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Jeep Safari Price & Zones in Rajaji National Park

Price (Indian)₹5000/Jeep (6 Adults & 2 Kids
Price (Foreigner)₹11000/Jeep(6 Adults & 2 Kids)
ZoneMotichoor, Chilla & Jhilmil

Overview

Have you been looking to experience true wildlife on your next trip to Rishikesh? Not many people are aware but Rajaji National Park is a new heaven for wildlife lovers. You can take a jeep safari in the Rajaji Tiger Reserve to witness wild animals in their habitat.

Safari in Rajaji National Park is a magnificent experience however it could be tricky to pick the right zone & time. This is a complete guide for your Rajaji National Park Safari Booking, which would make the whole process easier for you.

Guests can witness a variety of exotic species on the safari, including spotted deer, chital and sambar, Asian elephants, king cobras, panthers, bears, and panthers. Delight in several birds as well. Species and various tree and shrub species, including the largest animal elephant, are frequent during nature excursions. Elephant rides and wildlife jeep safaris each cover about 35 kilometers.

The Ganga and Song rivers run through the park. Consequently, it is recognized for its picturesque beauty and abundant biodiversity. The place is situated close to Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Dehradun, in the foothills of the Himalayas. The park is a haven for those who enjoy the outdoors and animals, and it is also home to a large variety of birds as well as elephants, tigers, leopards, and deer.

Rajaji National Park, which spans an area of 820.42 sq km and is located in the Shivalik hills at the beginning of the huge Indo-Gangetic plains, is a wonderful environment that represents the vegetation of various diverse zones and forest types.

Jungle Safari

Guests can experience a jungle safari in Rajaji National Park twice a day. In order to take a jeep safari, you must hire a licensed gypsy vendor as private vehicles are not allowed in the park. Jeep safaris are conducted in an open Maruti gypsy & can accommodate 6 adults & 2 kids.

Rajaji Jungle Safari

You can see spotted deer, sambhar, wild boar, tigers, leopards, barking deer, and goral in Rajaji. Jeep safari in Rajaji Tiger Reserve is an ideal way to explore wildlife safari and bird watching.

Timings and Price for Rajaji Safari

  • Morning: from 6:00 to 9:00 Evening: from 6:00 to 3:30 Tourists cannot enter the park from 16 June to 16 November.
  • Gypsy: Rs. 4500 from the park gate, in Chila Range, Motichur, and Ranipur
  • Rs. 5000 Jhilmil conservation area
  • Gohari Price Range: Rs. 3500
  • Vehicle entry fees for foreigners are Rs. 500 per vehicle entry and Rs. 250 for Indians.
  • Guide fees range from Rs. 1000 to Rs. 1500 for knowledgeable bird and wildlife guides and Rs. 600 for general guides.

How to book Safari in Rajaji National Park

The permits can be obtained from the office of Tiger Reserve & a gypsy can be booked there however when you do your Rajaji National Park Safari Booking, we highly suggest booking a safari through Banzaara Travels, as we are a well-reputed tour management agency with 10 years of experience in travel management and we would ensure a hassle-free experience for you and your loved ones. Some key points before you make an informed decision:

  • Banzaara Travels is one of the largest and leading wildlife tour management agencies.
  • We have highly experienced and friendly drivers (we always make sure that our drivers follow professionalism and have over 5 years of experience).
  • Banzaara Travels have certified professional naturalists with years of experience
  • We make sure that we get the best price for your travel with us
  • We also have a free pick-and-drop service from Resort/Rishikesh

How to reach

Chilla is reached through Meerut, Khatauli, Muzaffar Nagar, Roorkee, and Haridwar on the other bank of the Ganges River from Delhi.

Entry Gate | Rajaji National Park

Air: Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is 35 km away and the closest. Only a few kilometers from the park’s northern boundary, Jolly Grant Airport offers daily flights to Delhi that take 55 minutes to complete.

Rail: The closest railheads are in Rishikesh (56 km), Dehradun (24 km), and Haridwar (24 km) (18 Km).

Road: The National Park is 220 km from Delhi and 510 km from Lucknow away.

