Uttarakhand Wildlife Packages

Uttarakhand, located in the lap of the Himalayas, has some of the best high altitude wildlife parks and national sanctuaries in India. In these wildlife hotspots, you get to see rare and exotic Himalayan wildlife, which is not usually seen in other parts of the country. The state is also home to the third largest population of Royal Bengal Tigers in India. Wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers can spot the incredible Himalayan flora and fauna in the sanctuaries and national parks with our Uttarakhand wildlife safari packages. Enjoy the thrill and excitement of jeep safaris with excellent tour guides through the dense forests of Jim Corbett National Park and others. Bird lovers will also enjoy their visit to this state, as it is home to more than 600 species of birds. Experience the adventure of jungle tiger safari in the popular wildlife reserves of Uttarakhand with the incredible wildlife tour packages offered by Tour My India.

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Popular Wildlife Holiday Destinations in Uttarakhand

Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

Jim Corbett National Park

Corbett National Park is India’s oldest national park and the largest tiger reserve in the country. Other things which make it a top wildlife holiday destination are bird watching, fishing and sightseeing.

Rajaji National Park, Uttarakhand

Rajaji National Park

Royal Bengal Tigers, striped hyenas, Asiatic Elephants, Sloth Bear and a large number of bird species makes Rajaji National Park one of the top wildlife destinations in Uttarakhand.

Nanda Devi National Park, Uttarakhand

Nanda Devi National Park

Nanda Devi National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you can spot exotic Himalayan wildlife like snow leopard, Himalayan Tahr, musk deer and birds.

Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttarakhand

Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary

Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, situated in the Chamoli & Rudraprayag districts, is home to the rare endangered species of Himalayan Musk Deer. It is located close to Kedarnath, Tungnath & other famous temples.

Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand

Valley of Flowers

Valley of Flowers National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is home to almost 350 species of flowers. Some of the exotic animals found here are red fox and musk deer.

Askot Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttarakhand

Askot Wildlife Sanctuary

Askot Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Some of the animals spotted are Himalayan Jungle Cat, barking deer, bison and Himalayan Brown Bear.

Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttarakhand

Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary

It is located between two famous national parks of Uttarakhand, Rajai and Corbet. It is home to Asiatic Elephants, sambar, leopards and reptiles. It’s the only protected area where walking is allowed.

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttarakhand

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

It’s located on top of the Jhandi Dhar Hills of Uttarakhand. Rare species of birds like forktail and blackbird can be seen, other than around 200 species of birds.

Gangotri National Park, Uttarakhand

Gangotri National Park

Gangotri National Park is one of the highest wildlife sanctuaries in India located at 7,083 meters. Blue sheep, Himalayan Barbet, snow leopard and other animals can be spotted here.

Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttarakhand

Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary

Govind Pashu Vihar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the top wildlife destinations in Uttarakhand because it is home to rare endangered wildlife.

pangot and kilbury wildlife, Uttarakhand

Pangot and Kilbury Wildlife Sanctuary

Both Pangot and Kilbury are two of the famous bird sanctuaries which are home to more than 580 species of birds. They are the best destinations for wildlife lovers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the best time to plan a wildlife vacation in Uttarakhand?

The wildlife in Uttarakhand can be visited throughout the year. During summers, you have a greater chance of spotting the wildlife, as they visit the water holes to quench their thirst. Trekking and birding can also be enjoyed during this time. During the winters, the weather is extremely pleasant and great for a wildlife safari.

The top most wildlife attraction in Uttarakhand though, is the Jim Corbett National Park. Corbett can be visited throughout the year, including the monsoon season when two zones are opened to tourists: Jhirna Zone and Sitabani or Sonanadi Buffer Zone.

The safari timings at Corbett are 6:00 AM to 9:30 AM in the morning, and 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM in the evening (the timings may vary according to the seasons). Corbett National Park remains closed during the monsoons. All zones at Corbett are closed for night halts by visitors from 15th June to 14th November.

The Bijrani Zone remains closed for day visits from 30th June to 14th October. The Dhikala, Lohachaur and Sonanadi Tourism Zones are closed for day visits from 16th June to 14th November.

The Jhirna Tourism Zone is open for safaris throughout the year. Between 1st to 15th June, the Dhikala, Lohachaur and Sonanadi Tourism Zones remain on standby mode. During this period, advance reservations are not done and these Zones can be shut down by the Director of Corbett Tiger Reserve at short notice depending on weather conditions and visitor safety.

Q. How many wildlife sanctuaries and national parks are there in Uttarakhand?

There are 7 wildlife sanctuaries and 6 national parks in Uttarakhand.

