Forests perched amid mountains and ghats, sprawled with thick greenery, sensible chirping sounds of lovely birds, and roaring sounds of wild animals, everything you experience in wildlife tours is just mind-blowing and awe-inspiring. All these beautiful natural attractions and wonders take everyone into a different world of joy and enthusiasm. That's why forest tours are completely different and very interesting to enjoy.
But exploring the wildlife tourism with luxury trains is a great combination to enjoy a lot. Yes, many Indian luxury trains opted top famous national wildlife parks in their itineraries to acquit wildlife attractions to their guests. So, through this luxury trains, travelers can enjoy an unforgettable travel experience in exploring the wildlife with luxurious comforts and facilities.
With the Palace on Wheels, Deccan Odyssey and Maharajas Express luxury trains you can round up the top five famous national wildlife parks of India.
Here below elaborated in detail how will be the wildlife tours in luxury trains.
1. Ranthambore National Park
In Northern India, Ranthambore National Park is a massive wildlife tourist spot located in the junction of Aravalli and Vindhya ranges. This mighty national park is very famous for tiger spotting and here tiger population is also more in number.
Apart from wildlife attractions, this national park is also known for heritage monuments inside the forest. Ranthambore Fort is one of the key attractions of the forest.
Ranthambore National Park is located in Sawai Madhopur. To this place, all three luxury trains will reach for wildlife tours. Palace on Wheels, Deccan Odyssey and Maharajas Express will reach Sawai Madhopur by early morning according to their respective schedules. Then tourists can go for early morning safaris to explore the Ranthambore National Park. During safaris, they can see a number of endangered animals, reptiles, and beautiful bird species.
The major wildlife attractions are the tiger, leopard, sambar, sloth bear, nilgai, wild boar, chital, etc. Nearly, 320 bird species and 50 species of butterflies will attract everyone with their colorful variations. Due to the flow of Banas and Chamal rivers, rich flora can also be seen in the park. Most importantly, here Banyan trees appear in large number.
Who wants to visit Ranthambore can choose these three luxury trains to enjoy a luxurious journey with all facilities and amenities.
How to Get There?
Palace on Wheels: On Day 3, Palace on Wheels reach the Sawai Madhopur and around 6:00 AM, you will be ready for early morning jungle safari at Ranthambore National Park.
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Deccan Odyssey: If you want to take a luxury train ride than choose the Indian Sojourn and Indian Odyssey itinerary of Deccan Odyssey train.
On day 2, you will be reach at the Ranthambore National Park, if you are travelling with Indian Odyssey itinerary. Either, you can also opt for Indian Sojourn itinerary of Deccan Odyssey, it will be reached Sawai Madhopur on Day 6.
Maharajas Express: All the four itineraries of Maharajas Express covers Sawai Madhopur. The journeys of Maharajas Express train are Heritage of India, Treasures of India, Indian Panorama and Indian Splendor.
These are the avail packages to Sawai Madhopur by the luxury trains. By this, you can understand that how popular it is.
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2. Keoladeo National Park
For ornithologist and those who love birds, Keoladeo National Park is an ideal place. This national park was located in Bharatpur and it was recognized as the World Heritage Site.
And also this park was familiar as Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and Ghana National Park. Keoladeo National Park is home to some thousands of birds from all over the world. Nearly, 230 species of birds getting shelter in this bird sanctuary. In winters, the park will be crowded with more number of migratory birds.
The Palace on Wheels covers this ideal bird sanctuary in its itinerary. By the seventh day of the journey, Palace on Wheels reaches Bharatpur. By early morning, through rickshaw rides tourist will be taken to the park.
Some special birds species known here are Siberian Crane, water birds, Pelicans, Shanks, Wagtails, Larks, Pipits, Wheatears, Hawks, etc. Also, some wildlife animals also get shelter at this park. They are Sambar, Boar, Chital, and Nilgai.
How to Get There?
On Day 7, the luxury train will reach the Bharatpur. By enjoying the grandiosity and luxurious facilities of Palace on Wheels, travelers can happily enjoy the Keoladeo National Park trip.
