Visit Rajaji National Park, which is around 8 kms from Rishikesh to view a good elephant population. You can spot other animals also including nilgai, wild boar, spotted deer, and sambhar here.
Rajaji National Park offers you wild beauty and rich biodiversity.This is a heaven for nature lovers and wildlife lovers.Spread across an area of 820 sq. meters, the best time to visit this place is from Mid- Nov to Mid June.
Nanda Devi Sanctuary
Nanda Devi Sanctuary is located in the Chamoli district of Uttranchal. This sanctuary came into existence in the year 1939. As there is no regular path to this sanctuary, you need to trek 15 kms from Joshimath by road to Lata, and then 51 km. to the sanctuary. You can find Snow Himalayan Bear, Leaopards, Must-Deer and Pheasant here. The best time to visit the place is from April to May.
Corbett National Park
Situated in the forested foothills of the Himalayas in Uttaranchal, the Corbett National Parkis seven hours drive from Delhi. Spread across 520 sq kms, this park boasts of flat valleys, hilly ridges and rolling grasslands. Corbett is famous for tigers and large herds of wild elephants.Corbett is home to 50 species of mammals, with 580 different kinds of birds and 25 reptiles. You can also see long-nosed gharial and crocodiles basking on the banks of the river.