How to Reach Rajaji Tiger Reserve

Rajaji Tiger Reserve is well connected with most of the important towns and cities of Uttarakhand. Getting there guide below provides detailed information about how to reach Rajaji Tiger Reserve by Road, Train or Flight.

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Location of Rajaji Tiger Reserve 

Rajaji Tiger Reserve is cocooned amidst the Shivalik ranges and the Indo-Gangetic plains. It is located to the east of Haridwar. The reserve encircles the Shivaliks, near the foothills of the Himalayas, covering an area of 820 km square in the district of Haridwar, Dehradun, and Pauri Garhwal.


Different Entry Gates to Rajaji National Park along with their distances from Dehradun 

Chilla Tourism Zone 
   Chandi Devi Entry Gate, Haridwar- 70 kms from Dehradun
   Kunao Entry Gate, Near Rishikesh - 45 kms from Dehradun
Asarori Tourism Zone 
  Asarori Entry Gate- 10 kms from Dehradun
Motichur Tourism Zone 
  Motichur Entry Gate - 50 kms from Dehradun
Ranipur Tourism Zone 
  Ranipur entry gate near BHEL Haridwar - 70 kms from Dehradun


How to reach Rajaji National Park and Tiger Reserve

The Rajaji National Park has several gates and is accessible from Dehradun, Kotdwar, Haridwar, and Rishikesh. Saharanpur, which is linked by train to other parts of India, is another popular point to reach the Mohand area of the Park in nearly an hour by road. 

Buses and overnight trains are easily available from Delhi and Lucknow to Dehradun and Haridwar. Chila village, the main entrance of the reserve is just 8 km from Haridwar railway station, 14 km away from Rishikesh through Canal Road and 38 km from Jolly Grant airport. 

By Road: Rajaji National park is well connected to many cities in the region by buses. Private and public buses offer services from Rajaji National Park to Haridwar (43 km), Rishikesh (14 km), Dehradun (21 km) and also to Delhi (223 km).

By Air: Nearest airport is Jolly Grant in Dehradun, 33 kms only. Jolly Grant Airport which is only a few kilometers away from the Northern Boundary of the Park has a daily 50 minutes flight from Delhi.

By Rail: Nearest railhead is at Haridwar (8km), Dehradun (24km) and Rishikesh. All these are connected to major states of India through the Indian Railway network.

You can also hire or rent a Cab/ Taxi to Rajaji Tiger Reserve. More details about Rajaji Tiger Reserve Car Rentals.

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