Rajaji NP

How far is Rajaji National Park from Haridwar?

The maximum visited entry gates of Rajaji National Park is near Haridwar. Chilla Entry Gate is 7.1 Km Motichur Entry Gate 8.4 Km Jhilmil Entry Gate: 18 km Ranipur Entry Gate 7 km Know more about entry visit link https://rajajinationalpark.org/rajaji-national-park-safari/

What is Rajaji National Park famous for?

Rajaji National Park is famous for Asian Elephant, tiger, leopard, Himalayan Black bear, sloth bear, Civet, Marten, Jackal, Hyena etc, found in the Park.  It is estimated that there are more than 500 Asian elephants, 40 tigers, 1500 leopard and unlimited deers found in this park.

Is Rajaji National Park open in October?

The Jhilmil Zone near Rajaji National Park remains open round the year. You can visit this zone in October month also. The rest zones like Chilla, Ranipur, Motichur opens from 15th November Onwards. To know more about Jhilmil Zone and its habitat, wildlife, birds visit link jhilmil.in

How can I go to Rajaji National Park?

By Air. Nearest Airport is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun which is just 37 km from Chilla Gate. Flights connect Dehradun to Delhi.By Train. Haridwar at a distance of 9 km is the nearest railway station.By Road. Buses are available from Delhi, Dehradun, Pauri and Kotdar to Haridwar and Rishikesh.

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