Jim Corbett National Park India
Jim Corbett National Park is located on NH-121 close to Ramnagar across Ramganga & Kosi River and nearest railway station to Jim Corbett National Park is Ramnagar-244715 in Distt Nainital, Uttrakhand. Jim Corbett is well connected from Rishikesh (180Km), Nainital (96Km), Dehradun (189Km), Delhi (238Km), Chandigarh (322Km), Lucknow (439Km), Jaipur (498Km), Ranikhet (90Km), Kausani (140Km), Almora(130Km) and one can reach Jim Corbett National Park by Bus and Train network. There are five safari zones in Corbett National Park for jungle safari tours -dhikala, bijrani, jhirna, dhela and durga devi and among all safari zone in jim corbett national park Bijrani & Dhikala are rated best safari zone in jim corbett for elephant tours and jeep safari tours in corbett national park and forest lodge hutments in Dhikala are rated as best forest rest house to stay inside core zone of corbett national park and best way to explore Jim corbett national park is through Jeep and elephant. Jim corbett national park entry fee for safari including jeep prices starts from INR 4600, cost of safari in jeep corbett depends upon zone, number of persons sharing each Jeep and Nationality of Passengers. It is advised to make Jim Corbett National Park Booking from official government website. Jim Corbett Safari Booking starts 46 days 91 days in advance from official government safari booking website of jim corbett national park. If you are unable to make booking for night stay for Dhikala forest rest house from official government safari booking website, you can stay at Vanya River Resort– best riverside luxury budget resort near Bijrani and Dhikala zone of corbett national park close to river Kosi with modern amenities and swimming pool and get book safari Jim Corbett National Park. Asia continent also organizes eco tourism conferences known as Asia Pacific Regional Ecotourism Conference organized with Indian Eco-tourism society in Corbett National Park.
Jim Corbett Tourist Information:
Ideal Trip Duration to Jim Corbett National Park: 02 Nights- 03 Days ( Two Nights-Three Days)
Nearest Bus & Train Station to Jim Corbett: Ramnagar (8 Kms)
Nearest Airport to Jim Corbett: Rudrapur (70 Kms),Dehradun (232 Kms), Delhi City (261 Kms)
Nearest Cities to Jim Corbett : Moradabad (90 Kms), Dehradun (232 Kms), Delhi City (261 Kms)
Best time to visit Jim Corbett National Park: October to June
Peak Season of Jim Corbett National Park: April to May & November to February
Low Season of Jim Corbett National Park: July to September
State: Uttarakhand with Capital in Dehradun| District: Nainital
Jim Corbett National Park Temperature & Weather:
Summer: Maximum - 40°C and Minimum - 24°C
Winter: Maximum - 25°C and Minimum - 4 °C
Jim Corbett Safari Timings & Best Time to Visit
Wildlife Safari in Corbett National Park offers best wildlife viewing options that includes Jeep Safari, Elephant Safari (suspended temporarily since august 2018 for outside park boundary by the orders of Uttarakhand High Court -Nainital), Camel Safari ( Adventure Activity Base, Camel and Elephant Safari Mounts are just outside Vanya River Resort Gate- Dhikuli) and Dhikala Canter Safari for tourists visiting Jim Corbett on their wildlife trip to experience adventure of corbett forest. Jim Corbett Safari Timings varies for summer and winters; park gates normally opens for safari at 0600 hrs morning safari trip and for afternoon trip park gates usually open at 1430 and duration of Jeep Safari trip in Jim Corbett is for 3:00 Hours. However depending on season, safari timings in jim corbett may change, which can be checked from online safari booking government website or from Jim Corbett National Park office at Ramnagar at time of safari booking. BEST TIME TO VISIT Jim Corbett National Park- one can visit Jim Corbett National Park and do wildlife day safari round the year, depending upon his convenience and purpose of visit. However best time to visit Jim Corbett National Park is between October to June End.
