Rajaji National Park has been named after C. Rajagopalachari (Rajaji). It is spread over three districts of Uttarakhand- Haridwar, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal.
The park has a diverse ecosystem and is known for its elephants. It has around 500 species of resident birds.
Birds commonly seen:
It has 11 species of woodpeckers, 5 species of barbets and 3 species of hornbills including the near threatened Great Pied Horn-bill.
Migratory birds– Larger Cormorant, Ruddy Shelduck, Red Crested Pochard, Common Pochard, Tufted Duck, Pintail.
These are just to name a few.
Jolly Grant, Dehradun (35kms)
Nearest railway station:
Haridwar ( 24kms.), Dehradun (56Kms.) and Rishikesh (18 Kms).
Nearest bus station:
Tangi (5 kms)
Bus services are available from Dehradun and Haridwar.
Best time to visit:
December to March.
6.30 to 9.30, 1.30 to 3
It varies depending on season.
The park remains closed during the rainy season from 16th June to 14th November
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