Best Places to visit for Wildlife Photography

There are many wildlife areas in India where you can get stunning photographs of fauna in their habitat without disturbing them.

India is home to a variety of animals and birds and hence get your camera ready to capture stunning pictures of the wildlife of the following places.

Gir National Park, Gujarat

A Lion in Gir National Park
Gir National Park

If you are looking to capture the king of the Jungle, then Gir National Park is the best place to click pictures of the Asiatic Lions who roam the park freely.

There are also Leopards, Sambar, The Jackal, Chowsingha, striped Hyena, India Fox, etc.

The Sky of the park has more than 200 species of birds and you could get to click the pictures of white-backed and long-billed vultures along with the other species.

Additionally, there are more than 40 species of reptiles and amphibians that consist of Marsh Crocodile, King Kobra, Saw-scaled viper, Russell’s viper, and Krait.

Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan

Tigers in Ranthambore National Park
Ranthambore National Park

Want to click pictures of the mystic tigers? Then Ranthambore National Park is a perfect place to spot Diurnal Tiger roaming fiercely in the park. 

There are many other stunning animals and birds found in the park. You can get to click pics of animals consisting of Leopards, Sambar Deer, Striped Hyenas, Chital, Nilgai, Langurs, Macaques, Jackals, etc.

If you have patience and determination then you will get the opportunity to capture pictures of  272 species of birds including Graylag Goose, Indian Gray Hornbills, Woodpeckers, Common Kingfishers, Cuckoos, Parakeets, Bee Eaters, Asian Palm Swift, Owl, etc.

Additionally, In the park, there are only two species of amphibians- Indian Toad and Common frog.

Likewise, there are also many species of reptiles present in the park.

Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

Corbett National Park
Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

The park is divided into five zones named Bijrani, Dhikala, Jhirna, Domunda, and Sonanandi. Each zone consists of different varieties of species of animals and birds. 

The park consists of Royal Bengal Tigers, Hog Deer, Sambar, Asiatic elephant, Asiatic Black Bear, Sloth Bear, Walking Deer, Yellow-throated Marten, Otters, Ghariyal, etc.

The flying creatures consist of Hornbill, Hodgson’s Bushchat, Orange Breasted Green Pigeon, White-Backed Vulture, etc.

Water consists of Golden Oriole, Indian Pitta, Pallas Fish Eagle, Tawny Fish Owl, Scarlet Minivet, etc.

The park also has reptiles like Aligator, Crocodiles and the King Cobra.

Eravikulam National Park, Kerala

Nilgiri Tahr in Eravikulam National Park
Eravikulam National Park

The Eravikulam national park is located in the Idduki district of Kerala and is famous for endangered Nilgiri Tahr (Mountain Goat).

The park is also known as Rajamalai National Park.

If you are in the park, then you surely should capture pictures of cute Nilgiri marten!

Furthermore, you will also find Small-clawed otter, Dusky striped squirrel, Ruddy Mongoose, Elephants, Nilgiri langur, Lion Tailed Macaque, Leopard, Panther, etc.

Also, you might get to see birds like House Swift, Grass House, Indian Jungle Nightjar, Nilgiri Wood Pigeon, etc.

Beautiful butterflies consist of  Southern Birdwing, Crimson Rose, Mottled Emigrant, Nilgiri Grass Yellow, Great Evening Brown, etc.

Besides the above fauna, There are 48 species of mammals, 133 species of birds, 101 species of butterflies, and 21 species of amphibians.

Kaziranga National Park, Assam

one-horned rhinoceros in Kaziranga Park
Kaziranga National Park, Assam

The fame of Kaziranga National Park is one-horned rhinoceros that roam happily on the 30 square kilometer area of elephant-grass meadows, swampy lagoons, and dense forests.

The park is located in Kanchanjuri and other fauna to capture in your camera consist of  Tiger, Hoolock Gibbon, Leopard, Indian Elephant, Wild Water Buffalo, Sloth Bear, Swamp Deer, etc.

The sky is full of Indian Hornbill, Jerdon’s Babblers, Baya Weaver, Finn’s Weavers, etc.

Hemis National Park, Jammu and Kashmir

A weasel in Hemis National Park
Hemis National Park

The park is located in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. Here you will get to click the pictures of snow leopards roaming on the white blanket of snow.

Other amazing animals consist of the Tibetan wolf, Eurasian brown bear, Red fox, Mountain Himalayan mouse hare, Weasel, Himalayan marmot, etc.

You can also spot birds like the Golden eagle, Robin accentor, Tickell’s leaf warbler, Black-winged snow finch, etc.

Tadoba National Park, Maharashtra

Tadoba National Park
Tadoba National Park, Maharashtra

Get your camera ready to click fantastic pictures of Bengal tigers dwelling in the national park of Chandrapur region of Maharashtra.

Visit in the morning to capture clear photographs of tigers, nilgai, sambar, jungle cat, sloth bear, honey badger, Indian leopard, small Indian civet, barking deer,  striped hyena, gaur, chital, etc.

There are many species of birds and reptiles that you can spot here.

Dachigam National Park, Kashmir

Dachigam National Park
Dachigam National Park

Located over 140 sq.km of land the park is divided into two sectors, the first one is the Upper sector and the second one is Lower Dachigam.

The most incredible animal which you can find here to click brilliant pictures consist of hangul or Kashmir stag. The park also consists of Snow leopard, Marten, Ibex, Himalayan Gray Langurs, Himalayan black musk deer, etc.

The sky is full of Koklass pheasant, Monal pheasant, Bearded Vulture, Golden Eagle, Red-billed Chough, etc.

Dudhwa National Park, Uttar Pradesh

Dudhwa National Park
Dudhwa National Park, Uttar Pradesh

Dudhwa national park is an ecosystem park located in Uttar Pradesh. There are many amazing animals to click like Swamp Deer, One-horned rhino, Tigers, Leopards, Antelopes, Jackal, Hyena, etc.

The Tarai ecosystem also consists of many amazing birds like Bengal Florican, Great Slaty Woodpecker, Black-necked Stork, Great Pied Hornbill, Indian Golden Oriole, etc.

Overall the park has 38 species of mammals, 16 species of reptiles, 400 species of birds, and 90 species of fishes.

Nagarhole National Park (Kabini), Karnataka

 An Elephant in Nagarhole National Park
Nagarhole National Park (Kabini), Karnataka

 The park is located in Kodagu district and is a part of the Nilgiri biosphere reserve. The park is also known as Kabini National Park because of the river Kabini that flows through the park.

 The park consists of amazing forests, waterfalls, hills, valleys, and streams and is a great place to click pictures of Bengal tiger, Ussuri dhole, Leopard, Antelope, Sloth bear, Sambar deer, Barking beer, Elephant, etc.

There are around 250 species of birds found in the park and you can click pictures of the birds like blue bearded bee-eater, Common osprey, Malabar whistling thrush, duck and herons near the Kabini river.

The park also consists of reptiles like Marsh crocodile, Bamboo pit, Common vine snake, viper,  Indian monitor lizard, Indian rock python, Wolf snake, etc.