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Valmiki Tiger Reserve and National Park




Valmiki Nagar, West Champaran district, Bihar

Best season


Between October and June

Nearest Town


Bettiah ( 80km)

Main attraction



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How to Reach

The sanctuary is situated

Air: The nearest airport is at Patna at a distance of 295km. 

Rail: The nearest rail head Valmiki Nagar is 5km from the park.

Road : There are bus services from Valmiki Nagar to Bettiah ( 80km) the nearest town. 


Through Railways: The sanctuary is situated on Gorakhpur Muzaffarpur (via Narkatiganj) rail route. Direct train are available from major cities of the Country to reach the sanctuary. Daily / weekly trains are available from New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Siliguri, Dehradun and Amritsar to arrive at Bagaha (to reach western part of the sanctuary) and Narkatiaganj (to reach central and eastern part of the sanctuary). Muzaffarpur and Gorakhpur are the nearest major junctions to get passenger / mail / express trains for Bagaha and Narkatiaganj.

The Field Directorate located at district headquarters of West Champaran at Bettiah, about 70 km from the sanctuary, is also on the same rail route.

Road approach: The sanctuary is about 275 km from Patna, the capital city of Bihar; 200 km from Muzaffarpur, major city and railhead of North Bihar; 70 km for Bettiah, district headquarters of West Champaran; and 125 km from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, by road. Vehicles can be hired from these places to reach the sanctuary.

Nearest Airports: Patna, Kolkata and Gorakhpur