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3. Gir National Park
Gir National Park is a well-known wildlife sanctuary in Gujarat which is especially known for Asiatic lions. It is one of the important national parks in India reserving wildlife. This national park is also known as Sasan Gir and the sanctuary was located in between southeast of Junagadh and southwest of Amreli. Many activities and initiatives were taken to increase the count of lions. Today, the population of Asiatic lions appears in great number.
The mostly carnivores resides in greater number. Most dangerous and cruel animals can be seen in the national park are Asiatic lions, Indian Leopards, Indian Cobras, Ratels, Sloth bears, and Striped Hyenas etc. Herbivore animals can see are Chital, Nilgai, Antelope, Sambar, Wild boar, and Four-horned Chinkara. Here crocodiles are also there in a huge number.
How to Get There?
To this national park, Deccan Odyssey operates Hidden Treasure of Gujarat package. By the 4th day, the train will reach Sasan Gir and by early morning tourists will be taken to the wildlife safaris. There will be a chance to see Asiatic lions during safaris. The Deccan Odyssey will also offer the best accommodation and facilities. So travelers can enjoy the journey to Sasan Gir in a relaxed mood.
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4. Pench National Park
In Madhya Pradesh, Pench is a wonderful national park located in between the districts of Chhindwara and Seoni. Pench river flows through this park that's why the park was named as Pench National Park. The Pench river divides the park into two equal parts of western and eastern. The two parts of the park boasts rich flora and fauna wealth. Here deer species are the most common and populated animals can be seen. Also, availability of medicinal plants in the park is a major attraction.
In this park, you can see various species of animals such as gaurs, leopard, monkeys, deer, langur, wild boar, macaques, chital, etc. In rare times, you can see tigers. Also, here 210 bird species were there. Most famous birds can see here are munias, waterfowls, mynas, blue kingfishers, etc. Pench National Park is a great sight to see a number of animals which are not so cruel.
How to Get There?
This park was routed in the Deccan Odyssey train itineraries. Maharashtra Wild Trail package of Deccan Odyssey will take the tourists to Pench. The train will reach Ramtek station, from there tourists will be taken to the early morning safaris.
Also here 210 bird species were there. Most famous birds can see here are munias, waterfowls, mynas, blue kingfishers, etc. Pench National Park is a great sight to see a number of animals which are not so cruel.
5. Tadoba National Park
Tadoba National Park is one of the oldest wildlife parks in India. This national park is located in Chandrapur district, Maharashtra. Tadoba National Park is home for rich flora and fauna with an area of 1727 sq.km. The rugged cliffs, marshlands, lakes, lush greenery landscapes of Tadoba makes everyone to leave in shock. For tiger spotting, Tadoba national park is also a nice place. An important thing is here there will be a chance to see Bengal Tiger.
Wildlife attractions of this park are Panthers, barking deer, sloth bear, deer, wild dogs, bison, tigers, jackals, hyenas, Indian Mouse deer, flying squirrel, Four-horned antelope, etc a lot. Apart from this, 195 species of birds are also major attractions of the park. Crested serpent eagle, headed fishing eagle, paradise flycatcher, etc are the known bird species in the park and also rare reptile species are there.
How to Get There?
To reach this national park through a luxury train means, Deccan Odyssey is the one and only choice. It offers Maharashtra Wild Trail journey pack to round up all wildlife attractions of India. By choosing this package, you can visit Tadoba National Park. According to the itinerary, by the 5th day early morning train will reach Tadoba. Then you will set free to go for safari rides to explore the wildlife of Tadoba National Park. Through Deccan Odyssey, you can enjoy the luxurious journey to Tadoba with all world-class facilities and arrangements.
The five fantastic forest areas can be rounded with India's prominent luxury trains such as Palace on Wheels, Deccan Odyssey and Maharajas Express. However, exploring the rustic and hard forests through luxury trains by enjoying all the luxurious favors will be very interesting and joyous.
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