Nature and Eco Tours
Nature and eco tours are the perfect options for the nature lovers who want to explore the natural beauty of India while supporting conservation and making economic contribution to the regional communities.
About nature and eco tours
Nature and eco tours offered by India International Voyages are one of the favorite options for nature and ecotourism enthusiasts. These tours make us understand that by protecting the environment, we can protect ourselves along with the future generation. Nature and eco tours take you through the natural wonders of India and you can get close to Mother Nature with all the assistance and guidance you need.
1) Nature tours
Nature tours offered by India International Voyages cover the following:
- Ranthambhore National Park
- Corbett National Park
- Nagarhole Sanctuary
- Bandhavgarh National Park
- Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Ranthambore National Park
Things to see in the Ranthambore National Park include the following:
- Flora: Ranj, dhok, ber, salai, and palm trees
- Lakes: Milak Tank, Rajbagh Lake, and Padam Tank
- Fauna: Tigers, crocodiles, and migratory birds
Nearest rail station to Ranthambore National Park is Sawai Madhopur and Jaipur is the closest airport.
Corbett National Park
Corbett National Park has been named after the legendary hunter Jim Corbett. This park was founded in 1973. The park is home to more than 50 mammals, 25 reptile species, and 580 birds. Things to see in the Corbett National Park include the following:
- Barking deer
- Chital – the spotted deer
- Wild boar
- Himalayan Black Bear
You can reach Corbett National Park in 6 hours by driving from Delhi.
Bandhavgarh National Park
Bandhavgarh National Park is a popular national park in Madhya Pradesh. The thick bamboo and Sal forests of this national park make it a perfect habitat for the tigers. Various species of wildlife to be seen in this national park include the following:
- Chital (spotted deer)
- Nilgai (blue bull)
- Barking deer
- Chowsingha (four-horned antelope)
- Sloth bear
- Gaur (the world's biggest oxen)
- Wild Boar
You will see the following types of birds:
- Paradise Flycatcher
- Orange-headed Ground Thrush
- Malabar-Pied Hornbill
For reaching Bandhavgarh National Park, you need to visit Khajuraho. Daily flights are available from Agra, Delhi, and Varanasi to Khajuraho Airport.
Nagarhole Sanctuary is an area of Mysore Plateau. This sanctuary was founded in 1954. Various wildlife species found in this sanctuary are as follows:
- Four-horned antelope
- Sloth bear
- Slender Loris
- Wild Dog
The birdlife comprises grey-headed fishing eagles, cormorants, Malabar Tragron, crested-hawk eagles, Malabar Whistling Thrush, and Malabar-pied Hornbill.
You can arrive at the Bangalore Airport and then go by car from Mysore (the distance is 240 km). Ideal time to visit is between September and May.
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala is one of the top tourist destinations in India. It is famous for the significant number of elephants. Other wildlife species seen here include the following:
- Malabar Squirrel
- Lion-tailed Macaque
- Slot bear
Exotic birds seen in this sanctuary include kingfisher, dater cormorant, racket tailed drango, and grey hornbill. You will find a variety of reptiles such as python, monitor lizard, flying lizard, king cobra, and flying snake. Closest airports are Madurai and Cochin. Closest railway station is Kottayam.
2) Eco tours
Eco tours arranged by India International Voyages cover states and areas like Arunachal Pradesh, the Himalayan mountain ranges (including Kanchenjungha), and Darjeeling. Picturesque mountains, beautiful rivers, and evergreen forests are the main attractions of these eco tours.