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Wildlife Safari in Uttarakhand - Rajaji , Corbett Park

Our Wildlife trek and expedition program are organized at various National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries in Uttarakhand state of India. Uttarakhand state in northern India is 65% forest and provides a rare opportunity for wildlife enthusiast to witness some of the rarest species of mammals, reptiles and birds found in forests. Moreover, the plethora of flora is mesmerizing to say the least.

 

Our Wildlife Expertise

IntoWild organize Wildlife expeditions into unexplored dense forests of Uttarakhand. Wildlife tours with us gives a peek into the life of wild animals that roams fearlessly in these forests. IntoWild - as the name suggests - is about exploring the world of wild animals, seen in their natural habitat as they play pivotal role in our ecology system. Wild animals presence is the mainstay of life system on earth and our organization lay special emphasis in observing wild animals without disturbing them at all. We are a team of Naturalists and we have wildlife unmatched expertise about animal behavior, their food habits and how the local geography affects their nature in wild.

Below we have listed five National Parks and four sanctuaries of Uttarakhand that are teeming with wild animals, and you won't want to miss the chance of exploring the best of wildlife. Here you go:

 

Wildlife Parks and Reserves in Uttarakhand

RAJAJI NATIONAL PARK [Opened November to June]
Area:
820 sq km
Wildlife: Asian Elephant, Spotted Leopard, Bengal Tiger, Stripped Hyena

Rajaji National Park
in the shivalik- gangetic region is a hot-bed for Asian Elephants and ferocious Leopards. The park is home of Yellow-throated Marten and myriad of other species of mammalians, birds, reptiles and insects. Rajaji National Park in on verge of becoming a Tiger sanctuary.
Access:
4x4 Jeep Safari’s for hire and privately owned SUV’s are allowed in the park region. Hiking around the buffer area of the park is possible at some places, but walking inside the Rajaji Park is prohibited.

NANDA DEVI NATIONAL PARK [Opened March-June and Sept-Nov]
Area:
630 sq km
Wildlife: Snow Leopard, Himalayan Black Bear, Himalayan Brown Bear, Ibex, Yellow-throated Marten
Access:
Via backpack trekking

JIM CORBETT TIGER RESERVE [Opened November to June]
Area:
1318.54 sq km (520 core and 797 buffer)
Wildlife: Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Asian Elephant, Gharial

Corbett Tiger Reserve
unarguably smug itself for the highest numbers of wild Tigers anywhere in world. With more than 200 Tigers in the Reserve area the sightings of Tigers is very high in this national park.
Access:
Elephant Safari and  4x4 Jeep Safari’s for hire are available at the park region. Walking inside the Corbett Tiger Reserve is prohibited.

GANGOTRI NATIONAL PARK [Opened March-June and Sept-Nov]
Area:
1553 sq km
Wildlife: Snow Leopard, Musk Deer, Himalayan Civet, Himalayan Black Bear, Himalayan Brown Bear,
Access:
Via backpack trekking


GOVIND PASHU VIHAR [Opened April-June and Sept-November]
Area:
957 sq km
Wildlife: Snow Leopard, Common spotted Leopard, Himalayan Civet, Himalayan Black Bear, Himalayan Brown Bear,
Access:
Via backpack trekking


VALLEY OF FLOWERS PARK [Opened April to November]
Area:
88 sq km
Wildlife: Snow Leopard, Red Fox, Pika, Himalayan Black Bear, Himalayan Brown Bear,
Access:
Via backpack trekking


KEDARNATH MUSK DEER SANCTUARY
[Opened March-June and Sept-Nov]
Area:
975 sq km
Wildlife: Musk Deer, Himalayan Civet, Himalayan Black Bear, Himalayan Brown Bear,
Access:
Via backpack trekking


BINSAR WILDLIFE SANCTUARY [All 12 months]
Area:
45.59 sq km
Wildlife: Leopard, Jungle Cat, Himalayan Black Bear, Marten, Flying Squirrels, Barking Deer, Pheasants
Access:
Jeep Safari’s and privately owned vehicles


