December is the month to say goodbye to the passing year and to get ready
to welcome the new year. The month of Christmas Carnivals and Christmas
Carols, December is the most ideal time to travel India. The Church Bells
and the Christmas Songs, reverberates the entire ambience in this last and
12th month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. It is one of seven
Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. India is a huge country, and
so, the climate is quite varied in various regions. The temperature also
varies according to the topography of the region. In India the month of
December comes under the winter season. At higher altitude, December is too
chilling and unbearable, and at the plains and plateaus, December is very
much bearable, and at the coastal regions December is quite pleasant. You
will not find such motley of climates at any other part of the world. India
flaunts a varied climate at the same time of the year.
This is one of the best months to visit the Wildlife parks and reserves in
India, as mostly all the parks are open for the travellers during the month
of December. The sanctuaries and parks are at its best during the month of
December. After its arrival, the month of December sends a letter of
invitation to the migratory birds from the arctic region, inviting them to
visit India During the winters. As numerous migratory birds starts flocking
to Indian territory after receiving the invitation, the entire atmosphere
becomes more reverberating.
Venture Around in December
This is the right time for the wildlife enthusiasts. India is the most
ideal location for the tourists, who are keen in seeing varied type of flora
& faunas sheltering in the varied types of topography. Most of the
wildlife sanctuaries and parks are open during this period of the year. The
most ideal place to visit will be the bird sanctuaries or the bird areas, as
during the month of December many thousand birds migrate to India for
Some Wildlife Sites You can visit in India :
Explore the Indian Wilds
So, you have planned to visit the wilds of India. If you are coming in the
month of December, then you should target the bird population of India, as
this will truly hypnotise you. This is the month, when the bird population
of India hits to instant high with the sudden arrival of cold climate. If
you are a bird fanatic, then December in India will surely surprise and
Bird Sanctuary, rajasthan
This is the most ideal location, if you are running after birds. Bharatpur
or Keoladeo is one of the major winter vacationing areas for large numbers
of aquatic birds from Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, China and Siberia. More
than 375 species of birds are found in this small wildlife park of 29 sq-km
out of which 11 sq-km are marshes and the rest is scrubland and grassland.
The beauty of this park is praiseworthy during winters.
Do you Want to See More Birds?
Close to the Bharatpur National Park, the Sultanpur National Park in
Haryana is one very prestigious parks in India, housing numerous bird
species within its tranquil surroundings.
National Park, Haryana
The Sultanpur National Park is lush with lawns and trees and shrubs and
masses of bougainvillea. There are about 250 species of birds in the
Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary. Some of them are resident, while others come from
distant regions like Siberia, Europe and Afghanistan.
Now Take a Glimpse of the Tigers!
If you have landed in Delhi, then the closest and most revered wildlife
park would be the Jim Corbett National Park. The Corbett National park will
keep you bemused through out the tour inside the park. It was this place,
which inspired the great wildlife expert and lover Jim Corbett to write a
book on "The Man-eaters of Kumaon." If you want to find out those
man-eaters, then just add this national park to your Wildlife India Tour
National Park, Uttaranchal
If you are scared of tigers, then take an elephant ride, as the tigers will
not dare to take a single step forward towards the elephant. Jeep safaris
are also available to venture inside the park. An elephant ride will make
your trip completely tasteful. Corbett is situated in the state of
Uttaranchal in North India boasting of some very rare species like - tigers,
elephants, leopards, jungle cats, leopard cats, sloth bears, deers, hog
deer, brking deer, gorals, wild boars, macaques, langurs, blue bulls, etc.
The Birds population at Corbett is very much commendable.
Nearby Attractions :
Besides, you can also revive yourself in the
salubrious settings of the state. You can also visit the Taj Mahal at Agra,
which is not very far away from here.
Now Capture Some Very Rare Clips!
While coming straight towards the plains from the Corbett, the Ranthambhore
National Park and Sariska National Park in the state of rajasthan will
captivate your sight. Both the parks boasts of almost similar atmosphere.
Both possesses an ancient fort within the wildlife reserve boundary. And,
both the park are not only wildlife lovers delight but, also is the most
preferred sight for the wildlife photographers.
National Park and
The Sariska National Park is home to several carnivores including Leopard,
Wild Dog, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Jackal, and Tiger. Apart from this, the avian
population in the park is very healthy. During late summer and in the
monsoon months, it is possible to find large numbers of dancing peacocks.