Elephant Safari in Jim Corbett earlier can be booked on first come and get basis for guests staying in Bijrani and Dhikala forest rest house on first come and get basis, has been temporarly suspended from July 2018 till further orders from High Court of Uttarakhand-Nainital. Jeep Safari in Jim Corbett National Park is fastest and most comfortable mode to explore wildlife in Jim Corbett. Tariffs & Charge of Jeep Safari in Jim Corbett for Indian starts from INR 4000/ each Jeep and for Foreigner, it is INR 8000/each Jeep. Maximum 6 persons are allowed in a Jeep, covers single zone like Bijrani, Sitabani, Jhirna, Dhela for which safari permit is booked. For Durgadevi zone safari charge are slightly more. Jim Corbett National Park opening and closure dates for 2019 may be from 01st October for Bijrani and 15th November for Dhikala Gate- depending upon monsoon and road conditions inside Corbett Park. However Jhirna and Dhela Zone Gates remain open during July, August and September 2019. If you want to visit Dhikala forest, while staying at Vanya River Resort- Dhikuli, canter safari is only option, with pick-up and Drop facility from Vanya River Lodge Gate. There are two dhikala canter safari services in a day- first trip starts at 0600 Hrs (sunrise time) and other at 1100 Hrs (afternoon). Tariff and charge of dhikala canter safari for Indian is INR 1750/ Person and for Foreigner is INR 3500/ Person.
Weather and Temperature in Jim Corbett National Park
Weather in Jim Corbett National Park remains moderate with varying temperature of 5°C to 30°C during winters and rise up to 40°C during summer months. Temprature in Jim Corbett National Park in June month is maximum appx 35°C to 40°C during noon time, however mornings and evenings are pleasunt. Monsoon receive heavy rainfall in Jim Corbett. Please carry appropriate clothing (opposit to season) on your visit to Jim Corbett National Park.
Flora & Fauna in Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett National Park is very rich in wildlife, wildlife and animals found in Jim Corbett National Park are Tiger, leopard, elephant, spotted deer, langur and rhesus monkey and main trees and vegetation found in Jim Corbett National Park are Sal, khair, rohini, bakli, pula and bamboo. More than 600 species and subspecies of birds are found in Jim Corbett National Park, some common found bird list of Jim Corbett are Peacock, pheasant, pigeon, owl, hornbill, barbet, lark, myna etc . Jim Corbett National Park is no less when it comes to aqua fauna and reptiles, most found reptiles in Jim Corbett National Park are Indian marsh crocodile or mugger, gharial, king cobra, common krait, cobra, Russels viper, python and monitor lizard and fishes found in Jim Corbett are golden mahsheer fish and Goonch Catfish other than many more found.
Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park
The list of things to do in Jim Corbett National Park is endless, there ae lot more things to do in Jim Corbett National Park apart from Jeep safari, Elepehnat Safari in Jim Corbett and Camel Safari. There are many places to visit near Jim Corbett- Garjia Temple, Jim Corbett Museum etc, short treks in Jim orbett through natural and man-made trails will take you as deep inside as you may dare to go. You may also extend your trip to Almora, Binsar, Sitlakhet, Kausani, Mukteswar, Nainital and Ranikhet from Jim Corbett. The distance from Jim Corbett to Nainital via kaladhundi is 90Kms and distance to Ranikhet from JIm Corbett via Bhatronjkhan is appx 90Kms by Road, average travel time to Ranikhet and Nainital to Jim Corbett is appx 2:30-3:30 Hours. Jim Corbett National Park has 02 rivers, where guests can go for angling ( catch-and-release), angling permits can be obtained from rangle office of the angling beats of respective rivers. All time available adventure activities at Jim Corbett National Park are rock-climbing, rappelling, zipline burma bridge just walk-in distance from Vanya River Lodge.
