Rajaji National Park, Uttarakhand

The picturesque landscape of the Rajaji National Park of Dehradun is distinct for its rich biodiversity. Rajaji National Park of Dehradun occupies an area of 820 square kilometers on the foothills of Shiwalik ranges of the Great Himalayas.

Rajaji National Park at Dehradun was formed in 1983 by combining the 3 sanctuaries of Dehradun namely Rajaji, Motichur and Chillaand. This was renamed as Rajaji National Park after the famous freedom fighter Late Sri C Rajgopalachari.

Rajaji National Park in Dehradun is thickly foliated by the Sal forest, the Western Gangetic moist and northern dry deciduous and Khair-Sissoo forests.

Wild animals that you can find in the Rajaji National Park in Dehradun

  • Elephant Leopard
  • Himalayan yellow throated marten
  • King cobra
  • Jungle cat
  • Indian langur
  • Monitor lizard
  • Barking deer
  • Rhesus macaque
  • The goat-like Goral
  • Sloth bear
  • Himalayan black bear
  • Jackal
  • Indian hare
  • Indian Porcupine
  • Wild boar
  • Tiger
  • Pythons
The Rajaji National Park in Dehradun shelters more than 400 species of birds such as:
  • The Great Pied Hornbill
  • Fire tailed Sunbird
  • Greater Scaup
  • White-naped Woodpecker
  • Great Hornbill
  • Black-bellied Tern
  • Pallas's Fish Eagle
  • Himalayan Pied Kingfisher
  • Snowy-browed Flycatcher
  • Yellow-billed Blue Magpie
  • Rusty-flanked Tree creeper
  • Woodpeckers
  • Pale-footed Bush Warbler
  • Northern Goshawk
  • Black-necked Stork
  • Scaly Thrush
  • Reed Bunting
  • Barbets Fowls
  • Pheasants
  • Raptors
  • Orioles
Rajaji National Park in Dehradun give an opportunity to the visitors and wild life lovers to watch the elephants roaming majestically in the jungle or even a tiger picking its way through the tall grass from far. The Rajaji National Park is a home to 23 species of mammals.

The Ganga adjacent to Rajaji National Park at Dehradun houses various species of fish such as
  • Mahesheer
  • Kalabanse
  • Goonch
  • Chilwa
  • Trout
Rajaji National Park
5/1, Ansari Marg
Contact No: 0135-2621669 / 2744225

Location of Rajaji National Park, Uttarakhand

Rajaji National Park - Entry Fee, Timing, Address, Official Website

Address5/1, Ansari Road, Rajaji National Park, Mohand Range Dehradun, Uttarakhand - 249410
Entry Fee :Entry Fee for Indians : 15 Rs.
Entry Fee for Foreigners : 600 Rs.
Entry Fee for Children above 3 years old are charged.
Guide Fee :Fee for general guide to Indians : 300 Rs.
Fee for experienced Bird and wild life guide Foreigners : 600 Rs.
Timings :Visiting Hours - 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
- 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Phone No (Official) 
Official Websitewww.rajajinationalpark.co.in
Days When ClosedDuring the rainy season
Vehicle Parking Fee :For Indians: 250 Rs.
For Foreigners: 500 Rs
Photography allowed or notAllowed
Camera Fee (Foreigners) : 50 Rs.
Video Camera Fee (Foreigners) :5000 Rs.
Nearest railway stationNo

Last Updated on : May 15, 2015