Have you ever been to a wildlife sanctuary or a wildlife reserve? We believe most of you might have been to a wildlife sanctuary or a forest reserve of some sort.
Well, there is an amazing news for all the wildlife lovers, whether one has been to a wildlife sanctuary or not.
Madhya Pradesh, the second largest state of India has become the first state to launch “hot air balloon wildlife safari”. This special safari was launched in Madhya Pradesh’s famous Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve.
This unique wildlife safari of India was launched by Vijay Shah, who is the forest minister of Madhya Pradesh.
According to Mr. Shah, the hot air balloon wildlife safari would be restricted to the buffer area of the wildlife reserve. Apart from tigers, people would also be able to spot and experience a variety of species such as leopards, birds, sloth bears, deers and more from high in the sky.
This effort taken by the Madhya Pradesh’s government will surely go a long way in promoting tourism in the region, which in turn will woo the tourists into visiting the state.
According to sources, the Minister also said that the state is planning to introduce such service in Kanha, Pench, and Panna Tiger Reserve as well.
The forest minister said that all necessary steps and actions are being taken ensure complete safety of animals, as well as the visiting tourists. The landing and take off would only take place in the buffer zone, from a safe height.
So readers, what do you make of this news? Are you excited to try out this new way of exploring a wildlife reserve? Let us know down in the comments!
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