ASKOT WILDLIFE SANCTUARY [Opened November to June]
Area:
284 sq km
Wildlife: Musk Deer, Leopard, Jungle Cat, Himalayan Black Bear, Bengal Tiger
Access:
Jeep Safari’s and privately owned vehicles

 

WILDLIFE EXPLORATION IN UTTARAKHAND

With a plethora of successful Wildlife tours, including the tough Peaks and Glacier of Uttarakhand, we arrange those hair-raising wildlife safaris that stays in your memories for forever. Our tours are essentially deep forest exploration with several days inside forests zone.  While a wildlife expedition is nature-driven we can customize the itinerary according to your requirement. Kindly discuss the plan with us in fine details to ensure a trouble-free outdoor expedition. 

Our expertise in wildlife trekking and observing wildlife is at its most real and have proven useful in research and conservation study. With passage of time we have developed a deep insight in terms of wild animals' observation and their habitat study. We admire seeing animals living in their natural habitat and what constitutes their daily activities. We try and understand animal behavior and their instincts. We make efforts to contribute towards the conservation and sustenance of vulnerable and endangered wildlife that exist in Uttarakhand. Remember, tracking and observing wildlife is easier said that done. 

Our expertise in wildlife trekking and observing wildlife at its most real is useful for several people belonging to research and conservation field of study. With the passage of time I and my co members have developed a deep insight in terms of wild animals' observation and their habitat study. We love seeing fearless animals living life in wilds and what constitutes their daily activities. We try and understand animal behavior and their instincts. We make efforts to contribute towards the conservation and sustenance of vulnerable and endangered wildlife

With hundreds of successful Wildlife and Glacier expedition under our belt we arrange for the most amazing Wildlife tour. The tours are essentially deep forest exploration with several days inside forests zone.  We can customize the itinerary (trip plan) according to your requirement. But please do discuss the plan with us in well in details to make it a memorable one. 

Wildlife expedition and going for the exploration of forests into deep and trekking to unexplored areas is what we are about. IntoWild - as the name suggests - is about exploring the habitat of wild animals which are so vital to our ecology system. Wildlife is the mainstay about system of life on earth and we put in special interest in terms of observing them without disturbing at all. The wildlife expeditions we plan are undertaken by chosen experts who are hardcore wildlife enthusiasts. 

 

With hundreds of successful Wildlife and Glacier expedition under our belt we arrange for the most amazing Wildlife tour. The tours are essentially deep forest exploration with several days inside forests zone.  We can customize the itinerary (trip plan) according to your requirement. But please do discuss the plan with us in well in details to make it a memorable one. 

 

YOU ARE IN EXPERT HANDS

Our expertise in wildlife trekking and observing wildlife at its most real is useful for several people belonging to research and conservation field of study. With the passage of time I and my co members have developed a deep insight in terms of wild animals' observation and their habitat study. We love seeing fearless animals living life in wilds and what constitutes their daily activities. We try and understand animal behavior and their instincts. We make efforts to contribute towards the conservation and sustenance of vulnerable and endangered wildlife.

You will want to contact us if you are one or more of the following:

 + Wildlife scientists
 + Wildlife Photographer
 + Wildlife Documentary maker
 + Flora & Fauna scientist
 + Trekkers
 + Wildlife observer
 + Glacier enthusiasts
 + Soloist searching for peace


The passion for our work and our expertise regarding wildlife is a good mix for those who look to explore remote forest areas but find no way to enter. With several study programs underway we get to infuse special attention for expedition that are study and research based.

Study areas like the following are very interesting:

 + Studying of Wildlife behaviors.
 + Wildlife conservation and sustenance efforts.
 + Habitat and prey study.
 + Carnivore, omnivore and herbivore ratio.
 + Forest health study.
 + Forest grazing pattern.

We have listed the National Parks and Sanctuaries of Uttarakhand below for an easy navigation through this website. Each sanctuary has its own description page (which you click to) and provides detailed information about the flora and fauna of that wildlife park. The official numbers provided anywhere are official stats released by the government.

We recommend that you do extensive web research and determine what is it that you are seeking in your wildlife expedition in Uttarakhand, India. Is it some particular wild animal you are coming in search of? If you are not properly familiar to India and are seeking to explore forests then it is our best advice to talk to someone who knows about this country and its forests. A prearranged program is vital for the success of a program.

