Elephants in India :
Elephant are mostly found in the jungles or wildlife parks of India. Once in
a while they are also seen moving around in the streets in search of food,
which is a very uncommon sight. This graceful creature is a joy to watch,
especially for children. Elephants are considered to be very sacred in India
for it plays a key role in Hinduism, the nation's major religion. Ganesh,
one of the major Hindu deities, has the head of an elephant.
Elephant Safari in India :
Elephant Safari is one of the most joyful activity to make your trip truly
entertaining. People in India ride Elephants since time immemorial. In the
earlier days elephants & horses were the means of transportation from
one place to other and Rajas & Maharajas too used them to commute
between places. Elephants also played a major role both in the wars &
peace making in past history of India. This huge creature is still a means
of travelling in the remote areas of the jungles for the tourists and
Elephants are in fact the best means of travelling the remote regions of
the dense forest areas. This slow moving creature gives you immense time to
look around and see the jungle activity from an advantageous height.
Some of the Places in India Where you can Enjoy The Elephant
Elephant Joy Rides are available near the Amer Fort Jaipur in Rajasthan.
Its a sheer pleasure for the tourists to explore this majestic fort from the
top of this majestic creature.
Ride the Elephant in the Wilds :
National Park :
We take you on a 3 to 5 days trip to this amazing park
located in the north Indian state of Uttaranchal. Corbett National Park in
the state of Uttaranchal is the first & the finest tiger reserve in
India. Sprawling in an areas of 201 sq km in one of India's thickest green
belt, the park is the home to about 110 tree species, 50 mammals species,
580 bird species and 25 reptile species. With the help of the World Wildlife
Fund, Project Tiger was launched in Corbett National Park in 1973. Named
after Jim Corbett, the legendary hunter turned wildlife conservationist and
naturalist, the park is famous for its large population of tigers, lions and
elephants. Tiger tracking is very easy here, and the best way to track the
tigers in Corbett is from the top of an elephant.
Kanha National Park & Tiger Reserve :
Kanha is the
place which inspired the world famous writer Rudyard Kipling to write "The
Jungle Book". Kanha National park is known to be the most thickly
populated tiger reserve in India. It is believed and found from several
surveys that it houses the largest number of tigers in India. Located in
thick forest belt of Madhya Pradesh, Kanha is the best place in India to
sight tigers in the wilds. Kanha houses 22 species of mammals and 200
species of birds. The core of the Kanha tiger reserve was created in 1974
under project tiger. In addition to the tigers, there are other mammals,
birds and reptiles which roam freely amidst the high concentration of Sal
and Bamboo forest, rolling grasslands, meandering stream, which stretch to
over the 940 km.
If you really want to enjoy tiger tracking in Kanha, then we will suggest
you to take an elephant ride, that will not only take you to the remote
areas of the park, but also allow you to have close encounters with the
fierce creature - tiger.
Bandhavgarh National Park & Tiger Reserve :
amidst the wooded Vindhyan mountains is the thick forest belt of Bandhavgarh
National park and tiger reserve, which is another most well known tiger home
in the world. If you are here to track tigers, then Bandhavgarh will never
disappoint you for the large population of tiger it shelters. The
Bandhavgarh Tiger reserve is also home to several other wild species apart
form tigers and its other close relatives. This park also has few other
attractions, which are worth visiting. The best way to explore this tiger
reserve is on the back of an elephant.