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.
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.
Area: 820 sq. km.,
Altitude: 300 TO 1350 MTS.,
Tourist Season: Nov. 15 to June 15.
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. from Lucknow.
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
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
At Haridwar, Dehradun and Rishiksh. Medical aid : Available
at Haridwar, Rishkesh and Dehradun.