There are 51 Tiger reserves in India which are home for 70% of total Tiger population in the world. The jungle and reserve are primarily located in the northeastern part of the country. There are few popular Tiger safari in India at the southern region and only 3 in the western region in Rajasthan.
List of Tiger reserve across India
|State||Name of Tiger Reserve|
|Uttarakhand||Rajaji Tiger reserve|
|Jim Corbett Tiger reserve|
|Uttar Pradesh||Pilibhit Tiger reserve|
|Dudhwa Tiger reserve|
|Bihar||Valmiki Tiger reserve|
|Rajasthan||Sariska Tiger reserve|
|Ranthambore Tiger reserve|
|Mukundra hills Tiger reserve|
|Madhya Pradesh||Panna Tiger reserve|
|Bandhavgarh Tiger reserve|
|Satpura Tiger reserve|
|Pench Tiger reserve|
|Kanha Tiger reserve|
|Sanjay -Dubri Tiger reserve|
|Maharashtra||Bor Tiger reserve|
|Navegaon- Nagzira Tiger reserve|
|Tadoba Tiger reserve|
|Nagarjunasagar-Srisailam Tiger reserve|
|Melghat Tiger reserve|
|Telangana||Amrabad Tiger reserve|
|Kawal Tiger reserve|
|Goa||Kali Tiger reserve|
|Karnataka||Bhadra Tiger reserve|
|Nagarhole Tiger reserve|
|Bandipur Tiger reserve|
|Kerala||Mudumalai Tiger reserve|
|Parambikulam Tiger reserve|
|Periyar Tiger reserve|
|Tamil Nadu||Annamalai Tiger reserve|
|Kalakkad mundanthurai Tiger reserve|
|Sathyamangalam Tiger reserve|
|Chattisgarh||Indravati Tiger reserve|
|Odisha||Udanti Sitanadi Tiger reserve|
|Satkosia Tiger reserve|
|Similipal Tiger reserve|
|West Bengal||Sunderbans Tiger reserve|
|Jharkhand||Palamau Tiger reserve|
|Assam||Buxa Tiger reserve|
|Manas Tiger reserve|
|Orange Tiger reserve|
|Kaziranga Tiger reserve|
|Nameri Tiger reserve|
|Pakhui Tiger reserve|
|Namdapha Tiger reserve|
|Mizoram||Dampa Tiger reserve|
If you are traveling to any part of the country you can indulge in the adventurous sport of spotting a tiger in the most natural habitat.
But among the 50 reserves, we have listed down a few popular tiger safaris. The chosen safari is the most popular Tiger safari in India because of the following crunch;
- Easy connectivity from the cities
- Comfortable and luxurious stay
- High chances of spotting Tiger
- Destination to spend the holiday with family and friends
- Experienced and knowledgeable guide
- Value for money
List of popular Tiger Safari in India
Among 51 tiger reserve, we detail 7 safaris which are most popular among tourist during their stay in India.
A) Anamalai Tiger Reserve, Tamil Nadu
This Tiger Safari in Tamil Nadu is located near Coimbatore and Pollachi city. You can take a flight from any big cities to Coimbatore or any train to Coimbatore or Pollachi and then can reach the Anamalai Tiger reserve by private cabs. The Tiger Reserve is popular because there are high chances of spotting the tiger. The best time to visit the Anamalai Tiger Reserve is from December to February. You can get a comfortable stay for Rs 3000-Rs 6000 in some good resort like Great mount coco lagoon, Abaraa resort within 20km, Hornbill hideaway jungle resort ( Topslip). The place is also popular for having a bumpy elephant ride, on the beautiful landscape with waterfalls and mountains. It is advisable to pre-book the elephant ride and Tiger Safari to avoid hassles during peak seasons.
B) Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka
This tiger reserve is situated in Mysore district of Karnataka. You can easily reach here because there are so many direct flights from other countries to Mysore airport. Nagarhole National Park is famous for its high density of Tigers so one can easily get a chance to spot tigers here. Weather conditions are more pleasing during the month of October, November, March, and April when the water holes are dry and the animals come out to visit the lake. You can get a stay for Rs 3000-6000 in some good resorts of Mysore such as Jungle inn, The Bison, and Waterwoods lodge.
C) Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh
Bandhavgarh National park is located in Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh. You can reach here by taking private cabs and taxis from the popular nearby city Jabalpur. The park is known for its high population of Tigers and various species of other animals such as Indian Leopards, Deers and more. You can get a comfortable stay at Rs 9000 per day in Bandhavgarh National Park resort and Syna Resort. You can also get a chance to visit the popular Khajuraho temple which is located at a distance of 50 km from the National Park. The best time to visit this place is from October to June.
D) Pench Tiger Reserve
Pench Tiger Reserve is one of the famous tiger reserves in India which is situated in the Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh. You can take a flight from any big cities to Jabalpur or Nagpur and then you can reach the National Park by private cabs and taxis. The park is famous for its high population of Royal Bengal Tigers. Apart from tigers, the park is also home to more than 250 species of Birds and other animals. The comfortable stay at Pench Jungle Camp and Tiger & wood resort will cost you around Rs 6000 per day. The best season to spot tigers here would be February, March, and April.
E) Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan
Ranthambore National Park is another popular place to spot Tigers in India. The national park is located in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. You can take a flight from any big cities to Jaipur then you can reach the National Park by taking private cabs, bus, and Trains. The park is home to many tigers, leopards, and crocodiles and there are strong chances to spot Tigers roaming in the park. The comfortable stay in Ranthambore Tiger Resort and Ranthambore Haveli will cost you around Rs 6000 per day. The best time to visit this park is summers (October to June) when tigers come out to Visit Jungles.
F) Sariska Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan
Sariska Tiger Reserve is located in Alwar district of Rajasthan. You can take flights from any big cities to the nearby cities like Jaipur and New Delhi and then can reach Sariska Tiger reserve by private cabs and taxis. The national park is famous for its high density of Tigers so there are huge chances to spot tigers in the Park. The comfortable stay in Alwar Bagh & Ram Bihari Palace will cost you around Rs 6000 per day. The best time to visit this park is from October to November.
G) Kaziranga National Park and Tiger
The Tiger reserve in Assam is near to Tezpur and Guwahati city. You can take a flight from any big cities to Guwahati or any train to Tezpur and then can reach the Kaziranga National Park by private cabs which will cost around Rs 2000.
The Tiger Reserve is still popular even though has very low chances of spotting the tiger, but very high chances of spotting Single horned Rhinos. The only place to see the tough extinct species makes the park all-time favorite among family and kids The best time to visit ch the Kaziranga National Park is from November to April.
You can get a comfortable stay for Rs 2000-Rs 3600 in some good resort like Jupuri Ghar/ Landmark Woods. It is advisable to pre-book the elephant ride and visit the park with children to spend the most memorable holidays with family. You can also visit world-renowned Kamakhya temple in Guwahati on your return.
There is a jungle waiting for you there and you will surely have the wild time during your tiger safari in India.