RajaJi National Park Tour Package


Overview

State: Uttarakhand
Distance: 208 Km N of Delhi
By Road: 6 hrs
By Rail: 7hrs 30min + 30min by road
Location: Rajaji National Park covers an area of 820 sq. Km. of the Shivalik foothills of the Himalayas. 9 km from Haridwar in Uttranchal
Route: NH58 to Haridwar via Meerut, Muzzafarnagar and Roorkee; state road to chilla. the main entrance of Rajaji

Fast Fact

  • When to go Rajaji National Park

    The Park is open from mid-November to mid-June
  • STD Code of Rajaji National Park

    01382
  • Rajaji National Park Tourist Offices

    102, Indraprakash Building, 21 Barakhamba Road, New Delhi

Rajaji National Park in the state of Uttranchal is situated along the hills and foothills of Shivalik ranges in the Himalayan foothills and exhibits the Shivalik ecosystem. Rajaji National Park of India spreads over an area of 820.42 sq km. The park has been created in 1983 by amalgamation of three sanctuaries- Rajaji sanctuary(estd. 1948) Motichur sanctuary (estd. 1964) and Chilla sanctuary(estd. 1977) after the name of renowned statesman and freedom fighter Sri C. Rajgopalachariya - The first and last Governor General of independent India popularly known as "Rajaji". It is distinct for its pristine scenic beauty and rich bio-diversity. A paradise for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts, the wildlife of the park is blessed with Tiger, Leopard, Himalayan Bear, Cheetal, hog deer, barking deer, Sambar deer, wild boar, antelopes such as the Nilgai, Goral , Jackal, Hyena, Jungle Cat, Leopard Cat, Civets, Himalayan Yellow-Throated Marten, Sloth Bears, Pythons, King Cobra, Common Krait, Indian Cobra and the Monitor Lizard and above All the Asian Elephant. as its best known life forms. Inhabiting these dense green jungles are an impressive array of creatures- furred and feathered, docile and dangerous. 315 species of birds are found in Rajaji. The most prominent avian species include pea fowl, woodpeckers, pheasants, kingfishers and barbets, supplemented by a number of migratory species during the winter months. Besides that, the rivers which flow through the park harbour fish such as trout and mahseer. Rajaji is thickly foliated predominantly by the Sal Forest and a number of other forest types which include the Western Gangetic Moist and Northern dry Deciduous and Khair-Sissoo forests.

  • Best time to go Rajaji National Park

    Every season is merriment in Rajaji National Park. Summers from March to June have a moderate climate. Winters from October to February are pleasant and have a cool climate. Monsoons months from July to September receive mighty rainfalls.
  • What to do in Rajaji National Park

    Jungle Safari / Nature Walk : To enjoy the wild life and nature in its pristine and undulated form, the jungle safari in Rajaji National park is a perfect option. The enchanting experiences of nature walks, Jungle safari by walk or by vehicle at Rajaji National Park is really awesome.

    Bird watching is a celebration in Rajaji National Park. The Bird sanctuary in the wetland of Assan Barrage, located near the convergence of two rich rivers Yamuna and Assan. The region is a paradise for bird watchers and Nature loving enthusiasts.
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