Q. What are the famous wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in Uttarakhand?

Corbett, Rajaji, Valley of Flowers, Gangotro National Park & Binsar Sanctuary are some of the famous national parks & wildlife sanctuaries in Uttarakhand.

Q. Which bird sanctuaries are best for bird lovers in Uttarakhand?

Pangot and KIlbury Bird Sanctuaries in Uttarakhand are best for bird lovers in Uttarakhand. They are home to more than 580 species of birds.

Q. Which is the best wildlife destination for spotting the Royal Bengal Tiger in Uttarakhand?

Corbett National Park is the best wildlife destination for spotting the Royal Bengal Tiger.

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Uttarakhand Essential Information

About Uttarakhand Wildlife Tourism Packages

Plan a wildlife vacation to Uttarakhand with exciting tour packages offered by Tour My India. Get the best discounts on Uttarakhand wildlife jungle safari holiday packages while enjoying a memorable travel experience.

We at Tour My India design some of the best wildlife travel itineraries, thus rendering you an opportunity to relish the thrill to be in the wilderness and the bliss of being amidst the most surreal.

Uttarakhand is located in the laps of the Himalayas, which span across two regions: Garhwal and Kumaon. It boasts some of the best high altitude national parks and wildlife sanctuaries that are home to exotic Himalayan animals and birds. Wildlife enthusiasts and bird lovers should not miss a chance to explore its rich wildlife. The state is home to almost 102 mammals, 600 bird species, 19 amphibians, 70 reptiles and 124 fish species. These include globally endangered species like Royal Bengal Tigers, Asian Elephants, Snow Leopard, Guldar, musk deer and Himalayan Monal.

There are 6 national parks, 7 wildlife sanctuaries, 4 conservation reserves and 1 biosphere reserve, all of which are the best wildlife places in Uttarakhand. Some of the most famous national parks are Corbett, Gangotri and Rajaji national parks.

Corbett National Park is the oldest and largest tiger reserve in India. The biggest attraction here is the Royal Bengal Tiger, which is found in large numbers, besides Asiatic Elephants, Indian Python, gharials and langurs.

At Gangotri, Binsar and Rajai, you get to see exotic Himalayan wildlife like Himalayan Black Bear, snow leopard, Himalayan Tahr, Himalayan Monal Pheasant, Musk Deer and Bharal.

Nanda Devi National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site) is also the best wildlife destination to spot rare Himalayan wildlife like Himalayan Musk Deer, Himalayan Tahr, Goral, snow leopard and Himalayan Black Bear. Other famous wildlife destinations in Uttarakhand are Govind Pashu Vihar, Benog Wildlife Sanctuary and Askot Sanctuary.

Bird lovers and those who love birding will absolutely enjoy their visit to Uttarakhand. You can spot various species of birds of all colours and sizes including rare exotic Himalayan birds. The best birding destinations in Uttarakhand are Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuaries. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is home to more than 200 species of birds including laughing thrush, pheasant, nuthatches, Himalayan Monal and forktail. Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuaries are two of the most famous bird sanctuaries in Uttarakhand, home to more than 580 species of birds. Some of the Himalayan bird species which can be seen are Himalayan Monal, red billed blue magpie, old world babbler, koklass pheasant and brown fronted woodpecker.

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Wildlife Tours from Cities

You can plan your wildlife tours to Uttarakhand from any of the major cities of India. Plan a wildlife vacation with your friends and family from Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad Goa, Delhi and other major cities of India. All the arrangements of the wildlife tour, from pick up to accommodation to the wildlife safari, is taken care of by us.

Wildlife Hotels & Resorts in Uttarakhand

There are several wildlife hotels, resorts and lodges where you can book a stay during your wildlife tour in Uttarakhand. You can choose a particular stay depending on your preferences and budget. Several resorts are located in close proximity to wildlife destinations like Jim Corbett National Park, Rajaji National Park, Binsar, Pangot and Kilbury, so that the excitement and thrill is enhanced manifold. Camping options are also available in Binsar, if you want to have the adventure and excitement of being in the lap of nature.

Best Tips for Wildlife Vacation in Uttarakhand

  • Some of the items which you should carry while visiting Uttarakhand are a good camera, spare batteries, a pair of binoculars and a birding guide book.
  • If you are visiting it during the winters, between the months of November to March, remember to pack proper and sufficient warm clothing.
  • Before planning a trip to Uttarakhand, read about the state’s policy about birds and animals, entering sacred places, eco-tourism, and interacting with tribals.
  • Follow the rules and regulations while enjoying a wildlife safari like not stepping outside the vehicle or making unnecessary noise.

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