How to Reach Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett National Park can be reached by road and train from almost all major cities in India. Ramnagar (15KM), Moradabad (90KM), Rudrapur (70KM) and Haldwani(70KM) are nearest train and railway train station to Jim Corbett National Park from Delhi, Lucknow, Dehradun, Varanasi, Kolkata Mumbai, Vadodara etc. One can also reach Jim Corbett National Park by bus service from Jaipur, Agra, Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar apart from Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad. Nerest airport to Jim Corbett National Park is Phoolbagh near Rudrapur- just 70 Km from Jim Corbett National Park. Approximate distance to Jim Corbett from nearby cities is New Delhi to Jim Corbett- 260 KM; Nainital to Jim Corbett- 65 KM; Ranikhet to Jim Corbett 93 KM; Agra to Jim Corbett- 340 KM; Dehradun to Jim Corbett 250 KM; Haridwar to Jim Corbett 180 KM and Rishikesh to Jim Corbett is 210 KM.
Accommodation and Stay Options in Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett National Park offers varied stay opions inside as well as outsite Jim Corbett Park Boundary. Best place to stay inside jim Corbett national park is Dhikala Forest Rest house. Jim Corbett is only National Park in India that allows night stay inside national park. Tariff & fee of forest rest house in Jim Corbett are as per official gadget and also mentioned in official government website of Jim Corbett National Park. If you are unable to make dhikala-bijrani forest rest house booking, feel free to contact us on email@example.com or call back on +919719251197. Some of must visit and favorite campsite in India are near Jim Corbett National Park, Nainital and Ranikhet in Uttaranchal. Book best hotel near river kosi, resort with swimming pool, hostels in Jim Corbett National Park or homestays and Villa near Jim Corbett with kitchen.
Do's and Don'ts in Jim Corbett National Park
Walking or trekking inside the national park is strictly prohibited. Avoid perfumes and bright clothes, wear clothes of color which merge with the natural surroundings. Carry a litter bag while entering the Tiger Reserve and bring back non-biodegradable litter. Do not make noises/talk loudly inside the forest. Do not smoke in the forest. Do not collect plants or pluck flowers. While taking photographs or shooting videos, do not disturb the wild animals. ( For eg. Use of flash guns) .Shouting, teasing or chasing animals or attempts to feed them are prohibited. Respect local traditions, customs and religions.
Jim Corbett National Park NEWS
Jim Corbett National Park is first national park of India, established in 1936 as Hailey National Park. In 1957, it was rechristened as Corbett National Park in memory of Sir Jim Corbett- great naturalist and conservationist. Jim Corbett National Park is spread in an area of around 1,200 sq km, situated at foothills of Himalayas in state of Uttranchal (Distt-Nainital), can be reached from Ramnagar. There are estimated 340 tigers in Uttarakhand, according to 2014 census of big cats. Uttranchal State has three tiger reserves- Corbett National Park (entry point from Ramnagar & Kotdwar), Rajaji Tiger Reserve (Haridwar) and Kalagarh Tiger Reserve.
Jim Corbett National Park- Dhikala-Durgadevi Zone close down on 15th June to be reopen on 15th Nov 2019.
Amdanda Gate- enry gate to Bijrani and Malani Zone of Jim Corbett National Park will close on 30th June2019.
International (Global) Tiger Day 2019- July 29 is celebrated as Global Tiger Day to raise awareness about endangered big cats. It was created when 13 countries came together in 2009 and pledged to double world’s Tiger population by 2022.
A park in Rudraprayag, built to commemorate killing of "Men-Eater of Rudraprayag' soon lies in shambles as it fall on way national highway leading to Kedarnath and Badrinath. It is believed Jim Corbett have killed man-eater leopard on May 2, 1926."Leopard of Rudraprayag" had killed 125 people over eight years, according to official records.
No more 'VIP stay' at Jim Corbett National Park- Corbett Tiger Reserve authorities have decided that it will not entertain references from VIPs requesting stay and safari facilities among others either for themselves or for their relatives and friends, instead, these requests would be reported to their higher authorities.
In a recent study found- 09 Tigers, 21 Elephants and 06 Leopards were found dead in Jim Corbett National Park from 2014 to May 31, 2019.
Tigers have been found to be killing elephants in Jim Corbett National Park- signals worrying trend in wildlife as tigers usually don't eat elephants, wildlife experts says.
Jim Corbett National Park has unique ecosystem as there are 225 Tigers and around 1,100 wild Elephants, whereas other national parks like Bandhavgarh, Ranthambore and Kanha mainly have Tigers.