In a previous article, we talked about the 12 largest national parks in India. The country has a diverse ecosystem, making all 12 national parks very interesting to explore. The Hemis National Park, for example, is where you can spot the super-rare snow leopards in their natural habitat.
Going on an adventure and exploring the natural landscape in India are among the best things you can do while visiting the country. Before you set out on an adventure of your own, however, there are several things you want to prepare first.
Before going on an adventure in one of India’s top national parks, it is important that you take the time to learn more about them. Find out about the best times to visit the national park, the different things you can do while visiting the attraction, and other details about the place.
You also want to learn more about the permits or other documents you may need along the way. Some national parks require you to register before entering the area, while others are more open to visitors from around the world.
If you are on a tight schedule and you still want to have the best time exploring the national parks, look for guided tours. Guided tours, with an experienced guide assisting you every step of the way, allow you to get to the best places in a short amount of time.
Tours are also popular among travelers who want to have an adventure without having to endure the harsh environment. Day trips and glamping trips are just as easy to find, particularly now that there is a higher demand for these conveniences.
You want to pack light to make exploring the national park a breeze, but you also want to make sure that you have everything you need for the trip. Consult the official guide as well as other resources on how to best pack for your next adventure in India’s top national parks.
The same applies to the gadgets you bring to the trip. Rather than carrying a large scope, for example, stick with a more compact spotting scope with digiscope adapters for your phones. These digiscope adapters are certainly handy when you want to record videos or capture photos of the wildlife you come across.
The weather in India is generally manageable, but there are times when extreme weather conditions can cause problems. Make sure you prepare for the weather that you may face based and don’t forget to anticipate weather changes along the way.
The rest of your preparations should be easy to make from here. You can plan your itinerary based on the national park you will visit and the kind of adventure you want to have. You can consult various guides and online resources as you plan for the trip, including the articles we have here on Walk Through India. Make sure you have the strength and stamina for the adventure, and you are all set for a memorable experience visiting India’s top national parks.