Rajaji National Park (Uttaranchal)
About the Park
Established in 1966 this small sanctuary lies in the foothills of the Himalayas, close to the well known towns of Dehra Dun and Rishikesh. A trip to Rajaji national park can be combined alongwith a trek in the Garhwal Himalayas or with white water rafting on the holy river Ganges. Nomadic sheperds called Gujjars stay in these forests during the winter months.
Elephants, sambar deer, spotted deer, barking deer, goral, wild boar, tiger, leopard, langur, rhesus monkey.
Leothrix, flycatchers, cormorants, flower peckers, sun-birds, golden oriole, thrushes, tree pies, barbets, wood-peckers, jungle fowl, minivets, bulbuls, wabblers, pheasants, pariah-kite, vultures and many many more