If things go according to the plan, tourists landing up in India after booking airline tickets could very well experience the thrill of a night time safari!
Yes, India is all set to do a Singapore by planning to set up a night safari park very soon. It will be India’s first night safari park and is surely going to regale wildlife enthusiasts with yet another added attraction after they book airline tickets on flights to India. Vacationers who are planning to a travel to India sometime in near future can definitely take advantage of the opportunity!
Media reports suggest that 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. Uttar Pradesh’s Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has given in principle approval for the project, reports say.
It will be a 120-hectare park that will be built through the public-private partnership (PPP) model. The proposed night safari park will also include an endangered species breeding centre.
Times of India, top English daily, published a report that gave out the finer details of the proposed project. The safari will remain operational between 4pm and midnight all 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. So, enough distractions for holiday makers planning to book cheap flights to India for a hearty wildlife tour!
The report further said 40% animals will be from the Indian sub-continent and the rest will be imported from foreign shores.