Top National Parks in North India

Here is the list of 30 Top National Parks in North India

1. Kaziranga National Park, Assam - Home to the One Horned Rhino

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Home to two-thirds of the world's one horned rhinoceros population, this national park has been declared as a World Heritage Site.

Best Time: October to June

View packages starting from ₹ 8,000

2. Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

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Known For : Jungle Safari, Corbett National Park Elephant Ride in Corbett National Park Corbett Waterfall

Corbett National Park, set amidst the foothills of Himalayas, houses a variety of flora and fauna including rare ones such as tigers and is a treat for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.

Best Time: Mid October to Mid June

View packages starting from ₹ 9,000

3. Dibru Saikhowa National Park, Assam - Bird-watchers Paradise

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Dibru Saikhowa National Park is one of those places which boast of a rich collection of flora and fauna, many of them endangered. It is one of the few remaining protected sites in the Endemic Bird Area of the Assamese Plains.

Best Time: November to Apr

View packages starting from ₹ 5,000

4. Rajaji National Park, Uttarakhand

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Encompassing the Shivalik mountain ranges, Rajaji National Park is abundantly rich in flora and fauna and proves a great holiday destination for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts alike.

Best Time: Mid November to Mid June

5. Binsar, Uttarakhand

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Known For : Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary Bineshwar Temple Zero Point

A small town set in the midst of lush green forests covered with oak, pine, deodar trees, Binsar has plenty of tourist attractions including green meadows, temples and the Binsar wildlife sanctuary.

Best Time: Throughout the year

6. Dachigam National Park, Jammu & Kashmir

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You have come here with one motive, and that is to explore and experience the sheer beauty that this splendid National Park beholds within itself. The lush green environs, beautiful flora and some of the rarest fauna species are to found here in this park.

Best Time: April to October

7. Tura, Meghalaya - An unexplored bit of the Garo Hills

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Known For : Tura Peak Siju Caves Balpakram National Park

Located in the West Garo hills, Tura provides a spellbinding as well as serene environment being quite an unexplored town.

Best Time: Throughout the year

8. Orang National Park, Assam - Home to the Orang National Park

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With one of the oldest game reserves of the state, The Orang National park located on the shores of river Brahmaputra, can be an exciting little bit of Assam with a huge variety of fauna finding its habitat here.

Best Time: November to Apr

9. Manas National Park, Assam - Natural World Heritage Site

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Manas National Park is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve and a Biosphere Reserve in Assam. The only tiger reserve in Assam and also famous for the rare golden langur and the red panda, Manas is one of the best-kept national parks in India.

Best Time: October to Apr

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10. Nameri National Park, Assam - An exciting Himalayan foothill

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Nameri national park is famous for its elephants and other animals including tigers, leopards, gaurs, wild pigs, sambars, etc. and also for being a bird watchers paradise.

Best Time: November to Apr

View packages starting from ₹ 23,500

11. Dudhwa National Park, Uttarakhand

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Nestled in the Lakhimpur-Kheri District of Uttar Pradesh on Indo-Nepal border, Dudhwa National Park is all about wildlife, nature and diversity and is a perfect getaway for nature buffs and wildlife lovers.

Best Time: December to Apr

12. Lunglei, Mizoram - A simpler paradise

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Known For : Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary Lunglei Sightseeing

Literally meaning 'the bridge of rock', Lunglei is famous for its scenic beauty and natural setting. It is an ideal destination if one wants to take a break and look away, towards nature's simple offerings. Trekking, bird watching and adventure sports are frequently enjoyed by tourists.

Best Time: October to June

13. Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh - A subtle cultural standout

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Known For : Lake of No return Miao World War II Cemetery

Changlang District shares international boundary with Myanmar (Burma) and is best known for its bio-diversity and scenic beauty and a unique culture that makes it standout from the nearby areas.

Best Time: November to February

14. Jorhat, Assam - Tea Capital of India

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Known For : Majuli Hoollongapar Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary Dhekiakhowa Bor Namghar

Famous for its culture, mosques, tombs, gardens and most importantly - its tea plantations, Jorhat is also known as the tea capital of India.

Best Time: October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 6,000

15. Aizawl, Mizoram - The land of Mizos

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Known For : Durtlang Hills Reiek Vantawng Falls

Neatly tucked in the beautiful North East, Aizawl is home to the Mizoram State Museum, along with being the cultural and religious capital of the Mizos.

Best Time: Throughout the year

16. Marigaon, Assam

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Known For : Sitajakhala Sivakunda Kachasila Hill

Marigaon is a place packed with many surprise elements for tourists to explore. Enriched with strong history, fascinating legends and unique traditions and culture, the town is like a box of surprises, waiting to be opened.

Best Time: November to February

17. Baghmara, Meghalaya

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Known For : Baghmara Reserve Forest Siju Caves Siju Bird Sanctuary

Situated in Meghalaya, Baghmara is not only rich in flora and fauna, but it is enveloped by lakes, rivers, hills and every significant element of the nature. Flanked by the South Garo hills and fed by the Simsang river, this minute town is host to hordes of tourists every year.

Best Time: October to January

18. Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh - Gateway of Arunachal Pradesh

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Known For : Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary Pangin Kekar Monying

Home to river Brahmaputra which transcends down from Tibet, this place is a photographer's delight for comprising abundant sceneries of nature.

