Red Panda

Sundarbans to Singalila

Sunderbans Biosphere Reserve, Manas National Park, Gorumara National Park, Singalila National Park, Glenburn Tea Estate India has 50 Tiger reserves, governed by Project Tiger which is, in turn, administrated by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and 104 National Parks. Some of these reserves and National Parks are World renowned; places like Kanha, Ranthambhore and Corbett. Unsurprisingly, these famous reserves[…]

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Noor, a Ranthambhore tigress

Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve

Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and most renowned national parks in Northern India, covering 282 km². Ranthambhore was established as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the Government of India and was declared one of the Project Tiger reserves in 1973. Ranthambhore became a national park on 1 November 1980. In 1984, the adjacent forests were declared the Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary and Keladevi[…]

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waiting for lions

Kuno Palpur – Waiting for Lions

Kuno Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary Getting away from the crowds is not always easy in India; and the country’s tiger reserves are no exception. Instead of being places where wildlife enthusiasts can sit quietly and enjoy time watching one of natures most magnificent creatures, safaris are usually frantic affairs, with convoys of vehicles rushing across the park in response to the[…]

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Corbett to end overnight stays in forest rest houses

Disappointing news from Corbett. For those of us that like getting close to India’s wildlife, staying in one of the government rest houses inside Corbett Tiger Reserve was a special treat. Sadly, the decision by the Uttarakhand government to implement a Supreme Court order means that this will no longer be possible. It’s not cast in stone yet, but seems inevitable. This[…]

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