Marchula Tour, near Bijrani Zone of Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park is one of the favourite go-to destinations in Uttarakhand. Tourists or wildlife enthusiasts mostly visit the national park to indulge in the immaculate wilderness of Jim Corbett, previously known as Hailey National Park. Conventionally, the short vacation to Jim Corbett National Park is predominantly occupied by jeep safaris and visiting nearby locations like Garjiya Devi Temple, Corbett Museum, and a few more. Have you ever planned to go beyond the regular itinerary of Jim Corbett National Park? Read this blog to get a virtual experience of a fantastic visual experience of an offbeat destination at Marchula.


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A Drive to Marchula

Marchula is a hidden paradise tucked away peacefully in the state of Uttarakhand, adjacent to the renowned Jim Corbett National Park. This scenic spot is located near the Bijrani Safari Zone. Located in Ramnagar town, Uttarakhand, this hidden gem is often overlooked by tourists. However, its unspoiled natural beauty and tranquil atmosphere make it a top choice for peace-seekers and nature enthusiasts. Situated along the banks of the River Ramganga, this picturesque village serves as the gateway to the renowned Jim Corbett National Park. Offering a myriad of activities and attractions, it is an ideal offbeat destination for travelers looking to explore the lesser-known wonders near Jim Corbett. Embarking on a Marchula Tour promises a serene and rejuvenating experience amidst the pristine wilderness of India.


How to reach Marchula

By air – The Pantnagar has the nearest airport to reach Marchula by taking a flight. The distance from Pantnagar Airport to Marchula is 116 km. 


By rail – The nearest railhead to reach Marchula is the Ramnagar Railway Station, 37 km from the location. 


There are several resorts set up in the Marchula region. You can choose to book your accommodation at Marchula for a trip to Jim Corbett National Park. There are not many particular spots to visit in Marchula, but the breathtaking scenic beauty never fails to mesmerise visitors. For those seeking a tranquil escape in the lap of nature, a tour to Marchula is a perfect plan to serve the purpose. Even if you are not staying at Marchula, then plan for a day’s tour to visit the Marchula Bridge and Crocodile Viewpoint. 


Marchula Bridge – The Marchula Bridge, an elegant iron suspension bridge, stands as a captivating attraction in Marchula. Spanning across the Ramganga River, it serves as a vital link between Jim Corbett and Marchula. Constructed with wired cables, this suspension bridge offers a mesmerizing view of the river and the Himalayan backdrop. Visitors often have the chance to spot wildlife approaching the river for a drink. The bridge provides a panoramic vista of the surrounding mountains, the river, and the dense forests of Jim Corbett National Park. Its picturesque setting makes it an ideal spot for photography and leisurely strolls.


Crocodile Viewpoint – At the Crocodile Point along the Ramganga River, the national park visitors can enjoy observing a small population of Ramganga Crocodiles basking in the winter sun. Witness these giant reptiles in their natural environment at the Crocodile Viewpoint near the river. Safely stationed at the observation point, visitors can get a close-up view of these fascinating creatures.

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