Unexplored forest trails covered in the scarlet of Rhododendrons kissed by the mesmerising views of the mighty Himalayas—this is Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve for you. One of the top tourist places in Dehradun, this reserve is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. This reserve is the first privately-owned wildlife sanctuary of Uttarakhand. The reserve sprawls over 100 acres of land and offers majestic Himalayan views on all sides all through the year.
The aim of this reserve is to grow a sustainable and dense forest that would keep sheltering animals such as leopards, gorals, cats, Himalayan Griffon, deer, giraffes, etc. One of the best things to do in this reserve is soaking in the first light of the sun. Wake up early in the morning and hike through the forest to get a view of the majestic Himalayan vista and perhaps, come face-to-face with some of the wildlife in the forest. You will have a great experience in this wildlife reserve, it’s a promise.
Highlights: 4 km hiking trail, bird – watching, wildlife, nature guides, and dense forest.
Location: A 100 acre land on the Mussoorie Dhanaulti road close to Jabarkhet, Dehradun, Uttarakhand – 248122.
Timings: Between the hours of sunrise and sunset.
Entry Fee: INR 350 per adult.