The Betla National Park, located in the Chota Nagpur Plateau of Jharkhand was somewhat the best choice for my kids as they love excitement and adventure. While going through some picnic places on the internet I came to know about this park and did not give a second thought to visit this place. I and my husband were both fun loving and enjoy a lot with our kids so at last we decided to have a joyful weekend in Jharkhand. The Betla National Park, Jharkhand had an initial area of 1026 sq km but was boosted by 226 sq km in 1989. It fell under the list of some of the 1st national parks in the country for becoming a reserve for tigers. It was under the forest department’s administration.
After reaching Betla we stayed in a well furnished tree house inside the forest which was equally as good as a forest resort. We had our lunch in the tree house itself as it was quite late in the noon and we were all tired after covering such a long journey.
The soothing sounds of the fireflies were giving a soft rhythm to my ears, and I could also feel the inner peace of my mind. After reaching the park we came to know that the park comprises of vegetation like tropical evergreen forests, temperate forests of alpine and mixed deciduous forests along with many medicinal plants.
The forests in the Betla National Park, Jharkhand consisted of different vegetation including mixed deciduous forests, temperate alpine trees, wet evergreen trees, etc. We were lucky enough to see a large number of elephants drinking and taking bath in the pond and the kids were excited to take pictures through our camera.
We also saw Panther, Wolf, Wild Bear, Sloth Bear, Hyena and Jackal. Chital and Rhesus Monkey were very much entertaining. The water birds of Kamaldah Lake were the comb duck, geese and snipe. Truly, God has endowed the nature with so many floras and faunas that even human being who is also the most important part of his creation, also bow down in front of their simplicity and beauty.