Best place to see wild elephants in India

The magnificent elephant is found in many parts of India. If you want to see wild elephants in India there are some great places to spot herds of these large animals. A breathtaking sight and one that you will definitely want your camera ready for. Here are two options where you have a great chance of seeing wild elephants.

Periyar National Park (pictured above) is located in Thekkady, Kerala. It is one of the most unique Parks in the world, as its amazing landscapes were formed when a reservoir was created here. The most popular way to explore the Park is by mechanical boat rides. On the cruise, one will surely see a herd of elephants walking together. Their languid walk is almost hypnotic. The aww-inspiring sight of adorable calves playfully running about is forever etched in one’s mind.


Rajaji National Park in Dehradun is one of India’s most underrated Parks. The Park is filled with elephants, leopards and more. In fact, there are so many elephants here that at night they often clog the roads, while crossing. Most drivers will refuse to cross the Park after dark.


If you are interested in seeing wild elephants in India or other Indian wildlife in it’s natural habitat then get in touch with our reservations team who can help you plan a fantastic itinerary.

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