Home to the third-largest population of Royal Bengal Tigers; the unique Brahma Kamal; and the gorgeous rhododendron, Uttarakhand makes for one of the best wildlife destinations in India.
The state’s rich wildlife is preserved and conserved in its 6 national parks, 7 wildlife sanctuaries, 4 conservation reserves & 1 biosphere reserve which are also the best tourism destinations. The northern India state calls itself the home of 102 mammals, 600 of birds, 19 amphibians, 70 reptiles and 124 species of fish species amongst which are globally endangered species like tigers, Asian elephant, Guldar, Musk deer, snow leopard, and Monal bird.
The state is rich in bio-diversity and also boasts the first national park in India, Corbett National Park which is also one of the largest wildlife reserves in the country. Uttarakhand’s rich flora and fauna is also well-conserved in its UNESCO recognized Nanda Devi National Park. Rajaji National Park, Govind Pashu Vihar, Gangotri National Park are some of the other important wildlife destinations in Uttarakhand for wildlife sighting tour.
The dates for the opening of Kedarnath Dham and Badrinath Dham have been changed due to the lockdown declared due to Coronavirus. The portals of Badrinath Dham will now be opened to devotees on 15th May. The decision was taken after a meeting attended by the CM of Uttarakhand, Trivendra Singh RawatMore
A new chapter, will be added to the Kedarnath Yatra in 2020, which will be different in two ways. First, by the number of days to which it will extend, and second, by the number of devotees who will be undertaking it. The portals of Kedarnath Temple, which is part of the Char Dham in Uttarakhand, loMore
Planning a visit to Rishikesh and wondering where to stay in budget? Well, when it comes to finding budget accommodation options in Rishikesh, you can go spoilt for choice as there are a number of standard hotels that offer excellent services. One such budget hotel in Rishikesh is MJ Hills by OpuleMore