::Wildlife in Uttarakhand::
Watching animals in the cage at anonymous zoo is an entirely different and unrealistic experience in comparison with that of wildlife sanctuary or national park. Stop cheering yourself by looking at the helpless animals in a zoo and observe the real life struggle of animals in a wildlife sanctuary. Do you know Uttarakhand hosts India's oldest National park?
There are 6 national parks and 4 wildlife sanctuaries in Uttarakhand where you can capture the indisputable expressions of various animals and birds. Wake up with chirping of birds in Uttarakhand rather than the maddening crowds of the city. If you are an avid nature lover, photographer, traveler, adventurer or wildlife lover then Uttarakhand is the place where you will meet all your needs.
Askot Wildlife Sanctuary is a majestic destination located in the middle of a snow covered peak in the Kumaon Himalayan at an elevation of 5412 feet in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is a majestic destination for the nature enthusiast.
The Sanctuary is rightly known as the green paradiread more..
Nanda Devi National Park In the vicinity of Nanda Devi (7817 m), the second highest peak in India, is situated the Nanda Devi National Park, which has some of the most unique high altitude flora and fauna in the world. The spectacular views, sylvan environment, and richness of biosphere make it qread more..
Assan Barrage Bird Sanctuary, Uttarakhand Assan Barrage Bird Sanctuary was established in the year 1967 as a small man-made wetland at the convergence point of Rivers Yamuna and Assan in Dehradun. Since it is near to Dhalipur power house, it is also known as Dhalipur Lake.
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Set deep in the foothills of the Great Indian Himalayas, Binsar is a comparatively small wildlife sanctuary, covering only an area of 47.04 sq. kms. A small protected area, Binsar was designated as a wildlife sanctuary in 1988, following a long local movement for its establishment. Today, Binsarread more..
The Govind Wildlife Sanctuary is located between 35*55 and 31*17 30 latitude and 77*47 30 and 78*37 30 longitudes at Purola tehsil, Uttarkashi district of Garhwal in the state of Uttarakhand. It was established on 1st of March 1955. It is spreads over an area of 953 sq km. The sanctuary forms theread more..
Stretched about 967 Sq.Kms. the Kedarnath Sanctuary was established in the year 1972 in the one of the most pious region of Garhwal. Surrounded by the breathtakingly spectacular view of snow covered peaks of the great Himalayan mountain range , rivers , glaciers , valleys and forests it is one ofread more..
Rajaji National Park in the year 1983 after the famous freedom fighter Late Sri C. Rajgopalachari, popularly known as Rajaji. Uttarakhand Forest Development Corporation takes you on a tour to Rajaji National Park and acquaints you with the wildlife of the region. Surrounded by mountains, Dehradunread more..
It was in 1931 that Frank Smythe and Holds worth stumbled on the valley while returning from their successful Kamet expedition. There were "at once transported from a region of solemn austerity to a fairyland of dainty flowers, most of them dwarf, but brilliant in colour". Bustling withread more..
Located in the foothills of the Himalayas in to closest proximity of Ramnagar (Nainital) is the majestic Jim Corbett National Park. Home to a variety of flora and fauna, the park is famous for its wild population of Tigers, Leopards and Elephants. Corbett national park was established in 1936, asread more..