Published By: vikramsharma

Lesser Known National Parks Of India Most Of Us Don’t Know About

From snow-clad Mountains, beautiful beaches, never-ending deserts, and lush green forests, you will find everything in India. 

India is a diverse country not only in terms of culture and people but also as one of the few countries which have got everything for travel junkies. From snow-clad Mountains, beautiful beaches, never-ending deserts, and lush green forests, you will find everything in India. In India, there are various national parks such as the Jim Corbett National Park to Ranthambore National park. But there are a few National Parks most of us even didn’t hear their names. Here are a few lesser-known but beautiful National Parks you should visit.

Keibul Lamjao National Park 

The specialty of Keibul Lamjao National Park is that it is the only floating National Park in the whole world. It’s in Manipur. 

The Keibul Lamjao National Park is situated on Loktak Lake, making it the only National Park that is an island in the world. It’s famous for the rare species of deer, the ‘Sangai’, also known as the dancing deer. If you love being in nature, then it’s the perfect place for you to visit. The Loktak Lake region was declared a National park to save this rare breed of deers which unfortunately is on the threshold of extinction.

Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary

Located in the Ladakhi Changthang Plateau in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary is famous for having the highest lake on earth. 

Changthang wildlife sanctuary is located amidst high snow-clad peaks and pristine green lakes. The forests in this wildlife sanctuary are high-altitude grassland. It is famous for being home to a rare animal, the snow leopard which you can find here only. Along with snow leopards, it is also home to a few rare animals like the Tibetan wild ass, Pallas’s cat, black-necked crane, Tibetan wolf, wild yak, bharal, mormot, and a range of migratory birds. There are about two-hundred species of plants you can find here.

Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary

Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh. Located in the Himalayan foothills, it is a beautiful and mesmerizing wildlife sanctuary.

The Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary is famous for its scenic valleys, pristine clean rivers, lush green forest, various types of wildlife, and a special tribal culture which makes it a must-visit place for people who love exploring new places. The jungles here are subtropical alpine type. After crossing the plain area of Assam and coming near to Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, the wet grasslands gradually change to bamboo forests, which in conclusion become lush green thick forests located on the slopes of the hill. This sanctuary is famous for being home to various species of birds which makes it a perfect place for bird watching. Just recently, a new species of bird named Bugun liocichla, was found here. Other famous birds you can spot here are the hornbill which is the state bird of Arunachal Pradesh, along with many more species of birds.