The forests in Uttar Pradesh and Kerala offer some of the finest holiday packages that focus on elephant safari, taking you through the exciting experiences of viewing the countryside and the woods on elephant backs. An elephant safari India ensures all the thrills of traveling royally as the elegant beast trudges along the tracks, past the mountains, forests, streams and lakes.
You can choose to start your journey from Delhi and move by car to Corbett National Park after having appreciated the various tourist attractions in Delhi, like Laxmi Narayan Temple, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Red Fort and Gandhi memorial. At a 6 hours’ drive from Delhi, the Corbett National Park, located in the foothills of Himalayas, is famous for preserving tigers, leopards and elephants. You might just encounter a tiger if your luck shines. Pass through mystifying thick woods, extensive valleys and rugged trails on elephant backs. Expect to meet Cheetal, Sambhar and many other Deer species on your way.
Hardwar, Kotdwar, Kalagarh, Ramnagar, Kaladhungi, Haldwani in Uttaranchal
Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala
Amber Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan
Harmara Lake, Rajasthan
Go for a half an hour drive to Durga Devi and commence the 15 km elephant safari to Lohachor. Do not forget to pack sufficient lunch to help you sustain the journey. Next day you can ride the elephant to Ratwadhap where you can have sizzling hot dinner to compliment your thrilling ride well. The next day will see you elephant tramping towards Haldupura.
The next morning will feature an elephant safari back to the Corbett Park from Haldupura. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay at the hotel and the following day you can return to Delhi and do your bit of shopping if you please.
Elephant safaris are also prevalent in the following areas:
For accommodation, you can avail of the rest houses provided by the forest departments. It goes without saying that you need to be careful about sufficient support of portable water supplies to avoid dehydration and other basic necessities such as sun screen, shades, and a first aid kit.
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