List of 7 Natural Heritages  of India

17th February, 2024


Kaziranga National Park (Assam)

Home to the world's largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses.  It is also an essential refuge for tigers, elephants, wild water buffalo, and swamp deer.

Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (Assam)

Nestled on the foothills of the Himalayas, this sanctuary protects endangered species like the pygmy hog, hispid hare, golden langur, and clouded leopard amongst dense forests. 

Sundarbans National Park (West Bengal)

The world's largest mangrove forest,  a labyrinth of tidal waterways famed for the majestic Bengal tiger.  It is also a crucial habitat for saltwater crocodiles, dolphins, and rich birdlife.

Keoladeo National Park (Rajasthan)

Formerly a duck-hunting reserve, it's now a vital wetland sanctuary famed for its vast concentration of birdlife, welcoming thousands of migratory birds annually. 

Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks (Uttarakhand)

High in the Himalayas, Nanda Devi National Park showcases rugged glaciated landscapes and is home to elusive snow leopards. The nearby Valley of Flowers explodes with alpine blooms between the summer months. 

Western Ghats

Not a single park, but a vast mountain range parallel to India's west coast. It is one of the world's biodiversity hotspots, home to endemic species like the lion-tailed macaque, Nilgiri tahr, and numerous amphibians not found elsewhere on Earth. 

Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area (Himachal Pradesh)

Located in the high Himalayas, the park preserves glaciers, alpine meadows, and riverine habitats supporting endangered snow leopards, Himalayan brown bears, and a rich mix of bird species.