Situated in the state of Uttarakhand in Northern India, Jim Corbett National Park is one of the main tourism attractions of Uttarakhand. Being counted as a major wildlife sanctuary of India, many wildlife lovers and nature enthusiasts visit this place every year with a great zeal and joy. Planning a tour to Jim Corbett and jeep safari in Jim Corbett jungle is a must do thing in the list of active travelers. To serve the ever-rising tourist inflow, the Government of Uttarakhand has also improved the transportation to Corbett effectively in a way that it now offers a smooth journey to tourists. The whole region of the Jim national park is divided into four different zones called Durgadevi, Jhirna, Bijrani, and Dhikala.
Jim Corbett Jungle Safari Packages
You will find several dealers offering jungle safari packages. If you book your package online you will get a jeep safari in around INR 4500 for 6 people.
Before booking for any safari do extensive research on the price and packages provided online.
Popular Corbett national park safari packages available online are:
- Corbett Jeep safari
- Corbett Canter Safari
- Corbett Elephant Safari
You can either take the government lodge or forest rest house which is in the Jungle area or you can plan your stay in beautiful resorts outside the jungle area in nearby villages.
Dhikala is a popular zone with a forest rest lodge. Night stay in the lodge is compulsory and you can not go outside at the night. The experience is worth if you plan your stay in this zone.
Another popular zone with the facility of night stay is the Bijrani rest house. You can plan a stay in the lap of nature in the middle of jungle.
You can get a stay package along with Jungle Safari Online easily.
It is spread over an area of 540 square kilometers. The national park is a complete package for flora and fauna. Tourism is only allowed in the appropriate areas of the Corbett Tiger Reserve in order to maximize the diverse wildlife living in the park and viewing its splendid landscape. Every year there is a dynamic increase in the number of visitors. From the different parts of the country and abroad more than 70,000 visitors come to the park in the peak season.
Nature lovers and Wildlife lovers prefer this oldest national park as compared to other popular national parks in India such as Kaziranga National Park, Ranthambore National Park, Kanha National Park, and many others located in the various parts in India. The popularity of Corbett national park is due to the captivating landscape for the delight of nature lovers and the presence of the Royal Bengal Tiger in abundance.
General Information :
Corbett Tiger Reserve Area: 1318 Square kilometers.
Jim Corbett National Park Area: 520 Square kilometers.
The altitude of the park : 385-1100 m above mean sea level.
Annual rainfall: 1400-2800 mm.
Temperature range: During summer upto 42 degrees | Winter upto 4 degrees Celsius
When to Visit Corbett National Park :
Don’t expect any forgiveness in the savage heat during the summer season while planning to visit this place. It has to remain from April to June months every year. During this time the temperature varies between 35 and 47 degrees Celsius so the more light clothes you wear the more light you will feel. Light-colored cotton T-shirts are most preferred in this season. Along with light clothes, you must carry sunglasses, a scarf, a cap or hat, water to protect yourself from the sun rays.
How to Reach Jim Corbett National Park :
Nowadays Tourists in national parks choose many modes of transport to reach Corbett.
Reaching Jim Corbett National Park:
Ramnagar is the town near to Corbett National Park. It is famous as a sanctuary for Indian Wildlife. Ramnagar is well connected via road to Haridwar, Dehradun, Lucknow, Nainital, Ranikhet, and New Delhi.
The distance between Dehradun and Jim Corbett is 163 Km and it takes approx 5 hours to reach.
Important Road Distance from Jim Corbett National Park
Nainital – 66 km
Ranikhet – 112 km
Delhi – 260 km
Lucknow – 145 km
The nearby domestic airport to Corbett National Park is basically a 50,60 km away from Park at Pantnagar, Phoolbagh. If you tell about Delhi then it is 300 Km from National Park because the closest st International Airport is in Delhi. Then the major air link for tourists coming from basically the northern part of India is at Lucknow and Dehradun.
Mostly passengers availing flight from India or the other parts of the world. They should land down either to Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI International), New Delhi or either to the domestic airport (Palam). Both the airports have well advanced and smoother air links within as well as outside India.
The nearby railway station to Corbett National Park is Ramnagar, where people can come from all over India. It is 12 km from the Corbett national park Park. Ramnagar is basically the depot of the Delhi-Moradabad-Ramnagar broad gauge branch of the North East Railway.
Days of Run:
All 7 days Class Available: 2A/C, and Sleeper
Nature lovers who are in search of a serene retreat can also have peaceful walks, Enjoy camping and tours along the river bank. If you’re wondering what to do in Jim Corbett, then there are lots of fun, educational and engaging activities that you can enjoy and visit there.