the foothills of Great Himalayas to its snow-capped upper reaches,
Uttaranchal is a treasure trove of natural wonders. Uttaranchal's
picturesque land is endowed with many well-maintained wildlife protected
areas that attract large number of nature lovers, wildlife enthusiasts,
adventure seekers as well as seasoned travellers.
Dense forests cover around 65 % of the state's land area, which houses a
range of wildlife including some of the rare species of the world. You can
see a variety of wild animals and huge array of birds in the wildlife
sanctuaries and national parks of the state.
Uttarakhand National Parks and Uttarakhand Wildlife Sanctuaries
Most important wildlife
sanctuaries and national parks of the state include Corbett National Park,
Rajaji National Park, Nanda Devi National Park, Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary,
Valley of Flowers, Govind National Park, Assan Barrage and Ascot Sanctuary.
Uttarakhand Wild Animals :
Often referred to as the 'tiger country', Uttaranchal is rich in exotic
flora and fauna. Known for majestic Tigers, found in maximum number in
Corbett National Park, among the other wild animals of Uttaranchal are Leopards, Langurs, Elephants, Deers, Yak,
Himalayan Tahr, Himalayan Black Bear etc. In addition to wild animals, in
Uttaranchal you can spot hundreds of avian species that include the
migratory birds in Uttaranchal too.
So, visit Uttaranchal wildlife sanctuaries, explore the wildlife areas, experience the splendors
of tiger country at its best and even enjoy the adventurous activities like
trekking, angling etc.
Famous Wildlife Sanctuaries and Parks of