WELCOME TO JIM CORBETT NATIONAL PARK

Jim Corbett National Park is known as India’s most ancient and significant wildlife reserve. It is a part of the Project Corbett Tiger Reserve, in Nainital district of Uttarakhand.The enchanting landscape of Corbett is popular for its tiger population. It is regarded as the first place where Project Tiger was launched in 1973 and is renowned to be the pathfinder of Tiger Projects in India.

Spread across 520 square kilometres, the entire area of this reserve is comprised of hills, marshy depressions, riverine belts, grasslands and lakes. An overnight stay in Jim Corbett National Parkis permissible and night spent in nature’s lap is worth a try. It offers an optimum thrilling opportunity to witness the nightlife of jungle inmates. The reserve allows day jeep safari and elephant safari, which presents a splendid nature watch and wildlife sightingexperience. Tourists can avail advanced offline and online jungle safari booking in Jim Corbett National Park to enjoy a hassle-free expedition.

Flora:

Known to be one of the affluent abodes of wild animals, the Jim Corbett National Park is rich in flora too. The Jim Corbett National Park adorns distinct floral range which is comprised of fresh water and alpine variants. The primary natural vegetation consists of Sal forests, Khair-Sisso forests, Mountains, Chaur, distinguished variants of aquatic plants. As per the Botanical Survey of India, Corbett has 600 species of plants - trees, shrubs, ferns, grass, climbers, herbs and bamboos. With rich variants of greenery, the reserve is one of the most sought-after wildlife destinations in India for those who wish to spent a relaxing time amidst thrilling wilderness.

Fauna

Being the first tiger projects in India, Corbett houses dense population of Royal Bengal Tigers. Along with it, the reserve is also the home forAsiatic Elephants, Black Bear, Walking Deer, Hog Deer, Sambar, Sloth Beer, Yellow-throated Marten, Otters and many more to list. Corbett National Park also hosts a variety of birds and aqua fauna. Some of the feathery species are the Great Pied Hornbill, White-Backed Vulture, Hodgson's Bushchat, Orange Breasted Green Pigeon, Pallas Fish Eagle, Golden Oriole, Tawny Fish Owl, Indian Pitta, Scarlet Minivet etc. Some of thereptiles available in the national park are such as the Ghariyal, Mugger Crocodiles, the King Cobra etc. Interesting isn’t it? Hence, the Jungle safari in Jim Corbett National Park is one of the amazing trips that unfolds a bunch of surprises to the visitors.

Entry Gates

Jim Corbett National Park has been divided into six different zones. Each zone has its own beauty with respect to its topography, flora and fauna. The zones offer specific type of jungle safari booking in Jim Corbett National Park where visitors can be part of exciting wildlife questand can enjoy the interestingbehaviour of the animals within proximity.

Dhikala Zone:It is the largest and most famous zone in Corbett. The entry gate is at a distance of 18 km from Ramnagar city. Popular as the best zone for tiger sighting, Dhikhalaalso offers night stay in Corbett Tiger Reservefor the wildlife lovers. Other animals like Wild Elephants, Hog Deer Spotted Deer, Wild pigsand Barking Deer are mostly seen in this region. The lucky ones can also witness the enthralling hunting sequence live. For the day visitors Dikhala zone provides canter safari in Corbett Tiger Reserve.

Bijrani Safari Zone:The Bijrani zone another most important zone when it comes to the spectacular natural view or glimpse of the king- the royal Bengal tiger. The other rich assortment of wildlife in this zone make it popular too. This zone is the most popular after the Dhikalaand offers day jeep safari in Corbett Tiger Reserve for the tourists who prefer day expedition in the jungle.Enhanced with the scenic landscape, this zone is popular for its serene ambiance within the forest.

