Rajaji Travel PackagesRajaji Wildlife SanctuaryRajaji National Park

 

 



 

Rajaji National ParkRajaji National Park is known for its immaculate scenic beauty and rich biodiversity. A haven for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts, the wildlife of the park is blessed with elephants, tigers, leopards and deer as its best known life forms.

Three sanctuaries in the Dehradun Shivaliks - Rajaji, Motichur and Chilla were amalgamated into a large protected area and named Rajaji National ParkWildlife in Rajaji National Park in the year 1983 after the famous freedom fighter Late Sri C. Rajgopalachari, popularlyknown as Rajaji. The wildlife here includes elephant, tiger, panther, bear, chital, sambar, wild boar, kakar, python, monitor lizard and a large variety of avian fauna. You find many opportunities of viewing these animals in their natural habitat here.

In winters, a large variety of fascinating migratory birds play in the azure waters of the River Ganga, which flows through the park. Both the rivers of the area, Ganga and Song sheltered various species of fish like mahaseer, kalabanse, goonch, chilwa and trout.

Facts about Rajaji National Park

 
Location : Near Dehradun, Uttaranchal

Area : 820.42 sq km
Wildlife :

Leopard, jungle cat, Himalayan yellow throated marten, sambar, cheetal, barking deer, wild boar, sloth bear, langoor, ghoral, monitor lizard, python, civet and even king-cobra and a vast variety of winged delights; pea fowl, jungle fowl, kaleej pheasant, hornbil, woodpecker, thrushes, kingfishers, parakeets, warbler, barbet, finch, Indian roller and oriola among others.

Best Season :

October - March

Safari in Rajaji National Park

 

Uttaranchal Forest Development Corporation organises a wide range of Jungle Safaris in the high passes of Uttaranchal. These have a wild thrilling experience you can't get anywhere. So enjoy rides on elephants and get at close proximity to Tigers.

How to reach Rajaji National Park

 
Air :

Jolly Grant, Dehradun is the nearest airport from the national park.

Rail :

Nearest railhead is situated at Haridwar/Rishikesh.

Road :

Bus services and overnight trains are available for Dehradun and Haridwar from Delhi and Lucknow.


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