Nestled between the foothills of the Himalayas and the Fertile plains of the Indo-Ganga basin, Rajaji National Park part of the second tiger reserve of Uttarakhand, Rajai Tiger Reserve is a mix of broad-leafed forest with riverine habitats and grasslands and extends into Haridwar, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal districts. Renowned for its elephants and for their forest corridors of Chilla and Motichur, Rajaji offers a relatively quaint and offbeat experience as opposed to the crowd favourite Corbett. Other wildlife includes tigers, leopards, and even the mountain Goat-Goral and chital, sambar and barking deer amongst herbivores. There are over 300 species of birds present inside the park which has a mix of woodland and aquatic birds and thus ticks birders’ interest as well. Wildlife safaris are by open gypsies and has three zones namely- Jhilmil, Chilla and Ranipur.
On arrival check in at your wildlife themed lodge overlooking forest & have delicious lunch. This day we keep leisure for acclimatization. You can go for nature walk.
Evening at leisure enjoying the facilities of the lodge. Dinner & overnight at lodge.
Early morning board your waiting gypsy to enjoy 3hrs thrilling ride. Post safari have breakfast. Leisure till lunch. Post lunch board your waiting gypsy to enjoy 3hrs thrilling ride.
Evening at leisure enjoying the facilities of the camp. Dinner & overnight at camp.
After breakfast depart for onward destination
Rajaji National Park remains open for tourists from 15th November to 15th June. Because of monsoon, Rajaji National park remains closed for the remaining months.
Between April to June it is generally hot, as the temperature soar high in these months. However this is the best time to spot animals & wildlife photography.
Tourist mostly visit Rajaji National park between December to March as the weather is cool and the heat doesn’t sting anybody.
Rajaji National park is around 230 kms from Delhi and 20 kms from Haridwar. It is well connected by road to other metro cities of India.
Nearest railhead to Rajaji National park is Haridwar (9 kms). Haridwar is well connected to Delhi and other major cities. Chilla range of Rajaji National park is only 9 kms from Haridwar railway station. Other nearest railheads are Rishikesh (18 kms) & Dehradun (60kms).
Jolly grant Airport at Dehradun located at a distance of 33 kms is the nearest domestic airport and Delhi airport is the nearest International airport located at a distance of 244 kms.