A visit to Rishikesh can not be considered complete unless you experience the nature at its best with the famous Jungle Safari organized by the Government of India. The Open-Jeep Safari is to a great degree a fun and energizing experience. One can really feel the wild getting it done. It is a splendid and straight up opportunity for anybody to appreciate wild and a one of a kind scene of the real Jungle. Jungle safari in Rishikesh grants you with the up-close sightings of most exotic animals such as Asian Elephants, King Cobra, Tigers, Sambhar, Himalayan Black bear, and so on.You can get a chance to see more than 315 bird species during the safari. Rajaji National Park was set up in 1983, when 3 eminent wildlife asylums: , Motichur and Rajaji of Uttar Pradesh were converged into one and came to known as the Rajaji National Park. Rajaji National Park is spread more than 820.42 Sq. Km of Shivalik biodiversity.
Rajaji National Park has now became the Tiger Reserve National Park. It is the second tiger reserve in the State Uttarakhand after the Corbett National Park.There is a total of 42 Tiger Reserve in the country.
The starting point for Jungle Safari in Rihsikesh’s Rajaji National Park is Chilla. This is a fixed 34 kms long wild life deep safari. The jungle safari usually takes around 2 to 3 hrs to complete. You get to sit in an open jeep and experience the rough and rugged terrain of the deep forest. It is important to take Forest Department’s permission and tickets before you could enter the premises of the Rajari National Park. Jeep safaris act according to a time table, twice everyday for 3 hrs in the morning and 3hrs in the evening.
|Timing (All weekdays)||6:00 am to 9:00 am
2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
|Duration||From 15th November to 15th June|
|Jeep Charge||₹ 2000 per vehicle (max 6 people)|
|Jeep Entry Permission||₹ 300 per vehicle (For Indians)
₹ 550 per vehicle (For Foreigners)
|Entry Fee||₹ 150 per person (For Indians)
₹ 600 per person (For Foreigners)