Top 10 Wild Animals to See on a Wildlife Safari in India


India is a wide country that has numerous wildlife species and creatures. It is said that around ⅓ part of India is covered by lush forests which is the abode to many wildlife species. There are 400 Wildlife Sanctuaries and 80 National Parks located in India which is the home of wild and Endangered Species. Wildlife species in India are getting extinct day by day because of deforestation and other human activities. Environmental population, deforestation, loss of habitat, human interference, poaching, and hunting are the major reason behind the disappearance of endangered animals.

This reduction in the number of wildlife species is the only reason why most people showing their interest in visiting National Parks or doing safaris.

However, India is one of the countries which has the highest density of many wildlife species in its national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, and reserves which anyone can see by taking a wildlife safari ride through the Indian forests.

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Here we have mentioned a list of top 10 wild animals that you can see through your wildlife Safari in India.

1. Royal Bengal Tiger

Royal Bengal Tigers are the largest cat species in the world. These largest cats are capable of killing over twice their size and have powerful paws and jaws which makes them easier to catch their prey. Unlike other cats, tigers love water so, they can be easily spotted in the surroundings of waterholes and rivers of National Park. These Tigers can be easily spotted at Kanha National Park, Jim Corbett National Park, Sariska National Park, Sundarban National Park, and Ranthambore National Park while doing Jungle Safari.

2. Indian Rhinoceros

Overall, the population of Indian Rhinoceros is 3555. These Endangered species are primarily located in the north-eastern states of Rajasthan. The best places to see this endangered species in India are Kaziranga National park and Pobitora wildlife which has the highest density of great Indian Rhinoceros.

3. Crocodile

Crocodiles are renowned for the species who live in water and lakes and well known for their attack on human beings. These are very dangerous species for human resources. These species are spotted in Sunderban National Park.

4. One-Horned Rhino

Rhino’s horns are made of Keratin. The endangered habitat of Indian Rhinoceroses is limited to one particular area of India: the Indo Gangetic Plains. One- Horned rhinos are largely spotted at Kaziranga National Park during your Wildlife Trips in India. It is home to more than 60% of the world’s population.

5. Asiatic Leopard

These Leopards are very indescribable, single creatures can be located at rocky outcrops in India’s National Park. The Asiatic Leopard population is relatively high at the range of 12000 and 14000 leopards thought to live in the Wildlife National Park.

6. Sloth Bear

Sloth Bear has a 20000 of its population. The Indian sloth bear is one of the 4 types of wild bears found in India and remarkable by Asian Black Bear by their Lankier Builds.

7. Jackals

Jackals can be found in a number of parks in India. They can also be spotted on the outskirts of town, and village where they get their food easily.

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The best National Park where Jackles can be located are Mahadev National Park and Chikara Wildlife Sanctuary. You can also spot Jackals while doing Tiger Safari in India.

8. Snow Leopards

Snow Leopard is one of the world’s most indefinable big cats. Mostly they roamed on the hill ranges of Himalayas. The snow leopard can jump of about 15 meters and use their long tails for balance. Snow Leopard can be spotted in Hemis National Park, a high altitude reserve in the Ladakh region of India.

9. Chital

These graceful spotted deer can be found throughout the Indian Subcontinent. They look very delightful while seeing them gazing and hurdling through the National park. Their name is derived from the same root as the cheetah. Chital can be easily spotted in Kanha National Park so look out for them during your Luxury Tiger Safari India.

10. Nilgai

This wild animal is popularly known as Boselaphus tragocamelus or Blue Bull. Over 1 million Nilgai can be located in India. Blue bull is one of the commonly found and biggest deers in India. Nilgai in India can be located in Gir National Park (Gujarat), Bandhavgarh National Park, Kanha National Park, and many other Wildlife Reserves.

India is blessed with enormous dense forest and exotic wild animals such as tiger, leopard, rhinos, and bear but due to deforestation and loss of habitat, human-wildlife conflicts are very common. This was our list of top 10 wild animals that you can see during your wildlife safari in India. If you have ever been on a Tiger Safari in India and watched some of these wild animals then share your experience with us too in the comment section below.

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