Corbett National Park (Uttaranchal)
Corbett National park is a fairy land for wildlife lovers. Established in 1936 and situated in Nanital district in the foothills of splendid Himalayan range, it is home to an assortment of multifarious flora and fauna. It is famous for its wildlife specialties such as tiger, elephants, sloth bear, dear, leopard, barking deer, birds and other wild animals. Jim Corbett is known for its astonishing wild life adventures.
You can experience the earth life and proximity to nature by acquiring a room in the luxuries hotels and resorts of the park.
Climate: Best time to visit Corbett Park is November to June. Winters are extremely cold requiring lots of warm garments. Summers are moderately hot requiring cotton clothes.
By Air: Airport is 123 km away at Pantnagar.
Taxi and Bus services are available.
Rail: Ram Nagar: around 15 kms away from Corbett Park and it is well connected with Delhi, Ahmadabad, Chennai, Lucknow, Kashipur and Nanital
Road: Delhi – 260 kms via route Delhi - Moradabad - Kashipur – Ramnagar
Nanital– 62 kms via route Kaladhungi to Ramnagar
Lucknow- 436 kms by route Lucknow - Bareilly - Kicha - Rudrapur - Kashipur - Ramnagar
(HPTDC Luxury and Volvo coaches, luxury coaches are available)
Places of Interest
Garjiya Devi Temple
Location: Garjiya village is 63 kms away from Ramnagar city.
Best time to visit: November to December
Garjiya Devi Temple is situated in the Garjiya village near the city and is a holy place for Hindus. It is a Shakti shrine and dedicated to Devi Parwati. It is a famous temple of Nanital region and situated over a large rock in the Kosi River in the Garjiya village. A big fair is organized on Kartik Purnima and thousands of devotees come here to attend it. Another attraction of this temple is that there is a black granite statue of lord Luxminaryana from 9th century.
Dhikala Tourism Zone
Location: Patli Dun Valley
Best time to visit- November to June
Dhikala is a famous tourist attraction which is famous for its panoramic views. It is located in around 35 kms inside the forest. This is best place to experience real wild life.
Location: Nanital district, Ramnagar
Best time to visit: November to June
Jungle safari is the main attraction point of Jim Corbett. It is such an astonishing experience of wildlife that you will remember for a lifetime. If you are going to Jim Corbett then don’t miss the jungle safari. It will make you feel the real essence of forest and wild animals. Even if you are lucky enough then you may get a chance to see the rare wild animals such as tiger, wild elephants, different species of birds, deer, leopards etc. There are three sorts of safaris in jungle safari- jeep safari, horse safari and elephant safari.
Location: It is located only 20 km from Ramnagar railway station.
Best time to visit: All days of the week 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM in summer season and 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM in winter season
Dhangarhi museum is like a brief introduction to wildlife and situated at the main entry gate of Corbett national park. It enlightens up about the land topography and wildlife of different species.
Corbett Water Fall
Location: It is approximate 25 km away from Ramnagar
Best time to visit: All days of the week, opening time- 8 am to 5 pm.
It is a beautiful water fall surrounded by heavy green foliage. It looks so pretty and is the best picnic spot near Corbett national park. The natural climate of this place rejuvenates your mind & body and is truly worth a visit.
So take a path that leads you to Jim Corbett and have a pleasant time!!