Wildlife in Uttarakhand is a major reason why travelers head to this state. The state is bestowed with expanse of greenery where a rich biodiversity prevails. As a whole, Uttarakhand has 6 national parks and 4 wildlife sanctuaries. Jim Corbett National Park is a popular national park of Uttarakhand, where you have fair chances of spotting a tiger as it a tiger reserve too.
Similarly Kedarnath Sanctuary, Govind Wildlife Sanctuary, Rajaji National Park, Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, Assan Barrage Bird Sanctuary, Askot Wildlife Sanctuary and Nanda Devi National Park are perfect place to enjoy engaging sessions of wildlife safaris. Because of their rich biodiversity, Valley of Flowers National Park and Nanda Devi National Park have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Enjoy meeting with a variety of flora and fauna during your wildlife safari. Uttarakhand is not only popular as a sacred destination or for its scenic beauty but is also known for being home to a vast variety of animals and birds. Some of the endangered and rare wildlife species in Uttarakhand include goat, sheep, oxen, various butterflies, antelopes, Musk Deer, Ghorals, Snow Leopard, and Monal.