It is distinguished blend of mixed moist deciduous type of forests with the predominance of Sal, teak and bamboo. Also it is home to thriving tigers, barking deer, chital, leopards, Sambar, Chinkara, blackbuck and many other animals, reptiles and birds within the park.
Guru Ghasidas National Park is marked as one of the most unique of all the protected areas in Chhattisgarh. If you are considering a Tour to Chhattisgarh try to include this park in your travel itinerary. The diverse vegetation of the region consists of a wide variety of mammal population. Tigers, Leopards, Chital, Nilgai, Chinkara, Jackals, Sambar, Four-horned Antelopes, Jungle Cat, Barking Deer, Porcupine, Monkey, Bison, Striped Hyena, Sloth Bear, Wild Dogs are some of the common species found in this region. It is also an ideal place to watch migratory birds. The best time to visit this place is during November to June.
Kanger Valley National Park is one of the most beautiful and picturesque national parks of India. The beautiful park is located on the banks of Khola River at a distance of about 27 km from Jagdalpur (headquarter of Bastar). Spread over an area of approximately 200 sq km comprising mainly of hilly terrain, the Park derives its name from the Kanger River, which flows throughout its length.