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Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park is a real heritage of India which gives shelter to innumerable wildlife animals, reptiles, birds and mammals in its premises. Located in the Nainital district of Uttrakhand, this national park fascinates the global tourists with the immense presence of endangered wildlife which include tiger, elephants and many more. You must feel surprised to know that Jim Corbett National Park resides over 650 rare wildlife including birds and animals. In deer, you can spot around five different species and this fact shows how amazing diversity in wildlife you can witness on being in Jim Corbett National Park.

Founded in 1936, this part was named as Hailey National Park and today, it is known as the oldest national park of our country. In 1973, the first ever Project Tiger was introduced here and since then, it keeps on attracting tiger lovers to it.

Covering around 520 sq. kms area, Jim Corbett National Park comprises of beautiful hills, large flowing lakes, grasslands, riverine belts and marshy land which all make a perfect ambience for vacationers. Being a big park, it encourages visitors to have an overnight stay in the hotels and lodges present around. To have a complete view of the exquisite surrounding of the park, you should take elephant safari or jeep safari that is easily available via online booking at an affordable price.

Covering around 520 sq. kms area, Jim Corbett National Park comprises of beautiful hills, large flowing lakes, grasslands, riverine belts and marshy land which all make a perfect ambience for vacationers. Being a big park, it encourages visitors to have an overnight stay in the hotels and lodges present around. To have a complete view of the exquisite surrounding of the park, you should take elephant safari or jeep safari that is easily available via online booking at an affordable price.

  • Identification: First and Oldest National Park in India
  • Objective : Objective: First Tiger Conservation Project in India (long tradition of conservation)
  • Established in: 1936 (as national park)
  • Location : Spread in Nainital and Pauri District, Ramnagar Town, Uttarakhand, India
  • Area : 1318.54 sq km
  • Core Area : 520.82 sq km
  • Buffer Area : 797.72 sq km
  • Altitude : 385 m - 1100 m above MSL
  • Longitude : 7805' E to 7905' E
  • Latitude: 29025'E to 29040' N
  • Annual Rainfall : 1400-2800 mm.
  • Climate : temperate, throughout the year
  • Best Time : 15th November to 15th June

Information On Flora In Jim Corbett National Park -
Embellished with incredible flora, Jim Corbett National Park is covered with around 600 plant species which include climbers, trees, bamboos, grass, herbs, ferns and shrubs. Around 75% of the entire region of park is covered with Sal forest. In addition, Sissoo, Khair and Chir Pine also found here in abundance. Male Bamboo is available here in a huge quantity. In flowers, you can find Kachnar, Dhak, Indian Coral, Semal, Amaltas etc. There are some artificially grown trees such as Silver Oak, Jacaranda, Teak, Bottlebrush, Eucalyptus etc. Ber, Jhau and MarorPhali are common shrubs in Jim Corbett National Park.

Information Related To Jim Corbett National Park Fauna -The fauna in this park includes countless animals and wildlife species, but Royal Bengal Tigers are the center of attraction for visitors. Apart from tigers, Asiatic elephant, Sloth Bear, Asiatic Black Bear, Hog Deer, Walking Deer, Ghariyal, Otters, and Yellow Marten are also very attracting to tourists. In addition, this park also resides some aqua fauna like Pallas Fish Eagle, Scarlet Minivet, Indian Pitta, Golden Oriole, Tawny Fish Owl etc. The bird species available here includes Orange Breasted Green Pigeon, White-Backed Vulture, Hornbill or Great Pied, Hodgson’s Bushchat with reptiles like Mugger, Aligator and Cobra.

Corbett National Park Packages

Jim Corbett National Park Online Safari Booking –

Corbett National park gives vacationers several options to have a great safari experience in the jungle. The main safari options you find here are elephant safari, jeep safari and canter safari.

  • Elephant Safari Online Safari– Riding on the back of an elephant is a real fun in Jim Corbett National Park. The safari on elephant resumes from Durgadevi Gate that lies on the north east border of the park and it ends at north west boundary of park at Halduparao. For cost of having elephant safari is INR 500 per Indian person and for a foreigner, the cost is INR 1500 per person. 4 people are allowed to ride in one time on an elephant and the safari takes you to Bijrani zone. The time of elephant safari is 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM and then, 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM.
  • Online Jeep Safari In Corbett – Jeep safari is a great way to explore the adventures of wildlife and different colours of diverse flora and fauna of the Jim Corbett National Park. In all other safari options, jeep safari is the most comfortable and fastest medium. The cost for jeep safari is INR 3600 per jeep for Indians and INR 7000 per jeep for foreigners. In a jeep, 6 people can accommodate. During jeep safari, you will roam around areas like Sitabani, Bijrani, and Jhirna. To explore Durgadevi zone, the cost of jeep will be INR 4000 per jeep. The timing of jeep safari is 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM and then, 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM.
  • Online Canter Safari In Corbett – To discover the most happening Dhikala zone in Jim Corbett National park, canter safari is an only alternative. Canter safari is conducted twice in a day – at 6:00 AM during sunrise and 12:00 PM in the noon time. It is a 5 hours long safari through canter which is fully adventure and pleasure. The cost of canter safari is INR 1500 per Indian person and INR 3000 for per foreigner tourist. At a time, 16 people can accommodate on a canter and it covers Dhikala zone.

