Chila and Ranipur gates of Rajaji Tiger Reserve have opened for tourists today. Tourists will be able to do jungle safari here till June 15. On Tuesday morning, Deputy Director Keksha Nasreen flagged off the Gypsies.
Dhikala Zone of Corbett National Park also opened.
The Dhikala zone of the world-famous Corbett National Park has also been opened for tourist visits today. Apart from day visits, tourists will also be able to spend the night in this zone. Local MLA Diwan Singh Bisht flagged off the canter vehicle of the tourists who came on the excursion by cutting the ribbon.
During monsoon, the Dhikala zone is closed every year on June 15, and it is opened on November 15. Park Director Dr. Dheeraj Pandey said that on the first day, tourists in canter and gypsy vehicles left to visit this zone. Keeping in mind the convenience of tourists, instructions have also been given to the employees regarding the safety of wildlife. Action will be taken against those who violate the rules of the park. Every year, many domestic and foreign tourists visit Corbett National Park. The tourists who left on the first day of the excursion looked very excited. During the tour, tourists enjoyed the natural beauty of the park as well as saw a variety of wildlife.
Vatanwasa zone will open for tourists from today
Kalagarh Tiger Reserve (KTR) Forest Division, Lansdowne, will open the Vatanwasa zone for tourists today (Tuesday). Tourists making the online booking will be given entry from Vatanwasa, Durga Devi, and Dhangarhi Gate. Tourists can see tigers, leopards, and other wildlife here. At the same time, Kanda and Lohachaud will have to wait.
KTR’s Assistant Conservator of Forests (ACF) Harish Negi said that online booking is made for the bungalows of the Forest Department at Pakhro and Morghatti throughout the year, while due to the wrong path of the forest in the rainy season, with the start of the monsoon season, from June 15. The entrance gates of Vatanvasa, Durgadevi, and Dhangarhi are closed to tourists. After the rains end, these gates are re-opened for tourists from November 15 every year after repairing the roads.
He said that after the formal worship on Tuesday, the gate of the Vatanwasa zone will be opened, and tourists will be allowed to enter. Tourists making online bookings will now be able to enjoy these tourist zones till June 15. They were told that due to high water in the river drains of the area and the wrong road, the gates at Kanda and Lohachod have not been opened yet. However, the bungalows here have the facility for offline booking.