National parks in india are iucn category ii protected areas india s first national park was established in 1936 as hailey national park now known as jim corbett national park uttarakhand by 1970 india only had five national parks. Touristlink also has a map of all the national parks in asia as well as detailed maps showing national parks in 1045 different cities in asia.
The silent valley national park also known as sairandhrivanam is located in the kundali hills of the western ghats this park is the last virgin tract of tropical evergreen forests in india and houses a unique collection of peninsular mammals.
5 national parks in india on political map. Some main wild life in this national park are tiger leopard flying squirrels sloth bear spotted deer and brown palm civet. The wildlife sanctuaries in india are home to around two thousand different species of birds 3500 species of mammals nearly 30000 different kinds of insects and more than 15000 varieties of. Among all these the oldest national park is.
Let s take a look at the top national parks in india worthy of your attention. Silent valley national park is situated in kerala of south india. Within india s boundaries you can find the soaring himalayan mountain range the lush rainforests of the western ghats the arid thar desert and 4 600 miles of coastline.
India only had five national parks till 1970. Read more in brainly brainly in. The country is bestowed with a plethora of flora and fauna.
The national parks of india are treasure troves for nature lovers containing a wide range of geographical and climatic diversity. Here is the list of 51 best national parks of india. India is one of the 17 megadiverse countries in the world.
Corbett national parkcorbett national park uttarakhand india. The park has a large area which is divided into five zones. Madhya pradesh mp and andaman and nicobar an has totally 09 national parks each.
Jim corbett national park india s one of the first and well known national parks for tigers jim corbett is located in uttarakhand. Established back in 1980 and is one of the most loved national parks in south india. Silent valley national park.
Kaziranga national park assam home to the one horned rhino holidify explorer awards 2018 winner. The location of this wildlife preserve in kerala can be seen on the map on the national parks in india. As of june 2020 there were 104 national parks and the latest added one was anamudi shola national park newest latest one.
States with highest national parks. A full page google map showing the exact location of 553 national parks in india. The flora and fauna of mukurthi national park.
3 4 5 view 40 photos. India s first national park was established in 1936 at uttarakhand jim corbett national park. National parks are protected areas under iucn category ii.
Though the forest cover in india is only at about 22 the subcontinent is. In 1972 india enacted the wildlife protection act and project tiger to safeguard the habitats of conservation reliant species.