If you are still indecisive then let us do wonders for you. IntoWild is an organization that connects people like you to us. It is about the beautiful and pristine forests and strange eerie noises rumbling through the woods. What better place than India where wildlife is actually at it's most original despite a huge population and high density of people/sq km. No wonder India is one place where they have big cats Tigers, Leopards (Snow, Spotted, Clouded and Black) and Lions in its forests. Where there is a whole lot of herbivore to keep the above cats satisfied. The Indian forests are more amazing than Amazon or anywhere else in world, because they are still wild in their truest sense. Also, majority of Indians are vegetarian and killing animals is a sin to them unless done for self protection. With us you can explore these forests in a nomadic way. Our uncanny trips with backpacking, camping will make this an unforgettable experience of your life. No wonder we have friends who comes back to us again and again since they haven’t explored everything yet.

We have massive experienced in exploring the following forests reserves and wildlife zone of Uttarakhand.
 
Rajaji National Park – Uttarakhand – India

Rajaji National Park is 820 Sq Km forest and hidden from the outside world. The Park Range constitutes of very difficult terrain as most of the reserve area is in lower Himalayan ranges and which is nigh impossible to walk through. This is where our teams and our clients got the opportunity to witness wild animals who rarely encounter humans.

Rajaji Park is popular for its ferocious Asian Elephants and the man-eater Leopards besides a vast number of other unique animals. In the last decade Tigers have been flourishing here unnoticed and the 2008 census traced 15 Tigers in Park area. The wetlands of Rajaji Park make it an elusive bird sanctuary which is winter home to migratory birds from Antarctica to South America. Several spots of the park are inaccessible because of their difficult terrain. There is no way to go in there except to trek/climb and what not. That’s where we find out our way.
 
Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve – Uttarakhand – India

Spread over 520 sq km Corbett Tiger Reserve is famous for its Royal Bengal Tigers. It is only Wildlife Reserve in the world with population of Tigers in three figures. As per the 2008 census the park had 160 Tigers in wild and it is indeed a very high number. Despite its comparatively small size the Tigers have flourished here because of the abundant prey here.

A large range of Corbett Tiger Reserve falls within the lower Himalayan range and thus the park becomes a great haven for animals which require large range to flourish. The reserve forest also homes Asiatic Elephants, Leopards, Jungle Cat, Alligators and of-course the Tiger.
 
Nanda devi National Park – Uttarakhand – India

Nandadevi National Park is spread across 630+ square kilometer park and is a World Heritage Site listed by UNESCO. The wildlife beings here includes Snow Leopard, Himalayan Black Bear, Himalayan Brown Bear amongst the prominent ones.

The famous Kuari Pass - Lord Curzon trail - comes within the park limits.
 
Gangotri National Park – Uttarakhand – India

Gangotri National Park is a massive 1500+ square kilometer park which is home to Snow Leopard, spotted Leopard, Tiger and the two fearful Bears - the Himalayan Black Bear and Himalayan Brown Bear. The presence of Sloth Bear is also reported from the park range. The park is home to Gangotri Glacier the source to the Holy Ganges.

Click the link for more information on Gangotri national park.

Valley of Flower National Park – Uttarakhand – India

Is small park renown for its pristine beauty. The natural bed of flowers of diverse varieties blossom here making it heavenly beautiful. The park home to Snow Leopard, the Asiatic Black Bear and Himalayan Brown Bear.

Govind Pashu Vihar – Uttarakhand – India

Govinda Pashu Vihar a huge park with close to 1000 square kilometer forest range. The globally renowned Har-ki-dun trek is situated within the park limits. And the presence of Snow Leopard has been confirmed after several sightings in recent past.

Exclusive wildlife that is found here are the black bear, the brown bear, common spotted leopard, serow, golden eagle, bearded vulture, snow cock, steppe eagle and the black eagle.

There are several areas of wildlife research and it will be difficult to find a better outfit than IntoWild in Uttarakhand to accomplish that. Do get in touch by visiting our 'get in touch' section.

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