Safari Zones In Rajaji National Park

  • Jhilmil Zone

Swamp Deer have a conservation area in the southern portion of Chilla, which is a swampy grassland. Swamp deer are exclusively found in this area of west Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Also quite popular right now is birds. The best period to see migratory birds is from November to March. And while you do your Rajaji National Park Safari Booking, you’d be amazed to know beforehand that you could spot wild boars, tigers, leopards, elephants, and 4 different varieties of deer in their natural habitat through a real-life experience.

  • Motichur Zone

The Motichur entry gate on National Highway 58 provides access to the Motichur Tourism zone. This gate is adjacent to the FRH. The Koelpura Chaur is about a 5-kilometer drive away. Spend some time at the Koelpura chaur’s machan and the 1934-built woodland chowki. It’s a pleasant trip to Danda Machan and back through the mixed sal woodland. A good alternative drive goes from the Chaur to Chatrasal Manchan and back.

  • Ranipur Zone

The Ranipur Tourism Zone is located on the reserve’s western edge. In this area, there is a good likelihood of seeing nilgai, deer, wild boar, pheasants, leopards, and elephants. The third BHEL Gate in Haridwar provides access to it. A day trip involves a 12-kilometer journey down the Haridwar Van Motor Marg to the Beribara FRH and back, with chances of seeing wildlife like a peacock dancing close to the road. Leopards frequently saw crossing the street to the nearby settlement. Visitors can now access the approximately 12-kilometer Hathiwala circuit since 2015.

  • Satyanarayan

Satyanarayan is part two of the Motichoor Safari Zone. This zone in Rajaji National Park locates between Haridwar and Rishikesh, next to the 500-year-old Shri Satyanarayan Bhagwan Temple and just one kilometer from Nepali Farm. The safari gate has been constructed; however, you require a permit before you can begin your safari. When you enter the area, the sound of honking cars stops, and instead, the sound of birds chirping fills your ears.

  • Chilla Zone

National Highway 58 serves as the entry gate to the well-known Chilla Tourism Zone. This location, named after the Chilla tree, provides bird watching, elephant rides, and jeep safaris. It is which was originally widely distributed. This zone in Rajaji National Park includes the Chilla and Kunnao woodland rest homes. In this area, a 36-kilometer driving course is highly well-liked by tourists. It takes roughly three hours to complete the loop from the entry gate to the Mundal sot to the Mundal (tam and machan to Chilla.

  • Andheri Zone

Safari Track begins close to Chilla Dam. As soon as you approach the Andher Safari Zone, a thick forest appears, in which you can spot a leopard lurking. Small herds of deer and the Ganges river can be seen as you proceed. Also, the open forest to your right occasionally gets dense. This location is the best site to watch elephants in the wild. In the winter, you may watch drinking and a large number of migratory birds here.

Rajaji National Park Safari Booking | Chilla Range

Note:

  • For cameras and vehicle access, there are further fees. For Indians, it costs Rs. 250 per car admission, while it costs Rs. 500 for foreigners.
  • Discounts for students are only available if the tour is an official institutional educational tour.
  • Children older than 3 must pay to enter the park.
  • For Indians, still cameras are free; for foreigners, they cost Rs. 50.
  • For Rs. 300 for every drive, every vehicle must include a local guide.
  • Gypsies and other jeeps are available for hire at the entrance for a 3-hour jungle drive for about Rs. 2500, but you should reserve them in advance because there are more people than there are Gypsies.
  • For nearly three hours inside the park, the drive travels across undulating scenery, going through river beds and mountains.

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FAQ Regarding Rajaji National Park Safari Booking

The months of November through June are the ideal times to explore Rajaji National Park. The park is closed during monsoon.

Motichur Zone is less well-known than Chilla but has a sufficient amount of tourists despite being less developed and having more tourists year-round.

The Greater Scaup, White-naped Woodpecker, Great Hornbill, Black-bellied Tern, Pallas's Fish Eagle, Northern Goshawk, Black-necked Stork, Yellow-billed Blue Magpie, Scaly Thrush, Snowy-browed Flycatcher, Rusty-flanked Treecreeper, Pale-footed Bush, etc. are among the 400 bird species on Rajaji's checklist.

When you do your Rajaji National Park Safari Booking, try and book it in the morning at 6 a.m as it would be the most incredible experience for you. Both a morning and an evening safari will be successful if you travel during the summer. During the evening safari in the summer, you can spot lions at the watering holes

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