Tiger Tours in India
The vast subcontinent of India is the home of varieties of animals among which tiger tours and wildlife holidays is the most renowned among the travelers of the world. According to the data available from the National Wildlife Database, 2008 there are 510 living wildlife sanctuaries in India and around 217 wildlife sanctuaries are under Proposed Category extending in an area of 16,669.44 Km. Whereas Tiger Reserves which was launched in 1973 under the name of Project Tiger, had only 9 Tiger Reserves which was grown up to 29 in the year 2006 with a population of 1498 tigers. The tiger tours of India take the tourist to the major tiger reserves where the tourists can view the different species of tiger. Tiger sightings have become most admiring among the travelers especially when they are for group tours or private tours in India, because viewing tiger while on the jeep safari tours in wildlife sanctuaries is the fascinating one. An India tiger tour is also unique in the world for the rare species of White Tigers with white colored fur, pink nose and blue eyes. Other unique species that India Tiger tours will provide to the tourists is the wild Bengal Tiger and “Snow White Tiger” generally used in reference to the coat pattern of the white Bengal Tiger. However, the white tigers in India are rarely seen.