10 Best Places for Wildlife Photography in India
India is a tropical land endowed with numerous landforms starting from desert to mangrove forests. People visit India to enjoy its wildlife attraction. When it comes to wildlife photography, it is not just about clicking picture of animals. It is about choosing to picture animals in their own habitat with little regards to safety. It needs elegance, timely move and time-perfected snapshots to create a good wildlife photograph.
We present you with 10 Best Places for Preeminent Wildlife Photography in India.
1. Corbett National Park
Located in Uttarakhand, this park is famous for photographing large carnivorous mammals. Jeep safari is opted for entering to the inner zones of the parks to spot large mammals in their own environment. There are five different zones, which are filled with different set of animals and birds. Choose the zone based on the season and the type of animals you are looking for. The Himalayan foothill backdrop provides more beauty to the photographs. You can find many species and interesting animals to photography in this park. To Get complete information about Corbett National Park : Click Here
Read More : Top 10 Reasons to Visit Corbett National Park
Suggested Tour : 11 Days – Golden Triangle and Corbett Tour
2. Dachigam National Park
Located in Kashmir, this park is iconic for beautiful photographs. This is the right place to photograph rare animals like Kashmiri stag, Himalayan black bear, musk deer and others. You can spot many beautiful and rare birds in this park if you visit early in the morning. You can find rare insects too in this region.
Suggested Tour : 10 Days – Kashmir With Taj Mahal Tour
3. Dudhwa National Park
This is an ecosystem park located in Uttar Pradesh. Located on the Indo-Nepal border, you can find diversity of animals to photograph. Starting from the one-horned rhino to the hog deer, you can find an array of animals. If you visit during spring or winter, you can spot many local or migration birds. The park has a clear climate throughout the year making it easier to photograph animals in low light too.
4. Hemis National Park
This park located in Ladakh is attracting thousands of professional wildlife photographer for photographing snow leopards. It is a ferocious animal and only avid photographers with the help of the most-experienced guides choose this expenditure. The park includes the spot of fusion of Zanskar river with Indus River. This region is rich with fauna and flora. You can spot many interesting animals and birds in this region.
Also Read : Top Reasons to Visit Ladakh
Suggested Tour : 10 Days – Trip to Ladakh
5. Great Himalayan National Park
This park is the basic park for any wildlife photographer in Kullu in the state of Himachal Pardesh. You can find all cliché wildlife elements that are essential for a photographic tour. This park holds a brilliant collection of exotic animals that are confined to the Himalayan ecosystem. You can find many valleys, which are rich with herbivorous herds with exotic flora background. You can find many rare environmental sceneries to click time-perfected pictures.
Also Read : Top 15 Places to Visit in Himachal Pradesh
Suggested Tour : 15 Days – Western Himalayas Tour Packages
6. Ranthambore National Park
This park of Rajasthan has its place in many luxury train trips and numerous wildlife tour packages. The most commonly sought animal for photography is the elegant Bengal tiger with cubs. Bengal tigress, Machhli is fond of posing for the photographers. This is the right park for click pictures of dangerous carnivorous animals. Jeep safari to the deepest part of the park is very crucial for spotting tigers. Get complete info about Ranthambore National Park : Click Here
Suggested Tour : 8 Days – Golden Triangle Ranthambore Tour
7. Gir National Park
If you are looking for rare carnivorous for capturing, the best park to visit is Gir of Gujarat. This park is home to the lions. You can also spot 300 different birds and many interesting migration birds in this park. The water region is famous for photographing crocodiles and fishes.
Suggested Tour : 12 Days – Gujarat Wildlife Tour
8. Tadoba National Park
This park is located in Chandrapur region of Maharashtra. This park has its own share of tigers making spotting tigers more common here. With elephant rides, you can get as close as possible to the carnivorous without worrying about your safety. The flora of this region provides a good backdrop your photograph. The only problem is the misty climatic condition, which requires the photographers to visit in the morning for perfect pictures.
Complete Info : About Tadoba National Park
Suggested Tour : 16 Days – India Wildlife & Culture Tours
9. Simlipal National Park
Wildlife photography is not just about large mammals and ferocious animals. It is also about clicking small animals that are easy to miss. Flying squirrels, dancing peacocks, mynah and other small animals are commonly found in Simlipal park of Odisha. You can also spot large mammals like elephants, antelopes, tigers and others.
10. Anamalai Tiger Reserve
This is a small mountain range park located in Tamil Nadu. The best element of this park is that, it is not crowded with commercial tourists. You can spot wild animals like wild dogs, deers, elephants, tigers and other. However, the important elements of this park are the nocturnal animals, deadly King Cobra, rare jungle cats and others. You can find more than 250 species of birds in this park.
Also Read : Top 10 Tourist Places in Tamilnadu
Suggested Tour : 11 Days – Tamilnadu and Kerala Tour
There are numerous national parks in the country that allow safari and photography in India. This does not mean that every park gets a place in this list. This list has specifically included parks that have exotic animals, rare birds, interesting environment and most importantly, the diversity of animals. Even with a high population of rare animals, spotting large mammals like tigers, lions and others is not guaranteed even when visited during the prime season. Some photographers take safari continuously for several times before spotting the first animal that is worth photographing.
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