15 National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries of World Heritage

List of national park and wildlife sanctuary of Indian have been added to natural world heritage sites, these places are natural importance in the world and biodiversity hot spot. There are lot of other natural heritage sites in India, some of them are extremely popular and some of them are lesser known to world.

Sub-Cluster of Western Ghats


Western Ghats clusters are world heritage site and one of the world’s eight hottest hotspot. The Western Ghats also called the Great Escarpment of India and the mountain range is thirty nine wildlife reserve forest.

Kaziranga National Park


Kaziranga National Park is home to endangered species of one-horned rhinoceros in India and a natural world heritage site. Terai-Duar savanna and grasslands of Kaziranga contains species of large cats, such as Indian tigers and leopards.

Manas National Park

Manas National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is home to largest number of wild water buffalo, situated in the foothills of Himalaya. The park is well known for species of rare and endangered wildlife such as pygmy hog,black panther,Assam roofed turtle and Hog badger.

Keoladeo National Park


Keoladeo National Park was known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is one of the world’s most important bird breeding and feeding ground. Wetland of Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary offers breeding ground to migratory waterfowl,waders,ducks and pelicans.

Sundarbans National Park


Sundarban National Park is famous for Bengal Tigers live in land and water of forest core area. Sundarban Ganges Delta is densely covered by mangrove forests and home to largest number of swamp Tiger,king cobra and salt-water crocodile.

Great Himalayan National Park

Great Himalayan National Park is a Unesco World Heritage Site,located in the Himachal Pradesh and The Great National Park is home to Himalayan fauna such as Himalayan brown bear, Himalayan tahr,Himalayan pit viper and Himalayan Blue Sheep.

Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers

Valley - of - Flowers

Valley of Flowers National Park is part of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserves and home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. The flower valley is famous for meadows of endemic alpine flowers and rare and endangered animals.

Wild Ass Sanctuary

Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary

Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary is a unique place on earth and the largest wildlife sanctuary in India. The sanctuary is one of the last places in the world for endangered Indian Wild Ass along with species of wild birds.

Namdapha National Park

Namdapha National Park is the biodiversity hotspot and largest protected area in the Himalayas of India. Tiger Reserve and National Park is the richest areas in biodiversity in India and home to a great diversity of mammal species.

Kangchendzonga National Park


Kangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve is home to third-highest peak in the world and the park contains wide range of mammal species including snow leopard,red panda,serow, goral and takin.

Bhitarkanika National Park


Bhitarkanika National Park is hot-spot of biodiversity, surrounded by the wildlife sanctuary, Gahirmatha Beach and Marine Sanctuary. The Mangrove sanctuary is home to largest reptiles such as white saltwater crocodile,Olive ridley sea-turtles,Indian python and King Cobra.

Neora Valley National Park

Neora Valley National Park is one of the richest biodiversity zones in Northeast India,situated in the Kalimpong. The park host Virgin natural forests, dense bamboo groves and provide natural habitat for the elegant red panda.

Chilika Lake Bird Sanctuary


Chilika Lake is the largest salted water lake of Asia and one of India’s migratory birds paradise. Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary host wide range of flora, fauna and aquatic fauna,attracts large number of aquatic birds.

Desert National Park

Desert National Park of Rajasthan is one of the largest national park in India and major tourist attractions of the Jaisalmer city. Thar Desert and Sand dunes of Jaisalmer is an excellent example of the ecosystem.

River Island of Majuli


River Island of Majuli is the largest river island in the world created by Brahmaputra river in Assam. The mighty Brahmaputra River is the life line of Assam state and the island is a bird lover’s paradise.

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