The first ever Wildlife reserve in Mainland Asia was the JimCorbettNational Park. Originally called the Hailey’s Forest, later on the Ramganga Reserve and Finally as Jim Corbett National Park after a hunter turned conservationist, who wrote many stories on Indian wildlife. It is particularly focused on tiger conservation, but apart from tigers it also acts as a home to many other mammals as well as birds and reptiles.
The Valley of Flowers National Park is yet another place one must visit. Situated at a high altitude HimalayanValley the park is known to hold 300 different varieties of alpine flowers and is a favourite trekking destination.