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Best National Parks To Visit On Your Summer Vacation

Summer is the perfect time to head out to one of India’s many national parks. With its diverse landscape, India is home to some of the most stunning national parks in the world. India boasts abundant natural beauty, spanning from snow-capped mountains in the north to lush tropical rainforests in the south, ensuring a breathtaking experience for every nature enthusiast. 

Here are some of the best national parks you can visit this summer to witness the stunningly majestic wild animals.

  • Khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim

The Khangchendzonga National Park is located in north Sikkim’s Mangan and Gyalshing districts. A UNESCO world heritage site, the Kanchenjunga biosphere reserve is a natural marvel that is perfect for nature lovers. If you want to beat the heat while exploring the wonders of untamed wilderness, pack your bags and travel to the beautiful state of Sikkim. The park holds extreme religious importance among the Sikkimese as they believe Khangchendzonga is the abode of gods. Buddhists consider the park to be a sacred space where Buddhist masters have hidden several holy texts.

If you want to reach the Khangchendzonga National Park, visit Sikkim, stay at one of the family hotels in Gangtok and head out on a stunning road trip to the majestic national park. You can expect to see snow leopards, red pandas, Himalayan black bears, blue sheep, barking deer, and more. 

  • Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

Speaking of national parks, you cannot miss exploring the vast Jim Corbett National Park, nestled in the Himalayas. Most popular for its huge population of Bengal tigers, you can also witness Elephants roaming in herds, mostly spotted in summer. The park is divided into several tourist zones. You can take a jeep safari to witness the variety of flora and fauna the national park offers. Top sightseeing places in Corbett National Park include the Corbett waterfall, museum, Sitabani forest, and more. 

You can find several family hotels in Corbett National Park to ensure the best experience as you witness the marvellous beauty of the national park. Each room will have basic amenities like AC, geyser, and power backup. If you choose to stay in a premium hotel, you will also find extra amenities like spacious rooms, swimming pools, tour assistance and more.

  • Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan

One of India’s most popular national parks, the Ranthambore National Park is a treat for wildlife enthusiasts. Summer is the best time to visit this national park since the temperatures are high, but that brings out all the wild animals to the lakes and ponds to quench their thirst, allowing you to spot a tiger, leopard, chital, nilgai and more. You can choose a canter safari that allows you to watch wildlife in an open bus, one of the best ways to explore the national park. Or you could opt for a gipsy safari if you decide to visit with your friends and family. 

Several affordable hotels are available at your disposal. The hotels are clean and serviced, with great housekeeping services to ensure your rooms are ready to host you after an exciting day out spotting wildlife. The hotels are close to the Ranthambore National Park to ensure you do not have to travel a lot. 

  • Dachigam National Park, Jammu

Beat the scorching sun by visiting the Himalayas up north in Jammu. The name Dachigam means ‘ten villages’, honouring the ten villages that had to be relocated for the park’s formation. The national park is your best bet if you want to witness the majestic Kashmir Stag. This endangered species can be found only in the Dachigam National Park. Other wildlife includes leopards, brown bears, golden eagles, bearded vultures, and more. The flora in Dachigam National Park includes Pear, Wild Cherry, Plum, Apple, Peach, Apricot, Walnut, Chestnut, and much more.

There are several family hotels in Jammu that you can choose for a premium stay. Most hotels are close to the national park. You can also turn this trip into a tour of Jammu and discover why this state is called heaven on earth. 


Summers are a great time to explore national parks in the country. If you want to beat the heat, choose national parks up north in the hills to ensure cool temperatures and a comfortable viewing experience. To spot as many wild animals as possible, choose the more popular national parks with good fauna since they are most active in summer, especially around the water bodies. OYO is delighted to host you at our top-rated hotels to ensure a comfortable stay.

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