Tourists landing up in India after booking flights to India could very well experience the thrilling adventure of a night safari very soon. The authorities have given the nod for setting up of country’s first night safari park.
Leisure vacationers making bookings on flights to India for a holiday tour can hope to experience the thrill of a night safari park very soon.
India’s first night safari park is likely to come up at Gautam Budh Nagar University in Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh, a northern state in India. State’s Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav gave in principle approval on Tuesday to go ahead with the project that was envisaged by the government in 2005.
Media reports state that it will be a 120-hectare park that will be built through the public-private partnership (PPP) model.
A report published in Times of India, top English daily, informed that the safari will remain operational between 4pm and midnight round the year. The park will have a total of 71 species of animals and 841 specimens, including 58 species of mammals, eight species of birds, three species of reptiles and two species of fish.
The report further said 40% animals will be from the Indian sub-continent, whereas 60% will be imported from foreign destinations. Apart from offices and ticket counters, eating joints will also be established for the convenience of tourists. Current estimates indicate that the safari will service nearly 7,000 tourists, offering them the chance to check out variety of animals like lions.
India remains a top holiday break destination with foreign travel buffs for endless reasons. Its nature reserves, national parks and wildlife sanctuaries tempt countless wildlife enthusiasts to look for airline deals on cheap flights to India. A night safari park is surely going to accentuate the diversified appeal of the country.
The safari enthusiasts will also be able to undertake an India Walking Trail and an Amazon Trail, says the TOI report. Additionally, the proposed night safari park will house an endangered species breeding centre.