the ancient and historical India, the Kings used to traverse on elephants,
which were immensely decorated. They used to domesticate hundreds and
thousands of elephants in their Kingdom. In the Royal India, Elephants
played very crucial role in the making and breaking of the history. They
were mostly used as a means of transportation.
Today, elephants are not domesticated and mostly found in the wilds. This
huge creature is also worshipped in some parts of India. You may not find
elephants roaming on the streets, but, if you really wish to see and
experience them then move towards the wilderness of India, which have
immense stock of this creature.
Elephant Safari is the most awesome and thrilling adventurous experience,
you had ever come across before. The experience of sitting high a top an
elephant in a beautifully decorated wood chair, through the cool jungles of
India, is an experience you'll never forget. It is truly a luxurious
experience to ride an elephant.
The Ideal Time
It is ideal to visit the Indian Sanctuaries during the winters. During the
winters the forest areas of India are in full bloom.
Elephant Safari Sites in
India has several sites were you can enjoy an elephant ride. Viewing the
wilds from the top of an elephant is absolutely safe and outstanding. You
can venture into the remotest and thickest areas of the jungle while sitting
on the high vantage point. Elephant safaris are the best option if you
really want to harmonise with the wild ambience. Elephant rides provide
serenity and stillness. And it is also the environment friendly way to
traverse the wild.
Corbett National Park is the first and finest national park of India,
spread along the banks of the Ramganga River, in the foothills of the
Himalayas. A well-protected wild habitat, Corbett provides an unforgettable
experience to a nature seeker.
Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh is famous for its tiger
population. This is place where the first and the foremost white Tigers of
Rewa were discovered. You can ride an elephant to discover the splendid
forest and it inhabitants.
If you are a dedicated tiger watcher, then this is the best place in India
to hunt for those elusive creatures. Kanha has a high concentration of
tigers, and can be justly called the tiger country. Apart from tigers, you
can also visit other animals and birds in the wilds of this sanctuary.
The home of the rhinos, Kaziranga in Assam, with its swamps and grasslands
with tall thickets of elephant grass and patches of evergreen forest, offers
an exciting elephant safari tours. At Kaziranga, the open country makes
wildlife viewing truly easy and the Elephant safari is an experience which
will make your trip fairly thrilling.
Manas is another rhino habitat in Assam, which is more famous as a Tiger
Reserve. Located in the near the international boundary of Bhutan and India,
this reserve is a world of its own. Elephants are used here for Tiger and
other wildlife tracking.
» Get the permits to enter the Park area.
» Don't disturb the animals, birds and trees.
» Behave in a responsible manner when watching and photographing
» Don't leave your group, while travelling in the wilds.
» Don't engage in any illegal trade of animals and birds.
» Don't litter the park area.
» Throw all the wastes in the proper litter zones.