Rishikesh- A Paradise For Birdwatching

These birds are many, including Chakwa, Black Naked Stroke, Spoon Bill, Black Stroke, Painted Stroke, Grabal, Falced Duck, Fisherman, Earl, Raj Hans, Black Stroke, Patringa etc. Rajaji’s Cheela range was famous for Tiger, Elephant, Haina, Chital, Peacock,  Great Barbet, Black Headed Jay, etc. So far. But, now it has been A Paradise For The Birdwatching-Rishikesh.

Some Popular Birdwatching Trails in Rishikesh 

Birding in Rajaji National Park, Rishikesh

Rajaji National Park, one of India’s main reservoirs, located in the Uttarakhand state of India.  Rajaji National Park spread over an area of ​​820 sq. km is one of the favorite places for Indian and foreign tourists due to its superb ecosystem.

The Best Bird Watching Location in Uttarakhand
The Best Bird Watching Location in Uttarakhand

Jungle Jeep Safari in the Park

Asian elephants, bears, cobras, wild pigs, sambhar, rabbits, deer, and barking deer can be easily seen in Rajaji Park. This is also a friendly place for bird-watching enthusiasts. Ganga river also travels 24 km in the area. Within the park, a maximum of 80 km long jungle safaris can also enjoy the scenic beauty of the tourist hills, valleys and, rivers, during this time. Screaming in the Park area, a forest safari is arranged from Motichur, Asharodi, and Haridwar.

Suggested Read – Jhilmil Jheel: A Lake Dance Of The Birds

Some Facts about Rajaji National Park

  • The area of ​​Rajaji National Park is spread over three districts of Uttarakhand 1- Pauri 2-  Dehradun 3- Haridwar.
  • Tourists easily reach this place due to well connection to Dehradun, the capital city, Haridwar, and Rishikesh. The Rajaji National Park got the status of Rajaji Tiger Reserve in 2015.
  • At present, 23 types of mammal animals are living in the park along with 34 tigers and 360 elephants.
  • It is the only one of the country’s sensitive parks surrounded by a densely populated population. Despite this, this park is playing an important role in the conservation of wildlife.
  • Suggested Read- Rajaji National Park: the Kingdom of the Elephant
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Namaste! I am Om. I am a licensed Tourist Guide ( Approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India), I’m originally from Varanasi. Now, I am living in Rishikesh. I set up this blog to share my tips and experiences for traveling to inspire and help you to travel more. Hari Om

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