This handsome member of the deer family is also one that was closest to extinction a few decades ago. Although their numbers have now revived, it is still an endangered species and is spread across central and northern India only in small congregations. It is a medium size member of the deer family.

They are sociable animals and are often found as large herds grazing in the grasslands of wildlife reserves. The best time to try and spot them is early morning and evening when they emerge to feed.

The swamp deer of India derives its name 'Barasingha' from its large antlers.

The antlers are also varying from regions. In Northern India, the Barasingha have antlers which has a shinier and lighter appearance. Its average life span ranges between 20-30 years. During the summer the coat of barasingha lightens and develops light spots on the back and

lateral sides.They have a slim tail with whitish complexion.

  • Sceintific Name : Rucervus duvaucelii
  • Type : Mammal
  • Diet : Herbivore
  • Size: up to about 50 inches and 80lbs
  • Lifespan: 20 - 30 years
  • Life Style : Pack
  • Conservation Status : Endangered

Up & Close

Unexplored : Central India Wildlife

Number of days : 7 Nights 8 Days
Destinations covered : Delhi – Bhopal – Satpura – Pench – Nagpur – New Delhi

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy the city tour of New Delhi
  • Experience on Indian Railways
  • Wilderness of Satpura National Park
  • 4X4 Jeep Jungle Safari
  • Optional : Night Safari
  • Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book : Pench National Park
  • Tiger, Sloth Beer & Leopards.

Where Tiger's Rule 12 Nights / 13 Days
Destinations : New Delhi – Khajuraho –Bhandavgarh-Kanha – Jabalpur- Bhopal – Agra – New Delhi

Trip Highlights

  • World famous Khajuraho temples
  • Majestic Tigers of Bandhavgarh
  • Wilderness of Kanha
  • Elephant rides (where available)
  • Morning & afternoon game drives
  • Bonfire Nights & Baiga tribal dance (Kanha)