Tigers are synonymous with India
and the opportunity to observe one
in the wild is often a highlight of
any holiday in the country. The most
famous reserve is at Ranthambore
where there may be the greatest
chance of spotting one of the elusive
creatures. Also look out for leopards,
deer and hyenas.
In the foothills of the Himalayas
you can search for wildlife in
Corbett National Park, the oldest
in the country. As well as tigers,
the park has populations of leopards,
elephants, deer and crocodiles.
Please remember that tigers are
rare animals and sightings cannot
Jaipur & Rajasthan
The third city of India’s Golden Triangle is
Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. It is known
as the Pink City because of the colour of
the stone from which many of the historical
buildings are constructed, the most famous
of which is the Palace of the Winds.
the forested hills near the city is Amer
(Amber) Fort, an impressive 16th century
construction that overlooks Maota Lake.
From Jaipur you can explore the Thar Desert
where you may stay in a tented camp
and ride a camel; discover the Blue City
of Jodhpur which sits below the imposing
Mehrangarh Fort; and visit Udaipur to
cruise on Lake Pichola and see the famous