Hiking The Hazaribagh National Park
The 38th most popular hiking trail in India.
Wednesday 20 July 2016 05:59 GMT
Near Hazaribagh, the Hazaribagh National Park is known for hiking and trekking in the India state of Jharkhand. It is known for tigers, wild boar and nilgai.
A 111-km road in the sanctuary takes motorists to the remotest corners and to masonry towers. Strategically located, the road offers excellent opportunities for viewing the wilds. The sanctuary is surrounded by tribal habitation. There are many watchtowers that provide perfect hideouts to see the wildlife in its true natural habitat.
To reach Hazaribagh National Park by air, use the airport in Ranchi (91km) which is connected to Calcutta and Delhi.
To reach Hazaribagh National Park by train, use the railroad station at Koderma (59km) or Hazaribagh Road (67km).
Hazaribagh town is connected by road to Ranchi 91 km, Dhanbad 128 km, Gaya 130 km, Patna 235 km, Daltongunj 198 km, and Calcutta (via Asansol-Govindapur-Barhi) 434 km. The Hazaribagh National Park is 19 km from the Hazaribagh town. Regular bus services connect the town with Koderma, Hazaribagh Road railway station, Patna, Gaya, Ranchi, Dhanbad, Daltongunj and other nearby places. Auto Rickshaws, Cycle Rickshaws and Taxis are available for the park from the Hazaribagh town. The approximate charge for a taxi is Rs. 160 for a two-way journey.
Note: In any national park known to have lions or tigers, hikers need to exercise extreme caution. It is highly recommended to us a park-approved guide prior to hiking or trekking in these regions.
Overall, Hazaribagh National Park is the 38th most popular hiking trail of all 42 hikes in India.