The snow-capped mountains, rolling meadows, high altitude lakes and dense forest in the state of Uttaranchal support exotic wild life, bird life and plant life. These wonderful creations of nature add a dash of splendour to nature's abundance that exists in the environs of the Garhwal and Kumaon regions. In order to preserve this gift of wild life and enable visitors to have a view of the same, the state of Uttaranchal has created special areas, national parks and sanctuaries.
Corbett National Park
Corbett National Park is India 's first and finest national park spread over 520sq. kms along the banks of Ramganga river, located in the foot hills of the Himalayas. It was named as Corbett National Park in honour and memory of the Late Jim Corbett, the legendary hunter,naturalist-turned author and photographer who had helped in setting up the park and demarcating its boundaries.
The elevation of the park ranges between 400 and 1200 mtrs.The park offers different kinds of vegetation all along its varied topography which comprises hilly and riparian areas , temporary marshy depressions, plateaus and ravines.
The animals listed in the Corbett are - Leopard, leopard cat, jungle cat,fishing cat, Himalayan black bear, deer, crested serpent, eagle, osprey, Black winged kite, shikra,spotted eagle,babblers etc.
Season : Nov-Feb,March-June,July-Oct. Activities : Elephant ride and Zeep safari.
Rajaji National Park
Rajaji National Park is situated in Uttarakhand State of India. Park has total area of 820 square kms. Park is located in Dehradun, Haridwar and Pauri Garhwal districts. Haridwar and Rishikesh are nearest cities. Rajaji National Park has highest number of elephants than all other national parks of Uttarakhand. Tiger, leopard, Monkey, Barking deer, Sambar deer, Wild Boar, Antelopes such as the Nilgai and Goral are also living here. The Rajaji National Park has more than 400 bird species. Scaly Thrush, Snowy-browed Flycatcher, Rusty-flanked Treecreeper, Pale-footed Bush Warbler, Tytler's Leaf Warbler, Green Avadavat and Reed Bunting, Northern Goshawk, Black-necked Stork, Yellow-billed Blue Magpie Greater Scaup, White-naped Woodpecker, Great Hornbill, Black-bellied Tern, Pallas's Fish Eagle are popular bird species found here.
Rajaji National Park was established in 1983. Previously it was divided in 03 different sanctuaries known as Rajaji sanctuary, Chilla sanctuary and Motichur sanctuary. Rajaji sanctuary was established in 1948. Motichur sanctuary was established in 1964. Chill sanctuary was established in 1977. In 1983 government decided to merge these three sanctuaries. The new sanctuary named after well known freedom fighter and first Governor General of Independent India Raj Gopalacharya. He was well known as Rajaji, so the park is now famous as Rajaji National Park.
Season : Mid Nov-Mid June. Activities : Elephant ride and Zeep safari.
Rajaji National Park
Duration : 2night/ 3days
Places Covered : Haridwar - Rajaji national Park
rrive - Haridwar Arrive haridwar & transfer to Hotel for meals. In the evening at leisure to visit the Ghats on the banks of the River Ganges, ancient temples and the famous Har-ki-pauri for Aarti in the evenings, overnight at Hotel .
Morning drive to Rajaji National Park . On arrival you can go on a visit to the local settlement of the Gujjar jungle tribe. Enjoy a thrilling wildlife safari and spot wild animals such as spotted deers, jungle fowls, porcupines, migratory birds and other animals.Evening back to the hotel overnight at hotel.
Corbett National Park
Duration : 4 NIGHTS / 5 DAYS
Arrive- Haridwar: On Arrival Traditional Welcome At Patanjali Yogpeeth Transfer to Hotel, In the evening Local sightseeing, visit famous ancient Ashram & Temples in Haridwar. Overnight at Hotel.
Haridwar - Nainital :. Drive to Nainital.. Arrive Nainital and check in at hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Nainital After breakfast visit Sat Tal (21 kms) which has seven lakes includes the jade green Garud Taal. (One can also enjoy rock climbing). Over night at Hotel.
Nainital - Corbett After breakfast, leave for Corbett Nation Park . Arrive Corbett and check in at hotel. Afternoon, Game Drive into National park. Over night at Hotel.
Corbett Morning and afternoon, Game Drive into National Park. Over night at Hotel.