Best Time: October to May

19. Chandel, Manipur - A cultural rainbow

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Known For : Yangoupokpi - Lokchao Wildlife Sanctuary Tengnoupal Moreh

Chandel, also known as Lamka is tiny, but a scenic district in the North-Eastern state of Manipur. It is one of the main nine districts in the state and also the second least populous of all. Situated along the lines of the international border separating India and Myanmar, it has come to be known as Gateway to Myanmar. It lies about 64 kms away from Imphal, with NH-39 passing through.
It’s  famous for being home to more than 20 native tribes. Chandel is a wisp of culture and traditions, given the huge number of tribes that live here. Each tribe offers a unique identity to the area, where colours of their cultures are blown out in all directions. Travelers visiting Chandel can soak in the alluring art forms along with sprightly music and dance.



Best Time: October to May

20. Champhai, Mizoram - A simple town in Mizoram

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Known For : Rih Dil Murlen National Park Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary

A strategically placed town, Champhai is a beautiful area in Mizoram with scenic hills and a colourful wisp of culture surrounding them.

Best Time: October to June

21. Goalpara, Assam - A blend of natural and spiritual abundance

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Known For : Surya Pahar Manas National Park Tukeswari

Assam is considered one of the top tourist spots in all of India, thanks to its stunning landscape, picturesque hill towns and all around ataraxy. One such hidden gem of the state is the district of Goalpara. Goalpara not only gives you a let-out from the regular monotony of life with its natural wilderness, but it is also a popular pilgrimage place owing to its umpteen number of temples and rich culture. Stupas and monuments are the key highlights here. The place also offers myriad trekking, rock climbing and other adventure activities.

Best Time: October to May

22. Imphal, Manipur - The site of Battle of Imphal

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Known For : Loktak Lake and Sendra Island Kangla Fort Tharon Cave

Imphal has a untouched charm surrounding its natural beauty, sceneries and landscapes as well as a significant history leaving hints of the past around the city.

Best Time: October to Apr

23. Guwahati, Assam - The gateway to the North-East

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Known For : Umananda Temple Kamakhya Temple Assam State Museum

A sprawling city located beside the mighty Brahmaputra, Guwahati is the epitome of an amalgamation of ancient history and modernization. The largest city in all of Assam, Guwahati stands as the gateway to the Seven Sisters of North East India. A city shaped by time itself, Guwahati is home to age-old temples that take you centuries back to the pages of ancient history, but it also boasts of a cutthroat lifestyle and an electric nightlife, keeping up with the modern era of urbanisation and commercialization. The gushing Brahmaputra river carries with it untold tales from thousands of years past, and the peaceful ambience lingering in the city despite its modern lifestyle is one of the main reasons you should visit Guwahati if only to get a slice-of-life experience of the vivacious juxtaposition of the old and the new.

Best Time: October to Apr

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24. Agartala, Tripura - Gateway to Tripuran Heritage

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Known For : Ujjayanta Palace Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary Chittangong Hills

Home to the Manikya Kings in the past, Agartala is the perfect mix of natural beauty combined with diverse and rich culture.

Best Time: Throughout the year

25. Kanatal, Uttarakhand

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Known For : New Tehri Dhanaulti Kodia Jungle

Once a deserted land, today Kanatal is a usual haunt for those travelers who seek peace and solitude. Kanatal is said to be named after a lake that once existed there. Apart from peace, the place exhibits a charm in form of majestic hills, fruit trees, apple orchards and lush green forests.

Best Time: Throughout the year

26. Kohima, Nagaland - A land ruled by the Nagas

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Known For : Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak Kohima Museum Touphema Village

Kohima is the hilly capital of Nagaland, which is one of the seven sister states of India. ‘Kohima’ is the anglicized name given by the British, the original name being 'Kewhira' derived from the Kewhi flowers found in the region. Famous for its ethereal environment and untouched beauty, it is a land of folklore passed down through the ages. Situated at a height of 1500 metres above the sea level, it is endowed with quaint hills, emerald forests and a picturesque landscape. It is the go-to place for all you adventure enthusiasts as it is ideal for trekking, camping and hiking.

Best Time: October to June

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27. Chopta, Uttarakhand

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Known For : Tungnath Temple Deori Tal Tungnath and Chandrashila Trek

Chopta, very simply put, is a trekker cum explorer's heaven. If you aren't an adrenaline junkie but inclined towards pushing your limits, visit the valley of Chopta for a life altering experience and expand the boundaries of your physical horizon.

Best Time: March to June

28. Joshimath, Uttarakhand

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Known For : Ropeway Ghangaria Nanda Devi National Park

Joshimath is a quaint hill town nestled amid the lap of snow-capped Himalayas in the state of Uttarakhand. This valley is mesmerizingly beautiful surrounded on all sides by picturesque views. If a good trekking trail is your calling, the Valley of Flowers Trek is close to Joshimath.

Best Time: April to November

View packages starting from ₹ 10,000

29. Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh

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Known For : Ganga Lake Ita Fort Namdapha National Park

With the snow capped Himalayas towering on the northern end and the fertile Brahmaputra river plains on the southern, Itanagar is a natural paradise.

Best Time: October to Apr

30. Anini, Arunachal Pradesh - Where clouds kiss the land

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Known For : Local Sightseeing Trekking

Anini is where the clouds come down the kiss the land. With much of its beauty peeking from behind the misty air, this unexplored town is the place to visit for pristine calmness.

Best Time: November to March

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