The government of Uttarakhand organizes Jungle Safari in Rishikesh at Rajaji National Park. The Open-Jeep Safari is extremely fun and exciting and one can truly feel the wilderness at its best. It is a brilliant opportunity for anyone to enjoy wilderness and a unique landscape of the Jungle.
The Jungle Safari in Rishikesh is famous for sightings of Asian Elephants, King Cobra, Tigers, Sambhar, Himalayan Black bear, etc. It is also an opportunity to see over 315 species of birds during the Safari.
Rajaji National Park: Wildlife Safari
Rajaji National Park was established in 1983, when 3 prominant wildlife sanctuaries: Chilla, Motichur and Rajaji of Uttar Pradesh were merged into one and came to known as the Rajaji National Park. The Rajaji National Park is spread over 820.42 Sq. Km of Shivalik bio-diversity.
The Jungle Safari in Rishikesh that starts from Chilla is a fixed 34 kilometre long track meant for wild life Jeep safari. The Safari lasts for about 2-3 hours in which the Jeep takes you deep inside the jungle through a rough and rugged terrain. The Rajaji National Park and the Jungle Safari is famous for spottings of the asian Elephant, Striped Hyena, Leopard, Barking Deer, Neel Gaye, Wild Boar, etc. and beautiful rare birds like Great indian hornbill, Kingfishers, Blue headed Thrush, Oriental white eye, etc.
Jungle Safari Timings and Season in Rishikesh
Please Note: Elephant Safari is no longer operational in Rajaji National Park or as part of jungle Safari in Rishikesh. However, you can club Rafting in Rishikesh along with the Jungle Safari Tour Package.