amidst the most picturesque of hills, this park deserves a place on the list of every adventure and wildlife enthusiast. Bamboo rafting along the rivers, boat rides on the lake and a wildlife trail to follow. Snakes and other reptiles are a common sighting along with the usual combination of tigers, leopards, and elephants.
Getting to the park takes a five-hour drive from Kochi.
So take your pick from our list of five and set on an adventure with your family or friends! You can check out photojaanic.com for tips on how to get beautiful pictures on a family holiday, as well as other tips on photography and travel.
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