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Top 5 Jungle Safari In Uttarakhand To Experience Adventure

Uttarakhand is a northern state of India, which is blessed with picturesque natural beauty with forests and high hill stations. Thus you can have a Jungle Safari In Uttarakhand to get some thrill with wildlife and nature.

This State draws a lot of tourists around the year. The state gained huge popularity as a center of Adventure. Out of all the adventure bouquets of activities, a popular choice is to be a well-organized Jungle safari or wildlife Adventure.

Wildlife or safari in Uttarakhand is a true lifetime experience, that we think you should not miss. Here are some wildlife safari places that you should go to this summer holiday.

Jungle Safari In Uttarakhand

1. Nanda Devi National Park

Nanda Devi National park was situated on the Peak of Nanda Devi which is above sea level(7816m) in the state of Uttarakhand. It was established in 1988.

The National Park Was inscribed by UNESCO in 1988 as a World Heritage Site. The Park is an outstanding Mountain Wilderness And it also lies in the boi geographical transition zone between the Western and Eastern Himalayas.

Nanda Devi National Park; Safari
Spot Pink-browed Rosefinch At Nanda Devi National Park Uttarakhand

In this park, groups of visitors will be created which will be followed by the guide over there. Every Group will be of five members. In this National Park, There are only “Two Groups” that will be permitted in a day and not more than “Four Groups” in a week.

The registered Guide will be accompanied by a group. Visitors Or tourists must be above 14 years and fully fit and is allowed to go inside the park and have a jungle safari.

Best time to visit this park:

April To September month is a perfect time to visit this park. When you will get warm weather, neither very cold nor even a monsoon humid.

Things to see in the park:

  1. Himalayan Black Bear, Brown Bear
  2. Himalayan Musk Deer, Brown Deer
  3. Himalayan Tahr
  4. Serow, Goral

Some places that you should visit in the park:

  1. Joshimath
  2. Auli
  3. Chenab Lake
  4. Mountain Tour

2. Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park is one of the oldest National parks in India. It was established in 1936 and it is a part of Corbett Tiger Reserve, a Project Tiger Reserve. It lies in the state of Uttarakhand in Nainital District. Jim Corbett Is also a place where “Project Tiger” was first launched in the year 1973. Jim Corbett is a magical landscape and well known by many tourists and famous for its tiger richness.

Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett National Park

It is a well-known and historic national park in Uttarakhand. Its five distinct zones make it simpler for nature lovers, bird watchers, and to explore its vast landscapes.
Despite the abundance of flora and animals, one of the few tiger reserves in India that permits an overnight stay in the middle of nature makes it a traveler’s delight. This park features more than 110 different tree species and more than 30 different varieties of bamboo. You can find around 25 reptiles, 585 different bird species, and about 50 different animal species over there.

Best time to visit

If you thought Summer Would be Too Hot to get into jeeps and a bumpy ride, then these things of thought you aside and consider some of these facts:-

  1. Summer is one of the best times to spot wildlife including the Royal Bengal Tiger in the National park.
  2. In summer grass dries due to the scorching sun, which makes animals visible easily
  3. Wild animals feel thirsty and visit the waterholes frequently

And that is easier to have a sight of them. So don’t think so much just pack your bags and go for a summer holiday on a wildlife safari.

Things to see In Park:

  1. Royal Bengal Tiger
  2. Five species Of Deer
  3. 50 Species of raptors
  4. Rich Birdlife

Some Place That you should Visit in Corbett:

  1. Sitabani Buffer Zone (Tiger Area)
  2. Corbett Falls
  3. Bijrani Zone (Safari)
  4. Garjiya Devi Temple

3. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

Binsar is situated in the Himalayas and is located 30km from Almora town in Kumaun Hills. Jungle safari in this wildlife sanctuary is very common with the rich beauty of flora and fauna.

In Binsar there is a point that is zero points. From this point, one can see as many possible Himalayan peaks as Kedarnath Peak, Shivling, Trisul, and Nanda Devi.

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Admire the Ecology At Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

This Sanctuary has a dense forest with various special trees, even many call it the second Valley of flowers when Red Flowers are blooming.

Tourists can enjoy trekking and also spot the wildlife with the beauty of Nature. In Binsar there is a place named “Watch Deck” that is world-famous for sunrise views and there is also a beautiful sunset point in Binsar.

Best Time To Visit Binsar:

This point of the year between the month of February and April or between October and November is the best time to come cause it’s not so cold not even humid, and you can travel easily and explore the wildlife watching.

Things to see In Binsar

  1. Himalayan Goral
  2. Chital
  3. Musk Deer
  4. Black Bear
  5. 200 Species of Birds

Some Places You Should Visit in Binsar:

  1. Zero Point
  2. Kasar Devi Temple
  3. Binsar Mahadev
  4. Almora

4. Rajaji National Park

Rajaji National Park is located in the foothills of the Shivalik Ranges in the Himalayas. This National park is spread over 3 districts that are Pauri Garhwal, Dehradun, and Saharanpur in the state of Uttarakhand. Park Represents the Shivalik Ecosystem.

Rajaji National Park
Witness the Glory of Black Tiger At Rajaji National Park

Basically, this park was merged with Motichur and chilla Wildlife Sanctuaries. And are made into Rajaji National Park in 1983. Park is the best wildlife spot for tourists where you can do a jungle safari. The elephant safaris at Rajaji Tiger Reserve are fantastic. For dealing with a wild encounter, a lot of patience is required. Everyone can observe a variety of wild species on the safari, including leopards, black bears, Asian elephants, king cobras, spotted deer, Chital, and Sambar. A superb location for bird watching, with over 350 species of indigenous, resident, passing, and migratory birds. Rajaji National Park has a very high bird diversity. The Great Hornbill, Pied Hornbill, and winter migrant birds are the most common among the nine different varieties of woodpeckers.

Best Time To Visit Rajaji Park:

November to June is the ideal time of the year to explore this national park.

Things to see in Rajaji Park:

  1. Royal Bengal Tiger
  2. Yellow-Throated Marten
  3. Jackal
  4. Barking Deer
  5. Sambhar
  6. Approx 400 Species of Birds

Some Places That You Should Visit In Park:

  1. River Rafting
  2. Mansa Devi Temple

5. Gangotri National Park

Gangotri National Park is a National Park That is Third Largest Park in India, Located in Uttarkashi District Garhwal range in Uttarakhand, India. This national park is about 2,390 Square Km long and establishes in the year of 1989.

The beauty of the area is highlighted by snow-covered mountains, tall dense forests, and eye-catching springs which give you peace and tranquillity. Your trekking, hiking, or jungle safari plan will be great to explore this park.

Gangotri National Park
Spot Some Black Bear At Gangotri National Park

Park is named after Gangotri, which is famous as one of Char Dham. This Park falls under the biogeographical zone and is located at an altitude of 1800m to 7,083 meters above sea level.

Best Time To Visit Park:

Though Gangotri is cold all over the year, still months April to October is kind of summer season over there which is absolutely pleasant to plan your vacation.

Things To See in Park:

  1. Tiger
  2. Snow Leopard
  3. Black Bear
  4. Serow
  5. Doves
  6. Pigeons

Some Places That You Should Visit In Park:

  1. Gangotri Glacier
  2. Yamunotri
  3. Paragliding
  4. River Rafting
  5. Divya Shila


Here comes the end of our list of Jungle Safari In Uttarakhand. Plan your Safari holidays in Uttarakhand and enjoy your trip and make it unforgettable with wildlife and views of breathtaking natural beauty and diversity.

Trust us it’s worth visiting.
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