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Jim Corbett National Park

14-2-2018
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Jim Corbett National Park

Corbett National Park situated in the Ram Nagar area of Indian state Uttarakhand.  It is approx. 250 kms from Delhi and is one of the India’s prime wildlife reserves.  Established in 1936 by Jim Corbet as Hailey National Park, the park was renamed in his honour later on. It is one of Himalayan  India’s last expanses of wilderness.  Jungle Safaris are allowed only in selected areas of Corbett Tiger Reserve so that people can enjoy  its splendid landscape and the diverse wildlife living here. Spread over an extent of approx. 520 sq km, its total  area comprises of hills, grasslands and large lake. . It is among the few tiger reserves in India that allows overnight stays at the core area of National Park.  Enjoy  Jungle Safari in the Jim Corbett national park is possible through an open four wheeler Jeep, Canter and on elephant back.  The Corbett National Park is famous the world over as the Land of the trumpet, roar and song.  Here in Jim Corbett Tiger reserve, apart from tigers some of the other cats which can be spotted are leopards, jungle cats and leopard cats. Large herds of elephant are also found near Ramganga.  

 

If you are an ornithologist you could come across 580 species of birds including water fowl, 17 types of woodpecker, peafowl, raptors like the Pallas fishing eagle, harries and kites, minivets, cuckoos, drongos, red jungle fowl, shrikes, and barbets.  You also get to see a fine reservoir on the river formed with the building of a dam at Kalagarh, which now attracts diverse species of water birds - both local and migratory.

 

In recent years Corbett has the highest density of population of Tigers.  Increase in the number of tourists coming here has increased dramatically from few years. It has become an ideal weekend getaway from Delhi, carry your binoculars and your sense of adventure and you just might glimpse the elusive animal.

 

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Jim Corbett National Park

How to reach Jim Corbett National Park

 

By Road: Ramnagar is well connected by road with all the cities of North India. Uttarakhand govt. plies buses at a regular interval from Delhi, Haldawani, Nainital, and Moradabad that reaches Corbett directly.



By Rail: The nearest railway station is in Ramnagar receives trains from Delhi, Moradabad and Bareilly. Direct trains are available from Delhi to Ramnagar  like Ranikhet Express, Corbett Link Express and Kathgodam Express.

 

By Air: The nearest airport is situated at Pant Nagar, 80-km southeast.


Accommodation Options In Jim Corbett National Park

 

There are number of boutique hotels and resorts available in Jim Corbett national park. Apart from these resorts and hotels option of jungle lodges are available in different zones of Corbett national park.

 

S.No.

Zones of Corbett Park

Name of Forest Lodges

1

Bijarani Zone

Malani Rest House

2

Dhilaka Zone

Dhikala Forest Lodge

 

 

Sarapduli Rest House

 

 

Sultan Rest House

 

 

Gairal Rest House

 

 

Khinnanauli Rest House

3

Jhirana Zone

Jhirana Rest House

 

 

Dhela Rest House

4

Sonandi

Halduparao Rest house

 

 

Pakhro Rest house

 

 

Rathuadhab Rest house

 

 

Mudiapani Rest House

 

 

Sendhikhal Rest House

 

Jim Corbett Safari Booking

 

Explore different zones of Corbett in an open jeep, canter or elephant ride.  It is advisable to book your safari in advance to avoid last minute hassles. You can book Corbett safari at their Official Website of Corbett National Park

 

Best Time to Enjoy Jeep Safari in Corbett National Park

 

Although park remains open 365 days a year but the core area opens from 1st November to the end of May. This is the best time to visit Corbett park.

 

Explore More: Wildlife Tours of India & Tiger Safari Tour in India

 

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