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Rajaji National Park

Rajaji National Park

Rajaji National Park is a national park and tiger reserve sprawling across three districts of Uttarakhand - Haridwar, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal. The park rests near the foothills of the Himalayas which add to its unique beauty. It is made of three sanctuaries, Chilla, Motichur and Rajaji, which were merged into one in 1983. On 15 April 2015 it was declared a tiger reserve and became the second tiger reserve in Uttarakhand.

The dense green jungles of the Rajaji National Park form a habitat for a number of animals. Apart from elephants and tigers, one can also see mountain goat, sambar, barking deer, hog deer, nilgai, wild pigs and sloth bears here. Over 315 species of birds also reside here, including both residents and migrants. Enjoy sighting happily chirping birds like pea fowl, vultures, woodpeckers, pheasants, kingfishers and barbets while exploring ample of nature here.

The beauty of Rajaji National Park is remarkable. Cuddled by the Shivalik ranges and the Indo-Gangetic plains, the Park has abundance of deciduous forests and riverine vegetation. Its dense jungles are ideal for the survival and growth of wildlife here. River Ganga remains a major part of the park.

Enjoy a jungle jeep safari experience at this park to observe wild animals living happily in their natural habitat. Jeep safari also offers you opportunity to spot flamboyant birds and capture them in your camera lens.

General Information

Best Time to Visit: November to June

Safari Timing: 7?10AM and 2:30?5:30PM

How to Get There

Air: ?Closest airport to Rajaji National Park is Jolly Grant in Dehradun.

Rail: Nearest railheads are at Haridwar (24Km.), Dehradun (56Km.) and Rishikesh (18 Km).

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