Tourist can head to Jim Corbett during anytime of the year. Corbett is divided into 5 different zones and each zone has a different topography with different visiting period:

  • Jhirna Zone : Bestowed with the best scenic beauty, Jhirna is probably the best and most comfortable for tourists to see. This is the only zone in Jim Corbett National Park which remains open for throughout the year. Moreover, Jhirna is famous among the wildlife lovers for providing the sight of the wild bear.
  • Dhikala Zone: The best time to visit Dhikala zone is from 15th November till 15th June. Situated on the edges of Patil Dun, Dhikala zone is a good place to spot Bengal Tiger, Cheetahs, elephants, etc.
  • Bijrani Zone : The region of Bijrani Zone is blessed with mixed topography. Best time to visit the zone is from 1st October to 30th June. The probability of spotting a tiger in Bijrani Zone is more as compared to other zones of Jim Corbett National Park. It is easy to avail forest rest house accommodation at this zone.
  • Sonandi Zone : The zone remains open for tourist throughout the year though the best time to visit the park is from November till April. The sanctuary is located nearby Jim Corbett National Park. In Sonandi zone tourists can expect to see Asiatic Elephants, Tigers and many other species in their natural Habitat.
  • Durga Devi Zone : All thanks to its high elevation, Durga Devi zone is one of the most difficult treks to visit for the visitors. The park remains open from 15th November till 15th June. Its hilly topography and deep dark woody vegetation are quite favourable for witnessing several distinct species of birds. Mahasheer fishes which are quite popular in the world and can be seen here in large number. Here tourists can also enjoy Angling we well.
  • Garjiya Devi Temple: This revered shrine is located on the bank of Koshi river amidst the Jim Corbett National Park. The temple is sacred to Garijiya Devi and is mostly visited by devotees during the Kartik Poornima (November - December).
  • Sitabani Forest Reserve: The place attracts millions of bird watchers every year. It is also to be the place where Goddess Sita rested during the exile, and an ancient temple dedicated to Sage Valmiki is also situated in the reserve.
  • Sitabani Temple: Located 20 kms. away from the Ramnagar, the temple is highly approached during the day of Ramnavami.
  • Corbett Museum: The area on which the museum is currently standing was once the home of Mr. Jim Corbett, who was a hunter in his early life. Don't forget to buy a memorabilia from here.
  • Dhangari Museum : Located at the entrance of Jim Corbett National Park, Dhangari Museum is a place to catch sight of Wildlife reserve's history. Here tourists can see the carcasses of animals that died naturally or in a fight, like tigers, Tusker, deer, leopard, crocodiles, etc.
  • Corbett Water Fall: This pristine waterfall is a treat for those who are looking for a peaceful time amidst the wilderness. Corbett waterfall is 25 km away from Ramnagar, it offers an opportunity to the nature lovers to camp and bask in the cherished silence.
  • Sunrise Point : This is the highest peak in the park. From the top of the point, tourist can see the scenic view of both Kosi and Ramganga rivers along with the encompassing area of Bhuwankhal village.

The closest town from Corbett National Park is Ramnagar, which is well connected by road to places like Lucknow, Nainital, Ranikhet, Haridwar, Dehradun and New Delhi. Ramnagar is also an important connecting point whether you are travelling by train or air; if you are travelling by train from Delhi, there are overnight trains that arrive in Ramnagar by dawn, which you can take advantage of in case you want to explore the park and return home the same day.

  • By Air: The closest domestic airport is Pantnagar Airport, which is 80 km away. New Delhi is the nearest International airport.
  • By Train : Ramnagar (5 km), which is the nearest railway station, is well connected to all major Indian cities.
  • By Bus: The Park is connected to all major destinations within and outside the state by motorable roads. Visitors can easily hire a private taxi or state-owned buses to arrive at the park.

Distance from the major cities:

  • Nanital: 62 kms.
  • Delhi : 260 kms.
  • Lucknow : 436 kms.
  • Dehradun : 236 kms.
  • Ranikhet : 112 kms.

The closest town from Corbett National Park is Ramnagar, which is well connected by road to places like Lucknow, Nainital, Ranikhet, Haridwar, Dehradun and New Delhi. Ramnagar is also an important connecting point whether you are travelling by train or air; if you are travelling by train from Delhi, there are overnight trains that arrive in Ramnagar by dawn, which you can take advantage of in case you want to explore the park and return home the same day.

  • Garjiya Devi Temple: This revered shrine is located on the bank of Koshi river amidst the Jim Corbett National Park. The temple is sacred to Garijiya Devi and is mostly visited by devotees during the Kartik Poornima (November - December).
  • Sitabani Forest Reserve: The place attracts millions of bird watchers every year. It is also to be the place where Goddess Sita rested during the exile, and an ancient temple dedicated to Sage Valmiki is also situated in the reserve.
  • Sitabani Temple: Located 20 kms. away from the Ramnagar, the temple is highly approached during the day of Ramnavami.
  • Corbett Museum: The area on which the museum is currently standing was once the home of Mr. Jim Corbett, who was a hunter in his early life. Don't forget to buy a memorabilia from here.
  • Dhangari Museum : Located at the entrance of Jim Corbett National Park, Dhangari Museum is a place to catch sight of Wildlife reserve's history. Here tourists can see the carcasses of animals that died naturally or in a fight, like tigers, Tusker, deer, leopard, crocodiles, etc.
  • Corbett Water Fall : This pristine waterfall is a treat for those who are looking for a peaceful time amidst the wilderness. Corbett waterfall is 25 km away from Ramnagar, it offers an opportunity to the nature lovers to camp and bask in the cherished silence.
  • Sunrise Point: This is the highest peak in the park. From the top of the point, tourist can see the scenic view of both Kosi and Ramganga rivers along with the encompassing area of Bhuwankhal village.

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