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Rajaji Tiger Reserve and National Park in Uttarakhand is nestled in the foothills of Himalayas - sandwiched between Lower Himalayas and the Shivalik range in the terrai arc. The reserve is located in Uttarakhand state in north India and is a reserved park for Tiger by Ministry of Environment, India. Rajaji Tiger Reserve got its Tiger Reserve status only in 2014, but has the tiger population forever, owing mainly to its joint corridor with Corbett Tiger Reserve. Because of it's unique geographical status the Rajaji National Park is a safe haven for some of the most endemic wild animals, birds and reptiles.

 

Rajaji Tiger Reserve


Rajaji National Park - Yellow Throated Marten

Yellow Throated Marten

This Yellow Throated Marten was sighted in 2010 at Rajaji Tiger Reserve on a rainy day. Martens are rarely visible at such low altitude as they are shy of humans and rarely come out during daylight.


Rajaji Tiger Reserve and National Park is home to several other species like Leopard Cat, Himalayan Black Bear, Stripped Hyena to name a few.


Yellow Back Spider - Rajaji National Park

 


Visit to Rajaji Tiger Reserve and National Park

Rajaji Tiger Reserve and National Park is one of the most easily accessible National Parks of India. It is just 250-km road distance from New Delhi, the capital of India. Wildlife enthusiasts can enter the park from either Chila range, Motichur and Asharodi. Rajaji Tiger Reserve and National Park safari charges are the standard ones charged across the country.

Rajaji National Park Safari

Rajaji National Park Wildlife Safari

 

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Rajaji Tiger Reserve and National Park - Uttarakhand


Rajaji Tiger Reserve and National Park Information:

  • Park opened between Nov 15 to June 15
  • Park closed between June 15 to November 15
  • Status of Project Elephant
  • Felines - Tiger, Leopard, Jungle Cat and Leopard Cat amongst other rare species.
  • Around 1000 Elephants counted during last census.
  • Total area of 820 sq km
  • Jeep Safari available
  • Over 350 species of birds like - Indian Hornbill, Griffon Vultures