There is no need to introduce the famous Rajaji National Park. It is an introduction in itself. This park is distinct because of its rich bio diversity and pristine environmental beauty. Without any doubt, it is a paradise for all the wildlife enthusiast and nature lovers. This park is blessed with rich wildlife including animals such as Ghorals, Deers, Leopards, Tigers and Elephants. Several people are not aware of the fact that the 3 sanctuaries of Uttarakhand Shivaliks-Rajaji, Motichur and Chila were amalgamated into a bigger protected region for animals in the year 1983 which is now known as Rajaji National Park.
The Rajaji National Park is spread over an area of over 820.42 sq km and it is also the North Western Limit of Asian elephants. It is a wonderful ecosystem which represents the vegetation of various distinct zones as well as forest types such as Sal forests, board leaved mixed forests, grassy and scrubland. This park contains over 23 different species of mammals as well as 315 species of birds. You will have a breathtaking experience here. It is beautifully located along the foothills and hills of Himalayan Shivalik ranges in Uttarakhand. You should think about visiting this park once in your lifetime.
The Rajaji National park is easily and comfortably accessible from several directions by air, rail and road. You can easily access the bus services and the overnight trains from Delhi and Lucknow to reach Dehradun and Haridwar. Chilla is situated at a distance of 8 km from Haridwar railway station and it is also further well linked to major metropolitan cities. Moreover, Chilla is situated at a distance of 14 km from Rishikesh via Canal Road and 38 km from the Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun. The Jolly Grant airport offers 50 minutes daily flight from Delhi. This airport is located at a distance of just few kilometers from the Northern boundary of the Park.
The Rajaji National Park takes great pride in offering its guests with a tranquil and peaceful heaven. You will be glad to know that GMVN provides you with a Tourist Rest House having executive rooms, dormitory facilities, deluxe services and AC facility. It also offers 6 Gujjar Huts along with 10 Forest Rest Houses in the park. Here the visitors can enjoy the extreme beauty in the nature’s lap. There are numerous hotels and restaurants available around the park. You will get the best accommodation here.