States of India
Rajaji National Park
Area : 820 sq. km.,
Altitude : 300 TO 1350 MTS.,
Tourist Season : Nov. 15 to June 15 .
Spread over an area of 820 sq. kms., the park with its magnificent ecosystem, is nestled in the shivalik ranges. It represents the flora of several zones of the forest, reverine, broad leaf mixed forest, chrpined forest, scrub land and grassy pasture lands.
There are 23 species of mammal and 3185 of avi- fauna here. The Rajaji National park is named after late shri C. Rajgopalachai, popularly known as Rajaji.
Main Attractions : Herd of Elephants, Leopard, Jungle Cat, Himalayan Yellow Throated Marten, Sambhar, Cheetal, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Slothy Bear, Langoor, Goral, Monitori Lizard, Python, Civet and King Cobra.
Birds : Pea Fowl, Jungle fowl, Kaleej Phaeasant, Horn-Bill, Wood Pecker, Thrushes , King Fisher, Parakeet, Warbler, Barbet finch, Indian Roller, Oriole, etc. And several species of migratory birds in winter season.
Banks : At Haridwar, Dehradun, and Rishiksh. Medical aid : A vailable at Haridwar, Rishkesh and Dehradu.
Air : Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, dehradun, 24 kms.
Rail : Railheads are, Haridwar and Dehradun.
Road : The Park is 220 kms. from delhi and 510 kms. form Lucknow.