Jim corbett national park

Jim corbett national park

Jim Corbett National Park is one of the oldest national park in India and was named in 1936 as Hailey National Park to protect the endangered life Royal Bengal tiger. It is located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand and was named after a hunter and naturalist James Corbett. The tiger reserve is well famous among tourists from all parts of India and wild life photographers. 

Fauna and Flora

Jim Corbett national park has more than 400 known species of plants and the density of the park in higher area consists of sal forests and in mixed forest in lower area of the reserve. It is also home to more than 500 different type of birds species including migratory birds. Some famous birds are crested Eagle, red jungle fowl & domestic fowl. Royal bengal tigers are the charm of the reserve and other mammals include Leopard, Jungle cat, fox, spotted deer, sambhar, barking & hog deer, sloth bear, Indian mangoose, wild boar and many more. Asiatic elephants can be seen with the herd and roaming alone as well. Python and Crocodile also there in the tiger reserve. 

Best time to visit is from October to June every year.
Jim corbett safari zones are named as Bijrani, Dhikala, Dhela, Jhirna, Garjiya, Durga devi, Pakhro & Sonanadi.

Weather remains cold during the month of November, December, January and February. 
March to June are the summer period of Jim Corbett and July to September is the rainy period.  

The national park does not remain open from 1st July to 30th Sep every year due to rainy season, however, Dhela and Jhirna remains open through out the year except rainy days.

Accommodation – There are several budget to 5 star category of hotels and resorts available near to entry gate of respective safari zones. 
Unlike other national parks in India, there are government forest rest houses available inside the jungle area away from the crowd. These are available for booking 45 to 30 days before of the travel date. (you can check Bijrani FRH and Dhikala forest house packages here)

Connectivity from other parts of India
The entry point of this park is well connected to major cities of this country.
Nearest Airports: Delhi,  Dehradun and Rudraprayag.
Railway Stations: Ramnagar around 8 to 10 KMs from Jim Corbett national park.

For safari bookings you can get a special deal here – click here for booking

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