|| Uttaranchal Holiday Ideas
RAJAJI NATIONAL PARK
District : Haridwar & Pauri Garhwal districts of Uttaranchal
Location : 231 kms from Delhi
Famous For : Tigers, Leopards
Most Famous Activity : Elephant Safari
The Amicable Beings of Rajaji National Park - Deers
|To See :||Tigers, Wild Cats, Jackals, Sloth Bear, Leopards, Wild Boar, Himalayan yellow throated Marten, Sambar, Cheetal, Barking Deer, Langoor and Ghoral.|
|Best Time To Visit :||15th November to 15th June.|
|Park Timings :||15 Nov. to 31 Dec
6:30 Morning to 3:30 Evening.
1 Jan. to 31 March 6:30 Morning to 4:30 Evening.
1 April to 15 June 6:00 Morning to 5:00 Evening.
|Safari Options :||Elephant Safari, Jeep Safari.|
|Staying Options :||Camp King Elephant, Forest Rest House.|
|Don't Miss :||Chandi Devi Mandir 1 km from the Park and Has a Chair Car Journey.|
|Getting Around :||Haridwar 9 kms, Rishikesh 6 kms, Kotdwar 25 kms|
|Important Distances :||Lucknow 509 kms, Delhi 231 kms.|
|Getting There :||Air
Nearest Air Terminal is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun which has a 50
minutes Flight from Delhi, Everyday.
Rail Nearest Railhead is at Haridwar (9 kms) and Dehradun (38 kms). Regular Trains Connect These Cities to the Metropolitans.
Road Buses are Available From the Various Parts of the State.
|Inside Tip :||Maintain silence while exploring the park and make use of your Binoculars to have a clearer view of the animals. Follow the Environmental Guidelines.|
Beauty, nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts naturally
find their way to the Rajaji National Park in Uttaranchal. Located at a
distance of 208 kilometres from Delhi and 9 kilometres from Haridwar, this
park lies in the Shivalik range of Himalayas. Having a plethora of animal
and bird attractions, this park is open for the travellers during the
months of November to June. Thogh winter is the coolest time, but the peak
season of sighting the wilds, is summer.
An incorporation of three sanctuaries in the Dehradun Shivaliks Rajaji, Motichur and Chilla were fused together and named Rajaji National Park. Sprawling on an area of 820.42 sq kms., this park was named after the great freedom fighter Late Sri C. Rajgopalachari.
The eco system of Rajaji National park promotes 23
species of mammals and 315 avifauna species. A hub of wildlife
conversationalist, the main attractions of this park are Yellow throated
Martens, Cheetals, Barking Deer, Leopards, Langoors and Civets. Among the
bird population, there are Pheasants, hornbills, woodpeckers, thrushes and
fowls, that challenge a photographer's creativity. The reptile family in
Rajaji National Park comprise Pythons, Cobras and crocodiles.
Take up wildlife tours of Uttaranchal and enjoy some leisure trip to the Rajaji National Park that lies covered in the broadleaf mixed forests, Chirpine forests, scrub land and grassy pasture lands.
Elephant Safari in Rajaji National PArk
Inside the Rajaji National Park in Himalayan peaks, there
are options of Elephant as well as Jeep Safari. All the wildlife freaks
are invited to this famous national park that is opened during the months
of November to June. Taking one inside the dense parts of the jungles,
these safaris ensure the tourists of great sights. Elephant ride in Rajaji
National Park is a lifetime experience.
Tourists are also advised to take up Jeep safaris in Rajaji National Park that passes through the undulating tracks of forest and give the adventurer, a memorable experience. Try hunting for tigers, of course through your cameras, but you can be sure of sighting various species of deers and birds.
Rajaji National park is accessible from many parts of the country by road, rail and air. Bus services and overnight trains are available for Dehradun and Haridwar from Delhi and Lucknow. Chila is 8 km from Haridwar railway station which is well connected to major metropolitan cities. Being just 14 km from Rishikesh through Canal Road, and 38 km from Jolly Grant airport, Rajaji Natioanl Park can also be conveniently reached via airways. Jolly Grant airport which is only a few kilometres away from the Northern boundary of the Park, has a daily 50 minutes flight from Delhi.
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