The Supreme Court in India ordered a ban on tourism in core zones of more than 40 tiger reserves. I asked two experts to find out the real story, and whether banning tourism will really help.
Ranthambhore National Park is one of India’s most famous tiger reserves. I visited it in 2011 and interviewed the director of Tiger Watch. Here’s my take on the park, the situation facing the big cat in India and what it’s like to go on a tiger safari.
I stayed at The Farm Villa in Sawai Madhopur near Ranthambhore national park and tiger reserve. It was peaceful, authentic, friendly, clean and a unique option.
I arrived in India for the fifth time, and found a newly refurbished Delhi: a new airport, an impressive metro and a sparkling white Connaught Place.
The Year of the Tiger is over, but the crisis facing tigers worldwide, and especially in India, is not. These magnificent creatures could be extinct in the wild in as little as 5 years. Here’s what you need to know and what you can do to help.