Information on Jim Corbett National Park:
Jim Corbett national park is one of the oldest national park in India which comprises 520 sq. km. of core area and 797.72sq. km. of buffer area. It is located at foothills of the Kumaon Himalayas. The park is wished with amazing structures of hills, an exotic canvas for nature spotting and variety of flora and fauna. Earlier it was known as Hailey National Park. This is the perfect viewing forest with open gypsy and Elephant safari.
How to Visit Corbett National Park:
Jeep and elephant Safari are the ideal way to visit Jim Corbett National Park. One can travel around the profusion of flora and fauna with the Safari that is the beauty of the Jim Corbett Park. Wildlife Safari of this park is delightful for natural lovers and wildlife photographers. Common fauna of Corbett National Park are several species of Deer, Royal Bengal Tiger, Bear, Wild Boar, Leopard, Marsh Mugger, Gharial and over 450 species of birds.
Corbett Safari Timings:
The Park generally opens at 6.00 hrs in the morning up to 11.00 hrs in the morning. However tourists who have booked for full day safari spend the time from 11.30 hrs – 13.00 hrs at any of the rest houses inside the forest and enjoy bird watching, or can take rest at the watch towers and explore the wildlife. In the evening the park timings usually are from 2.30Pm to 5.30Pm however depending on the season the timings change locally by the forest authorities of Corbett Tiger Reserve.
Best time to visit Corbett National Park:
Jim Corbett National Park opens for tourists from mid November to mid June. The park is divided into two different areas. One is core area and another one is buffer area. The buffer zone Jhirna, Sitabani of Corbett National Park remains open throughout the year. The main core area Birjani, Dhikala and Durgadevi are open from mid November. The park remains close during the time of monsoon because most of the roads in Dhikala and Bijrani are washed away at this time.
Tour Information inside Corbett Park:
Corbett National Park different zones
Dhikala: (2 Nights)
Dhikala is the most popular destinations in Jim Corbett National Park for tourists. Dhikala is situated at Patil Dun Valley. It offers beautiful and amazing view of the valley, with the Kanda ridge in the back drop. This safari zone is the most remarkable and demanded zone of Corbett national park. It is the largest tourism zone in Corbett national park. To visit inside zone it takes 3 days time and also stay at the forest lodges of Dhikala zone. Dhikala visit offers great opportunity to see tigers, sloth bear, black bear, deer, leopard elephants, chital, the stag of pigs and many variety birds.
Bijrani: (1 Night)
Bijrani is the most famous destination during the British time for hunting. This zone is drier in comparison to Dhikala. Now days it is the most preferred zone due to lots of dangerous fauna sighting. Bijrani Forest Zone entry is through Amdanda Gate which is located at a distance of 3 Kms from main Ramnagar market. Bijrani offers to see the various wild animals like tiger, wild boar, elephants, black bear, all species of dears, birds etc.
Jhirna: (1 Night)
Jhirna is one of the most popular destinations situated at a distance of 16kms from Ramnagar. Jhirna zone is known for variety of animals. Sightings of black bear and leopard and wild elephant are recorded in this part of Corbett national park. Jhirna Safari Zone is famous for its natural beauty and hunted tigers. The rest house located on the road from Ramnagar to Kalagarh .It was an agricultural village until 1994 when it was finally relocated under Project Tiger Reserve. This zone is covered with bamboo trees. Apart from being a good habitat for tiger, leopard and different spices of deer, the place hosts other charming mammals like sloth bear and wild boar.
Durgadevi: (1 Night)
Durgadevi zone of Jim Corbett national park is 28kms far from Ramnagar city. Durgadevi Safari root is completely pass through in mountainous area and located along Ramganga River. This area is well-known for birds watching and fishing.
How to select perfect tour plan for Corbett National Park:
Selection of the best Jim Corbett Packages depends on your time duration and budget both. If you want to enjoy weekend fun at Corbett National Park your should select safari at any one zone of Bijrani/Jhirna/Durgadevi and wildlife resort stay for 1 Night. If you have 2 or 3 days to stay at Corbett must go at Dhikala zone and take stay inside the forest lodge. It will be an amazing experience to stay at the mid of the forest and listen the threatening voice of wild animals. If anyone have a long weekend time to spend at wildlife location, long elephant safari is the best option to visit. It will take you deep inside the forest and offers visiting opportunity Dhikala, Durgadevi, Bijrani, Kanda, Halduparao region of Corbett National Park.