Jim Corbett National Park- India
Year of Establishment – 1936
Area of Jim Corbett Park- 520 square kilometers
The tourism inside the park manage by forest department, Uttarakhand.
Distance between Delhi to Ramnagar by Road – 261Km approx.
Distance between Delhi to Ramnagar by Train - 238 kilometers
The fastest and the most comfortable train that runs from Delhi to Jim Corbett is the Ranikhet Express. The Ranikhet Express covers this distance in 6 hours approximately.
It is one of the National parks in India and among the few tiger reserves that allows overnight stays in the part of the National Park.
Nature watch and wildlife sightseeing in the park is done in an open four wheeler Jeep and on elephant back. Jim Corbett National Park is a best place for bird watchers then Corbett is haven for such tourists. Jmi Corbett National Park and its neighboring area is a abode to more than 600 species of migratory and residents birds.
Dhikala is the one of the best place to look for birds of prey, there are more than over 50 species of raptors alone shows the biodiversity of the nature. The whole area of the Jim Corbett National Park is comprises of hills, rivers belts, grasslands and large lake. Dhikala forest lodge is an old historic structure, which have been built over a hundreds of year ago by Britisher rulers. This old rest house is very much well-liked among tourists.
Corbett Park is one of the finest national park of India which is also well known for rich and diversefied wildlife including royal Bengal tiger, elephant, four to five species of deer and rich birdlife.
Jim Corbett National Park has been divided into five separate zones.
These are the marked buffer area of the park where visitors can be part of wildlife safari
and can enjoy the exciting behavior of the animals with bare eyes at close distance.
1. Bijrani Safari Zone : It has rich natural beauty and open grasslands.
2. Dhikala Zone : The largest and most varied zone in Corbett, Dhikala is famous for its natural beauty. Night stay inside the Dhikala Tourism Zone is one of the adventure.
3. Durga Devi Zone : Located on the north-eastern of the Jim Corbett National Park, Durga Devi zone is the paradise for those who are love to watch birds.
4. Dhela Safari Zone : Dhela is a new eco tourism zone in Corbett National Park which included in tiger reserve zone in November 2014. The zone retain the interest of large number of tourist because of its wealthy flora and fauna, It remains open throughout the year.
5. Jhirna Safari Zone : Jhirna zone in the Jim Corbett National park that is open for tourist round the year.
Jungle Safari in Jim Corbett National Park: Jim Corbett National Park offers wildlife safari amidst its jungle with the options like Jeep Safari, Elephant Safari and Canter Safari for the wildlife fan. Tourists may have safaris through the jungle of Corbett and if lucky then they can even watch Royal Bengal Tigers.
Advetnture in Jim Corbett Park:
Perfectly suitable for an adventurous, wildlife and Nature holiday, the landscape of the Corbett National Park and its surrounding regions are garlanded with the breathtaking scenic view of mountain range, valleys, river and dense forest.
A holiday in Corbett Park is considered delightful and pleasing for the adventure seekers and wildlife lovers. The breathtaking experience of forest safari and other daring activities always attract tourists to this beautiful place. the visitors of Corbett National Park India can indulge themselves in the activities like River Crossing, River Rafting, Fishing, Mountain Climbing, Nature Walk, Jungle Drive, Cycling, Trekking.
Cycling in the Corbett is pretty famous among young visitors, which is quite adventurous in the quiet and calm forest. Spending time in the proximity of Nature and the chance of viewing the village landscape while cycling through the villages are very inspiring and exciting.
The Nature walk or the Trekking in the forest is organized by the expert guides in the nearby dense forest of Corbett is one of the most sought-after adventure activities in the Corbett.
River Rafting on the Kosi River that flows beside the Jim Corbett National Park is the adventure activity one can indulge in while on the Corbett tour. The forest of the Jim Corbett National Park is known for being the home to more then six hundreds species of domestic as well as migratory birds. The forest is like a heaven for the bird lovers so the bird-loving tourists will get a lot of chances to enjoy the birding while in Corbett. Visitors can capture the exotic beauty of avifauna while on Nature walk amidst the dense beautiful Jim Corbett forest with the help of camera’s.