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Rajaji National Park

, Uttaranchal

(Rajaji National Park is also known as Rajaji Park)
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State: Uttaranchal
District: Haridwar, Dehradun, Pauri Garhwal
Famous for/as: Wildlife
Languages: Hindi, English
Best Season: Nov - Jun
Weather: Summer 32 to 45°C, Winter 20 to 25°C
Altitude: 300-1350 m
Pincode: 249407
STD code: 01334
Placed perfectly along the lusting greeneries of the hills and foothills of Shivalik mountain ranges in Uttaranchal, Rajaji National Park is well known for its verdant scenic beauty and is enriched with worthy bio diversity. Established in 1983, Rajaji National Park is formed by amalgamating three famous sanctuaries namely Rajaji Sanctuary, Chilla sanctuary and Motichur sanctuary. The Rajaji National Park got its name after the renowned Indian statesman Sri C. Rajgopalachariya, popularly known as Rajaji. The National Park is a large protected region of area nearly 820 square km spreading over three districts Pauri Garhwal, Haridwar and Dehradun of Uttaranchal state in India.

This National Park is rich in flora and fauna and forms the Shivalik ecological balances of the natural system. The Shivalik track is assumed to be more than10 million years old and the area is enriched with valuable fossils. The Park is abundantly rich with the flow of majestic Ganges for about a distance of 24km. The park’s diversity and rich vegetation owe to Ganges and other many streams and brooks.

The Park comprises of rich vegetation including grassy lands, board leaved mixed forests, Sal forests and scrublands. This area houses a large variety of birds and animals; they include mammals of different species, snakes, rare lizards, frogs and other types of amphibians, kinds of butterflies

Rajaji National Park is a perfect place for nature loving tourists, to mix up with the natural vegetation, animals, reptiles and birds. The park is open to public all the days during Mid November to Mid June and during rainy season it remains closed. Accommodation facilities are available for the tourists in the forest rest houses. This magnificent park provides handful of chances to nature lovers and genuine tourists to make merry of the wild life, lusting sceneries and captivating landscapes.
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Uttaranchal Wildlife - Meet the Ferocious Beings

  by Afia Ahmad  on Feb 22, 2011
Book a wildlife tours of Uttaranchal and enjoy the splendid plethora of flora and fauna that the almighty has blessed upon the state.

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Rajaji National Park is a famous destination that lies in three districts at once, including the districts of Haridwar, Pauri Garhwal, Dehradun and Uttarakhand. It is a very vast sanctuary that has a wide variety of flora and fauna, and children and adventure and wildlife enthusiasts can visit this place throughout the year.

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The Rajaji National Park can be reached can be reached through bus from the neighboring cities and towns, as there are a lot of buses that ply to this park throughout the year. Bus fares will vary from Rs 3 to 10, depending on the distance covered while traveling to the park. Long distance bus journeys can also cost close to Rs 50 or 60.

Taxi


Cabs and taxis can also be taken from the neighboring towns in order to take a trip to the Rajaji National Park.

Jeep Safari


While within the Rajaji National Park, many wildlife safaris will be available for tourists and visitors and these can be taken up in order to cover all sections of the park in a comprehensive manner. A wildlife safari can cost you around Rs 700 and you will need to book the jeep beforehand. These safaris are provided in two timings – at 6 in the morning and at 3 in the afternoon.
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