These tourist places of Dehradun, Rishikesh and Nainital opened from today
Doon Zoo has been opened for tourists from Wednesday. The Chief Wildlife Warden and Doon Zoo Director have also issued orders for this
Chaurasi hut of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi located in Rishikesh has been opened for tourists from Wednesday. Chief Wildlife Warden JS Suhag has issued orders to open Chaurasi hut closed for the last two months due to Corona curfew. Dhir Singh, officer of Gauhari Range under Rajaji Tiger Reserve has confirmed this.
From Wednesday, tourists will be able to see the Chaurasi hut. Gauhari Range Officer said that tourists will enter Chaurasi Kutia from 10 am to 4 pm only. In which the entry fee for Indians is Rs 150, for senior citizens Rs 75, for students Rs 40 to 75 and for foreign tourists Rs 600 has been kept.
In this way the world famous eighty-four hut
In 1961, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi took this place on lease from the park administration for 40 years for transcendental yoga. In the year 1968, four members of the famous Beatles group of England came here. The members of the group stayed here for about four months. During this, along with meditation, yoga, they had composed about 40 songs by staying here. This is the reason why foreign tourists know this ashram as the Beatles Ashram.
About 140 domed huts and 84 small huts made for yoga attract tourists even today. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi left this place and went to Holland before the lease expired. After that the park administration acquired its place.
Zoo, Botanical Garden and Waterfall open from today
The Zoo in Nainital, the Himalayan Botanical Garden at Narayan Nagar and the Woodland Waterfall at Sadiyatal have been opened from Wednesday. This information was given by Forest Officer Ajay Rawat. He explained that due to the second wave of corona infection, the movement of tourists was stopped in the zoo, Himalayan Botanical Garden and Woodland Waterfall.
Now the pace of corona infection has slowed down, because of which the concerned department has taken this decision. Forest Officer Ajay Rawat said that on the orders of Chief Conservator of Forests - Wildlife and Chief Wildlife Warden Uttarakhand, these places have been opened for tourists from Wednesday after the Corona period. The guidelines of the Central Zoo Authority will be followed in the zoo.
Doon Zoo and Anand Van open from today
Doon Zoo has been opened for tourists from Wednesday due to less corona infection. In this regard, the Chief Wildlife Warden and Doon Zoo Director have also issued orders. After the second wave of Corona began, orders were issued by the Union Ministry of Forest, Environment and Climate Change and the National Tiger Conservation Authority to close all national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, zoos and tiger reserves for tourists.
The Forest Ministry and the National Tiger Conservation Authority had directed the closure of tiger reserves and zoos till June 29. Meanwhile, the Chief Wildlife Warden JS Suhag and Zoo Director PK Patra have issued orders to open the zoo due to the stopping of the corona infection. Doon Zoo's Forest Officer Mohan Singh Rawat said that the zoo has been opened for tourists from Wednesday. The zoo was closed for general tourists since March 23.
Anand Van at Jhajhra has also been opened for tourists from Wednesday. Akhilesh Rawat, Forest Officer of Anandvan said that tourists will be able to enjoy Nakshatra Vatika, Sita Vatika, Tree Hut by visiting Anand Van. At the same time, Zipline, Commando Net, Burma Bridge Ladder Bridge have also been opened for the youth. Anandvan was also closed for the last two months.