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Jim Corbett National Park - One of the Finest National Parks - India

Jim Corbett National Park - One of the Finest National Parks - India

Jim Corbett National Park - One of the Finest National Parks - India
  • Location: Uttrakhand,India -244715
  • Altitude: 385-1100 m
  • Longitude: 29.5300° N
  • Latitude: 29.5300° N
  • Nearest Airport: Nainital
  • Nearest Train Station: Ramnagar
  • How to reach: By Flight: Corbet does not have its own airport, so you can reach Nainital to reach Jim Corbet. By Train: If you can travel jim Corbet by train then you can reach Ramnagar (Uttrakhand). Which is 12 km from the Park, The Ranikhet Express plies between Delhi and Ramnagar, departing from Delhi at 10.50 pm and arriving at 4.35 am the next day By Bus: Delhi is nearest to Jim Corbett national park it takes 6 Hours to Reach Jim Corbett from Delhi. Most people prefer to drive down to Corbett National Park
  • Season to Visit: Jim Corbett National Park is one of finest national Parks in India, where tourists come in large number from all across the world to witness the hidden treasures of nature. Corbett National park is open between 15th November to 15th June, In Summers, you have better time to spot wildlife as they come out more often to drink water.

Jim Corbett National Park - One of the Finest Tiger  

National Parks - India

 

Jim Corbett National Park: Overview

Jim Corbett National Park is one of the most celebreated wildlife reserves in India. This park is located in North Indian Himalays, Located in Uttrakhand District and spread in Nainital, Pauri and Almora districts. Corbett National Park is an amazing blend of high hills, Valleys, swamps, and Rivers. 

 

Vast Area of Jim Corbett National park

The present area of the Corbett national park is 1318.54 sq. km. including 520 sq. km. of core area of and 797.72 sq. km. of buffer area. The core area of the Corbett tiger reserve forms the  Corbett National Park while the buffer contains reserve forests (496.54 sq.km.) as well as the Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary (301.18 sq.km.) Corbett National Park is one of India's most beautiful wildlife areas has a tiger population of around 160, which makes this park as the last and the most important bastion of this endangered species in India.

 

Why you must visit Jim Corbett National Park

  • The Corbett reserve is located in Himalayas high Hills, grassland, densely wooded hills giving it enchanting beauty .
  • National Park with one of Most Entry gates The Park is divided into 5 zones namely Bijrani, Dhikala, Jhirna, Domunda and Sonanandi and all of them have different gates.
  • Breathtaking Elephant Safari and Jeep Safari.
  • Wide Variety of wild life, Park has more than 600 birds, 50 mammals, and 25 reptiles’ species, Special attractions of this park are wild Elephants and Royal Bengal Tigers.
  • Open for 8 Months, Max time for a national park, Corbett Park completely opens for tourists 15th November to 15th Jun every year.
  • Holiday Destination, If you can want to visit and enjoy wildlife, then come to Jim Corbett National park.

 

Uniqueness of Jim Corbett National park

It is the First national park of India , Named after the legendary tiger hunter turned naturalist Jim Corbett (1875-1955),  which was established in 1936 in the hill state of Uttarakhand in Northern India.

It is one of the most famous wildlife destinations in India, visited by several wildlife enthusiasts.

Jim Corbett National Park is one of the most well known national parks in India. 

 

Uniqueness of Jim Corbett is:

  • Destination for ultimate Jungle Safari

  • Not just Safari, this place is filled with numerous adventure activities where the tourist can indulge in many adventure activities like angling, river crossing, fishing, mountain climbing, rappelling, trekking, nature walk, jungle drives, etc. Apart from all this one can do bathing and swimming in ramganga river.

  • To experience a luxury stay and enjoy the outdoor activities, you can book Welcome Heritage Corbett Ramganga Resort which is one of the best resorts in Jim Corbett with well designed accommodation and good facilities.

  • There are lots of tourist spots that you can visit during your trip to Corbett like, Dhikala, Kalagarh Dam, Corbett Falls, Garjiya Devi Temple, Bijrani Safari Zone

How to Reach Jim Corbett National Park

By Flight: Corbet does not have its own airport, so you can reach Nainital to reach Jim Corbet.

By Train: If you can travel jim Corbet by train then you can reach Ramnagar (Uttrakhand). Which is 12 km from the Park, The Ranikhet Express plies between Delhi and Ramnagar, departing from Delhi at 10.50 pm and arriving at 4.35 am the next day

By Bus: Delhi is nearest to Jim Corbett national park it takes 6 Hours to Reach Jim Corbett from Delhi. Most people prefer to drive down to Corbett National Park
 

 

Best time to visit Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park is an exquisite attraction of India where tourists in large number from all across the world come to witness the hidden treasure of nature. Corbett National park is open between 15th November to 15th June, Summers are a better time to spot animals as they come out more often to drink water.

 

History of jim Corbett national park

The Jim Corbett national park is India's first national park and beyond doubt the most attractive Park in India. The Park is placed in the foothills of the Himalayas, in the midst of lush greenery and uneven mountains with varying heights, ranging from about 1300 feet to nearly 4000 feet. If we talk about the history of Corbett National Park, it is established in 1936 with the name Hailey National Park and renamed as Ramganga National Park in 1952, got its present name in 1957 after Jim Corbett, the famous naturalist and photographer. It is believed that the place, mostly lying on the banks of Ramaganga River, has prospered an ancient civilization.