Jhirna Safari Zone:Located on the southern vicinity of the Corbett National Park, this zone is included in the year 1994 and got immense popularity among the wildlife enthusiasts. This zone is open throughout the year for the tourists who are interested aboutday jeep safari in Jim Corbett National Parkand hence, it is one of the most visited zones of the forest. The tiger sighting in this zone is reported frequently and also a wide range of wildlife species such as wild bears, wild elephants, sambar and various species of deer along with a large number of bird species are found in this zone.

Dhela Safari Zone:The Dhela zone is recently added in the eco-tourism zones of the Jim Corbett National Park. It started in December 2014 for safari tour. This zone also remains open all round the year for the tourists similar to Jhirna zone and offers day jeep safari. However, the safari timings dependon the weather condition. The zone consists of mix topography and rich fauna species too with the animals like the Royal Bengal tiger, leopards, Wild Elephants, Nilgai, and many others. This zone isa bird watcher’s paradise.

Durga Devi Zone: Located at an approximate distance of 36 km from Ramnagar city, Durga Devi zone is like paradise for nature lovers with the enchanting natural surroundings. The zone lies on a hilly topography and is situated on the northeast edge of the Corbett forest. The main attractions of this zone, apart from the majestic Tigers, are leopards, wild elephants and Otters. This zone is also rich with variety of birds. It also offers day jeep safari in Corbett similar to its other counterparts.

Sitabani Buffer Zone:The Sitabaniarea is referred as the buffer zone as this is locatedoutside the Corbett Tiger Reserve area. This area surprises its visitors with spectacular natural view of dense forest and river streams along with many ancient temples. One can enjoy elephant safari or day jeep safari for animal sightings such as Elephants, Deer, Sambars, Nilgai etc The other herbivore species are frequently seen along with myriad of bird species.

Best Time to Visit:

Jim Corbett National Park is open throughout the year. It experiences Summer during the month of March to June; Winter during the month of October to February; Monsoon during the months of July to September. During the summer the temperature may rise upto 40 degrees. The animal sightings are peak during this time as they come out of their shelters in search of water. During winters the temperature may drops upto 5 degrees or below. This season is ideal for bird watching and tiger sighting too. Monsoons are sparsely crowded but the season magnifies the greenery of the forest and offers decent sightings.

Whatever season you choose try to make advanced jungle safari booking in Corbett Tiger Reserve to enjoy to the fullest.

How to Reach:

Ramnagar is the best approach route for to the Corbett National Park, which is the headquarters of Corbett Tiger Reserve. This small city is well connected by road and rail network.

By Road:Ramnagar has a very good network of road that connects the different cities. Road Distance of Ramnagar from some of the major cities are as follows:

  • Delhi: 260 Kms
  • Nainital: 62 Kms
  • Lucknow: 436 km
  • Dehradun: 232 km

By Air:For air travellers, New Delhi (Indira Gandhi International Airport) is the ideal route. From airport till Ramnagar the distance is approximately 260 to 300 Km.

By Rail: The railway station in Ramnagarhas trains from different major cities of India like Delhi, Moradabad and Bareilly. There is a direct train to Ramnagarthat runs from Delhi. But you should also check about the other trains and their availability.

Accommodation:

There are several budget and luxury hotels and resorts in Jim Corbett National Park. Ramnagar is the closest habitation, where maximum numbers of accommodations are available. Nature’s Sprout brings you the best stay in Corbett Tiger Reserve and helps you to enjoy an adventurous trip amidst natural beauty of the dense woods. At Nature’s Sprout, we ensure that our guests return with memorable wildlife vacation filled with thrill and excitement.Along with accommodations at the best hotels in Corbett Tiger Reserve, alsomakejungle safari bookingCorbett Tiger Reservefor our guests. Our dedicated team of experts makes your vacation worth remembering.

Whether you want to stay close to the wilderness within the peripheral buffer areas, or feel the nerve chilling experience of overnight stay within the forest, or a day safari plan, we make it possible for you as per your choice. Let us manage your reservations, while you enjoy the ecstasy of visiting the first officially declared Tiger Reserve of India!

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