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Wildlife in Uttarakhand
National parks and wildlife sanctuaries are a prime feature of Uttarakhand. Wildlife lovers, naturalists, eco-tourists and holidaymakers keep flocking to the region all the year round. The state is known for its diversified flora and fauna. It is in this reagion that travellers get to see some of the most endangered and rarely seen animal species in the world. Not only for animal lovers but for bird watching enthusiasts as well, Uttarakhand has a number of surprises in store to satiate their thirst for wildlife watching. Major wildlife species to be watched here include the Indian Tiger, deer, Sloth bear, Black bear, Indian elephant, leopard, Jungle cat, Rhesus monkey, langur, ghoral (goat antelopes), wild dog, common otter, porcupine, python, King cobra and a variety of resident and migratory bird species.
Popular wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in Uttarakhand are as follows :
Corbett National Park (Nainital district) Tours Packages
Nanda Devi Sanctuary (Chamoli district)
Kedarnath Sanctuary (Rudraprayag & Chamoli district)
Govind Wildlife Sanctuary (Uttarkashi district)
Rajaji National Park (Doon Valley) Tours Packages
Valley of Flowers National Park (east of Badrinath in Chamoli district)
Not only wildlife lovers but pilgrims as well like to explore the wildlife of the above mentioned national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in Uttarakhand. These wildlife places are well connected to all the major cities and towns of the state and outside. There are a number of wildlife resorts and jungle lodges located close to these wildlife parks providing good options of accommodation for tourists.
For more information on wildlife sanctuaries, national parks and most preferred jungle lodges and resorts, you can get in touch with our travel advisors. They will also guide you about the ideal time to come to these places to make the most of your wildlife tour in Uttarakhand.