ACCESS TO RAJAJI
Rajaji Tiger Reserve is accessible from many directions by road, rail and air. Bus services and overningt trains are available for Dehradun and haridwar From Delhi and Lucknow. It is very well connected to Saharanpur by road which then connects Delhi, Lucknow, Amritsar, jammu Tawi and Calcutta by train. Jolly Grant Airport is only a few kilometres away from the northern boundary of the park and has a daily 50 minute filght from Delhi.
Following are the main roads by which one can reach to the different parts of the Park.
- Dehraedun-Dehli National Highway: It almost forms the westen boundary of the Park. Mohand is an important station on this road from where a forest road goes inside the park up to Ranipur.
- Dehradun-Doiwala-Rishikesh-Haridwar National Highway : This is the most convenient route. By this road one can go to Ramgarh, Motichur, Kansrau, Kunao and Chilla area of Rajaji Tiger Reserve.
- Moradabad-Haridwar National Highway : By this road one can go to chilla, Gohri, Ranipur and forest areas adjoining Haridwar of the Rajai Park.
ENTRY GATES OF THE RAJAJI
|Name of the Entry Gate||Approach town & distance to gate||Route||Forest Rest House|
|Asaroadi Tourism Zone1|
|Asarodi||14 kms from Dehradun||7On Delhi-Dehradun Highway||Asarodi-1.5 km. from Asarodi Gate along Delhi-Dehradun Road Phandowala-11 km.|
|Mohand Tourism Zone|
|Mohand||25 kms. From Dehradun||On Delhi-Dehradun Highway||Dhaulkhand-13 km. from Mohand Gate|
|Ranipur Tourism Zone|
|Ranipur||5 kms. From Haridwar||On Haridwar-BHEL Gate No.3 Haridwar Mohand Road||Ranipur – 2km. from Ranipur Gate|
|Motichur Tourism Zone|
|Motichur||9 kms. from Haridwar||On Haridwar – Dehradun Highway||Motichur – 500 m. from Motichur Gate|
|Chilla Tourism Zone|
|Chilla||8 kms. from Haridwar||Via private bus route to Rishikesh||Chilla – 8km. from Chandi Gate and 15 km. from Kunao Gate.|
TOURIST SEASON IN RAJAJI
The Park remains open from 15th November to 15th June. The weather remains cool and generally dry during this time of the year. The approximate temperature range during winder (Nov-Feb) is 8°C-25°C and in summers (Mar-Jun) it varies between 25°C-45°C. Visitor inside he park is allowed only in the designated Tourism Zones of Motichur, Asarori, Ranipur, Mohand and Chilla. They can also stay in the forest Rest Houses of Chilla, Motichur, Kunao, Ranipur, Asarori, Phandowala and Dholkhand after prior booking.
|15th Nov – 31st Jan||6:30 am – 9:30 am||02:00 pm – 03:30 pm|
|1st Feb – 31st March||6:30 am – 9:30 am||02:00 pm – 03:30 pm|
|1st April – 15th June||6:00 am – 9:00 am||03:00 pm – 05:00 pm|