Rajaji Wilderness Safari: Day Tour from Haridwar or Rishikesh
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Product Code : AGORA494
Embark on an exhilarating day tour, the "Rajaji Wilderness Safari," starting from either Haridwar or Rishikesh. Your adventure commences with a scenic drive through the enchanting Shivalik range of the Himalayas, culminating at Rajaji National Park. Choose between a morning or afternoon safari, led by an experienced naturalist, and explore the captivating Chilla Range, renowned for its diverse wildlife, including elephants, tigers, leopards, and myriad bird species. The safari offers enchanting opportunities to witness and photograph the abundant flora and fauna of the park. Complete your journey with a visit to the Rajaji National Park Interpretation Centre to deepen your understanding of the park's biodiversity and conservation efforts. A wildlife-filled day awaits in the heart of nature's wonders.
Morning Safari Itinerary:
5:30 AM: Your day begins as you depart from Haridwar or Rishikesh, embarking on a scenic journey to Rajaji National Park. The route offers breathtaking views of the Shivalik range in the Himalayas.
6:30 AM: Upon arriving at Rajaji National Park, you'll proceed to the park gate. Here, you'll complete the necessary entry formalities, including presenting identification, paying entry fees, and obtaining required permits.
7:00 AM: The morning safari commences in an open 4x4 jeep or a Canter, led by an experienced naturalist or guide. The adventure often begins from the Chilla Range, renowned for its diverse flora and fauna, including elephants, tigers, leopards, deer, and an array of bird species.
Throughout the safari, your guide's expert eye will assist in spotting and identifying wildlife, while offering insights into their behavior, habitat, and ongoing conservation efforts. The mesmerizing landscapes and wildlife encounters offer exceptional photo opportunities.
9:30 AM: The morning safari concludes as you return to the park gate, allowing for a moment of reflection and appreciation of the park's natural beauty.
10:00 AM: Visit the Rajaji National Park Interpretation Centre, located near the park gate. This center educates visitors with informative displays about the park's biodiversity, conservation initiatives, and local culture. Gain a deeper understanding of the park's unique flora and fauna, conservation endeavors, and the challenges faced in wildlife preservation. Engage with park officials to learn more about their conservation work.
11:00 AM: Bid farewell to Rajaji National Park and journey back to Haridwar or Rishikesh, carrying cherished memories of your wildlife safari adventure.
Afternoon Safari Itinerary:
1:00 PM: Your journey commences as you depart from Haridwar or Rishikesh, en route to Rajaji National Park. Along the way, immerse yourself in the scenic splendor of the surrounding landscape.
2:00 PM: Upon arrival at Rajaji National Park, proceed to the park gate to complete the required entry formalities as previously mentioned.
2:30 PM: The afternoon safari unfolds in an open 4x4 jeep or a Canter, accompanied by a knowledgeable naturalist or guide. This safari offers a different perspective of the park, with unique lighting conditions and the potential for distinct wildlife sightings. Your guide will assist in identifying wildlife species and share insights into their behavior and ecology.
Explore the park's diverse landscapes, with a keen eye out for elephants, deer, monkeys, and other active wildlife during the afternoon hours. Immerse yourself in the natural symphony of the forest.
5:00 PM: The afternoon safari concludes as you return to the park gate, savoring your final moments in the wilderness.
5:30 PM: Journey back to Haridwar or Rishikesh, where you can reflect on the day's wildlife adventure and the natural wonders of Rajaji National Park. Please keep in mind that safari timings may vary according to park regulations and weather conditions, so it's advisable to confirm the schedule with park authorities for the most current information. While on safari, observe all park rules, maintain a respectful silence, and show utmost regard for the wildlife and their habitat.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
Jeep Safari with English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Park entrances, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.