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Saturday, September 13, 2008

Rajaji National Park - 4

Guys, Rajaji National Park is situated at the edge of the sprawling Dehradun valey, The Rajaji National Park was founded in 1966 and covers an area of about 820 kms.

The wildlife here includes elephant, tiger, panther, bear, chital, sambar, wild boar, kakar, python, monitor lizard and a wide variety of avian fauna.

Where to stay:

The sanctuary has 10 forest guest houses and there are many hotels and tourist complexes around Rajaji National Park at Haridwar. Rishikesh, Deharadun and Mussoorie which make it very convenient to visit the Park.

How to get there:

Rajaji National Park is accessible from many directions by road, rail and air. Bus services and overnight trains are available for Deharadun and Haridwar from Delhi and Lucknow. It is very well connected by road form Saharanpur which in turn is very well connected by rail to Delhi, Lucknow, Amritsar, Jammu Tawi and Kolkata. Jolly Grant Airport which is only a few kilometers away from the northern boundary of the Park, has a daily 50 minutes flight from Delhi.

Contact:

Director, Rajaji National Park, 5/1 Ansari Marg, Dehradun - 248001. Tel. No. : 24225

Related Links :

01. Nature and WildLife of India : WildLife Protection Act 1972 - 1
02. Wildlife in Jammu and Kashmir - 2
03. Corbett National Park (Project Tiger) : Wildlife in Uttaranchal - 3
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