Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

A small sanctuary with big delights BINSAR WILDLIFE SANCTUARY might cover only about 45 sq km,  but remains extremely diverse in flora and fauna.  It is located around 35 km from the town of Almora increasing its proximity to Corbett. The town of Binsar was the summer capital of the Chand kings and is a… Continue reading Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

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Nanda Devi National Park

A World Heritage Site with no human population inside THE Nanda Devi National Park is one of the very few untouched regions of the Himalayas.  With no human population inside the park,  the quintessential serenity of the valley remains immaculately preserved and serene. Along with the valley of Flowers, Nanda Devi was inscribed as a… Continue reading Nanda Devi National Park

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Kedarnath Sanctuary

A wildlife haven near the famous Shiva temple KEDARNATH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY is the largest protected area in the Western Himalayas,  covering 975 s km.  Located in the Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts of Uttarakhand,  the sanctuary was primarily established to protect the Himalayan musk deer.  Hence,  it also known as Kedarnath Musk Deer Sanctuary. The sanctuary,… Continue reading Kedarnath Sanctuary

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Rajaji National Park

Close to Dehradun, it has impressive flora & fauna RAJAJI NATIONAL PARK is spread over an area of 820 sq km and comes under three districts of Uttarakhand:  Haridwar, Dehradun Pauri-Garhwal. In 1983,  the Park came into existence when three wildlife sanctuaries,  Chilla,  Motichur and Rajaji in the Shivalik mountain ranges in the outer Himalayas… Continue reading Rajaji National Park

Corbett National Park

The crowning glory of Uttarakhand’s wildlife offerings. NAMED AFTER WELL-KNOWN author and wildlife conservationist Jim Corbett,  who created the reserve,  the Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest such reserve in India.  Established in 1936,  it was first called Hailey National Park,  after the British officer Major Hailey,  who was a part of completed 75… Continue reading Corbett National Park