Ranthambhore is another major attraction in the wildlife India. In
comparison to other sanctuaries, Ranthambore has rich diversity of fauna and
flora - species list comprises of 300 trees, 50 aquatic plants, 272 birds,
12 reptiles including the Marsh Crocodile & amphibians and 30 mammals.
to See the Lions?
Isn't this sounding unbelievable! Yes, many believe that lions does not
exist anymore, but, the truth is that, the Lions does exists in the forest
of India. If you want to believe it, then head towards the Western state of
Gujarat from rajasthan, which houses the Gir National park - the last home
of the Asiatic Lions.
The last home of Asiatic Lions - Gir National Park is the most ideal
destination, if you are in India to observe the Lions in their natural
habitat. But apart from Lions, Gir is also home to one of the largest
Leopard populations in any park in India. You will not be disappointed at
Gir, as Gir National Park shelter are numerous other animals, birds and
Want to Explore the Wilds of South India?
If you dream of viewing wildlife by a boat ride, then Periyar is the ideal
place for you. Cruising into the forest by a boat will add some very special
zest to your wildlife tour in India. In Periyar, the entire water body is
dominated by the bird life, so, your boat cruise will be very refreshing
amidst the melodious notes of the amazing birds residing here.
National Park, Kerala
The animals you will find here are Elephants, Tigers, Gaur, Wild Pigs,
Sambar, Barking Deer, Mouse Deer, Dole or Indian Wild Dog. There are, now,
an estimated 40 tigers in the Periyar national Park. Four species of
primates found at Periyar are - the rare lion-tailed macaque, the Nilgiri
Langur, Common Langur And Bonnet Macaque. Periyar also inhabits the elusive
Nilgiri Tahr, which is rarely seen here. Head toward the Periyar lake to get
a glimpse of the beautiful birds residing in the park.
Nearby Attractions :
Beaches and Backwaters of Kerala. Ooty and
Munnar hill resorts. Hampi and Hassan at Karnataka. Kanyakumari at Tamil
Are you Still Searching Something?
You can come straight away from Periyar, if you wish to see the tigers swim
here (Sundarbans), something you might not find elsewhere. As you cruise
through the world's largest estuarine mangrove forest in Sundarbans you will
come across numerous (54) small islets, a rare sight.
National Park, West Bengal
So, you have decided to see the swimming tigers. Sundarbans has more than
400 of them. The Royal Bengal Tigers in this saline and aqua surroundings
are extremely good swimmers. The animal stock of the Sundarbans is quite
varied. As you thrive to get a single glimpse of the Royal Bengal Tiger you
will have a meeting with - Fishing Cats, Macaques, Wild Boar, Common Grey
Mongoose, Fox, Jungle Cat, Flying Fox, Pangolin, Chitals, etc. on the way.
Besides, you can also meet various resident and foreign birds.
Nearby Attractions :
Kolkata, Darjeeling, Bodh Gaya, rajgir,
If you are still looking for wildlife then here are some excellent choice.
, Madhya Pradesh
, Uttar Pradesh
» Namdhaph National Park, Arunachal Pradesh
» Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat
, Madhya Pradesh
, Madhya Pradesh
Although, December is the best time to visit Indian Wildlife, you might get
into some small problems. Even though, the climate is quite bearable and
sometime pleasant in the plains, it is too chilling at higher altitudes of
the country. Along with the biting wind, you might also be trapped by snow
falls, which sometime block the roads and routes creating a transportation
problem. During the later part of December, the atmosphere is misty and
foggy, which results in delayed trains and flights. The terrain is varied
and sometimes very challenging (at higher lands and deserts). If you are
venturing in higher altitudes, then there is a possibility of nose bleeding
too. Sometimes, too much fog and snow freezes the daily routine lifestyle.
The most important thing would be to carry some warm clothes while
travelling to India, as the stretch of December happens to be the coolest
period of the year. Also wear heavy warm clothes during your tours to the
high altitude zones, as the northern India is extremely chilling in the
month of December. Stay away from the cold waves. If trekking at higher
regions, then get a pair of sturdy shoes. Also carry other winter
accessories, to beat the bite of the winter winds. Be aware of the weather
conditions and flight schedules, as they might be rescheduled due to fog and
Besides, don't get into any unknown or illegal activity. Do not try to
disturb the local culture and local atmosphere. Contact us if in any
problem, while touring wildlife India.
If you want more information on Wildlife India Tour then get back to us,
whenever needed. Let us know your requirements, so that we can make your
trip to India Wildlife completely exceptional and exciting.