 

Delhi to Jim corbett national park distance

Delhi to Jim Corbett National Park Distance & Time: Delhi to Jim Corbett National Park approximate distance is 335 Km. and takes approximately 5 hours 44 min. by road.

 

Delhi to Jim Corbett train

The nearest railhead from Jim Corbett is Ramnagar, connected to major destinations such as Delhi Haridwar, Lucknow and Varanasi. Although there is only one train from Delhi and it has several stops on the way. A more convenient option would be to take a train to Muradabad, and change for Ramnagar. Or, you could take the daily overnight Ranikhet Express that connects Delhi with Kathgodam and then take a taxi or a bus to reach Ramnagar, about an hour and half away.

Some of the other popular trains that run daily are Uttar Sampark Kranti Express, Varanasi Dehradun Janta Express, Lucknow Mail, Doon Express and Delhi- Bareilly Passenger Slip.

 

Train Delhi to Ramnagar for jim corbett

Train No.   - Train Name    - Origin      -     Dep.Time    -        Destination   -    Arr.Time    -         Days of Run

5013       -    Ranikhet exp   -    Delhi     -    22:45     -         Ramnagar      -   05:00      -       M-T-W-T-F-S- S

 

Delhi to Jim corbett bus

There are innumerable choices when it comes to Delhi weekend getaways. Delhi is surrounded by numerous destinations of varied importance like Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve at travelled distance approx 280.0 km/ 7-8 hours.

Delhi being the capital city of India it is needless to say that the city is well connected to various corners of the country and the world by means of plane, train and an efficient system of buses. These buses can be AC Volvo, Sleeper or Non-AC to suit all budget and needs. Bus bookings from Delhi have also become extremely easy in today’s world with availability of online tickets. Many government as well as privately operated bus can be found running to forth many neighboring regions. The State Transport Services serving Delhi from are UPSRTC, RSRTC, JKSRTC, and HRTC & PEPSU. Delhi Chartered Bus booking creates the best travel experience ever.

 

Camp Corbett

Camping in Corbett it will be an incredible experience of truly epic proportions in pristine environs; untouched nature and abundance of wildlife make it a perfect place to camp. Most campsites and hotels are located just on the outskirts of Jim Corbett National Park, so you do not have to cover long distance for taking safaris. At some places, proper tents will be provided to you while some establishments will accommodate you in thatch and brick huts. Both types will have the basic of amenities, bringing you ever-closer to nature.

Destinations: You may go for camping in Corbett at Riverine Woods Resort, which is located on the banks of the Kosi River in Ramnagar.

Accommodation: Five cottages, equipped with twin beds, tables, large windows, power supply and attached bathrooms are where you will stay. Tents may be set-up on the riverbank, if you wish to stay amidst nature.

Food and Activities: You may sit, relax and bask in the sun inside the main building of the property or on the banks of the river. The dining area of the resort is similar to cottages as it too is built using thatch and bricks. You may relish alcoholic drinks here and go for fishing, nature walks, elephant safaris and bird watching.

General Guidelines: If you are camping in Corbett with wildlife safaris or nature walks, there are some important things that you need to know and understand.

Time: Entry is permitted inside the park only between sunrise and sunset, so plan your visit accordingly.

Clothes: For your safety, make sure that the colour of your clothes matches the natural surroundings. Colours like green and brown blend with the trees and soil, and will keep you hidden from the eyes of wild animals. Wear sports shoes instead of slippers, sandals or heels, for the topography here is a bit rugged.

Silence: Do not blow horn or play music as this may disturb the creatures.

Medical Aid: Carry a small medical kit along with you because the area is rocky, and you may hurt yourself.

 

Best Time for Camping in Corbett

The best time for camping in Corbett is before the rainy season starts or after it ends. During the rainy season, the wildlife hotspot does not entertain tourists because the inner roads get heavily damaged, and there are also chances of landslides.

 

Corbett budget hotels  

Jungle Paradise retreat

TA rating -4.0 – certified in excellence

Location: Jim Corbett National Park, NH 121, Dhikuli, Uttarakhand

 

Corbett Moon Resort

 TA rating - 4.0 – certified in excellence

Location: Dhikul, Ranikhet Rd, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand 244715

 

Country Club Wild Exotica

TA rating -4.0 – certified in excellence

Location: P.O. Dhikuli, Ramnagar, Nainital, Ramnagar, Uttarakhand 244715

 

Corbett safari rates

The five popular zones for Jeep safari inside Corbett Park is the exciting way in which you can swindle inside Corbett national park on Jeep.

The price includes Driver, Jeep, Permit, Guide Charges and Our Service Charges.

Price (Indian) - INR 4200 / Jeep (Maximum 6 Persons are allowed in 1 Jeep)

Price (Foreigner) - INR 8000 / Jeep (Maximum 6 Persons are allowed in 1 Jeep)

Zone - Bijrani  - Jhirna    -Durgadevi    -  Dhela    - Sitabani                   

Duration    - 3:00 hrs

 

 Elephant Ride rates

Per person (for two hours) 300/- 1000/-    

Inclusions: Guest, Jeep & Driver entry fee Jeep charges Pick-up & drop from the jungle lodge, Booking charges-INR 100 extra, Govt. guide fee & taxes extra

Timings: Timings are Normally 6:00 am in the Morning & 1:00 in the noon, entry times differs during summer and winter months. You may check exact time at the time of booking

 

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