The Rajaji National Park came into its glorious existence in the year 1983. The Rajaji National Park draws its designation from the celebrated freedom fighter, Sri C. Rajgopalachari who was affectionately referred to as ‘Rajaji’. A sum total of three sanctuaries namely Dehradun Siwaliks, Motichur and Chilla were coalesced to constitute the Rajaji National Park.
The park normally opens at 0600 hrs in the morning and is open till about 1100 hrs in the morning. However, tourists who are booked for a full day safari spend the time from 1130 Hrs – 1300 Hrs at any of the rest houses inside the forest and do bird watching. In the afternoon the park timings usually are from 1430 to 1730. Depending on the season the timings change locally which the forest authorities of Rajaji National Park notify.
Rajaji National Park at Uttarakhand is bestowed with the most phenomenal scenic backdrops that will surely leave you awe-stricken.
The vertebrate fauna in Uttarakhand’s Rajaji National Park includes 23 different taxonomic categories. Whereas there has been a mind-blowing 315 varied species of avian creatures that frequently visit this destination. Elephant,Leopard, Jungle Cat
Himalayan Yellow Throated Marten, Sambhar, Cheetal, Barking Deer, Wild Boar, Sloth Bear are the main animals of here.
An absolutely spectacular diversity of avian creatures are seen in opulence in the Rajaji National Park of Uttarakhand. The most prominent birds that are spotted here like Pea Fowl,Jungle Fowl, Kaleej Pheasant, Hornbil, Woodpecker, Thrushes, Kingfishers, Parakeets, Warbler, Barbet, Finch, Indian roller, Oriola.
The Rajaji National Park in Uttarakhand is also blessed by the innocuous presence of a pair of rivers with emerald blue waters, Ganges and Son which serve as the abode to a wide variety of fishes that include Mahaseer, Kalabanse, Goonch, Chilwa and Trout.